the Musician Lyle Mays from the Pat Metheny Group is dead.
He died Monday in Los Angeles at the age of 66 after a long battle with a 'recurring disease'.
It writes Pat Metheny on his website.
Lyle Mays received 11 Grammys as a member of the Pat Metheny Group.
the Pianist was in the company of bandlederen architect of the ensemble's celebrated fusion jazz.
Lyle Mays was a member of the Pat Metheny Group from its inception in 1977 until his death.
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He was also on recordings with, among others, Joni Mitchell, Rickie Lee Jones and Earth, Wind & Fire.
'Lyle was one of the greatest musicians I've ever known,' writes Pat Metheny in his tribute to the deceased colleague.