Recordings of the Pat Metheny Group


The Way Up
released Jan/Feb, 2005
The Way Up
The Way Up (CD - Nonesuch 7559-79876-2)
Recorded 2003 & 2004 at Right Track Recording, New York City
Produced by Pat Metheny
Co-Produced by Steve Rodby & Lyle Mays
Released Jan/Feb 2005
    Musician / Instrument
  • Pat Metheny (acoustic, electric, synth & slide guitars
  • Lyle Mays (acoustic piano, keyboards)
  • Steve Rodby (acoustic & electric bass, cello)
  • Cuong Vu (trumpet, voice)
  • Gregoire Maret (harmonica)
  • Antonio Sanchez (drums)
  • Richard Bona (percussion, voice)
  • David Samuels (percussion)
    Title | Time
  1. Opening   5:17
  2. Part One   26:27
  3. Part Two   20:29
  4. Part Three   15:54
All compositions by Pat Metheny & Lyle Mays

Speaking Of Now
released 2002
Speaking Of Now
Speaking Of Now (CD - Warner Brothers, 2002)
Recorded 2001 at Right Track Studio, NYC
Produced by Pat Metheny
Co-Produced by Steve Rodby and Lyle Mays
    Musician / Instrument
  • Pat Metheny (acoustic, electric & synth guitars
  • Lyle Mays (acoustic piano, keyboards)
  • Steve Rodby (acoustic bass)
  • Richard Bona (vocals, percussion)
  • Cuong Vu (trumpet, vocals)
  • Antonio Sanchez (drums)
    Title / Composer / Time
  1. As It Is (Pat Metheny, Lyle Mays) 7:40
  2. Proof (Pat Metheny, Lyle Mays) 10:13
  3. Another Life (Pat Metheny) 7:08
  4. The Gathering Sky (Pat Metheny, Lyle Mays) 9:22
  5. You (Pat Metheny) 8:24
  6. On Her Way (Pat Metheny, Lyle Mays) 6:04
  7. A Place In The World (Pat Metheny, Lyle Mays) 9:52
  8. Afternoon (Pat Metheny) 4:43
  9. Wherever You Go (Pat Metheny, Lyle Mays) 8:04

Imaginary Day
released 2001
Pat Metheny Group - Imaginary Day Live
Imaginary Day Live (DVD - Metheny Group Productions, 2001)
Recorded live at the Mountain Winery, Saratoga, California, USA, July 21-23, 1998
Produced by Pat Metheny
Released in 2001 by Eagle Vision
    Musician / Instrument
  • Pat Metheny (acoustic, electric & synth guitars)
  • Lyle Mays (acoustic piano, keyboards, guitar)
  • Steve Rodby (acoustic & electric basses)
  • Paul Wertico (drums)
  • Mark Ledford (vocals, trumpet, percussion, guitar)
  • Philip Hamilton (vocals, percussion, guitar)
  • Jeff Haynes (percussion)
    Title / Composer / Time
  1. Into the Dream (Pat Metheny)
  2. Follow Me (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays)
  3. A Story Within the Story (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays)
  4. Imaginary Day (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays)
  5. The Heat of the Day (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays)
  6. Across the Sky (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays)
  7. The Roots of Coincidence (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays)
  8. Message to a Friend (Pat Metheny)
  9. September fifteenth (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays)
  10. Minuano [Six Eight] (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays)

Across the Sky / Roots of Coincidence: Goldie Remix
released 1998
Across the Sky / Roots of Coincidence: Goldie Remix
Across the Sky / Roots of Coincidence: Goldie Remix (CD/DDD - Warner Brothers, 1998)
Track 1 produced by Pat Metheny, co produced by Lyle Mays & Steve Rodby
Track 2 Engineered by Will Donavan
Programmed by Mark 'Dog Boy' Safritz and remixed by Goldie
Remixed at the Pierce Room (London) for Run Productions
Track 3 Remixed with pleasure by Mr. Spring (for Warner Music UK)
Additional Code by Big Daddy Rizla
Recorded at Radioactive Studio Ireland
(P) 1998 Metheny Group Productions
Except track 1 (P) 1997 Metheny Group Productions
Released in 1998 on Warner Brothers (9 44545-2)
    Musician / Instrument
  • Pat Metheny and others
    Title / Composer / Time
  1. Across the Sky (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 4:49
  2. Across the Sky (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) (Goldie remix) 6:33
  3. The Roots of Coincidence (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) (Mr. Spring's Filter Kings 1.1 mix) 8:05
  4. The Roots of Coincidence (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 7:49

Imaginary Day
released 1997
Imaginary Day
Imaginary Day (CD/DDD - Warner Bros., 1997)
Recorded at Right Track Studio, New York, Spring, 1997
Produced by Pat Metheny
Released in 1997 on Warner Bros. Records (9362-46791-2)
    Musician / Instrument
  • Pat Metheny (guitars)
  • Lyle Mays (keyboards)
  • Steve Rodby (bass)
  • Paul Wertico (drums)
  • Mark Ledford (voice, trumpet, flügelhorn, bass trumpet)
  • David Blamires (voice, mellophone, guitars, violin, recorder, trumpet)
  • Mino Cinelu (percussion)
  • David Samuels (percussion)
  • Glen Velez (percussion)
  • Don Alias (percussion)
    Title / Composer / Time
  1. Imaginary Day (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 10:11
  2. Follow Me (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 5:56
  3. Into the Dream (Pat Metheny) 2:27
  4. A Story Within the Story (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 8:01
  5. The Heat of the Day (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 9:23
  6. Across the Sky (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 4:48
  7. The Roots of Coincidence (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 7:48
  8. Too Soon Tomorrow (Pat Metheny) 5:47
  9. The Awakening (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 9:28

Quartet
released 1996
Quartet
Quartet (CD/DDD - Geffen, 1996)
Recorded at Right Track Studio, New York, May, 1996
Produced by Pat Metheny
Released in 1996 on Geffen records (GED 24978)
    Musician / Instrument
  • Pat Metheny (acoustic and electric guitars, 12-string guitar, 42-string pikasso guitar, e-bows and slide, soprano guitars, fretless guitar, guitar synthesizer)
  • Lyle Mays (piano, non-tuned spinet piano, celeste, pedal harmonium, autoharps, electric piano, clavinet)
  • Steve Rodby (acoustic bass, piccolo bass)
  • Paul Wertico (drums & percussion)
    Title / Composer / Time
  1. Introduction (Pat Metheny) 0:56
  2. When We Were Free (Pat Metheny) 5:39
  3. Montevideo (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays - Steve Rodby - Paul Wertico) 2:55
  4. Take Me There (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) (3:37)
  5. Seven Days (Pat Metheny) 4:04
  6. Oceania (Lyle Mays) 3:47
  7. Dismantling Utopia (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays - Steve Rodby - Paul Wertico) 6:52
  8. Double Blind (Lyle Mays) 4:15
  9. Second Thought (Pat Metheny) 2:50
  10. Mojave (Pat Metheny) 3:36
  11. Badland (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays - Steve Rodby - Paul Wertico) 7:30
  12. Glacier (Lyle Mays) 1:25
  13. Language of Time (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 7:32
  14. Sometimes I See (Pat Metheny) 5:16
  15. As I Am (Pat Metheny) 5:47

We Live Here
released 1995
We Live Here
We Live Here (CD/DDD - Geffen, 1995)
Recorded at the Hit Factory, New York in 1994
Produced by Pat Metheny
Released in 1995 on Geffen Records (GED 24729)
    Musician / Instrument
  • Pat Metheny
  • Lyle Mays
  • Steve Rodby
  • Paul Wertico
  • Luis Conte
  • David Blamires
  • Marc Ledford
    Title / Composer / Time
  1. Here To Stay (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 7:41
  2. And Then I Knew (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 7:53
  3. The Girls Next Door (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 5:30
  4. To The End Of The World (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 12:14
  5. We Live Here (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 4:15
  6. Episode d'Azur (Lyle Mays) 8:46
  7. Something To Remind You (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 7:03
  8. Red Sky (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 7:36
  9. Stranger In Town (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 6:11

