Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Set List 08_20_18

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
John Coltrane: The Lost Album




Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album
Untitled Original 11383
(John Coltrane)
2018
rec. March 6, 1963
Impulse
John Coltrane tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner piano; Jimmy Garrison bass; Elvin Jones drums
John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman
Lush Life
(Billy Strayhorn)
rec. March 7, 1963
Impulse
John Coltrane tenor sax; McCoy Tyner piano; Jimmy Garrison bass; Elvin Jones drums; Johnny Hartman vocals
Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album
Nature Boy
(Eden Ahbez)
2018
rec. March 6, 1963
Impulse
John Coltrane tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner piano; Jimmy Garrison bass; Elvin Jones drums
Coltrane’s Sound
Central Park West
(John Coltrane)
1966
Atlantic
John Coltrane tenor or soprano sax; McCoy Tyner piano; Steve Davis bass; Elvin Jones drums
Wild Man On The Loose
Power House
(Mose Allison)
1966

Atlantic
Mose Allison piano; Earl May bass; Paul Motian drums
Coltrane’s Sound
Body and Soul
(Green/Heyman/Sauer)
1966
Atlantic
John Coltrane tenor or soprano sax; McCoy Tyner piano; Steve Davis bass; Elvin Jones drums
Tony Scott & Bill Evans A Day In New York

Body and Soul
(Green/
Heyman/Sauer)
Nov 16
1957
Fresh Sound Records
Tony Scott clarinet; Bill Evans piano; Henry Grimes bass; Paul Motian drums

On Broadway V2
Body and Soul
(Green/Heyman/Sour/Eyton)
1989
Winter & Winter
Charlie Haden acoustic bass; Paul Motian drums; Joe Lovano tenor sax; Bill Frisell electric guitar
Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album
Impressions
(John Coltrane)
2018
rec. March 6, 1963
Impulse
John Coltrane tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner piano; Jimmy Garrison bass; Elvin Jones drums
2nd Hour
Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album
One Up, One Down
(John Coltrane)
2018
rec. March 6, 1963
Impulse
John Coltrane tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner piano; Jimmy Garrison bass; Elvin Jones drums
John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman
You Are Too Beautiful
(Rodgers/Hart)
rec. March 7, 1963
Impulse
John Coltrane tenor sax; McCoy Tyner piano; Jimmy Garrison bass; Elvin Jones drums; Johnny Hartman vocals
Thelonius Monk with John Coltrane
Trinkle Tinkle
(T. Monk)
1957
Jazzland

John Coltrane tenor; Thelonius Monk piano; Wilbur Ware bass; Shadow Wilson drums
The Best of John Coltrane
Psalm (A Love Supreme Part IV)
(John Coltrane)
rec. Dec. 1964
Impulse
John Coltrane tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner piano; Jimmy Garrison bass; Elvin Jones drums
John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman
My One and Only Love
(Mellin/Wood)
rec. March 7, 1963
Impulse
John Coltrane tenor sax; McCoy Tyner piano; Jimmy Garrison bass; Elvin Jones drums; Johnny Hartman vocals
Thelonius Monk with John Coltrane
Nutty
(T. Monk)
1957
Jazzland

John Coltrane tenor; Thelonius Monk piano; Wilbur Ware bass; Shadow Wilson drums
Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album
Untitled Original 11386
(John Coltrane)
2018
rec. March 6, 1963
Impulse
John Coltrane tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner piano; Jimmy Garrison bass; Elvin Jones drums

Saturday, August 11, 2018

August 20, 2018 WRFR Radio Show 3-5pm 93.3FM

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
John Coltrane: The Lost Album



Redo!
Newly released John Coltrane, vinyl from Paul Motian's collection, readings related to Coltrane and 1963 from Paul Motian's autobiography are on tap for this week's show.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Set List 08_06_18

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
Steve Cardenas: Charlie & Paul

Part 1    Part 2

Steve Cardenas photo ©Anna Yatskevich
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Melody In A Dream Once Around the Park
(Paul Motian)
2012 Sunnyside Steve Cardenas guitar; Thomas Morgan bass Joey Baron drums
Holiday For Strings Morpion
(Paul Motian)
2001 Winter & Winter Steve Cardenas , Ben Monder guitar; Anders Christiansen electric bass; Paul Motian drums; Chris Cheek tenor sax; Pietro Tonolo tenor & soprano sax
Charlie & Paul Tangram
(Paul Motian)

2018 Newvelle Records Steve Cardenas guitar; Thomas Morgan bass; Loren Stillman saxophone; Matt Wilson drums
Charlie & Paul Prairie Avenue Copwboy
(Paul Motian)

