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Offramp is the Grammy Award winning third album by Pat Metheny Group, released in 1982. The album won the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Fusion Performance in 1983.[2]

Offramp is the first studio recording on which Metheny used a guitar synthesizer (a Roland GR-300)[3] controlled with a Roland G-303 guitar synthesiser controller.[4]

Contents Edit

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  • 1 Track listing
  • 2 Personnel
  • 3 Charts
  • 4 Awards
  • 5 References

Track listing[edit] Edit

All music composed by Pat Metheny & Lyle Mays, except where noted.

Side I
No. Title Length
1. "Barcarole" (Pat Metheny, Lyle Mays, and Nana Vasconcelos) 3:17
2. "Are You Going With Me?"   8:47
3. "Au Lait"   8:32
Side II
No. Title Length
1. "Eighteen" (Metheny, Mays, and Vasconcelos) 5:08
2. "Offramp"   5:59
3. "James"   6:47
4. "The Bat Part II"   3:50

Personnel[edit] Edit

  • Pat Metheny - electric and acoustic guitar, Roland guitar synthesizer, Synclavier
  • Lyle Mays - piano, synthesizers, autoharp, electric organ, Synclavier
  • Steve Rodby - acoustic and electric bass
  • Dan Gottlieb - drums
  • Nana Vasconcelos - percussion, voice, berimbau

Charts[edit] Edit

According to BillboardOfframp reached #1 on the Jazz Album chart[5] and #50 on the Pop Album chart.

Awards[edit] Edit

Grammy Awards

Year Winner Category
1983 Pat Metheny Group Grammy Award for Best Jazz Fusion Performance


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