Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Summer Break

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

will be on vacation until August 19th


Paul Motian and Bill Frisell Sardinia July 1986
photographer unknown ©Paul Motian Archive

I'll be on the air August 19th live with Eddie Schuller as my guest. Meanwhile, you can catch up on past episodes of Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet: http://jazzcloset.blogspot.com/p/show-links_71.html.

Monday, July 22, 2019

Set List 07_22_19

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme: 

David Friesen's 1984 Amber Skies 




Page from Paul Motian's 1978 Band Book and
back cover 'Amber Skies' courtesy Palo Alto Records

Amber Skies Amber Skies
(David Friesen)
1984 Palo Alto Records Joe Henderson tenor sax; Chick Corea piano; Paul Horn flute; Airto Moreira percussion; David Friesen bass; Paul Motian drums
1978 Trio Rehearsal
June 18
Dance
(Paul Motian)
1978 unreleased Charles Brackeen soprano & tenor sax; David Friesen bass; Paul Motian drums
Amber Skies Blue In Green
(Davis/Evans)
1984 Palo Alto Records Joe Henderson tenor sax; Chick Corea piano; Paul Horn flute; Airto Moreira percussion; David Friesen bass; Paul Motian drums
Further 
Explorations

Laurie
(Bill Evans)
2012 Concord Chick Corea piano; Eddie Gomez bass; Paul Motian drums
Amber Skies Jenelle #4
(David Friesen)
1984 Palo Alto Records Joe Henderson tenor sax; Chick Corea piano; Paul Horn flute; Airto Moreira percussion; David Friesen bass; Paul Motian drums
Further 
Explorations

Mode VI
(Paul Motian)
2012 Concord Chick Corea piano; Eddie Gomez bass; Paul Motian drums
2nd Hour
1978 Trio Rehearsal
June 18
Yogan Love
(Charles Brackeen)
1978 unreleased Charles Brackeen soprano & tenor sax; David Friesen bass; Paul Motian drums
Attainment Yogan Love
(Charles Brackeen)
1987 Silkheart Records Charles Brackeen tenor sax; Olu Dara cornet; Fred Hopkins bass; Andrew Cyrille drums
Amber Skies In the Place of Calling
(David Friesen)
1984 Palo Alto Records Joe Henderson tenor sax; Chick Corea piano; Paul Horn flute; Airto Moreira percussion; David Friesen bass; Paul Motian drums
1978 Trio Rehearsal
Feb 5
The Sunflower
(Paul Motian)
(partial play-degraded tape)
1978 unreleased Charles Brackeen soprano & tenor sax; David Izenzon  bass; Paul Motian drums
1978 Trio Rehearsal
June 18
Drum Music
The Sunflower
(Paul Motian)
1978 unreleased Charles Brackeen soprano & tenor sax; David Friesen bass; Paul Motian drums
(David Izenzen on bass for Drum Music)
Amber Skies Underlying
(David Friesen)
1984 Palo Alto Records Joe Henderson tenor sax; Chick Corea piano; Paul Horn flute; Airto Moreira percussion; David Friesen bass; Paul Motian drums

Saturday, July 20, 2019

July 22, 2019 WRFR Radio Show 3-5pm 93.3FM

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme: 

David Friesen's 1984 Amber Skies 


Page from Paul Motian's 1978 Band Book and
back cover 'Amber Skies' courtesy Palo Alto Records

I have a 1978 rehearsal cassette with David Friesen, Charles Brackeen and Paul Motian and the 1984 album of Friesen's that Paul Motian played on to feature on this week's show.

Saturday, July 13, 2019

07_15_19 Set List

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme: 

Anat Fort: Colour

Anat Fort will be playing in and around NYC this week.
This show features an interview with Anat Fort.

Colour
BBB
(Anat Fort)
2019
Sunnyside
Anat Fort piano; Gary Wang double- bass; Roland Schneider drums
Colour
Sort Of
(Anat Fort)
2019
Sunnyside
Anat Fort piano; Gary Wang double- bass; Roland Schneider drums
A Long Story
Just Now, Var. 1
(Anat Fort)
2007
ECM
Anat Fort piano; Ed Schuller double- bass; Paul Motian drums
A Long Story
Morning: Good
(Anat Fort)
2007
ECM
Anat Fort piano; Perry Robinson clarinet, ocarina; Ed Schuller double- bass; Paul Motian drums
Colour
The Limp
(Anat Fort)
2019
Sunnyside
Anat Fort piano; Gary Wang double- bass; Roland Schneider drums
2nd Hour

