Pat Metheny (born 12 August, 1954, Lee's Summit, Missouri) is a world-renowned American jazz guitarist and leader of the Pat Metheny Group as well as various collaborations, duets, solo works and other side projects.
- "More and more as time has gone on, I realize that playing is really more about listening than it is about playing." 'We Live Here' DVD Interview
- People sometimes say it takes a long time to become a jazz fan, but for me it took about five seconds.
- Listening is the key to everything good in music.
- There's more bad music in jazz than any other form. Maybe that's because the audience doesn't really know what's happening.