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Show do Pat Metheny no Berklee Performance Center!

Hoje irei escrever sobre o show que assisti neste domingo dia 14 de Outubro no Berklee Performance Center. O guitarrista Pat Metheny voltou á escola em que foi professor quando tinha apenas 18 anos para fazer uma apresetação com 3 dos maiores nomes da música hoje em dia. No formato tradicional de quarteto, Pat foi acompanhado por Chris Potter no saxofone tenor, Ben Williams no baixo acústico e Antonio Sanchez na bateria. O grupo estava no último show de sua turnê nos Estados Unidos promovendo o seu álbum mais recente, Unity Band. Neste blog irei descrever a experiência de ir ao show de um dos meus músicos favoritos em todo o mundo de graça, em um dos melhores assentos do Performance Center e de conhecer Pat e toda sua banda após o show.

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Interview with Pat Metheny for the Berklee Blogs by Andre Vasconcelos

Greetings! My name is Andre Vasconcelos and I am the writer for the brazilian Portuguese section of the Berklee Blogs website. I have been writing for the blogs for 2 years now and its been a time filled with great and unique opportunities. Through this job I got to meet a lot of great artists and to, sometimes, interview them.

Writing blogs about meeting these accomplished artists is always great, I get to learn quite a lot from their experiences and lifestyles. This post is particularly special to me because I got to do an email interview with one of my favorite musicians of all time, the legendary jazz guitarist Pat Metheny. Metheny recently released his last album, Unity Band, with Chris Potter, Ben Williams, and Antonio Sanchez.

Chris Potter, Antonio Sanchez, Pat Metheny and Ben Williams. Photo by Jimmy Katz

When I found out that Pat Metheny would be performing the Unity Band at the Berklee Performance Center on October the 14th, not only I decided to secure the date to catch yet another one of his stunning performances but I also thought about trying to interview him for the blogs. Working closely with my bosses at the Admissions Office and with his publicist Sue Auclair I was able to email the guitarist some questions. Read below Pat’s answers to my inquiries! Enjoy!

 

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