The Road to You
released 1993
The Road to You
The Road to You (CD/DDD - Geffen , 1993)
Recorded live in Bari, Pescara, Jesi and Naples, Italy and in Marseilles, Paris and Besançon, France. Additional recording from the "More Travels" video.
Produced by Pat Metheny, co-produced by Steve Rodby and David Oakes
Released in 1993 on Geffen records (GED 24601)
    Musician / Instrument
  • Pat Metheny (guitars)
  • Lyle Mays (keyboards)
  • Steve Rodby (bass)
  • Paul Wertico (drums)
  • Armando Marçal (percussion, voice)
  • Pedro Aznar (voice, guitar, marimba, vibes, tenor sax, carango, melodica, additional percussion)
    Title / Composer / Time
  1. Have You Heard (Pat Metheny) 6:07
  2. The First Circle (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 8:39
  3. The Road to You (Pat Metheny) 5:29
  4. Half-Life of Absolution (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 15:22
  5. Last Train Home (Pat Metheny) 5:10
  6. Better Days Ahead (Pat Metheny) 4:55
  7. Naked Moon (Pat Metheny) 5:18
  8. Beat 70 (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 4:40
  9. Letter From Home (Pat Metheny) 2:18
  10. Third Wind (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 8:39
  11. Solo from "More Travels" (Pat Metheny) 3:35

Letter From Home
released 1990
Letter From Home
Letter From Home (CD/DDD-Geffen, 1990)
Recorded at the Power Station, New York in Spring, 1989
Produced by Pat Metheny
Released in 1989 on Geffen records (924 245-2)
    Musician / Instrument
  • Pat Metheny (guitars)
  • Lyle Mays (keyboards)
  • Steve Rodby (bass)
  • Paul Wertico (drums)
  • Armando Marçal (percussion, voice)
  • Pedro Aznar (voice, guitar, marimba, vibes, tenor sax, carango, melodica, additional percussion)
    Title / Composer / Time
  1. Have You Heard (Pat Metheny) 6:25
  2. Every Summer Night (Pat Metheny) 7:13
  3. Better Days Ahead (Pat Metheny) 3:02
  4. Spring Ain't Here (Pat Metheny) 6:55
  5. 45/8 (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 0:56
  6. 5-5-7 (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 7:54
  7. Beat 70 (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 4:53
  8. Dream Of The Return (Pat Metheny - Pedro Aznar) 5:25
  9. Are We There Yet (Lyle Mays) 7:55
  10. Vidala (Pedro Aznar) 3:04
  11. Slip Away (Pat Metheny) 5:24
  12. Letter From Home (Pat Metheny) 2:33

Still Life (talking)
released 1987
Still Life (talking)
Still Life (talking) (CD/AAD-Geffen, 1987)
Recorded at the Power Station, New York March/April, 1987
Produced by Pat Metheny
Released in 1987 on Geffen Records (924 145-2)
    Musician / Instrument
  • Pat Metheny (guitars)
  • Lyle Mays (keyboards)
  • Steve Rodby (bass)
  • Paul Wertico (drums)
  • Armando Marçal (percussion, voice)
  • David Blamires (voice)
  • Mark Ledford (voice)
    Title / Composer / Time
  1. Minuano (Six Eight) (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 9:25
  2. So May It Secretly Begin (Pat Metheny) 6:24
  3. Last Train Home (Pat Metheny) 5:38
  4. (It's Just) Talk (Pat Metheny) 6:16
  5. Third Wind (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 8:33
  6. Distance (Lyle Mays) 2:43
  7. In Her Distance (Pat Metheny) 3:15

First Circle
released 1984
First Circle
First Circle (CD/DDD - Geffen, 1984)
Recorded at the Power Station, New York, February 15-19, 1984
Produced by Pat Metheny
Released in 1984 on ECM Records (ECM 1278)
    Musician / Instrument
  • Pat Metheny (guitars, synclyvier)
  • Lyle Mays (keyboards, trumpet)
  • Steve Rodby (bass, bass drum)
  • Paul Wertico (drums, field drum, cymbal)
  • Pedro Aznar (percussion, voice, guitar, glockenspiel)
    Title / Composer / Time
  1. Forward March (Pat Metheny) 2:47
  2. Yolanda, You Learn (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 4:43
  3. The First Circle (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 9:10
  4. If I Could (Pat Metheny) 6:54
  5. Tell It All (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 7:55
  6. End Of The Game (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 7:57
  7. Mas Alla (Beyond) (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 5:37
  8. Praise (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 4:19

