Monday, October 15, 2018

Set List 10_15_18

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
1980s: Paul Motian Quintet Version 2 Part 3

Parts 1 & 2

Paul Motian Quintet On Tour in Europe 1983
Top: Jim Pepper, Ed Schuller, Unknown, Unknown
Bottom: Unknown, Jim Pepper, Unknown
Photos: ©Paul Motian
1984 Jan 29 Rehearsal Cathedral Song
(Paul Motian)
1984 unreleased Ed Schuller bass; Jim Pepper tenor or soprano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
The Story of Maryam The Story of 
Maryam
(Paul Motian)

rec. July 1983/1984 Soul Note Joe Lovano tenor sax; Jim Pepper tenor & soprano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
Misterioso Johnny Broken Wing
(Paul Motian)
1986 Soul Note Jim Pepper tenor sax
Bill Evans
The Complete Village Vanguard Recordings, 1961
My Man’s Gone Now
(Gershwin-Gershwin-Heyward)

2003
rec. 1961
Riverside Paul Motian drums; Bill Evans piano; Scott LaFaro bass
1981 July 20 Rehearsal My Man’s Gone Now
(George & Ira Gershwin/Dorothy Heyward)
1981 unreleased Bill Frisell electric guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
1983 June 27 Live at Hasty Pudding
Cambridge MA
My Man’s Gone Now
(George & Ira Gershwin/Dorothy Heyward)
1984 unreleased Ed Schuller bass; Joe Lovano tenor sax; Jim Pepper tenor or soprano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
Interieur Nuit My Man’s Gone Now
(George & Ira Gershwin/Dorothy Heyward)
2001 BMG France Stephan Oliva piano; Bruno Chevillon bass; Paul Motian drums
Misterioso Byablue
(Paul Motian)
1986 Soul Note Bill Frisell electric guitar
2nd Hour
Mu-Point Remembrance
(Jim Pepper)
1996
rec. 1993
Tutu Ed Schuller bass; Dewey Redman tenor saxophone; Bill Bickford guitar; Paul Motian drums
1981 July 20 Rehearsal Tangram
(Paul Motian)
1981 unreleased Bill Frisell electric guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
Mu-Point I See You Now (for Jim Pepper)
(Ed Schuller)
1996
rec. 1993
Tutu Ed Schuller bass; Dewey Redman tenor saxophone; Bill Bickford guitar; Paul Motian drums
Bill Evans
The Complete Village Vanguard Recordings, 1961
Milestones
(Miles Davis)

2003
rec. 1961
Riverside Paul Motian drums; Bill Evans piano; Scott LaFaro bass
1984 Jan 8 
Rehearsal
Milestones
(Miles Davis)

1984 unreleased Jim Pepper tenor, soprano; Joe Lovano tenor; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
1984 Jan 29 Rehearsal Milestones
(Miles Davis)
1984 unreleased Ed Schuller bass; Jim Pepper tenor or soprano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
Flight of the Bluejay Milestones
(Miles Davis)
1996 Winter & Winter
Paul Motian drums; Chris Potter, Chris Cheek tenor saxophone; Brad Schoeppach, Kurt Rosenwinkel electric guitar; Steve Swallow electric bass
1984 Feb 28 Rehearsal Cathedral Song
(Paul Motian)
1984 unreleased Jim Pepper tenor, soprano; Joe Lovano tenor; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums

Sunday, October 14, 2018

October 15, 2018 WRFR Radio Show 3-5pm 93.3FM

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
1980s: Paul Motian Quintet Version 2 Part 3



Paul Motian Quintet On Tour in Europe 1983
Top: Jim Pepper, Ed Schuller, Unknown, Unknown
Bottom: Unknown, Jim Pepper, Unknown
Photos: ©Paul Motian

Same theme, more music from rehearsals, concerts and comparative albums this week.

Monday, October 8, 2018

Set List 10_08_18

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
1980s: Paul Motian Quintet Version 2 Part 2

Parts 1 & 2

Jim Pepper 1980s
photo ©Dany Gigoux

In honor of Indigenous Peoples' Day, this show features Kaw-Creek Native American Jim Pepper.


Pepper’s Pow Wow
Wichitai-to
(Traditional/Jim Pepper)
1971
Embryo
Jim Pepper tenor & soprano sax, drums, bells, rattles, shakers, vocals; Ravie Pepper flute, bamboo flute, shakers, vocals; Tom Grant piano, shakers, vocals; Larry Coryell guitar; Jerry Jemmott, Chuck Rainey electric bass; Billy Cobham, Spider Rice; Gib Pepper drums, bells, rattles, shakers, vocals, arranger
1984 Feb 28 Rehearsal
Three Melodies V1
(Paul Motian)
1984
unreleased
Jim Pepper tenor, soprano; Joe Lovano tenor; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
Pepper’s Pow Wow
Ya Na Ho
(Gilbert Pepper)
1971
Embryo
Jim Pepper tenor & soprano sax, drums, bells, rattles, shakers, vocals; Ravie Pepper flute, bamboo flute, shakers, vocals; Tom Grant piano, shakers, vocals; Larry Coryell guitar; Jerry Jemmott, Chuck Rainey electric bass; Billy Cobham, Spider Rice; Gib Pepper drums, bells, rattles, shakers, vocals, arranger
1983 June 27 Live at Hasty Pudding
Cambridge MA
5 Miles to Wrentham
(Paul Motian)
1984
unreleased
Ed Schuller bass; Joe Lovano tenor sax; Jim Pepper tenor or soprano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
Comin’ and Going
Comin’ and Going
(Jim Pepper)
1983
Europa
Jim Pepper sax, vocals; Kenny Werner piano; Nana Vasconcelos percussion, vocals; John Scofield guitar
1984 Jan 8 Rehearsal
J.J.
(Paul Motian)

