Monday, January 22, 2018

Set List 01_22_18

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet
Theme:
Tethered Moon & Unreleased Kikuchi Part 2


Masabumi 'Poo' Kikuchi, Thomas Morgan, Paul Motian  2009
photo © John Rogers Courtesy ECM Records

Hear a reading about Paul Motian's thoughts on racial identity and the story of his only known relative who was also a musician–she played the oud.


Chansons 
d'Edith Piaf

L’accordeoniste
(Michel Emer)
1999 Winter & Winter Masabumi Kikuchi piano; Gary Peacock bass; Paul Motian drums
Live Jazzfest Berlin Nov. 7, 2003 Track 01 Improv
(Kikuchi)
2003 unreleased Masabumi ‘Poo’ Kikuchi piano
Chansons 
d'Edith Piaf

La Vie en Rose
(Piaf/Loui Guy)
1999 Winter & Winter Masabumi Kikuchi piano; Gary Peacock bass; Paul Motian drums
First Meeting Tethered Moon
(Kikuchi)

1997
rec.1990/
1991
Winter & Winter Masabumi Kikuchi piano; Gary Peacock bass; Paul Motian drums
2nd Hour
Live Jazzfest Berlin Nov. 7, 2003 Track 08 Improv
(Kikuchi)
2003 unreleased Masabumi ‘Poo’ Kikuchi piano
Plays Jimi 
Hendrix

Purple Haze
(Jimi Hendrix)
1997
Live
Japan
JASRAC
Polydor
Japan
Masabumi Kikuchi piano; Gary Peacock bass; Paul Motian drums
Triangle True U
(Gary Peacock)

1991 King Records
Japan
Masabumi Kikuchi piano; Gary Peacock bass; Paul Motian drums
At Home Project
2003
Track 07 Improv 
(Kikuchi)
2003 unreleased Masabumi ‘Poo’ Kikuchi piano
Experiencing Tosca Blues For Tosca
(Kikuchi/Peacock/Motian)

2003 Winter & Winter Masabumi Kikuchi piano; Gary Peacock bass; Paul Motian drums
Live Jazzfest Berlin Nov. 7, 2003 Track 02 Improv
(Kikuchi)
2003 unreleased Masabumi ‘Poo’ Kikuchi piano
June 2005 
Trio 2000 + One
Live at the Village Vanguard
Program 2
Drum Music
(Paul Motian)
June
2005
unreleased Paul Motian drums; Larry Grenadier bass; Chris Potter tenor sax; Masabumi ‘Poo’ Kikuchi piano

Sunday, January 21, 2018

January 22, 2018 WRFR Radio Show 3-5pm 93.3FM

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet
Theme:
Tethered Moon & Unreleased Kikuchi Part 2

Masabumi 'Poo' Kikuchi, Thomas Morgan, Paul Motian  2009
photo © John Rogers Courtesy ECM Records

More 'Poo' because I have 5 new CDs of unreleased music from Andreas Schmidt!

Monday, January 15, 2018

Set List 01_15_18

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet
Theme:
Tethered Moon & Unreleased Kikuchi


Masabumi  'Poo' Kikuchi, Paul Motian and Gary Peacock
1991 photo: ©Yukio Ichikawa courtesy King Records

Chansons 
d'Edith Piaf

Le Petit Monsieur Triste
(Asso/Monnot)
1999 Winter & Winter Masabumi Kikuchi piano; Gary Peacock bass; Paul Motian drums
At Home Project
Series IV
Solo 14 (DAT38)
Track 01
(Kikuchi)
Oct.
2009
unreleased Masabumi ‘Poo’ Kikuchi piano
Chansons 
d'Edith Piaf

Fais Comme
(Rivgauche/Monnot)
1999 Winter & Winter Masabumi Kikuchi piano; Gary Peacock bass; Paul Motian drums
At Home Project
Series IV
Solo 14 (DAT38)
Track 06
(Kikuchi)
Oct.
2009
unreleased Masabumi ‘Poo’ Kikuchi piano
Plays Jimi 
Hendrix

Little Wing
(Jimi Hendrix)
1997
Live
Japan
JASRAC
Polydor
Japan
Masabumi Kikuchi piano; Gary Peacock bass; Paul Motian drums
At Home Project
Series IV
Solo 7
Track 07 
(DAT 32-08)
(Kikuchi)
June
2009
unreleased Masabumi ‘Poo’ Kikuchi piano
Plays Jimi 
Hendrix

Machine Gun
(Jimi Hendrix)
1997
Live
Japan
JASRAC
Polydor
Japan
Masabumi Kikuchi piano; Gary Peacock bass; Paul Motian drums
2nd Hour
Triangle Gaia
(Gary Peacock)

1991 King Records
Japan
Masabumi Kikuchi piano; Gary Peacock bass; Paul Motian drums
At Home Project
Series IV
Solo 1
Track 02 
(DAT 7-02)
(Kikuchi)
Aug.
2008
unreleased Masabumi ‘Poo’ Kikuchi piano
Triangle Conception Vessel
(Paul Motian)

