Pat Metheny and the LAGQ: Going from the Page to the Stage

Pat Metheny, as composer, rehearsing with the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet.

By Bradley Bambarger <2017>

The Los Angeles Guitar Quartet had just premiered the biggest work of its career, the nearly half-hour Road to the Sun, composed for the group by jazz guitar icon Pat Metheny. Most witnessing the LAGQ’s autumn performance at the University of Denver, with the attendant exhilaration and applause, probably considered it business as usual…