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

Saturday, September 29, 2018

October 1, 2018 WRFR Radio Show 3-5pm 93.3FM

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
1980s: Paul Motian Quintet Version 2


Jim Pepper in NYC? 1983 photo: Paul Motian
I'll feature version 2 of Paul Motian's 1980s Quintet with Bill Frisell, Joe Lovano, Ed Schuller and Jim Pepper this week. They recorded 3 albums and I have some rehearsal tapes and part of the 1st gig they did together at Hasty Pudding in Cambridge, MA on June 27, 1983.



Monday, September 17, 2018

Set List 09_17_18

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
Lament, Introduction, Syzygy and Fiasco



Pages from Paul Motian's 1984 Band Book #34


Live: Creative Music Studio
Woodstock, NY
Lament
(Paul Motian)
Jan. 8
1977
unreleased Paul Motian drums; Charles Brackeen saxophone; David Izenzon bass
Solo Piano
Before 1984
Lament v1
(Paul Motian)

>1984 unreleased Paul Motian piano
1984 Jan 8 Rehearsal Lament v1
(Paul Motian)
1984 unreleased Ed Schuller bass; Joe Lovano tenor sax; Jim Pepper tenor or soprano sax; Bill Frisell electric guitar
Solo Piano
Before 1984
Lament v2
(Paul Motian)

>1984 unreleased Paul Motian piano
1984 Jan 8 Rehearsal Lament v2
(Paul Motian)
1984 unreleased Ed Schuller bass; Joe Lovano tenor sax; Jim Pepper tenor or soprano sax; Bill Frisell electric guitar
Solo Piano
Before 1984
Lament v3
(Paul Motian)

>1984 unreleased Paul Motian piano
1984 Jan 8 Rehearsal Lament v3
(Paul Motian)
1984 unreleased Ed Schuller bass; Joe Lovano tenor sax; Jim Pepper tenor or soprano sax; Bill Frisell electric guitar
Solo Piano
Before 1984
Lament v4
(Paul Motian)

>1984 unreleased Paul Motian piano
Jack of Clubs Lament
(Paul Motian)

rec. March 1984/
1985
Soul Note Bill Frisell electric guitar
A Long Story Just Now, Var. 1
(Anat Fort)

2007 ECM Anat Fort piano; Perry Robinson clarinet, ocarina; Ed Schuller double- bass; Paul Motian drums
It Should’ve Happened A Long Time Ago Introduction
(Paul Motian)
rec. July
1984/
1985
ECM Bill Frisell electric guitar
Bill Frisell, Ron Carter, Paul Motian Introduction
(Paul Motian)
2005 None-such Bill Frisell electric guitar; Paul Motian drums; Ron Carter bass
Windmills of Your Mind Introduction (2)
(Paul Motian)
2010 Winter & Winter Bill Frisell electric guitar; Thomas Morgan bass; Motian drums
2nd Hour
1984 Jan 8 Rehearsal Hide and Go Seek
(Paul Motian)
1984 unreleased Ed Schuller bass; Joe Lovano tenor sax; Jim Pepper tenor or soprano sax; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Paul Motian drums
Jack of Clubs Hide and Go Seek
(Paul Motian)

rec. March 1984/1985 Soul Note Ed Schuller bass; Joe Lovano tenor sax; Jim Pepper tenor or soprano sax; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Paul Motian drums
1984 Jan 8 Rehearsal Syzygy v1
(Paul Motian)
1984 unreleased Ed Schuller bass; Joe Lovano tenor sax; Jim Pepper tenor or soprano sax; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Paul Motian drums
It Should’ve Happened A Long Time Ago Fiasco
(Paul Motian)
rec.July
1984/
1985
ECM Joe Lovano tenor sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
1984 Jan 8 Rehearsal Syzygy v2
(Paul Motian)
1984 unreleased Ed Schuller bass; Joe Lovano tenor sax; Jim Pepper tenor or soprano sax; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Paul Motian drums
Drum Music Fiasco
(Paul Motian)
2011 Sunnyside Russ Lossing piano
Live At Ryles
09/25/1984
Fiasco
(Paul Motian)
1984 unreleased Joe Lovano tenor sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
Live At Ryles
09/26/1984
Fiasco
(Paul Motian)
1984 unreleased Joe Lovano tenor sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums