The Pat Metheny Group is a jazz group founded in 1977. The core members of the group are guitarist and bandleader Pat Metheny, composer,keyboardist and pianist Lyle Mays (who was part of the group's inception in 1977), and bassist and producer Steve Rodby (joined in 1980). Other long-standing members include Paul Wertico who was the drummer for 18 years.
- Pat Metheny Guitars, guitar synthesizers
- Lyle Mays Piano, synthesizers
- Steve Rodby, since 1980 (Bass)
- Antonio Sanchez, since 2002 (Drums, percussion)
- Cuong Vu, since 2002 (Trumpet, vocals, percussion, guitar)
- Grégoire Maret, since 2005 (Harmonica, vocals, percussion)
- Nando Lauria, since 2005 (Guitar, Vocals, various percussion and instruments)