Pat Metheny - Bright Size Life (1976/2020) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

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Pat Metheny - Bright Size Life (1976/2020) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Pat Metheny - Bright Size Life (1976/2020) [Official Digital Download 24/96]
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Front Cover | Time - 37:13 minutes | 768 MB
Jazz | Label: ECM Records, Official Digital Download

For a first attempt, it's a masterstroke! Released in 1976, Bright Size Life was Pat Metheny's first record as a leader. Just 21 years old, the American guitarist already showed a real maturity as a virtuosic composer and performer. He joined forces with Jaco Pastorius on bass and Bob Moses on a flexible and dynamic drum kit. These ideal accomplices allowed him to develop what would later become his trademark sound: a fluid and often lyrical style. The wide, open spaces of his native Midwest were reflected in his guitar playing as well as in the track titles (Missouri Uncompromised, Midwestern Nights Dream and Omaha Celebration). A great wisdom emerged from this clear and beautiful album (Jim Hall's influence is evident) which closes with Round Trip/Broadway Blues, an unexpected medley of two pieces by Ornette Coleman, one of Metheny's idols, with whom he would go on to record Song X ten years later. But underneath this calm surface, this young virtuoso wanted to change the world. He explained this in an interview with Just Jazz Guitar in 2001: “Even though Bright Size Life may not sound like it, we were pissed off. That album is a very strong political statement from us on how we felt about what our instruments needed to do to remain relevant in jazz. Listening to it now, with 25 years of perspective, I think our message got across, I believe we did change things. That album was a manifesto of some very specific things that we felt strongly about, in terms of harmony, in terms of interaction, in terms of the sound of the instruments. You have to listen to that album to hear where we were at that time.”


1. Pat Metheny - Bright Size Life
2. Pat Metheny - Sirabhorn
3. Pat Metheny - Unity Village
4. Pat Metheny - Missouri Uncompromised
5. Pat Metheny - Midwestern Nights Dream
6. Pat Metheny - Unquity Road
7. Pat Metheny - Omaha Celebration
8. Pat Metheny - Round Trip / Broadway Blues

foobar2000 1.3.16 / Dynamic Range Meter 1.1.1
log date: 2020-07-30 22:52:55

Analyzed: Pat Metheny / Bright Size Life

DR Peak RMS Duration Track
DR12 -1.01 dB -15.72 dB 4:53 01-Bright Size Life
DR11 -1.63 dB -15.44 dB 5:29 02-Sirabhorn
DR11 -4.20 dB -19.79 dB 3:40 03-Unity Village
DR11 -1.33 dB -14.85 dB 4:21 04-Missouri Uncompromised
DR10 -2.55 dB -16.75 dB 6:00 05-Midwestern Nights Dream
DR11 -1.46 dB -13.86 dB 3:36 06-Unquity Road
DR12 -0.88 dB -15.16 dB 4:20 07-Omaha Celebration
DR12 -1.20 dB -15.55 dB 4:58 08-Round Trip / Broadway Blues

Number of tracks: 8
Official DR value: DR11

Samplerate: 96000 Hz
Channels: 2
Bits per sample: 24
Bitrate: 2979 kbps
Codec: FLAC

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