Pat Metheny Group (album)

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Pat Metheny Group
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Studio album by Pat Metheny Group
Released 1978
Recorded January 1978
Genre Jazz fusion
Length 41:28
Label ECM
Producer Manfred Eicher
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American Garage
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New Chautauqua
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars[1]
All About Jazz (positive)[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 2/5 stars[3]

Pat Metheny Group is the first album by Pat Metheny Group, released in 1978. It features Pat Metheny on guitars, Lyle Mays on piano and synthesizer, Mark Egan on electric bass, and Dan Gottlieb on drums.

Track listing[edit]

Side I
No. Title Music Length
1. "San Lorenzo"   Pat Metheny, Lyle Mays 10:14
2. "Phase Dance"   Metheny, Mays 8:18
Side II
No. Title Music Length
1. "Jaco"   Metheny 5:34
2. "Aprilwind"   Metheny 2:09
3. "April Joy"   Metheny 8:14
4. "Lone Jack"   Metheny, Mays 6:41



Album - Billboard

Year Chart Position
1978 Jazz Albums 5
1978 Pop Albums 123


  1. ^ Yanow, Scott. "Pat Metheny Group - Pat Metheny Group | AllMusic". Retrieved 19 July 2011. 
  2. ^ Tipp, Jayson (1 February 1997). "Pat Metheny Group: Pat Metheny Group". Retrieved 17 October 2013. 
  3. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 139. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.