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“If you look at the very long list of people I’ve had associations with, it’s also a list of my favorite musicians,” he smiles.“Not only have I gotten to play with them a lot, we’re all very close.The “zone” that creative people speak of, when one soars to a higher level, is definitely familiar to Metheny.“The best musicians I know are also, without exception, the best listeners,” he feels. I’ve never experienced it to the degree that I did with that band.
The guitar, which happens to be this thing hanging around my neck that’s been there for 50 years, has become a tool, I guess I would say.
I kind of came through the ranks of Kansas City musicians that I was very lucky to start playing with at a very young age – 14 or 15 years old through the time I got out of high school.
So, to a certain degree, I missed a lot of stuff because I was so dedicated.
That figure might be a slight exaggeration, but Metheny was dedicated (he says obsessed) enough to impress Dr.
Bill Lee, dean of the University of Miami’s music school, to offer him a full ride after hearing him play in a Kansas City club.