Friday, July 22, 2016

Set List 07_22_16

Theme: 
Paul Motian Compositions  A-D


Paul Motian 1976     photo: Lee Tanner
courtesy Impulse Records

Recordings from the songbook
The Compositions of Paul Motian Volume 1 1973-1989. 
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Le Voyage

Abacus
(Paul Motian)
1979 ECM Paul Motian drums; Charles Brackeen saxophone; J.F. Jenny-Clark bass
Misterioso

Abacus
(Paul Motian)
1987 Soul Note Jim Pepper tenor, soprano; Joe Lovano tenor; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
Conception Vessel

American Indian: Song of Sitting Bull
(Paul Motian) 


1973 ECM Paul Motian drums; Keith Jarrett piano, flute; Leroy Jenkins violin; Charlie Haden bass; Sam Brown guitar; Becky Friend flute
Dance Asia
(Paul Motian)
1978 ECM Charles Brackeen soprano & tenor sax; David Izenzon double bass; Paul Motian drums
Psalm Boomerang
(Paul Motian)

1981 ECM Joe Lovano tenor sax; Billy Drewes tenor & alto sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Ed Schuller 
double bass; Paul Motian drums
Byablue

Byablue
(Paul Motian)

1977 Impulse Keith Jarrett piano; Dewey Redman tenor sax; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
Misterioso

Byablue
(Paul Motian)
1987 Soul Note Jim Pepper tenor, soprano; Joe Lovano tenor; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
Le Voyage

Cabala/Drum Music
(Paul Motian)
1979 ECM Paul Motian drums; Charles Brackeen saxophone; J.F. Jenny-Clark bass
2nd Hour
Jack of Clubs Cathedral Song
(Paul Motian)
1985 Soul Note Joe Lovano tenor sax; Jim Pepper tenor & soprano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
Conception Vessel

Ch’i Energy
(Paul Motian) 


1973 ECM Paul Motian drums; Keith Jarrett piano, flute; Leroy Jenkins violin; Charlie Haden bass; Sam Brown guitar; Becky Friend flute
One Time Out

Circle Dance
(Paul Motian)
1989 Soul Note Joe Lovano tenor sax; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Paul Motian drums

Conception Vessel

Conception Vessel
(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

Conception Vessel
(Paul Motian) 

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

Dance Dance
(Paul Motian)
1978 ECM Charles Brackeen soprano & tenor sax; David Izenzon double bass; Paul Motian drums
Misterioso

Dance
(Paul Motian)
1987 Soul Note Jim Pepper tenor, soprano; Joe Lovano tenor; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
Jack of Clubs Drum Music
(Paul Motian)
1985 Soul Note Joe Lovano tenor sax; Jim Pepper tenor & soprano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums


Wednesday, July 20, 2016

July 22, 2016 WRFR Radio Show 9-11am 93.3FM

Theme: 
Paul Motian Compositions  A-Z

Paul Motian 1976     photo: Lee Tanner
courtesy Impulse Records
The soon to be released songbook The Compositions of Paul Motian  Volume 1 1973-1989 is the blueprint for this week's show. I'll start with Abacus and play the songs in alphabetical order until time runs out. This is likely to be a multiple part show!

Friday, July 15, 2016

Set List 07_15_16

Theme: 
Richard Poole- Live Studio Guest


Gary Peacock, Richard Poole, Marilyn Crispell
Courtesy Intakt Records
photo: Chris Andersen



In Motion

Ahzan
(Poole/Crispell/Peacock)
2016 Intakt Richard Poole drums; Marilyn Crispell piano; Gary Peacock bass
In Motion

Dichotomy
(Poole/Crispell/Peacock)
2016 Intakt Richard Poole drums; Marilyn Crispell piano; Gary Peacock bass
It Should’ve Happened A Long Time Ago

2 Women From Padua
(Paul Motian)

1985 ECM Bill Frisell guitar, guitar synthesiser; Joe Lovano tenor sax; Paul Motian drums, percussion
Rediscovered Session of 1988 Early Spring
(Lowell Davidson)
2013
rec. 1988
Music Artists Co Lowell Davidson piano, vocals, flute; Richard Poole vibraphone
Rediscovered Session of 1988 Reminisce
(Lowell Davidson)
2013
rec. 1988
Music Artists Co Lowell Davidson piano, vocals, flute; Richard Poole vibraphone
Not One, Not Two

Entelechy
(Gary Peacock)

1999 ECM Paul Bley piano; Gary Peacock bass; Paul Motian drums
2nd Hour
Not One, Not Two

Not Zero: In Three Parts
(Bley/Peacock/
Motian)

1999 ECM Paul Bley piano; Gary Peacock bass; Paul Motian drums
Au Revoir, Paul

Au Revoir, Paul
(McDonald/Poole/Rudl)
2016 Geordie McDonald Geordie McDonald drums, percussion; Richard Poole vibes; John Rudel percussion

