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Pat Metheny's latest album From This Place features the same lyrical guitar work that he has been known for while also exploring new cinematic sounds. Florian Thoss/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Pat Metheny's Lyricism Still Shines On Cinematic Album 'From This Place'

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Attendees at candlelight vigil held recently in El Paso overcome with emotion. MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'Amor Eterno' For El Paso, Gilroy, Dayton And Beyond

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Pat Metheny On Piano Jazz

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Joanne Brackeen and Jason Moran at NPR's Studio One in Washington, D.C. Eric Lee/NPR hide caption

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Jazz Giants Take The Stage At The NEA Jazz Masters Listening Party

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This week's episode of Alt.Latino offers songs for recovery and healing. Bianca Polak/Flickr hide caption

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Alt.Latino's Post-Election Meditation: Music For Healing

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Best known for bright, accessible modern jazz, Pat Metheny takes on an experimental composer's work with the new Tap: John Zorn's Book of Angels, Vol. 20. Jimmy Katz/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Pat Metheny And John Zorn: A Vivid Sound World

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Jack DeJohnette will perform at the 2012 Newport Jazz Festival — just a few days before he turns 70. Chris Griffith/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Pianist Kris Davis has a delicate yet searching touch on Paradoxical Frog, a trio record with Tyshawn Sorey and Ingrid Laubrock. EyeShotJazz hide caption

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Pat Metheny is currently touring the U.S. for two months with his orchestrion. Jimmy Katz hide caption

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Man And Machines: Pat Metheny's Orchestrion

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