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Zero Tolerance for Silence

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Zero Tolerance for Silence

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Pat Metheny
genre:
Jazz

We gave it a B-

On his aptly titled 19th album, Zero Tolerance for Silence, guitarist Pat Metheny gets back to basics. After mastering everything from fusion to mass-scale composition, he returns to the bare bones of improv. One 18- minute stretch in particular recalls lost time at an acid-drenched Dead show. Essentially 40 minutes of screeching guitar solos, this album rocks, but its uniformity makes it less fun than his others. B-

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