This vintage video features Pat Metheny, in 1986, explaining the Synclavier digital synthesizer.
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Free Music: Check out this very nice live virtual instrument improvisation by Lyle Mays (Pat Metheny Group) and world-class drummer Alex Acuña (Weather Report). Mays lays down an improvisation with the Acoustic Bass from Trilian Total Bass Module and Omnisphere – both triggered in real-time from a MIDI’ed Grand Piano. The jam is available as… Read More Lyle Mays’ Spectrasonics Jam Session
http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=1C7654C13DB93F52 Pat Metheny has released a series of videos that look at his Orchestrion project – creating a new album and tour that features a backup band made up of robotic musicians. The series is fascinating. Metheny is doing some really unique work with his Orchestrion project. Metheny talks about what turned him on to… Read More Pat Metheny Explains Why He’s Working With Music Robots On “Orchestrion”
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The Guardian has an interesting profile of pioneering jazz artist Pat Metheny and latest recording, on which he replaces his band with music robots: The jazz band at Manhattan’s Legacy Studios is swinging: piano, vibes, bass, two guitars, percussion and drums in fast, syncopated flow. It’s playing an effortlessly melodic piece that could only have… Read More Pat Metheny Replaces His Band With Music Robots