Friday, September 23, 2016

Set List 09_23_16

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet
Theme:
Charles Brackeen & Lowell Davidson

Part 1        Part 2

Lowell Davidson 1965 (photo: George Klabin)
Charles Brackeen abt. 1977 (photo: unknown)
1977 Rehearsal Tapes featuring duos of Paul Motian and pianist Lowell Davidson and Paul Motian and saxophonist Charles Brackeen. Lots of readings from Paul Motian's unpublished autobiography.

Rehearsal Tape 
Davidson/
Motian

Track 1
(Lowell Davidson/Paul Motian)
abt.1977 unreleased Lowell Davidson piano; Paul Motian drums
Rehearsal Tape 
Brackeen/
Motian

Dance/Talk
(Paul Motian)
abt.1977 unreleased Charles Brackeen saxophone; Paul Motian drums
Rehearsal Tape 
Davidson/
Motian

Track 2
(Lowell Davidson/Paul Motian)
1977 unreleased Lowell Davidson piano; Paul Motian drums
Rehearsal Tape 
Brackeen/
Motian

Dance/Talk
(Paul Motian)
abt.1977 unreleased Charles Brackeen saxophone; Paul Motian drums
Rehearsal Tape 
Davidson/
Motian

Track 3
(Lowell Davidson/Paul Motian)
1977 unreleased Lowell Davidson piano; Paul Motian drums
2nd Hour
Rehearsal Tape 
Brackeen/
Motian

Dance/Talk
(Paul Motian)
abt.1977 unreleased Charles Brackeen saxophone; Paul Motian drums
Rehearsal Tape 
Davidson/
Motian

Track 4
(Lowell Davidson/Paul Motian)
1977 unreleased Lowell Davidson piano; Paul Motian drums
Rehearsal Tape 
Brackeen/
Motian

Tangram
(Paul Motian)
before 1981 unreleased Charles Brackeen saxophone; Paul Motian drums
Rehearsal Tape 
Davidson/
Motian

Track 5
(Lowell Davidson/Paul Motian)
1977 unreleased Lowell Davidson piano; Paul Motian drums
Rhythm X C.B. Blues
(Charles Brackeen) 

1973
rec. 1968
Dolphy Series 4 Ed Blackwell drums; Charles Brackeen sax; Don Cherry trumpet; Charlie Haden bass;
Lowell 
Davidson Trio
Dunce
(Lowell Davidson)
1965 ESP Lowell Davidson piano; Gary Peacock bass; Milford Graves drums

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

September 23, 2016 WRFR Radio Show 9-11am 93.3FM

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet
Theme:
Charles Brackeen & Lowell Davidson

Lowell Davidson 1965 (photo: George Klabin)
Charles Brackeen abt. 1977 (photo: unknown)
I'll feature 2 Paul Motian rehearsal tapes this week. Both were recorded around 1977 and are duos.
Charles Brackeen: "Ut oh."
Paul Motian: laughs
CB: "Turn it off, man."
PM: "No one's gonna hear that tape man but you and I."

Friday, September 16, 2016

Set List 09_16_16

Theme: 
Paul Motian Compositions  O-S


Paul Motian, Joe Lovano, Bill Frisell
photo: ©1982 Deborah Feingold

Featuring the unreleased song Prairie Avenue Cowboy.
Misterioso

Once Around the Park
(Paul Motian)
1987 Soul Note Jim Pepper tenor, soprano; Joe Lovano tenor; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
One Time Out One Time Out
(Paul Motian)
1989 Soul Note Joe Lovano tenor sax; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Paul Motian drums
The Story of Maryam The Owl of Cranston
(Paul Motian)
1984 Soul Note
Milan,
Italy
Ed Schuller bass; Joe Lovano tenor saxophone; Jim Pepper tenor & soprano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
1982 Rehearsal (#19) 
Oct 12/Nov. 30
The Owl of Cranston
(Paul Motian)
1982 unreleased Ed Schuller bass; Joe Lovano tenor saxophone; Billy Drewes tenor & alto sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
One Time Out Portrait of T.
(Paul Motian)
1989 Soul Note Joe Lovano tenor sax; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Paul Motian drums
1985 Jan. 3
Rehearsal Tape

Prairie Avenue Cowboy
(Paul Motian)
1985 unreleased Joe Lovano tenor sax; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Paul Motian drums
1985  Jan. 3
Rehearsal Tape
Prairie Avenue Cowboy
(Paul Motian)
1985 unreleased Bill Frisell electric guitar; Joe Lovano tenor sax; Paul Motian drums
1983 Feb. 1
Rehearsal Tape

