Monday, July 24, 2017

Set List 07_24_17

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet
Theme:
Charlie & Paul


Charlie Haden & Paul Motian on tour
with the Liberation Music Orchestra 

Italy,  Summer of 1987
photographer unknown

This Is Our Music Beauty Is A Rare Thing
(Ornette Coleman)

1961 Atlantic Ornette Coleman alto sax, Don Cherry pocket trumpet, Charlie Haden bass, Ed Blackwell drums
The Legendary Bill Evans Trio The 1960 Birdland Sessions Blue In Green
(Miles Davis/Bill Evans)

1992
rec. 1960

Cool ’n Blue Records Paul Motian drums; Bill Evans piano; Scott LaFaro bass
This Is Our Music Humpty Dumpty
(Ornette Coleman)

1961 Atlantic Ornette Coleman alto sax, Don Cherry pocket trumpet, Charlie Haden bass, Ed Blackwell drums
The Legendary Bill Evans Trio The 1960 Birdland Sessions All of You
(Cole Porter)

1992
rec. 1960

Cool ’n Blue Records Paul Motian drums; Bill Evans piano; Scott LaFaro bass
Liberation Music Orchestra Song For Che
(Charlie Haden)
1969 Impulse Perry Robinson clarinet; Gato Barbieri tenor saxophone, clarinet; Dewey Redman alto saxophone, tenor saxophone;
Don Cherry cornet, flute;
Michael Mantler trumpet;
Roswell Rudd trombone; Bob Northern French horn; Howard Johnson tuba; Sam Brown guitar; Carla Bley piano, tambourine; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums, percussion
Conception Vessel

Rebica
(Paul Motian) 


1973 ECM Paul Motian drums; Charlie Haden bass; Sam Brown guitar
2nd Hour
Liberation Music Orchestra The Ending to the First Side
(Charlie Haden)
1969 Impulse LMO
Tribute War Orphans
(Ornette Coleman)
1975 ECM Carlos Ward alto saxophone;  Sam Brown guitar; Paul Metzke electric guitar; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian percussion
Life Between the Exit Signs Life Between the Exit Signs
(Keith Jarrett)

1968 Vortex (Atlantic) Keith Jarrett piano, flute; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
Hamburg ‘72 Rainbow
(Margot Jarrett)

2014/rec.1972 ECM Keith Jarrett piano, soprano sax, flute, percussion; Charlie Haden double bass; Paul Motian drums, percussion
Life Between the Exit Signs Margot
(Keith Jarrett)

1968 Vortex (Atlantic) Keith Jarrett piano, flute; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
Hamburg ‘72 Life, Dance
(Keith Jarrett)

2014/rec.1972 ECM Keith Jarrett piano, soprano sax, flute, percussion; Charlie Haden double bass; Paul Motian drums, percussion
Life Between the Exit Signs Love No. 2
(Keith Jarrett)

1968 Vortex (Atlantic) Keith Jarrett piano, flute; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
Closeness Duets For A Free Portugal
(Charlie Haden)

1976 Horizon/
A & M Records
Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums

Sunday, July 23, 2017

July 24, 2017 WRFR Radio Show 4-6pm 93.3FM

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet
Theme:
Charlie & Paul

Charlie Haden & Paul Motian on tour
with the Liberation Music Orchestra 

Italy,  Summer of 1987
photographer unknown
Charlie Haden and Paul Motian:  40+ years of music and friendship.

Monday, July 17, 2017

Set List 07_17_17

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet
Theme:
________  Play Motian


Paul Motian 
Courtesy ECM Records  ©Roberto Masotti

Songs of Paul Motian Kalypso
(Paul Motian)

unreleased

Josh Rosen piano; John Voight bass
Closer Fiasco
(Paul Motian)

1989 Self Published Jochen Bohnes - piano 
Norbert Scholly - guitar 
Thomas Duerst - bass 
Norbert Pfammatter - drums
Songs of Paul Motian Motian Quote 1

unreleased

John Voight voice
e-motian’s drum music
(Andreas Schmidt)
2015 Unit Records Andreas Schmidt piano; Jan Roder bass; Max Andrzejewski drums
e-motian’s e-motian’s
(Andreas Schmidt)
2015 Unit Records Andreas Schmidt piano; Jan Roder bass; Max Andrzejewski drums
Ruins Abacus
(Paul Motian)
2014 Skirl Records Chris Speed tenor saxophone; Zeno Di Rossi drums
Joe Giardullo Trio Abacus
(Paul Motian)
unreleased

Tenor: Joe Giardullo
Bass: Reuben Radding
Drums: Todd Capp
Songs of Paul Motian Johnny Broken Wing
(Paul Motian)

unreleased

Josh Rosen piano; John Voight bass
The Path Lullaby
(Paul Motian)
1988 Enja Jim Pepper sax; Santi Debriano bass; John Betsch drums; Kirk Lightsey piano; Stanton Davis trumpet
Spirit House Johnny Broken Wing
(Paul Motian)
2015 Whirlwind Recordings Joel Harrison guitar, voice; Cuong Vu trumpet; Paul Hanson bassoon; Kermit Driscoll bass; Brian Blade drums, voice
Songs of Paul Motian Storyteller
(Paul Motian)

unreleased

Josh Rosen piano; John Voight bass
Hero Worship Cathedral Song
(Paul Motian)
1996 RAM Records Paul Motian drums; Mick Goodrick guitar; Hal Crook trombone, digital harmonizer
Songs of Paul Motian Cathedral Song
(Paul Motian)

unreleased

Josh Rosen piano; John Voight bass
Songs of Paul Motian Motian Quote 2

unreleased

John Voight voice
2nd Hour
Songs of Paul Motian Dance
(Paul Motian)

unreleased

Josh Rosen piano; John Voight bass
Play Conception Vessel
(Paul Motian)

