80/81

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80/81
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Studio album by
Released1980
Recorded26–29 May 1980
StudioTalent Studios, Oslo, Norway
GenreJazz, folk jazz
Length80:25
LabelECM
ProducerManfred 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 is composed by Pat Metheny except where noted.

Disc one:
No.TitleLength
1."Two Folk Songs: 1st"13:17
2."Two Folk Songs: 2nd" (Charlie Haden)7:31
3."80/81"7:28
4."The Bat"5:58
5."Turnaround" (Ornette Coleman)7:05
Disc two:
No.TitleLength
1."Open" (Metheny/DeJohnette/Redman/Haden/Brecker, Final Theme by Metheny)14:25
2."Pretty Scattered"6:56
3."Every Day (I Thank You)"13:16
4."Goin' Ahead"3:56
Single CD edition
No.TitleLength
1."Two Folk Songs: One / Two"20:52
2."Every Day (I Thank You)"13:21
3."Goin' Ahead"3:51
4."80/81"7:34
5."The Bat"6:05
6."Turnaround"7:04

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.