Monday, April 22, 2019

Set List 04_22_19

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
1990 Live at Yoshi's Oakland, CA

Paul Motian Trio with Joe Lovano and Bill Frisell

Parts 1 & 2

Joe Lovano, Paul Motian, Bill Frisell 1990
at Yoshi's (at the original location on Claremont Ave. in N. Oakland)
photographer: unknown (but I'm searching)
Awesome version of 'The Storyteller'.

1990 Feb 10 Live at Yoshi’s Oakland, CA
Set 1
In the Year of the Dragon
(Paul Motian)
1990
unreleased
Joe Lovano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
1984 Rehearsal 
May 15
In The Year of the Dragon (new piece)
(Paul Motian)
1988
unreleased
Joe Lovano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
In The Year of the Dragon
In The Year of the Dragon
(Paul Motian)
1989
JMT/Winter & Winter
Geri Allen piano; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
On Broadway
V1
Somewhere Over the Rainbow
(Harold Arlen)
1989
Polydor/ Winter & Winter
Joe Lovano tenor saxophone; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
1990 Feb 10 Live at Yoshi’s Oakland, CA
Set 1
Somewhere Over the Rainbow
(Arlen Harburg)
1990
unreleased
Joe Lovano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
1988 Rehearsal 
Feb. 23
Ugly Beauty
(Thelonious Monk)
1988
unreleased
Joe Lovano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
1990 Feb 10 Live at Yoshi’s Oakland, CA
Set 1
Ugly Beauty
(Thelonious Monk)
1990
unreleased
Joe Lovano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
1986 
Rehearsal 
Jan. 8
M9
Once Around the Park slower
(Paul Motian)
1986
unreleased
Joe Lovano, Billy Drewes or Jim Pepper saxes; Bill Frisell guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Arto Tuncboyaciyan percussion; Paul Motian drums
2nd Hour
1990 Feb 10 Live at Yoshi’s Oakland, CA
Set 1
Once Around the Park
(Paul Motian)
1990
unreleased
Joe Lovano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
1988 Rehearsal 
Sept. 13
Kathelin Gray
(Ornette Coleman)
1988
unreleased
Joe Lovano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
1990 Feb 10 Live at Yoshi’s Oakland, CA
Set 1
Kathelin Gray
(Coleman/Metheny)
1990
unreleased
Joe Lovano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
Paul Motian in Tokyo
Kathelin Gray
(Coleman/Metheny)
1991
JMT
Joe Lovano tenor sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
1990 Feb 10 Live at Yoshi’s Oakland, CA
Set 1
The Storyteller
(Paul Motian)
1990
unreleased
Joe Lovano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
1988 Rehearsal 
Feb. 23
Talking/Sound Check
1988
unreleased
Joe Lovano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
1990 Feb 10 Live at Yoshi’s Oakland, CA
Set 1
Look to the Black Wall
(Paul Motian)
1990
unreleased
Joe Lovano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums

Sunday, April 21, 2019

April 21, 2019 WRFR Radio Show 3-5pm 93.3FM

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
1990 Live at Yoshi's Oakland, CA

Paul Motian Trio with Joe Lovano and Bill Frisell

Joe Lovano, Paul Motian, Bill Frisell 1990
at Yoshi's (I'm pretty sure...) photographer: unknown (but I'm searching)

Unreleased music recorded live in 1990 at Yoshi's in California will be featured on this week's show.

Monday, April 15, 2019

Set List 04_15_19

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
New Music: Sun of Goldfinger

Parts 1 & 2

Sun of Goldfinger: Tim Berne, David Torn, Ches Smith
photo courtesy ECM Records ©Robert Lewis
Interview with Tim Berne on today's show. Sun of Goldfinger will be playing at SPACE in Portland, ME this Friday April 19. Get tickets here: SPACE tickets.
Tim Berne's Screwgun Records
Sun of Goldfinger
Soften the Blow
(Torn/Berne/Smith)
2019
                   
ECM
David Torn electric guitar, live-looping, electronics; Tim Berne alto sax; Ches Smith drums, electronics, tanbou
Tim Berne’s
Snakeoil
Shadow Man
Pslam
(Paul Motian)
2013
ECM
Tim Berne alto sax; Oscar Noriega clarinet, bass clarinet; Matt Mitchell piano; Ches Smith drums, percussion, vibraphone
Sun of Goldfinger
Spartan, Before It Hit
(David Torn)
{Partial}
2019
                   
