Orchestrion (album)

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Studio album by Pat Metheny
Released January 26, 2010 (2010-01-26)
Recorded October 2009
Studio Legacy/MSR Studio, New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 52:04
Label Nonesuch
Producer Pat Metheny
Pat Metheny chronology
What's It All About
(2011)What's It All About2011
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]
All About Jazz [2]

Orchestrion is a studio album by jazz guitarist Pat Metheny that was released by Nonesuch Records on January 26, 2010.

Metheny's orchestrionics were built by Eric Singer and the League of Electronic Musical Urban Robots (LEMUR), Ken Caulkins at Ragtime West, Mark Herbert, Cyril Lance, and Peterson Electro-Musical Products. The set includes pianos, marimba, vibraphone, orchestra bells, basses, GuitarBots, percussion, cymbals and drums, blown bottles and other custom-fabricated, acoustic, mechanical instruments.

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by Pat Metheny.

No. Title Length
1. "Orchestrion" 15:48
2. "Entry Point" 10:28
3. "Expansion" 8:35
4. "Soul Search" 9:19
5. "Spirit of the Air" 7:45



Year Chart Position
2010 Billboard Top Jazz Albums 3[3]
2010 Billboard 200 114[3]


  1. ^ Jurek, Thom. Pat Metheny: Orchestrion > Review at AllMusic. Retrieved September 21, 2011.
  2. ^ Kelman, John (19 January 2010). "Pat Metheny: Orchestrion". allaboutjazz.com. Retrieved 17 October 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Orchestrion - Pat Metheny". Allmusic. Retrieved September 21, 2011.