1984
unreleased
Jim Pepper tenor, soprano; Joe Lovano tenor; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
2nd Hour
Comin’ and Going
Lakota Song
(traditional)
1983
Europa
Jim Pepper sax, vocals; Bill Frisell guitar; Nana Vasconcelos percussion, vocals; Ed Schuller bass; Jane Kind, Caren Knight vocals
1984 Jan 29 Rehearsal
Syzygy
(Paul Motian)
1984
unreleased
Ed Schuller bass; Jim Pepper tenor or soprano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
Comin’ and Going
Water
(Jim Pepper)
1983
Europa
Jim Pepper sax, vocals; Kenny Werner piano; Nana Vasconcelos percussion, vocals; Mark Helias bass
1984 Jan 29 Rehearsal
Cathedral Song
(Paul Motian)
1984
unreleased
Ed Schuller bass; Jim Pepper tenor or soprano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
Comin’ and Going
Custer Gets It
(Jim Pepper)
1983
Europa
Jim Pepper sax, vocals; Kenny Werner piano; Nana Vasconcelos percussion, vocals; John Scofield guitar; Lester McFarland electric bass, vocals
Devotion
Peace Pipe (intro)
3/4 Gemini
Custer Gets It
(Jim Pepper)
rec.1967/
2013
Native Pulse
Jim Pepper, Dave Liebman, Bert Wilson tenor saxes; Mike Nock piano; Chris Hills bass, drums; Ra-Kalam Bob Moses drums; Warren Gales trumpet

Sunday, October 7, 2018

October 8, 2018 WRFR Radio Show 3-5pm 93.3FM

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
1980s: Paul Motian Quintet Version 2 Part 2


Paul Motian Self Portraits March 1983
©Paul Motian Archive

More music from rehearsal tapes, concerts and albums with the Paul Motian Quintet featuring Joe Lovano, Jim Pepper, Ed Schuller and Bill Frisell.

Monday, October 1, 2018

Set List 10_01_18

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
1980s: Paul Motian Quintet Version 2

Parts 1 & 2

Jim Pepper in NYC? 1983 photo: Paul Motian


Dirigo 
Rataplan
The Feeling of Healing (for Steve Grover)
(Devin Gray)
2018
Rataplan Records
Devin Gray drums, Ellery Eskelin tenor sax; Michael Formanek bass; Dave Ballou trumpet
1984 Feb 6 Rehearsal
Jack of Clubs
(Paul Motian)
1984
unreleased
Jim Pepper tenor, soprano; Joe Lovano tenor; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
1983 June 27 Live at Hasty Pudding
Cambridge MA
Look To the Black Wall
(Paul Motian)
1984
unreleased
Ed Schuller bass; Joe Lovano tenor sax; Jim Pepper tenor or soprano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
Holiday For Strings
Look To The Black Wall
(Paul Motian)
2002
Winter & Winter
Paul Motian drums; Pietro Tonolo - alto saxophone; Chris Cheek - tenor saxophone; Steve Cardenas - electric guitar; Ben Monder - electric guitar; Anders Christensen - electric bass
1984 Feb 6 Rehearsal
Before
(Paul Motian)
1984
unreleased
Jim Pepper tenor, soprano; Joe Lovano tenor; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
1984 Jan 29 Rehearsal
Zimbabwe
(Paul Motian)
1984
unreleased
Ed Schuller bass; Jim Pepper tenor or soprano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
1984 Jan 29 Rehearsal
J.J.
(Paul Motian)
1984
unreleased
Ed Schuller bass; Jim Pepper tenor or soprano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
2nd Hour
New Jazz 
Conceptions
Five
(Bill Evans)
Sept 18 & 27 1956
Riverside
Bill Evans piano; Teddy Kotick bass; Paul Motian drums
1984 Jan 29 Rehearsal
Five
(Paul Motian)
1984
unreleased
Ed Schuller bass; Jim Pepper tenor or soprano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
1984 Jan 29 Rehearsal
Five V2
(Paul Motian)
1984
unreleased
Ed Schuller bass; Jim Pepper tenor or soprano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
1984 Feb 6 Rehearsal
Five
(Paul Motian)
1984
unreleased
Jim Pepper tenor, soprano; Joe Lovano tenor; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
1984 Feb 6 Rehearsal
Five V2
(Paul Motian)
1984
unreleased
Jim Pepper tenor, soprano; Joe Lovano tenor; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
Compositions By Bill Evans
Five
(Bill Evans)
1990/2009
Polydor/Winter & Winter
Joe Lovano tenor sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums; Marc Johnson bass
1984 Feb 28 Rehearsal
Tanner St.
(Paul Motian)
1984
unreleased
Jim Pepper tenor, soprano; Joe Lovano tenor; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
Jack of Clubs
Tanner St,
(Paul Motian)

rec. March 1984/
1985
Soul Note
Joe Lovano tenor sax; Jim Pepper tenor & soprano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
1984 Jan 29 Rehearsal
Tanner St.
(Paul Motian)
1984
unreleased
Ed Schuller bass; Jim Pepper tenor or soprano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
1984 Feb 6 Rehearsal
Cathedral Song
(Paul Motian)
1984
unreleased
Jim Pepper tenor, soprano; Joe Lovano tenor; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
1983 June 27 Live at Hasty Pudding
Cambridge MA
Oleevio
(Paul Motian)
1984
unreleased
Ed Schuller bass; Joe Lovano tenor sax; Jim Pepper tenor or soprano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums