Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Set List 12_10_18

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
Frisell, Motian, Lovano Trio and Nothing Else Part 2

Parts 1 & 2


Paul Motian, Bill Frisell & Joe Lovano
photo © Cheung Ching Ming

Readings about band size, instrument and song possibilities from Paul Motian's 1986 Band Book.

1984 Sept. 26
Live at Ryles
Boston, MA
Fiasco
(Paul Motian)
1984 unreleased Joe Lovano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
1984 Rehearsal 
May 15
Syzgy 1,2,3 (Fiasco)
(Paul Motian)
1984 unreleased Joe Lovano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
It Should’ve Happened A Long Time Ago In the Year of the Dragon
(Paul Motian)
rec. July 1984/
1985
ECM Joe Lovano tenor sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
1984 Rehearsal 
May 15
New Piece (Dragon)
In the Year of the Dragon
(Paul Motian)
1984 unreleased Joe Lovano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
1985
Rehearsal 
May 16
Morpion (partial)
(Paul Motian)
1985 unreleased Joe Lovano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
One Time Out Morpion
(Paul Motian)
1987 ECM Joe Lovano tenor sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
1985
Rehearsal 
May 16
Morpion (partial)
(Paul Motian)
1985 unreleased Joe Lovano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
1984 Rehearsal 
May 15
It Should’ve Happened A Long Time Ago
(Paul Motian)
1984 unreleased Joe Lovano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
2nd Hour
1984
Rehearsal 
May 3
Elenore Antique
(Paul Motian)
1984 unreleased Joe Lovano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
One Time Out Good Idea
(Paul Motian)
1987 ECM Joe Lovano tenor sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
Time and Time Again Party Line
(Joe Lovano)
rec.2006/
2007
ECM Joe Lovano tenor sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
1985 Rehearsal 
May 16
23rd St. Theme
(Paul Motian)
1985 unreleased Joe Lovano 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 
May 16
Circle Dance V2
(Paul Motian)
1985 unreleased Joe Lovano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
Time and Time Again Time and Time Again
(Paul Motian)
rec.2006/
2007
ECM Joe Lovano tenor sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
1985 Rehearsal 
May 16
Time and Time Again
(Paul Motian)
1985 unreleased Joe Lovano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums


Thursday, December 6, 2018

December 10, 2018 WRFR Radio Show 3-5pm 93.3FM

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
Frisell, Motian, Lovano Trio and Nothing Else Part 2


Paul Motian, Bill Frisell & Joe Lovano
photo © Cheung Ching Ming
I'll play some newly digitized Rehearsals from 1984 & 1985 along with select recordings of the Paul Motian Trio.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Set List 12_03_18

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
Frisell, Motian, Lovano Trio and Nothing Else

Parts 1 & 2

1987 Istanbul Top L: Lovano, Motian, Frisell on stage photographer unknown
Top R: Istanbul from hotel Bottom L: Bill Frisell 
Bottom R: Joe Lovano  Photos: Paul Motian

Live at the Northsea Jazz Festival 
the Hague
Mumbo Jumbo
(Paul Motian)
July 11, 1992 unreleased Joe Lovano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
Live at the Northsea Jazz Festival 
the Hague
Drum Music
(Paul Motian)
July 11, 1992 unreleased Joe Lovano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
1985 Rehearsal 
Oct. 18
Monk’s Mood
(Thelonius Monk)
1985 unreleased Joe Lovano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
One Time Out Monk’s Mood
(T. Monk)
1989 ECM Joe Lovano tenor sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
Monk In Motian Crepuscule With Nellie
(T. Monk)
1988 JMT Paul Motian drums; Joe Lovano tenor; Bill Frisell electric guitar
1988 Rehearsal 
Feb. 23
Talking/Sound Check 1985 unreleased Joe Lovano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
1988 Rehearsal 
Feb. 23
Crepuscule With Nellie (slower)
(T. Monk)
1985 unreleased Joe Lovano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
2nd Hour
It Should’ve Happened A Long Time Ago Fiasco
(Paul Motian)
rec.1984/
1985
ECM Joe Lovano tenor sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
Live at
Montpelier, France Nov. 26, 1988
Epistrophy
(Thelonius Monk)
1988 unreleased Joe Lovano tenor sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
Paul Motian in Tokyo Two Women From Padua
(Paul Motian)
1991 JMT Joe Lovano tenor sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
1985 Rehearsal 
Jan. 3
at Lovano’s
Prairie Avenue Cowboy V1, V2
(Paul Motian)
1984 unreleased Joe Lovano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
It Should’ve Happened A Long Time Ago India
(Paul Motian)
rec.1984/
1985
ECM Joe Lovano tenor sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
Live at
Montpelier, France Nov. 26, 1988
Yahllah
(Paul Motian)
1988 unreleased Joe Lovano tenor sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums

