Saturday, April 14, 2018

April 16, 2018 WRFR Radio Show 3-5pm 93.3FM

Repeat episode from 06_06_14

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
Escalator Over the Hill




"Anything not told, wasn't yet known."- Carla Bley


Escalator Over the Hill Players: Roswell Rudd, Perry Robinson, Gato Barbieri, Charlie Haden, Michael Mantler, Enrico Rava, Bob Carlisle, Sharon Freeman, Sam Burtis, Jimmy Knepper, Jack Jeffers, John Buckingham, Jimmy Lyons, Chris Woods, Bill Morimando, Roger Dawson, Paul Motian, Linda Ronstadt, John McLaughlin, Carla Bley, Howard Johnson, Peggy Imig, Nancy Newton, Richard Youngstein, Jack Bruce, Don Cherry, Leroy Jenkins, Calo Scott, Ron McClure, Sam Brown, Souren Baronian
Escalator Over the HillHotel Overture
(Carla Bley/Paul Haines)
1971JCOA RecordsOrchestra
FragmentsCloser
(Carla Bley)
1986ECMPaul Bley piano; John Surman saxophone; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
Tropic AppetitiesCaucasian Bird Riffles
(Carla Bley/Paul Haines)
1974ECMGato Barbieri tenor sax; Carla Bley organ, piano, vocals, producer, engineer; Paul Haines − performer; Dave Holland − bass, cello; Howard Johnson − tuba, bass clarinet, baritone sax, soprano sax, vocals; Michael Mantler − trombone, trumpet, valve trombone, producer; Toni Marcus − violin, viola; Paul Motian − drums, percussion; Julie Tippetts − vocals; Karen Mantler - vocals
Escalator Over the HillGinger & David Theme
(Carla Bley/Paul Haines)
1971JCOA RecordsOrchestra
Escalator Over the HillWhy 
(Carla Bley/Paul Haines)
1971JCOA RecordsOrchestra
Escalator Over the HillIt’s Not What You Do
(Carla Bley/Paul Haines)
1971JCOA RecordsOriginal Hotel Amateur Band
Escalator Over the HillDetective Writer Daughter
(Carla Bley/Paul Haines)
1971JCOA RecordsOrchestra
Escalator Over the HillDr. Why
(Carla Bley/Paul Haines)
1971JCOA RecordsOrchestra
FragmentsSeven
(Carla Bley)
1986ECMPaul Bley piano; John Surman saxophone; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
2nd Hour
Into the WoodworkGrisley Business
(Steve Swallow)
2013
Xtra
Watt/
ECM
Steve Swallow bass guitar; Carla Bley organ; Steve Cardenas guitar; Chris Cheek tenor sax; Jorge Rossy drums
Escalator Over the HillA.I.R. (All India Radio)
(Carla Bley/Paul Haines)
1971JCOA RecordsDesert Band
Into the WoodworkInto the Woodwork
(Steve Swallow)
2013
Xtra
Watt/
ECM
Steve Swallow bass guitar; Carla Bley organ; Steve Cardenas guitar; Chris Cheek tenor sax; Jorge Rossy drums
Escalator Over the HillEnd of Rawalpindi
(Carla Bley/Paul Haines)
1971JCOA RecordsJack’sTraveling Band
Desert Band
Not In Our NameBlue Anthem
(Carla Bley)
2005
Universal Music FranceLiberation Music Orchestra: Charlie Haden, Carla Bley, Michael Rodriguez, Seneca Black, Curtis Fowlkes, Arnee Sharon Freeman, Joe Daley, Miguel Zenon, Chris Cheek, Tony Malaby, Steve Cardenas, Matt Wilson
Escalator Over the HillRawalpindi Blues
(Carla Bley/Paul Haines)
1971JCOA RecordsJack’sTraveling Band
Desert Band
Escalator Over the HillEscalator Over the Hill
(Carla Bley/Paul Haines)
1971JCOA RecordsOrchestra
Hotel Lobby Band

Monday, April 9, 2018

Set List 04_09_18

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet
Theme:
Improvisations: Lacy, Motian & Taylor



Cecil Taylor, the Influencer.

Tethered Moon:
Triangle
Introduction I (Motian/Peacock/Kikiuchi)–
I Fall in Love Too Easily
(Cahn/Styne)
1991
King
Paul Motian drums; Masabumi Kikuchi piano; Gary Peacock bass
For Olim
The Question
(Cecil Taylor)
1987
Soul Note
Cecil Taylor piano
Zen Palace
Ah-Ha
(Paul Motian)
1993

Transheart
Paul Bley piano; Steve Swallow bass; Paul Motian drums
Untold Story
Improlude
(Pieranunzi/Johnson/Motian)
1994

IDA Records
Enrico Pieranunzi piano, marc Johnson bass, Paul Motian drums
Follies

