I’ve admired and enjoyed the music of Pat Metheny for many years. His style is extraordinarily difficult to characterize. He can dazzle you with his blistering guitar solos that dwell simultaneously in the worlds of jazz, pop and classical. But he can also write and perform exquisitely beautiful ballads, such as this one entitled “Letter from Home.” It’s a short piece, only about two minutes, and it’s well worth your trouble. If you’ve never before heard Pat Metheny’s music, you’re in for a treat:
If you enjoyed that interlude, consider the following video as a change of pace. And how often do you hear a duet involving a guitar and a full set of drums?