2018 Newvelle Records Steve Cardenas guitar; Thomas Morgan bass; Loren Stillman saxophone; Matt Wilson drums
Europe New Moon
(Steve Cardenas)

2001
rec.2000
Winter & Winter Paul Motian and the EBBB
2nd Hour
Melody In A Dream New Moon
(Steve Cardenas)
2012 Sunnyside Steve Cardenas guitar; Thomas Morgan bass Joey Baron drums
Charlie & Paul Pocketful of Cherry
(Charlie Haden)

2018 Newvelle Records Steve Cardenas guitar; Thomas Morgan bass; Loren Stillman saxophone; Matt Wilson drums
Garden of Eden Mesmer
(Paul Motian)
2006 ECM Chris Cheek, Tony Malaby saxophones; Steve Cardenas, Ben Monder, Jakob Bro guitars; Jerome Harris bass; Paul Motian drums
Charlie & Paul Asia
(Paul Motian)

2018 Newvelle Records Steve Cardenas guitar; Thomas Morgan bass; Loren Stillman saxophone; Matt Wilson drums
Garden of Eden Balata
(Steve Cardenas)
2006 ECM Chris Cheek, Tony Malaby saxophones; Steve Cardenas, Ben Monder, Jakob Bro guitars; Jerome Harris bass; Paul Motian drums

Saturday, August 4, 2018

August 6, 2018 WRFR Radio Show 3-5pm 93.3FM

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
Steve Cardenas: Charlie & Paul


Photo: Courtesy Steve Cardenas
I'm very pleased to have Steve Cardenas featured on the show! We'll talk about his new album Charlie & Paul, the Paul Motian Songbooks, the Electric Bebop Band and who knows what else.

Monday, July 30, 2018

Set List 07_30_18

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
Ben Young Curates

Parts 1 & 2 


Ben Young in the studio. Listen here: https://vimeo.com/76351957

Nothing Ever Was, Anyway
cartoon
(Annette Peacock )
1997
ECM
Marilyn Crispell piano; Gary Peacock double- bass; Paul Motian drums
Just Friends
Sacrebleu
(Martial Solal)
1997
Disques Dreyfus
Martial Solal piano; Gary Peacock bass; Paul Motian drums
Not Two, Not One
Fig Foot
(Paul Bley)
1999
ECM
Paul Bley piano; Gary Peacock double-bass; Paul Motian drums
Live Queen Elizabeth Hall London

Mumbo Jumbo
(Paul Motian)

Nov. 19, 1991
You Tube
Geri Allen piano; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
Excerpt from Club Date
Unknown


unreleased
Bill Evans piano; Gary Peacock bass; Paul Motian drums
At The Deer Head Inn
Basin Street Blues
(Spencer Williams)
1992
ECM
Keith Jarrett piano; Gary Peacock bass; Paul Motian drums
2nd Hour
Medieval Jazz Quartet plus 3
How High the Moon
(Morgan Lewis)
1961
Classic Editions
Bob Dorough tenor recorder; Linue Davenport alto recorder; Martha Bixler soprano recorder; Shelly Gruskin alto recorder; Alan Schackman guitar; George Duvivier bass; Paul Motian drums
The House of Blue Lights

The House of Blue Lights
(Don Raye/ Freddie Slack)
1959
Dot Records
Eddie Costa piano; Wendell Marshall bass; Paul Motian drums
Listen to the Music of Jerry Wald

Who Cares
(Gershwin)
1955
Kapp/Solar Records
Jerry Wald clarinetist & conductor; Eddie Costa vibes; Paul Motian drums; plus guitar, bass & string orchestra
Remind Me
Satin Doll
(Duke Ellington/Billy Strayhorn)
1965
Clover Records
(not released)
Joe Castro piano; Teddy Kotick bass; Paul Motian drums
Unexpected
The Sunflower
(Paul Motian)
1978
Kharma
Kenny Davern clarinet, soprano sax; Steve Lacy soprano sax; Steve Swallow bass guitar; Paul Motian drums

Saturday, July 28, 2018

July 30, 2018 WRFR Radio Show 3-5pm 93.3FM

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
Ben Young Curates


Ben Young in the studio. Listen here: https://vimeo.com/76351957

I don't usually do a show the last Monday of the month but Ben Young is in the area! He's visiting the Paul Motian Archive, picking out some tunes and will be live on the air with me on July 30. If you don't know, Ben Young is a Jazz Historian, author and former manager of Columbia University's radio station WKCR.