American Garage

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American Garage
Studio album by Pat Metheny Group
Released 1979
Recorded June 1979
Long View Farm, North Brookfield
Genre Jazz fusion
Length 35:21
Label ECM
ECM 1155
Producer Manfred Eicher
Pat Metheny Group chronology
Pat Metheny Group
(1978)
American Garage
(1979)
Offramp
(1982)
Pat Metheny chronology
New Chautauqua
(1979)
American Garage
(1979)
80/81
(1980)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

American Garage is the second album by Pat Metheny Group, released in 1979 on ECM Records. The track "The Search" was used as the theme song for the beginning and end credits for the 1979 PBS educational series "The Search for Solutions".

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by Pat Metheny & Lyle Mays.

Side 1
No. Title Length
1. "(Cross the) Heartland"   6:55
2. "Airstream"   6:20
3. "The Search"   4:54
Side 2
No. Title Length
4. "American Garage"   4:13
5. "The Epic"   12:59

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Album - Billboard

Year Chart Position
1980 Jazz Albums 1
1980 Pop Albums 53

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ginell, Richard S. (2011). "American Garage - Pat Metheny Group | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 19 July 2011.