Become a member and get exclusive access to articles, live sessions and more!
Start Your Free Trial

Pat Metheny: The Spirit & Sound of Music

The guitarist/composer/bandleader on collaboration, creative exploration and more

Pat Metheny, Belgrade Jazz Festival, Oct. 2011

The folks at Entertainment Cruise Productions asked JT to interview Pat Metheny about his upcoming appearance on the Contemporary Jazz Cruise during February 4-11, 2017. Currently on tour in Europe with his Unity group, Metheny took a few moments to respond to questions via email. The Q&A below features material from that email interview in which he talked about the cruise, as well as about his approach to his own music and to collaborating creatively with other musicians.

I’d have to think that one of the real advantages for you to perform at a festival or on a cruise is the hang with the other musicians, right?

Start Your Free Trial to Continue Reading

Become a JazzTimes member to explore our complete archive of interviews, profiles, columns, and reviews written by music's best journalists and critics.
Originally Published