Colour
Tirata Tiratata
(Anat Fort)
2019
Sunnyside
Anat Fort piano; Gary Wang double- bass; Roland Schneider drums
And If
Paul Motian (1&2)
(Anat Fort)
2010
ECM
Anat Fort piano; Gary Wang double- bass; Roland Schneider drums
Live At 
Cornelia St Cafe NYC
Not the Perfect Storm
(Anat Fort)

Sept 2011
unreleased
Anat Fort piano; Gary Wang double- bass; Paul Motian drums
Colour
Heal And…
(Anat Fort)
2019
Sunnyside
Anat Fort piano; Gary Wang double- bass; Roland Schneider drums
Live At 
Cornelia St Cafe NYC
Milarepa Suite Part 3
(Anat Fort)

Sept 2011
unreleased
Anat Fort piano; Gary Wang double- bass; Paul Motian drums

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

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme: 

Anat Fort: Colour


Gary Wang, Anat Fort, Roland Schneider
Courtesy ©Anat Fort
This week's show has an interview with pianist Anat Fort and features her new Sunnyside album Colour.

Monday, July 8, 2019

Set List 07_08_19

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme: 

Drums Tuning

Parts 1 & 2

Page from Paul Motian's 1979 Band Book
related to the cassette played on this show.

Charles Brackeen & Paul Motian 1977  location unknown
©Richard Berner

See images below Set List for related Paul Motian Compositions. Musicians: Let me know if the music matches what you hear on the cassette. Use comments below.

1979 09_23 Rehearsal

Drums (practice) (Tuning) (D B Ab diminished) (Paul Motian)
1979
unreleased
Paul Motian drums
1977 01_08
Creative Music Studio Live
Oracle (became Tangram)
(Paul Motian)
1977
unreleased
Charles Brackeen soprano & tenor sax; David Izenzon
bass; Paul Motian drums
1979 09_23 Rehearsal

Drums (practice) (Tuning 1)
(Paul Motian)
1979
unreleased
Paul Motian drums
1979 09_23 Rehearsal

Drums (practice) (Tuning 2)
(Paul Motian)
1979
unreleased
Paul Motian drums
1977 01_08
Creative Music Studio Live
Lament
(Paul Motian)
1977
unreleased
Charles Brackeen soprano & tenor sax; David Izenzon
bass; Paul Motian drums
Jack of Clubs
Lament
(Paul Motian)

1985
Soul Note
Joe Lovano tenor sax; Jim Pepper tenor & soprano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
1977 12_16 Live New Foxhole Cafe
Phil. PA
Yahllah
(Paul Motian)
1977
unreleased
WXPN-FM
Charles Brackeen musette; David Izenson bass; Paul Motian drums
Jack of Clubs
Tanner St.
(Paul Motian)

1985
Soul Note
Joe Lovano tenor sax; Jim Pepper tenor & soprano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
2nd Hour
1979 09_23 Rehearsal

Drums (practice) (Tuning 3)
(Paul Motian)
1979
unreleased
Paul Motian drums
1979 09_23 Rehearsal

Drums (gets interesting near end)
(Paul Motian)
1979
unreleased
Paul Motian drums
1977 01_08
Creative Music Studio Live
Mushi Mushi
(Dewey Redman)
1977
unreleased
Charles Brackeen soprano & tenor sax; David Izenzon
bass; Paul Motian drums
1979 09_23 Rehearsal

Piano (slow ballad 1 & 2)
(Paul Motian)
1979
unreleased
Paul Motian piano
1979 09_23 Rehearsal

1.Saxophone (tenor)
2.Moses:
religious melody
3.and 2nd melody
4.(soprano)
(Paul Motian)
1979
unreleased
Charles Brackeen saxophone
1979 09_23 Rehearsal

1.tenor new ballad melody (‘Tatao’)
2.new melody ‘Mythology’
3.soprano variation
(Paul Motian)
1979
unreleased
Charles Brackeen saxophone
1977 12_16 Live New Foxhole Cafe
Phil. PA
Prelude
(Paul Motian)
1977
unreleased
WXPN-FM
Charles Brackeen soprano & tenor sax; David Izenson bass; Paul Motian drums






From Paul Motian's Working Compositions Notebooks
©¥azgol Music/Paul Motian Archive