80/81

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80/81
8081album.jpg
Studio album by Pat Metheny
Released 1980
Recorded 26–29 May 1980
Studio Talent Studios, Oslo, Norway
Genre Jazz, folk jazz
Length 80:25
Label ECM
Producer Manfred Eicher
Pat Metheny chronology
American Garage
(1979)
80/81
(1980)
As Falls Wichita, so Falls Wichita Falls
(1981)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide4/5 stars[2]

80/81 is a double album by jazz artists Pat Metheny, Dewey Redman, Charlie Haden, Michael Brecker, and Jack DeJohnette, which was released in 1980.

Metheny toured in the U.S. in fall 1980 with a band including Redman, Haden, and Paul Motian. In the summer of 1981, he toured Europe with the full 80/81 lineup.

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by Pat Metheny except where noted.

Side I
No.TitleLength
1."Two Folk Songs: 1st"13:17
2."Two Folk Songs: 2nd" (Charlie Haden)7:31
Side II
No.TitleLength
1."80/81"7:28
2."The Bat"5:58
3."Turnaround" (Ornette Coleman)7:05
Side III
No.TitleLength
1."Open" (Metheny/Jack DeJohnette/Dewey Redman/Haden/Michael Brecker, Final Theme by Metheny)14:25
2."Pretty Scattered"6:56
Side IV
No.TitleLength
1."Every Day (I Thank You)"13:16
2."Goin' Ahead"3:56

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ginell, Richard S.. Pat Metheny: 80/81 > Review at AllMusic. Retrieved October 6, 2011.
  2. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 139. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.