Rejoicing (album)

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Studio album by Pat Metheny
Released 1984
Recorded November 29-30, 1983
Power Station, New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 43:53
Label ECM
ECM 1271
Producer Manfred Eicher
Pat Metheny chronology
First Circle
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Rejoicing is an album by the guitarist Pat Metheny that was released in 1984 by ECM. It features the guitarist in a trio with Charlie Haden on bass and Billy Higgins on drums, playing a mixture of originals and compositions by Ornette Coleman.


Allmusic awarded the album with 4.5 stars and its review by Scott Yanow states: "Throughout this excellent set, Metheny and his sidemen engage in close communication and create memorable and unpredictable music".[1]

Track listing[edit]

Side A
No. Title Music Length
1. "Lonely Woman"   Horace Silver 6:50
2. "Tears Inside"   Ornette Coleman 3:50
3. "Humpty Dumpty"   Coleman 5:42
4. "Blues for Pat"   Charlie Haden 6:06
5. "Rejoicing"   Coleman 3:24
Side B
No. Title Music Length
1. "Story from a Stranger"   Metheny 5:53
2. "The Calling"   Metheny 9:52
3. "Waiting for an Answer"   Metheny, Haden 2:16



  1. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review: Rejoicing accessed 8 May 2011