ECM
David Torn electric guitar, live-looping, electronics; Tim Berne alto sax; Ches Smith drums, electronics, tanbou; Craig Taborn electronics,piano; Scorchio Quartet: Amy Kimball violin; Rachel Golub  violin; Martha Mooke viola; Leah Coloff cello; Mike Baggetta guitar; Ryan Ferreira guitar
2nd Hour
Mutant Variations
Homage
(arranged by Ed Schuller, Herb Robertson)
1984
Soul Note
Tim Berne alto sax; Herb Robertson trumpet; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
Epistrophy
Mumbo Jumbo
(Paul Motian)
2019
ECM
Bill Frisell guitar; Thomas Morgan bass
The Ancestors
Sirius B.
(Tim Berne)
1983
Soul Note
Tim Berne alto sax; Mack Goldsbury sax; Ed Schuller bass; Ray Anderson trombone; Paul Motian drums
Tim Berne’s
Snakeoil
Incidentals
Incidentals 
Contact
(Tim Berne)
2017
ECM
Tim Berne alto sax; Oscar Noriega clarinet, bass clarinet; Ryan Ferreira electric guitar; Matt Mitchell piano, electronics; Ches Smith drums, vibes, percussion, timpani
Tim Berne’s
Snakeoil
Shadow Man
Cornered (Duck)
(Tim Berne)
2013
ECM
Tim Berne alto sax; Oscar Noriega clarinet, bass clarinet; Matt Mitchell piano; Ches Smith drums, percussion, vibraphone

Saturday, April 13, 2019

April 15, 2019 WRFR Radio Show 3-5pm 93.3FM

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
New Music: Sun of Goldfinger
Sun of Goldfinger: Tim Berne, David Torn, Ches Smith
photo courtesy ECM Records ©Robert Lewis

Sun of Goldfinger will be playing at SPACE in Portland, ME this Friday April 19. I'll talk to Tim Berne live and play some other new music, too. 
Get tickets here: SPACE tickets.

Monday, April 8, 2019

Set List 04_08_19

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
1964 World's Fair and More

Parts 1 & 2


Paul Motian played 6 weeks at the Frontier Palace in 1964.
l. Paul Motian ©Paul Motian Archive r. ©Bill Cotter

Listen for a silly rehearsal of 'Prairie Avenue Cowboy' (the 2nd one).


1983 Feb. 1
Rehearsal Tape

Prairie Avenue Cowboy
(Paul Motian)
1983
unreleased
Bill Frisell electric guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
Jack Six CD #1
Jacks or Better
(Jack Six?)
unknown
unreleased
bass duo: Jack Six; unknown
Jack Six CD #2
Ruby
(Jack Six)
1954
unreleased
Jack Six; others unknown
Martial Solal 
At Newport ‘63
Stella By Starlight
(Young/Washington)
1963
RCA Victor
Martial Solal piano; Teddy Kotick bass; Paul Motian drums
Jack Six CD #2
Unichrom
(Jack Reilly?Jack Six?)
1968
unreleased
Jack Reilly piano; Jack Six bass; others unknown
1985  Jan. 3
Rehearsal Tape
Prairie Avenue Cowboy-2 takes
(Paul Motian)
1985
unreleased
Bill Frisell electric guitar; Joe Lovano tenor sax; Paul Motian drums
Lowell Davidson Trio
Strong Tears
(Lowell Davidson)
1965
ESP
Records
Lowell Davidson piano; Gary Peacock bass Milford Graves drums
Trio 64
Always
(Irving Berlin)
1963
Verve
Bill Evans piano; Gary Peacock bass; Paul Motian drums
2nd Hour
Turning Point
Kid Dynamite
(Annette Peacock)
1975
rec. 1968
Improvising Artists
Paul Bley piano; John Gilmore tenor sax; Billy Elgart drums; Gary Peacock bass
Life Between the Exit Signs
Love No. 2
(Keith Jarrett)
1968
rec. 1966 or 1967
Vortex
(Atlantic)
Keith Jarrett piano; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
Pharaoh Sanders In the Beginning 1963-1964

Generous 1 
Take 1
(Carla Bley)
2012
rec. May
1964
ESP Disk
Paul Bley piano; David Izenzon bass; Pharaoh Sanders tenor sax; Paul Motian drums
Paul Bley with
Gary Peacock

Big Foot
(Paul Bley)
1970
ECM
Paul Bley piano; Gary Peacock bass; Billy Elgart drums
Life Between the Exit Signs
Long Time Gone (But Not Withdrawn)
(Keith Jarrett)
1968
rec. 1966 or 1967
Vortex
(Atlantic)
Keith Jarrett piano; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
Lowell Davidson Trio
L
(Lowell Davidson)
1965
ESP
Records
Lowell Davidson piano; Gary Peacock bass Milford Graves drums
Pharaoh Sanders In the Beginning 1963-1964

Bethera
(Pharoah Sanders)
2012
rec. Sept
1964
ESP Disk
Jane Getz piano; William Bennett bass; Pharaoh Sanders tenor sax; Stan Foster trumpet; Marvin Pattillo drums