Sunday, December 2, 2018

December 3, 2018 WRFR Radio Show 3-5pm 93.3FM

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
Frisell, Motian, Lovano Trio and Nothing Else


1987 Istanbul Top L: Lovano, Motian, Frisell on stage photographer unknown
Top R: Istanbul from hotel Bottom L: Bill Frisell
Bottom R: Joe Lovano  Photos: Paul Motian

Recordings, unreleased concerts and rehearsals with Paul Motian, Bill Frisell and Joe Lovano. Readings from Paul Motian's autobiography about a gig in Istanbul in 1987.

Friday, October 26, 2018

New Podcasts On Vacation

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

will return with a new show Dec. 3rd


Paul Motian around 1936/38
©Paul Motian Archive
There will not be any new shows in November as I will be out of town. Check out the 
167! Podcasts  available for listening here: 
and here:

If you listen live, WRFR will run repeats of shows in my regular time slot Mondays 3-5pm.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Set List 10_22_18

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
2018 New Jazz Releases

Parts 1 & 2

Marilyn Crispell's Dreamstruck
photo: Dave Cook Courtesy Not Two
Where to buy these new releases:
Keith Jarret     Jakob Bro   Marilyn Crispell   Devin Gray 

Iverson & Turner  Lena Bloch   Andreas Schmidt    Bobo Stenson

Bay of Rainbows Live at the Jazz Standard NYC Dug
(Jakob Bro)
2018 ECM Joey Baron drums; Thomas Morgan bass; Jakob Bro guitar
Dreamstruck On Bellagio
(Sorgen/Fonda/Crispell)
2018 Not Two Harvey Sorgen drums; Joe Fonda bass; Marilyn Crispell piano
Bay of Rainbows Live at the Jazz Standard NYC Evening Song
(Jakob Bro)
2018 ECM Joey Baron drums; Thomas Morgan bass; Jakob Bro guitar
Dreamstruck Kalypso
(Paul Motian)
2018 Not Two Harvey Sorgen drums; Joe Fonda bass; Marilyn Crispell piano
Dirigo 
Rataplan
The Wire
(Devin Gray)
2018 Rataplan Records Devin Gray drums, Ellery Eskelin tenor sax; Michael Formanek bass; Dave Ballou trumpet
Temporary Kings Seven Points
(Mark Turner)
2018 ECM Ethan Iverson piano; Mark Turner tenor sax
Dirigo 
Rataplan
Micro Dosage
(Devin Gray)
2018 Rataplan Records Devin Gray drums, Ellery Eskelin tenor sax; Michael Formanek bass; Dave Ballou trumpet
Temporary Kings Unclaimed Freight
(Ethan Iverson)
2018 ECM Ethan Iverson piano; Mark Turner tenor sax
2nd Hour
Schmidt  Plays Motian Dreamworld
(Paul Motian)
2018 Schmidt on Bandcamp Andreas Schmidt piano; Robert Menzel saxophone; Heinrich Kobberling drums
Contra La 
Indecision
Doubt Thou the Stars
(Anders Jormin)
2018 ECM Anders Jorman double bass; Bobo Stenson piano; John Falt drums
Schmidt  Plays Motian Sam Brown
(Paul Motian)
2018 Schmidt on Bandcamp Andreas Schmidt piano; Robert Menzel saxophone; Heinrich Kobberling drums
Contra La 
Indecision
Alice
(Bobo Stenson)
2018 ECM Anders Jorman double bass; Bobo Stenson piano; John Falt drums
Heart Knows Munir
(Lena Block)
2018 Fresh Sound Lena Bloch tenor sax; Russ Lossing piano; Cameron Brown double bass; Billy Mints drums
La Fenice
Live in Venice
2006
The Sun Whose Rays
(Keith Jarrett)
2018 ECM Keith Jarrett piano
Heart Knows Three Treasures
(Russ Lossing)
2018 Fresh Sound Lena Bloch tenor sax; Russ Lossing piano; Cameron Brown double bass; Billy Mints drums
La Fenice
Live in Venice
2006
Part III
(Keith Jarrett)
2018 ECM Keith Jarrett piano