Jazz @ the Library - The Music of Pat Metheny


Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - Woodward Park Regional Library

Dana Metheny
JazzFresno and the Fresno County Public Libraries host (free and open to the public) Jazz at the Library on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at the Woodward Park Regional County Library located at 944 E. Perrin Ave. (Champlain & Perrin).

Mike Dana, jazz guitarist, director of the Jazz Composers Orchestra, and Fresno City College faculty member will present the topic: “The Music of Pat Metheny.”

Pat Metheny is one of the most eclectic and versatile jazz guitarists of his generation. He has led his own groups, performed with artists ranging from Joni Mitchell to Ornette Coleman to Chris Potter, and has pioneered new technologies and new instruments. Tonight's presentation features several of Pat's pieces, performed by Mike Dana-guitar, Craig VonBerg-keyboards, Roy Carlson-bass, and Brian Hamada-drums. Mike will also highlight many of Pat's unique contributions to contemporary jazz.