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stoogefright 01-17-2008 05:14 PM

Pat Metheny - Greatest Jazz Guitarist Ever?
 
I think so!

Urban Hat€monger ? 01-17-2008 05:20 PM

Maybe you could explain why

right-track 01-17-2008 05:22 PM

Best jazz guitarist ever?...nope!

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...-Pikasso_I.jpg

^ He has my respect for playing this though...even cardboard adolescents outrageous musical contraption can't top that.

right-track 01-17-2008 05:29 PM

I reckon he'd need about 5 arms to play that thing.

right-track 01-17-2008 05:31 PM

...or extremely long fingers.

axeman1 02-20-2008 09:06 PM

Pat's awesome no doubt...original genius that has stood the test of time. I still love Watercolors... old ECM record...Check out the tune "Lakes"...

Polly Glott 02-23-2008 07:00 AM

I don't think it's about best or even worse... If you like what you hear when listening to Pat Metheny, it's good enough!!

Personally i enjoy his work throughout the years, even though i wouldn't classify him to be the best guitarist.

JonSz 03-01-2008 08:42 PM

I think he's one of the best, but I think he's the most popular which gives him an edge on people's opinion about him. He's definitely in the top 5 though.

Vandyman 03-03-2008 08:42 AM

John McLaughlin is my favorite
But it all comes down to personal opinion in the end. Metheny is great too.

SATCHMO 03-07-2008 10:33 AM

My faves:
Grant Green
Wes Montgomery
Kenny Burrell

Pats got the chops, but I have a hard time of thinking of him as a "jazz" guitarist. He's too "new Age" for my tastes


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