Pat Metheny's What's It All About Review

Pat Metheny is a magnificent musician who just happened to make his fame by playing a rousing Jazz guitar.  Metheny’s long career in Jazz has been vibrant and punching.  He always takes you on a rapid, breathless, journey and then plunks you back to earth.  Metheny’s new album — What’s It All About — dropped today, and the album consists of a curious, non-Jazzy, covers of several classics.

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American Idol 10 is a Disappointing Dudfest

American Idol, Season 10, debuted last night.  What a dudfest.  Jennifer Lopez didn’t want to send anyone home or make any sort of interesting criticism or correction.  Steven Tyler leered at the women and made inappropriate comments to an — admittedly annoying and cloying — 16-year-old female contestant.  Randy Jackson was as dull as ever.  This is how American Idol begins its end.

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