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Pat Metheny Group: Travels [2CD]

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Modern Jazz / Indie Jazz
premiera polska:
2022-06-03
kontynent: Ameryka Północna
kraj: USA
opakowanie: Digipackowe etui
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Pat Metheny Group powstała w 1977 roku. Jest jedyną grupą w historii muzyki, która wygrała siedem nagród Grammy pod rząd za siedem płyt po rząd.
"Travels" to pierwszy koncertowy (czwarty w dyskografii) album grupy Pat Metheny Group, nagrany pomiędzy lipcem a listopadem 1982 r. i wydany w 1983 r. przez wytwórnię ECM. Album zdobył w 1984 r. nagrodę Grammy w kategorii Best Jazz Fusion Performance.
Koncertowa płyta Travels w pełni pokazuje pasję tworzenia muzyki, z jaką Pat Metheny musiał się urodzić. Pat na żywo jest uosobieniem 'bycia muzyką'.
Na dwupłytowym wydawnictwie zawarto zapis koncertów grupy w Filadelfii, Dallas, Sacramento i Hartford.
Pat Metheny jest zdobywcą 20 nagród Grammy (w tym 10 z Pat Metheny Group).

Editor's info:
If you’ve ever desired a Pat Metheny Group greatest hits album, then Travels is for you. Compiled from the group’s touring activities in 1982, this double set is a must-have. From the glittering lotus of melody that is “San Lorenzo” to the even more effusive “Phase Dance,” the requisite classics are all here. We also get a curtailed, though no less epic, version of “As Falls Wichita, So Falls Wichita Falls,” which here draws out like a long cinematic fade and throws the windows open wide to the band’s boggling sonic purview. And one can hardly help but swoon from the dizzying heights reached by this live version of “Are You Going With Me?” Here the studio version seems but a memory on the path to glory, and finds exuberant life in what is perhaps Metheny’s best solo on record. An absolute affirmation.

Yet the album’s true value comes in the handful of songs exclusive to it. Through these we encounter softer sides of the PMG, each burnished like a different shade of leather. “The Fields, The Sky” is an outstanding place to start. Vasconcelos’s unmistakable berimbau threads a supremely melodious backdrop, while Metheny is at once distant and nearby, winding a slow and organic retrograde around the fiery center within. Vasconcelos is also the voice of “Goodbye,” a forlorn piece of sonic stationery across which Metheny inscribes a most heartbreaking letter toward a ripple of an ending. This pairs nicely with the title track, a laid-back photograph of Americana that is like a rocking chair on the back porch: lulling, and affording an unobstructed vista. Similar strains await us in “Farmer’s Trust,” a slow plunge into an ocean of undriven roads gilded by the whispering of baby birds and the rustling of the leaves that hide them, and in the smoothly paved blacktops of the synth-driven “Extradition” and “Song for Bilbao.” Each of these creeps along like wispy clouds over badlands, spun by keyboardist Lyle Mays into sunset. But it isn’t all drawl, as drummer Dan Gottlieb proves in the invigorating “Straight On Red,” throughout which he provides the perfect springboard for the masterful dialogues of Metheny and Mays.

Travels are what the PMG are all about, and the selfsame album shows us the collective at its finest hour. Those hearing the PMG for the first time will want to start with the studio sessions—and especially Offramp—from which Travels was in part drawn. That way, one can appreciate the enthusiasm of the crowds, and get at least a taste of what it must have felt like to be there among them. With a depth and cleanliness of sound that no band can match, the PMG were a force to be reckoned with, but also one so welcoming that reckoning need never have applied. Theirs is a space where nature and nurture shared the same pair of lungs.

Should posterity ever look back on our age as one of overconsumption, warmongering, and greed, one listen to Travels will prove to them that in our hearts we continued to cherish all that is good and true.
by TYRAN GRILLO

muzycy:
Pat Metheny: Guitar, Guitar Synthesizer
Lyle Mays: piano, synthesizers, organ, autoharp, synclavier
Steve Rodby: basses
Dan Gottlieb: drums
Nana Vasconcelos: percussion, voice, berimbau

utwory:
CD1:
1. ARE YOU GOING WITH ME? (Pat Metheny, Lyle Mays) 09:20
2. THE FIELDS, THE SKY (Pat Metheny) 07:50
3. GOODBYE (Pat Metheny) 08:15
4. PHASE DANCE (Lyle Mays, Pat Metheny) 08:05
5. STRAIGHT ON RED (Lyle Mays, Pat Metheny) 07:27
6. FARMER'S TRUST (Pat Metheny) 06:27

CD2:
1. EXTRADITION (Pat Metheny) 05:42
2. GOIN' AHEAD / AS FALLS WICHITA, SO FALLS (Pat Metheny, Lyle Mays) 16:24
3. TRAVELS (Lyle Mays, Pat Metheny) 05:04
4. SONG FOR BILBAO (Pat Metheny) 08:27
5. SAN LORENZO (Lyle Mays, Pat Metheny) 13:38

wydano: 2022-06-03 (1983)
nagrano: Recorded July, October, and November 1982

more info: www.ecmrecords.com
more info2: www.patmethenygroup.com

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Wydawca
ECM (DE)
Artysta
Pat Metheny Group
Nazwa
Travels [2CD]
Instrument
guitar
Zawiera
2CD
Data premiery
2022-06-03
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