2006 Palmetto Records Frank Kimbrough piano; Masa Kamaguchi bass; Paul Motian drums
Awareness The Owl of Cranston
(Paul Motian)
1997 Warner Bros. Larry Goldings piano; Larry Grenadier bass; Paul Motian drums
e-motian’s Soundcheck for Paul
(Andreas Schmidt)
2015 Unit Records Andreas Schmidt piano; Jan Roder bass; Max Andrzejewski drums
Air It Should’ve Happened A Long Time Ago
(Paul Motian)

2007 Palmetto Records Frank Kimbrough piano
Relationships New Lullaby
(Paul Motian/Jim Hilman)

1998 Tamitina Jim Hilman & the Merlin Factor incl. Tutu Matthews vocals
Songs of Paul Motian Motian Quote 3

unreleased

John Voight voice
Drum Music

In Remembrance of Things Past
(Paul Motian)
2012 Sunnyside Russ Lossing piano
String Choir:
The Music of
Paul Motian
Owl of Cranston
(Paul Motian)
2010 Sunnyside Christian Howes, Sam Bardfeld violins; Mat Maneri, Peter Ugrin viola; Dana Leong violincello; Joel Harrison, Liberty Ellman guitars
Songs of Paul Motian Victoria
(Paul Motian)

unreleased

Josh Rosen piano; John Voight bass
String Choir:
The Music of
Paul Motian
Mumbo Jumbo
(Paul Motian)
2010 Sunnyside Christian Howes, Sam Bardfeld violins; Mat Maneri, Peter Ugrin viola; Dana Leong violincello; Joel Harrison, Liberty Ellman guitars
Dreamer

Let’s Call This
(Thelonious Monk)
2000 Double
Time Records
Russ Lossing piano; Ed Schuller bass, Paul Motian drums

Sunday, July 16, 2017

July 17, 2017 WRFR Radio Show 4-6pm 93.3FM

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet
Theme:
________  Play Motian

Paul Motian
Courtesy ECM Records  ©Roberto Masotti


I've received some recordings of people playing Paul Motian's music using the new Songbook. I have Josh Rosen, John Voigt, Joe Giardullo, Jochen Bohnes. I'll play some of those along with some earlier recordings of his music by other musicians and maybe Paul playing other jazz composers.

Monday, July 10, 2017

Set List 07_10_17

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet
Theme:
Geri Allen 2


Geri Allen at the Village Gate NYC  Sept. 1988
with 
Charlie Haden's Liberation Music Orchestra
photo ©Cory Pearson

Perfection Barbara Allen
(traditional/
Arr. Geri Allen)

2016 Motema Music Geri Allen piano; David Murray tenor sax, bass clarinet; Terri Lyne Carrington drums
Live Queen Elizabeth Hall London
Allen, Haden, Motian
Mumbo Jumbo
(Paul Motian)

Nov. 19, 1991 You Tube Geri Allen piano; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
Perfection Perfection
(Ornette Coleman)
dedicated to Ornette Coleman

2016 Motema Music Geri Allen piano; David Murray tenor sax, bass clarinet; Terri Lyne Carrington drums, Charnet Moffett bass, Craig Harris trombone, Wallace Roney, Jr. trumpet
Sound 
Museum- Hidden Man
P.P. (Picolo Pesos)
(Ornette Coleman)
1996 Harmolodic/Verve Ornette Coleman alto sax; Geri Allen piano; Charnett Moffett bass; Denardo Coleman drums
Eyes In the Back of Your Head Vertical Flowing
(Geri Allen/Ornette Coleman)

1997 Blue Note Ornette Coleman alto sax; Geri Allen piano
Sound 
Museum- Hidden Man
What A Friend We Have In Jesus (variation)
(traditional)
1996 Harmolodic/Verve Ornette Coleman alto sax; Geri Allen piano; Charnett Moffett bass; Denardo Coleman drums
Perfection The Nurturer
(Geri Allen)

2016 Motema Music Geri Allen piano; David Murray tenor sax, bass clarinet; Terri Lyne Carrington drums
Live Queen Elizabeth Hall London
Allen, Haden, Motian
Dolphy’s Dance
(Geri Allen)

Nov. 19, 1991 You Tube Geri Allen piano; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
2nd Hour
Segments Law Years
(Ornette Coleman)

1989 JMT Geri Allen piano; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
Twenty One Feed the Fire
(Geri Allen)
1994

Blue Note Geri Allen piano; Ron Carter bass; Tony Williams drums
Live Queen Elizabeth Hall London
Allen, Haden, Motian
Oblivion
(Bud Powell)

Nov. 19, 1991 You Tube Geri Allen piano; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
Perfection Mirror of Youth
(David Murray)

2016 Motema Music Geri Allen piano; David Murray tenor sax, bass clarinet; Terri Lyne Carrington drums
Segments Cabala/Drum Music
(Paul Motian)

1989 JMT Geri Allen piano; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
Live Queen Elizabeth Hall London
Allen, Haden, Motian
‘Round Midnight
(Thelonious Monk)

Nov. 19, 1991 You Tube Geri Allen piano; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
Perfection D Special (Interlude)
(Terri Lyne Carrington)

2016 Motema Music Geri Allen piano; David Murray tenor sax, bass clarinet; Terri Lyne Carrington drums
Live At Jazz At Lincoln 
Center
The Spiritual Side of Coltrane
Swamini
(Geri Allen)

May 2016 You Tube Geri Allen piano, introduced by Joe Lovano