The Last Taxi
A Conversation

Peruvian Street Dance
(Battstone/Brunel/Poole/Rathbun)
2014 Patrick Battstone Patrick Battstone piano; Todd Brunel bass clarinet; Richard Poole drums, vibraphone; Chris Rathbun bass
In Motion

And Yet
(Poole/Crispell/Peacock)
2016 Intakt Richard Poole drums; Marilyn Crispell piano; Gary Peacock bass
In Motion

In Motion
(Poole/Crispell/Peacock)
2016 Intakt Richard Poole drums; Marilyn Crispell piano; Gary Peacock bass
Opposite Voltage

A Tear A Minute
(Frank 
Loesser)
1998 Music artists Co Richard Poole drums; Jeff Palmer Hammond B3 organ- bass pedals; George Garzone tenor & soprano sax
In Motion

Isle of Nowhere
(Poole/Crispell/Peacock)
2016 Intakt Richard Poole drums; Marilyn Crispell piano; Gary Peacock bass
In Motion

Lucid Air
(Poole/Crispell/Peacock)
2016 Intakt Richard Poole drums; Marilyn Crispell piano; Gary Peacock bass

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

July 15, 2016 WRFR Radio Show 9-11am 93.3FM

Theme: 

Richard Poole- Live Studio Guest

Gary Peacock, Richard Poole, Marilyn Crispell
Courtesy Intakt Records
photo: Chris Andersen
I'll be interviewing drummer and musical collaborator  Richard Poole live in the studio this week. We'll feature the 2016 release In Motion which was recorded in remembrance of Paul Motian.

Friday, July 8, 2016

Set List 07_08_16

Theme: 

Paul Motian: Early Recordings: Part 2

Part 1     Part 2

Paul Motian's Feb. & March 1959 Calendar with Gigs and Pay

Lee Konitz
Live at the Half Note

Palo Alto
(Lee Konitz)
1994
rec. 1959
Polygram Lee Konitz alto sax; Warne Marsh tenor sax; Bill Evans piano; Jimmy Garrison bass; Paul Motian drums
Stan Getz Quartet at Red Hill Inn, NJ
1957
Jordu
(Duke Jordan)
1957 You Tube Stan Getz tenor sax; Mose 
Allison piano; Jug Taylor bass; Paul Motian drums
Lee Konitz
Live at the Half Note

317 E 32nd
(Leonard Joseph Tristano)

1994
rec. 1959
Polygram Lee Konitz alto sax; Warne Marsh tenor sax; Bill Evans piano; Jimmy Garrison bass; Paul Motian drums
I Love the Life I Live Hittin’ On One
(Mose Allison)
1960 RCA Victor/BMG Mose Allison piano; Henry Grimes bass; Paul Motian drums
Continuity My Baby
(Lennie 
Tristano)

1985/rec.
Oct.
1958
Jazz Records Lennie Tristano piano; Warne Marsh tenor sax; 
Henry Grimes bass; Paul Motian drums
Hal Stein
Warren Fitzgerald

The Sarong Is New
(Bob Newman)

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
Continuity Continuity
(Lennie 
Tristano)

1985/rec.
Oct.
1958
Jazz Records Lennie Tristano piano; Warne Marsh tenor sax; 
Henry Grimes bass; Paul Motian drums
Warne Marsh

Just Squeeze Me
(Ellington/Gates)
1958 Atlantic Warne Marsh tenor sax; Paul Chambers bass; Paul Motian drums

2nd Hour
The Village Vanguard 
Sessions
Solar
(Miles Davis)
1961 Milestone Bill Evans piano;
Scott Lafaro bass; Paul 
Motian drums
Dedications

Requiem For ‘Hot Lips’ Page
(Wrubel/Magidsin)
1959 Core Tony Scott clarinet; Bill Evans piano; Scott LaFaro bass; Paul Motian drums

Guys and Dolls Like Vibes

Luck Be A Lady
(Frank 
Loesser)
1958 Coral Eddie Costa vibes; Bill Evans piano; Wendell Marshall bass; Paul Motian drums
The Village Vanguard 
Sessions
Gloria’s Step
(Scott LaFaro)
1961 Milestone Bill Evans piano;
Scott Lafaro bass; Paul 
Motian drums
Tony Scott & Bill Evans A Day In New York

For Pete’s Sake
(Tony Scott)
Nov 16
1957
Fresh Sound Records Tony Scott clarinet; Bill Evans piano; Henry Grimes bass; Jimmy Knepper trombone; Paul Motian drums

Guys and Dolls Like Vibes

Adelaide
(Frank 
Loesser)
1958 Coral Eddie Costa vibes; Bill Evans piano; Wendell Marshall bass; Paul Motian drums
Funk Dumpling

Moon Over 
Moscow
(Perry 
Robinson)
1962 Savoy Jazz Perry Robinson clarinet; Kenny Baron piano; Henry Grimes bass; Paul Motian drums