Monday, April 23, 2018

Set List 04_23_18

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
Motian Survey: 1955-2011

Parts 1 & 2

Paul Motian 2006 photo ©Cindy McGuirl

Listen to hear the evolution of Paul Motian's drumming and music.

Hal Stein
Warren Fitzgerald

Zounds
(Warren Fitzgerald)
July 19 & 20
1955
Progressive Records/Century Records Japan Hal Stein alto sax; Warren Fitzgerald trumpet; Bob Dorough piano; Alphonso Cotton bass; Paul Motian drums
New Jazz 
Conceptions
Displacement
(Bill Evans)
Sept 18 & 27 1956 Riverside Bill Evans piano; Teddy Kotick bass; Paul Motian drums
Warne Marsh

Excerpt
(Marsh/Bauer)
1958 Atlantic Warne Marsh tenor sax; Paul Chambers bass; Paul Motian drums

The Complete Village Vanguard Recordings, 1961 All of You (take 1)
(Cole Porter)
Announcement
1961/2003 Riverside Bill Evans piano; Scott LaFaro bass; Paul Motian drums
Paul Bley with
Gary Peacock

When Will the Blues Leave
(Ornette Coleman)
1964/1970 ECM Paul Bley piano; Gary Peacock bass; Paul Motian drums
Somewhere Before/ Live At Shelly’s Manne-Hole Pouts’ Over (and the Day’s Not Through)
(Keith Jarrett)

1968 Atlantic Jazz Keith Jarrett piano; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
Conception Vessel Rebica
(Paul Motian)
1972 ECM Paul Motian percussion; Charlie Haden bass; Sam Brown guitar
Silence Mushi Mushi
(Dewey Redman)
1977 Impulse Keith Jarrett piano; Dewey Redman tenor sax; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
Dance Kalypso
(Paul Motian)
1977/1978 ECM Paul Motian drums; Charles Brackeen saxophone; David Izenzon bass
2nd Hour
The Story of Maryam The Story of 
Maryam
(Paul Motian)

rec. July 1983/1984 Soul Note Joe Lovano tenor sax; Jim Pepper tenor & soprano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
Fragments For the Love of Sarah
(Paul Motian)
1986 ECM Paul Bley piano; Bill Frisell guitar; John Surman soprano and baritone sax, bass clarinet; Paul Motian drums
In The Year of the Dragon Oblivion
(Bud Powell)
1989 JMT/Winter & Winter Geri Allen piano; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
At The Deer Head Inn You and the Night and the Music
(Schwartz/Dietz)
1992 ECM Keith Jarrett piano; Gary Peacock bass; Paul Motian drums
Nothing Ever Was, Anyway cartoon
(Annette Peacock )
1997 ECM Marilyn Crispell piano; Gary Peacock double- bass; Paul Motian drums
Europe Fiasco
(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
Garden of Eden Endless
(Paul Motian)
2006 ECM Chris Cheek, Tony Malaby saxophones; Steve Cardenas, Ben Monder, Jakob Bro guitars; Jerome Harris bass; Paul Motian drums
Sunrise So What Variations
(Kikuchi/Morgan/Motian)
2012
rec. 
2009
ECM Masabumi Kikuchi piano;
Thomas Morgan bass; Paul
Motian drums
Pieranunzi Live At the Village Vanguard My Funny Valentine
(Richard Rodgers)
2013
rec. 2010
CAM Jazz
Paul Motian drums; Marc Johnson bass; Enrico Pieranunzi piano
The Windmills of Your Mind The Windmills of Your Mind
(Legrand/Bergman/Bergman)
2011 Winter & Winter Thomas Morgan bass; Paul Motian drums; Petra Haden vocals; Bill Frisell guitar

Sunday, April 22, 2018

April 23, 2018 WRFR Radio Show 3-5pm 93.3FM

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
Motian Survey: 1955-2011



Paul Motian 2006 photo ©Cindy McGuirl

Playing random Paul Motian recordings in chronological order this week.

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