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PAT METHENY UNITY GROUP KIN (←→) AVAILABLE NOW ON CD OR VINYL HERE

2.4.2014

PAT METHENY UNITY GROUP  

KIN (←→) 

"The core quartet of Chris, Ben, Antonio and I played over 100 concerts over the year that followed the release of our Unity Band record. Over the course of that period, the band became one of those rare combinations of players where the whole is greater than the sum of its parts - it gelled in every way, and that just seemed to beg for expansion and further research. Concurrently, I had been kind of itching to write more in the style that I had developed over the years with my regular groups and projects where there is a lush and more orchestrated kind of compositional conception that went beyond the sonic limits of what a straight ahead quartet might invoke. But I really didn't want to lose the energy, focus and intensity of what this band had developed. I wanted to take it further. If the first Unity Band record was a thoughtful, black and white documentary of four musicians in a recording studio playing, this record is more like the Technicolor, IMAX version of what a band like this could be—but with that hardcore thing still sitting right in the middle of it all.”

  ~ Pat Metheny

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* includes two 140-gram LPs pressed at Pallas MFG in Diepholz, Germany, and the complete album on CD

 

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