Prairie Avenue Cowboy
(Paul Motian)
1983 unreleased Bill Frisell electric guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
1982 Rehearsal (#19) 
Oct 12/Nov. 30
The Story of Maryam
(Paul Motian)
1982 unreleased Ed Schuller bass; Joe Lovano tenor saxophone; Billy Drewes tenor & alto sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
2nd Hour
Dance Prelude
(Paul Motian)
1978
(rec. 1977)
ECM Charles Brackeen soprano & tenor sax; David Izenson bass; Paul Motian drums
Psalm Psalm
(Paul Motian)
1982 ECM Joe Lovano tenor sax; Billy Drewes tenor & alto sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
Conception 
Vessel

Rebica
(Paul Motian) 


1973 ECM Paul Motian drums; Keith Jarrett piano, flute; Leroy Jenkins violin; Charlie Haden bass; Sam Brown guitar; Becky Friend flute
Psalm Second Hand
(Paul Motian)
1982 ECM Joe Lovano tenor sax; Billy Drewes tenor & alto sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
Tribute Sod House
(Paul Motian) 

1974 ECM Paul Motian drums; Carlos Ward alto sax; Paul Metzke guitar; Charlie Haden bass; Sam Brown acoustic and electric guitar
Jack of Clubs Split Decision
(Paul Motian)
1985 Soul Note Joe Lovano tenor sax; Jim Pepper tenor & soprano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

September 16, 2016 WRFR Radio Show 9-11am 93.3FM

Theme: 
Paul Motian Compositions  O-S

Paul Motian, Joe Lovano, Bill Frisell
photo: ©1982 Deborah Feingold
More from Paul Motian's Compositions including the "Cowboy Song"- Prairie Avenue Cowboy from an unreleased 1985 rehearsal tape.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

September 9, 2016 WRFR Radio Show 9-11am 93.3FM

I am unable to be in the studio this week, so you will hear this previous recording from 12_19_14.

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet
Theme:
Trio Rehearsal Tape Oct. 18, 1985
Part 1   Part 2
Joe Lovano, Bill Frisell, Paul Motian  2006
photo: Arne Reimer courtesy ECM Records

This show features a cassette recording made at Joe Lovano's loft with Paul Motian and Bill Frisell. Readings are about the 1980's.

Set List: 

Friday, September 2, 2016

Set List 09_02_16

Theme: 
Paul Motian Compositions  I-O

Part 1      Part 2

Paul Motian thoughts 1977 © Paul Motian Archive

It Should’ve Happened A Long Time Ago

India
(Paul Motian) 

1985 ECM Joe Lovano tenor sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums

Conception 
Vessel

Inspiration From A Vietnamese Lullaby
(Paul Motian) 


1973 ECM Paul Motian drums; Keith Jarrett piano, flute; Leroy Jenkins violin; Charlie Haden bass; Sam Brown guitar; Becky Friend flute
It Should’ve Happened A Long Time Ago

It Should’ve Happened A Long Time Ago
(Paul Motian) 

1985 ECM Joe Lovano tenor sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums

Jack of Clubs Jack of Clubs
(Paul Motian)
1985 Soul Note Joe Lovano tenor sax; Jim Pepper tenor & soprano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
Misterioso

Johnny Broken Wing
(Paul Motian)
1987 Soul Note Jim Pepper soprano sax
Dance Kalypso
(Paul Motian)
1978
(rec. 1977)
ECM Charles Brackeen soprano & tenor sax; David Izenson bass; Paul Motian drums
(#19) 1982 Band 
Rehearsal
10/12 & 11/30
Kalypso
(Paul Motian)
1982 un-
released
Joe Lovano tenor sax; Billy Drewes tenor & alto sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
Jack of Clubs Lament
(Paul Motian)
1985 Soul Note Bill Frisell guitar
2nd Hour


Le Voyage Le Voyage
(Paul Motian)
1979 ECM Paul Motian drums; Charles Brackeen saxophone; J.F. Jenny-Clark bass
The Story of Maryam Look To The Black Wall
(Paul Motian)
1983 Soul Note
Milan,
Italy
Ed Schuller bass; Joe Lovano tenor saxophone; Jim Pepper tenor & soprano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
Dance Lullaby
(Paul Motian)
1978
(rec. 1977)
ECM Charles Brackeen soprano & tenor sax; David Izenson bass; Paul Motian drums
Psalm Mandeville
(Paul Motian)
1982 ECM Joe Lovano tenor sax; Billy Drewes tenor & alto sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
One Time Out Morpion
(Paul Motian)
1987 Soul Note Joe Lovano tenor sax; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Paul Motian drums
The Story of Maryam 9 x 9
(Paul Motian)
1983 Soul Note
Milan,
Italy
Ed Schuller bass; Joe Lovano tenor saxophone; Jim Pepper tenor & soprano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
(#19) 1982 Band 
Rehearsal
10/12 & 11/30
Oleevio
(Paul Motian)
1982 un-
released
Joe Lovano tenor sax; Billy Drewes tenor & alto sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums