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An Evening with Pat Metheny w/ Antonio Sanchez, Linda Oh & Gwilym Simcock
Over the years, Pat Metheny has won countless polls as “Best Jazz Guitarist” and awards, including three gold records for (Still Life) Talking, Letter from Home and Secret Story. He has won 20 Grammy Awards spread out over a variety of different categories including Best Rock Instrumental, Best Contemporary Jazz Recording, Best Jazz Instrumental Solo, Best Instrumental Composition- at one point winning seven consecutive Grammy Awards for seven consecutive albums.
oining Metheny is drummer Antonio Sánchez, who has performed on almost every Metheny project since the late 1990s. Bassist Linda Oh has worked with heavyweights like Joe Lovano and Dave Douglas and British pianist Gwilym Simcock, is one of Europe’s most acclaimed and influential young musicians, equally in demand in jazz and classical settings as a player and composer.
Metheny recently released two new Nonesuch albums, and performed at rising sax star Logan Richardson’s Blue Note debut. In 2015 he was inducted into the Downbeat Hall of Fame, becoming only the fourth guitarist to be included (along with Django Reinhardt, Charlie Chrisitan and Wes Montgomery) and it’s youngest member. Metheny has spent much of his life on tour, often doing more than 100 shows a year since becoming a bandleader in the 70’s.