Travels
released 1983
Travels
Travels (2CD/ADD-ECM, 1983)
Recorded live. Recordings were taken from concerts in Dallas, TX, Philadelphia, PA, Hartford, CT, Sacramento, CA and Nacogdoches, TX.
Produced by Pat Metheny and Manfred Eicher
Released in 1983 on ECM Records (ECM 1252/53)
    Musician / Instrument
  • Pat Metheny (Guitars)
  • Lyle Mays (Keyboards)
  • Steve Rodby (Bass)
  • Dan Gottlieb (Drums)
  • Nana Vasconcelos (Percussion, voice, berimbau)
    Title / Composer / Time
    DISC ONE
  1. Are You Going With Me? (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 9:20
  2. The Fields, The Sky (Pat Metheny) 7:50
  3. Goodbye (Pat Metheny) 8:15
  4. Phase Dance (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 8:05
  5. Straight On Red (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 7:27
  6. Farmer's Trust (Pat Metheny) 6:27

  7. DISC TWO
  8. Extradition (Pat Metheny) 5:42
  9. Goin' Ahead (Pat Metheny) / As Falls Wichita, So Falls Wichita Falls (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 16:24
  10. Travels (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 5:04
  11. Song for Bilbao (Pat Metheny) 8:27
  12. San Lorenzo (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 13:38

Off-Ramp
released 1982
Off-Ramp
Off-Ramp (ECM, 1982)
Recorded at the Power Station, New York in October, 1981
Produced by Manfred Eicher.
Released in 1982 on ECM Records (ECM 1216)
    Musician / Instrument
  • Pat Metheny (Guitars)
  • Lyle Mays (Keyboards)
  • Steve Rodby (Bass)
  • Dan Gottlieb (Drums)
  • Nana Vasconcelos (Percussion, voice, berimbau)
    Title / Composer / Time
  1. Barcarole (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays - Nana Vasconcelos) 3:17
  2. Are You Going With Me? (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 8:47
  3. Au Lait (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 8:32
  4. Eighteen (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays - Nana Vasconcelos) 5:08
  5. Offramp (Pat Metheny) 5:59
  6. James (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 6:47
  7. The Bat - Part II (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 3:50

American Garage
released 1979
American Garage
American Garage (CD/AAD - ECM, 1979)
Recorded at Longview Farm, Brookfield, Mass. in June, 1979
Produced by Pat Metheny
Released in 1979 on ECM Records (ECM 1155)
    Musician / Instrument
  • Pat Metheny (Guitars)
  • Lyle Mays (piano, Oberheim synthesizer, autoharp, organ)
  • Mark Egan (Bass)
  • Dan Gottlieb (Drums)
    Title / Composer / Time
  1. (Cross The) Heartland (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 6:49
  2. Airstream (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 6:14
  3. The Search (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 4:45
  4. American Garage (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 4:08
  5. The Epic (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 12:55

Pat Metheny Group
released 1978
Pat Metheny Group
Pat Metheny Group (ECM, 1978)
Recorded at Talent Studios, Oslo in January, 1978
Produced by Manfred Eichner
Released in 1978 on ECM Records (ECM 1114)
    Musician / Instrument
  • Pat Metheny (Guitars)
  • Lyle Mays (Keyboards)
  • Mark Egan (Bass)
  • Dan Gottlieb (Drums)
    Title / Composer / Time
  1. San Lorenzo (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 10:14
  2. Phase Dance (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 8:18
  3. Jaco (Pat Metheny) 5:34
  4. April Wind (Pat Metheny) 2:09
  5. April Joy (Pat Metheny) 8:14
  6. Lone Jack (Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays) 6:41

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