Esteem
(Steve Lacy)
1978
FMP Records
Steve Lacy soprano saxophone; Steve Potts alto; Irene Aebi cello; Kent Carter bass; Oliver Johnson drums
For Olim
For the Rabbit
(Cecil Taylor)
1987
Soul Note
Cecil Taylor piano
Flux & Change
Double Act 3
(Pierinunzi/
Motian)
1995
Soul Note
Enrico Pieranunzi piano, Paul Motian drums
For Olim
Mirror and Water Gazing
(Cecil Taylor)
1987
Soul Note
Cecil Taylor piano
Flux & Change
Hazard Rate
(Pierinunzi/
Motian)
1995
Soul Note
Enrico Pieranunzi piano, Paul Motian drums
2nd Hour
Follies

Follies
(Steve Lacy)
1978
FMP Records
Steve Lacy soprano saxophone; Steve Potts alto; Irene Aebi cello; Kent Carter bass; Oliver Johnson drums
Flux & Change
Drumlogue 1
(Paul Motian)
1995
Soul Note
Enrico Pieranunzi piano, Paul Motian drums
For Olim
Living–dedicated to Julian Beck
(Cecil Taylor)
1987
Soul Note
Cecil Taylor piano
First Meeting
Intermezzo
(Kikuchi/Peacock/Motian)
1997
rec.1990
Winter & Winter
Masabumi Kikuchi piano; Gary Peacock bass; Paul Motian drums
For Olim
For the Water Dog
(Cecil Taylor)
1987
Soul Note
Cecil Taylor piano
Not Two, Not One
Not Zero: In One Part
(Bley/Peacock/Motian)
1999
ECM
Paul Bley piano; Gary Peacock bass; Paul Motian drums
For Olim
For the Death
(Cecil Taylor)
1987
Soul Note
Cecil Taylor piano
For Olim
Olim
(Cecil Taylor)
1987
Soul Note
Cecil Taylor piano

Saturday, April 7, 2018

April 9, 2018 WRFR Radio Show 3-5pm 93.3FM

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet
Theme:
Improvisations: Lacy, Motian & Taylor


Avant guard jazz greats Cecil Taylor and Steve Lacy interspersed with some improvised Paul Motian. From Paul Motian's music collection.

Monday, April 2, 2018

Set List 04_02_18

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet
Theme:
V2 Motian Songbook T-Z


Is it Billy Drewes or Jim Pepper?
Live At the Village 
Vanguard 
Vol. III
The Third Walk
(Paul Motian)
2010
2006
(rec.)
Winter & Winter
Paul Motian drums; Chris Potter tenor sax; Larry Grenadier bass; Mat Manieri viola; Masabumi Kikuchi piano
Time and Time Again
Time and Time Again
(Paul Motian)
2007
ECM
Joe Lovano tenor sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
Joe Lovano’s Sounds of Joy

23rd St. Theme
(Paul Motian)
1991
Enja
Joe Lovano saxophone; Anthony Cox bass; Ed Blackwell drums
1985 
Rehearsal 
Oct. 18
23rd St. Theme
(Paul Motian)
1985
unreleased
Joe Lovano tenor sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
1986 
Rehearsal 
Jan. 8
M9
23rd St. Theme
(Paul Motian)
1986
unreleased
Joe Lovano, Billy Drewes or Jim Pepper saxes; Bill Frisell guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Arto Tuncboyaciyan percussion; 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
Time and Time Again
Wednesday
(Paul Motian)
2007
ECM
Joe Lovano tenor sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
2nd Hour

Umh Hum
(Paul Motian)

unreleased
unrecorded


Untitled 1
(Paul Motian)

unreleased
unrecorded


Untitled 2
(Paul Motian)

unreleased
unrecorded


Uptown Walk
(Paul Motian)

unreleased
unrecorded

The Windmills of Your Mind
Wednesday’s Gone
(Paul Motian)
2011
Winter & Winter
Thomas Morgan bass; Paul Motian drums; Petra Haden vocals; Bill Frisell guitar
Time and Time Again
Whirlpool
(Paul Motian)
2007
ECM
Joe Lovano tenor sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums

Wonderful One
(Paul Motian)

unreleased
unrecorded

Trioism

Zabel
(Paul Motian)
1993
Polydor
Japan
Joe Lovano tenor sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
Charlie & Paul
Riff Raff
(Paul Motian)
2018
Newvelle Records
Steve Cardenas guitar; Thomas Morgan bass; Matt Wilson drums; Loren Stillman saxophone
The Montreal Tapes
Body Beautiful
(Paul Motian)
based on the chords of Body and Soul
1994/rec. 1989
Polydor/France
Charlie Haden bass, Paul Bley piano, 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
Memoirs
This Is the Hour
(Paul Motian)
1990
Soul Note
Paul Bley piano; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
Memoirs
Sting A Ring
(Paul Motian)
1990
Soul Note
Paul Bley piano; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
Memoirs
Enough Is Enough
(Paul Motian)
1990
Soul Note
Paul Bley piano; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums