1992 Pat Metheny – Secret Story

Secret Story is an album by Pat Metheny released in 1992 that won the Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Jazz Album in 1993. All of the music is composed by Metheny (shared credit on one track), and it is one of his most ambitious studio ventures, integrating elements of jazz, rock, and world music. On the performing side, it includes collaborations with the Pinpeat Orchestra of the Royal Ballet of Cambodia, the London Orchestra and its conductor Jeremy Lubbock, the Choir of the Cambodian Royal Palace, legendary harmonica player Toots Thielemans, and keyboardist Lyle Mays from Pat Metheny Group.

Tracks

1  Above The Treetops (Pat Metheny) 02:44
2  Facing West (Pat Metheny) 06:05
3  Cathedral In A Suitcase (Pat Metheny) 04:52
4  Finding And Believing (Pat Metheny) 09:58
5  The Longest Summer (Pat Metheny) 06:31
6  Sunlight (Pat Metheny) 03:53
7  Rain River (Pat Metheny) 07:09
8  Always And Forever (Pat Metheny) 05:24
9  See The World (Pat Metheny) 04:48
10  As A Flower Blossoms ( I Am Running To You) (Pat Metheny) 01:53
11  Antonia (Pat Metheny) 06:11
12  The Truth Will Always Be (Pat Metheny) 09:15
13  Tell Her You Saw Me (Pat Metheny) 05:06
14  Not To Be Forgotten (Our Final Hour) (Pat Metheny) 02:22

Musicians

1 Above The Treetops

Acoustic BassCharlie Haden
GuitarPat Metheny
SynthesizerPat Metheny
PercussionNana Vasconcelos
PercussionArmando Marcal


2 Facing West

BassPat Metheny
GuitarPat Metheny
Acoustic GuitarPat Metheny
KeyboardsPat Metheny
PianoLyle Mays
SynthesizerPat Metheny
PercussionArmando Marcal


3 Cathedral In A Suitcase

BassPat Metheny
DrumsSteve Ferrone
GuitarPat Metheny
Guitar (Synthesizer)Pat Metheny
KeyboardsPat Metheny
SynthesizerPat Metheny
CymbalDanny Gottlieb
PercussionPat Metheny
PercussionArmando Marcal
VocalsMark Ledford


4 Finding And Believing

BassWill Lee
Acoustic BassSteve Rodby
DrumsSteve Ferrone
DrumsPaul Wertico
GuitarPat Metheny
Acoustic GuitarPat Metheny
SitarPat Metheny
PianoPat Metheny
SynthesizerPat Metheny
AccordionGil Goldstein
PercussionPat Metheny
PercussionArmando Marcal
VocalsMark Ledford


5 The Longest Summer

Acoustic BassSteve Rodby
DrumsPaul Wertico
DrumsSteve Ferrone
Guitar (Synthesizer)Pat Metheny
Acoustic GuitarPat Metheny
PianoPat Metheny
PercussionArmando Marcal
PercussionNana Vasconcelos


6 Sunlight

BassWill Lee
DrumsSammy Merendino
GuitarPat Metheny
Acoustic GuitarPat Metheny
KeyboardsPat Metheny
PianoLyle Mays
PianoPat Metheny
SynthesizerPat Metheny
PercussionArmando Marcal


7 Rain River

BassSteve Rodby
DrumsPaul Wertico
GuitarPat Metheny
SitarPat Metheny
KeyboardsPat Metheny
PianoGil Goldstein
SynthesizerPat Metheny
FluteAndrew Findon
PercussionPat Metheny
PercussionArmando Marcal


8 Always And Forever

BassCharlie Haden
DrumsPaul Wertico
Acoustic GuitarPat Metheny
Electric PianoPat Metheny
SynthesizerPat Metheny
HarmonicaToots Thielemans


9 See The World

BassAnthony Jackson
Acoustic BassSteve Rodby
DrumsPaul Wertico
GuitarPat Metheny
Electric PianoPat Metheny
PianoGil Goldstein
SynthesizerPat Metheny
FlugelhornMichael Philip Mossman
FlugelhornMike Metheny
FlugelhornRyan Kisor
French HornJohn Clark
TromboneTom Malone
TromboneDave Taylor
TromboneDave Bargeron
TrumpetMichael Philip Mossman
TrumpetMike Metheny
TrumpetRyan Kisor
TubaDave Bargeron
PercussionArmando Marcal


10 As A Flower Blossoms ( I Am Running To You)

GuitarPat Metheny
PianoPat Metheny
SynthesizerPat Metheny
PercussionNana Vasconcelos
VocalsAkiko Yano


11 Antonia

Acoustic BassSteve Rodby
DrumsPaul Wertico
GuitarPat Metheny
KeyboardsPat Metheny
PianoPat Metheny
SynclavierPat Metheny
HarmonicaToots Thielemans
CymbalDanny Gottlieb
PercussionNana Vasconcelos
VocalsNana Vasconcelos


12 The Truth Will Always Be

BassWill Lee
DrumsSteve Ferrone
Guitar (Synthesizer)Pat Metheny
KeyboardsPat Metheny
SynthesizerPat Metheny
PercussionPat Metheny
PercussionNana Vasconcelos


13 Tell Her You Saw Me

GuitarPat Metheny
SynthesizerPat Metheny
HarpSkaila Kanga

Other Musicians

Orchestra – The London Orchestra

Liner Notes

Producer – Pat Metheny
Co-producer – David Oakes, Steve Rodby
Producer (Associate) – Steven Cantor
Arranged By – Pat Metheny
Arranged By – Mike Townsend (Track 1)
Arranged By (Orchestra) – Jeremy Lubbock (Tracks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14)
Concertmaster – Gavyn Wright
Conductor – Jeremy Lubbock
Contractor – Isobel Griffiths
Contractor (NY Horns) – Gil Goldstein
Coordinator – David Sholeman
Edited By – Tony Pipitone
Edited By (Assistant) – Cornelius Wildner, Steve Morris
Engineer (Assistant) – Dan Gellert, Todd Whitelock
Engineer (Cambodian Ensembles) – Jacques Brunet
Engineer (London Orchestral Sessions) – Haydn Bendall
Leader (NY Horns) – Gil Goldstein
Leader (Orchestra) – Gavyn Wright
Mastered By – Ted Jensen
Mixed By – Rob Eaton
Mixed By (Assistant) – Dan Gellert, David Oakes
Technician – Carolyn Chrzan, Niki Gatos

Art Direction, Design – Kevin Reagan
Photography – Richard Litt

Recorded At – Power Station
Recorded At – Abbey Road Studios
Phonographic Copyright Metheny Group Productions, Inc.
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