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Pedro Aznar

Pedro Aznar (born 23 July 1959) is an Argentine musician and current solo artist. He is very well-known for giving rock songs a jazz-oriented style, by playing the fretless bass, with a big influence from Jaco Pastorius.

He is also an important figure in Argentine rock, where in the mid 70s had various appearances with groups like ALAS and Pastoral. He became one of the four members of Seru Giran in 1978, one of the most musically influential bands that dominated Argentina's rock for the next four years. In 1982 he accepted an invitation from Pat Metheny to join The Pat Metheny Group as vocalist, with whom he recorded three Grammy winning albums.

Later he began his solo career, while also working in movie soundtracks. His 1991 album Tango 4 with Charly García as a duo went platinum and was named best rock album of the year in Argentina by the Argentine Association of Entertainment Critics.

He recorded a cover of Elton John's (year) hit: Ya no hay forma de pedir perdón (literally, "There is no longer a way to ask forgiveness"), "Sorry seems to be the hardest word" He is a multi-instrumentalist and the author of several books of poetry published in Argentina.


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