1991 King Records
Japan
Masabumi Kikuchi piano; Gary Peacock bass; Paul Motian drums
At Home Project
Series IV
Solo 1
Track 04 
(DAT 7-05) mix v.2
(Kikuchi)
Aug.
2008
unreleased Masabumi ‘Poo’ Kikuchi piano
Play Kurt Weill My Ship
(Kurt Weill)
1995 Polydor/JMT Masabumi Kikuchi piano; Gary Peacock bass; Paul Motian drums
At Home Project
Series IV
Solo 7
Track 01 
(DAT 32-01)mix v.2
(Kikuchi)
June
2009
unreleased Masabumi ‘Poo’ Kikuchi piano
Play Kurt Weill Bilbao Song
(Kurt Weill)
1995 Polydor/JMT Masabumi Kikuchi piano; Gary Peacock bass; Paul Motian drums

Saturday, January 13, 2018

January 15, 2018 WRFR Radio Show 3-5pm 93.3FM

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet
Theme:
Tethered Moon & Unreleased Kikuchi

Masabumi  'Poo' Kikuchi, Paul Motian and Gary Peacock
1991 photo: ©Yukio Ichikawa courtesy King Records

This week, the Trio Tethered Moon: Kikuchi, Motian & Peacock with their recordings from 1990-2002. I'll be interspersing some unreleased, solo Kikuchi on piano from his 2009 improvised and self-recorded 'at home project'.


Monday, January 8, 2018

Set List 01_08_18

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet
Theme:
Mostly Sideman Recordings with Joe Lovano


Letter to Paul Motian from Baroness Pannonica Rothschild
after he sent her a copy of his 1986 album 'Misterioso'

Joyous 
Encounter
Joyous 
Encounter
(Joe Lovano)
2005 Blue Note Joe Lovano tenor sax; George Mraz bass; Paul Motian drums, cymbals
Billy Strayhorn: Lush Life Chelsea Bridge
(Billy Strayhorn)
2007 Blue Note Joe Lovano tenor sax; Hank Jones piano; George Mraz bass; Paul Motian drums
Joyous 
Encounter
Bird’s Eye View
(Joe Lovano)
2005 Blue Note Joe Lovano tenor sax; Hank Jones piano; George Mraz bass; Paul Motian drums, cymbals
One Time Out Portrait of T.
(Paul Motian)
1982 ECM Joe Lovano tenor sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
Village Rhythm T. Was to Me- Part 1: Celebration of Life Everlasting
Part II: Theme
(Joe Lovano)
1989 Soul Note Tom Harrel trumpet; Joe Lovano tenor, soprano sax; Kenny Werner piano; Marc Johnson bass; Paul Motian drums
Joyous 
Encounter
Pannonica
(T. Monk)
dedicated to Steve Lacy
2005 Blue Note Joe Lovano curved soprano sax; Hank Jones piano; George Mraz bass; Paul Motian drums, cymbals
Misterioso Pannonica
(Thelonius Monk)
1986 Soul Note Jim Pepper tenor, soprano; Joe Lovano tenor; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
Joyous 
Encounter
Crescent
(John Coltrane)
dedicated to Elvin Jones
2005 Blue Note Joe Lovano tenor sax; Hank Jones piano; George Mraz bass; Paul Motian drums, cymbals
2nd Hour
Trio 
Fascination
Cymbalism
(Joe Lovano)

1998 Blue Note Joe Lovano tenor, soprano, straight alto sax, alto clarinet; Dave Holland bass; Elvin Jones drums
Trio 
Fascination
Sanctuary Park
(Joe Lovano)

1998 Blue Note Joe Lovano tenor, soprano, straight alto sax, alto clarinet; Dave Holland bass; Elvin Jones drums
Joyous 
Encounter
Don’t Ever Leave Me
(Thad Jones)
2005 Blue Note Joe Lovano tenor sax; Hank Jones piano; George Mraz bass; Paul Motian drums, cymbals
I’m All For You The Summary (from Suite for Pops) 
(Thad Jones)
2003 Blue Note Joe Lovano tenor sax; Hank Jones piano; George Mraz bass; Paul Motian drums, cymbals
One Time Out Monk’s Mood
(T. Monk)
1982 ECM Joe Lovano tenor sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
I’m All For You Monk’s Mood
(T. Monk)
2003 Blue Note Joe Lovano tenor sax; Hank Jones piano; George Mraz bass; Paul Motian drums, cymbals
Worlds Bosstown
(Joe Lovano)
1989 Label Bleu Tim Hagans trumpet; Joe Lovano tenor, soprano sax, alto clarinet; Bill Frisell guitar; Henri Texier bass; Gary Valente trombone; Judi Silverman soprano voice; Paul Motian drums
Worlds Lutetia
(Joe Lovano)
1989 Label Bleu Tim Hagans trumpet; Joe Lovano tenor, soprano sax, alto clarinet; Bill Frisell guitar; Henri Texier bass; Gary Valente trombone; Judi Silverman soprano voice; Paul Motian drums
The Montreal Tapes
Charlie Haden
Liberation Music Orchestra
Sandino
(Charlie Haden)
1989 Verve Ernie Watts, Joe Lovano tenor saxophones; Ken McIntyre alto saxophone; Stanton Davis, Tom Harrell trumpet;
Ray Anderson trombone; Sharon Freeman French horn; Joe Daley tuba; Mick Goodrick guitar; Geri Allen piano; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums

George Mraz, Hank Jones, Joe Lovano, Paul Motian 2003
Photo: Jimmy Katz  courtesy Blue Note Records