Monday, July 16, 2018

Set List 07_16_18

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
Interviews & Music: Formal & Informal Part 3



Paul Motian in Europe 1996    photo: Bill Frisell?
©Paul Motian Archive

Readings from Chuck Braman's 1996 Interview with Paul Motian Pt II with discussion about "free" playing.
Visit the Archive for links to PDF format Transcriptions by Chuck Braman.

Life Between the Exit Signs
Margot
(Keith Jarrett)
1968
rec. 1967
Vortex
(Atlantic)
Keith Jarrett piano; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
Moon Beams
Stairway to the Stars
(Parish/Maineck/Signorelli)
1990
rec. 1962
Riverside
Bill Evans piano; Chuck 
Israels bass; Paul Motian drums
Life Between the Exit Signs
Everything I Love
(Cole Porter)
1968
rec. 1967
Vortex
(Atlantic)
Keith Jarrett piano; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
Shades
Mysteries 
the Impulse Years
1975-1976
Shades of Jazz
(Keith Jarrett)

1996
rec. 1975

Impulse
Keith Jarrett piano, wood flute, osi drum; Dewey Redman tenor sax, Chinese musette, percussion; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums, percussion
Live At Ryles
09/26/1984
Fiasco
(Paul Motian)
1984
unreleased
Joe Lovano tenor sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
Mysteries
Mysteries 
the Impulse Years
1975-1976
Rotation
(Keith Jarrett)

1996
rec. 1975

Impulse
Keith Jarrett piano, wood flute, osi drum; Dewey Redman tenor sax, Chinese musette, percussion; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums, percussion
Tribute
War Orphans
(Ornette Coleman)
1975
ECM
Carlos Ward alto saxophone;  Sam Brown guitar; Paul Metzke electric guitar; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian percussion
One Time Out
One Time Out
(Paul Motian)
1982
ECM
Joe Lovano tenor sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
Portrait In Jazz
What Is This Thing Called Love?
(Cole Porter)
1959
Riverside
Bill Evans piano; Scott 
LaFaro bass; Paul Motian drums
Live At Ryles
09/26/1984
What Is This Thing Called Love?/Theme For Babylonians 
(Cole Porter/Paul Motian) transcribed by Chuck Braman
1984
unreleased
Joe Lovano tenor sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums

Saturday, July 14, 2018

July 16, 2018 WRFR Radio Show 3-5pm 93.3FM

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
Interviews & Music: Formal & Informal Part 3



Paul Motian in Europe 1996    photo: Bill Frisell?
©Paul Motian Archive
  I'll read Paul Motian Interview II: Recordings & Reactions by Chuck Braman and play the appropriate tunes.

Monday, July 9, 2018

Set List 07_09_18

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
Interviews & Music: Formal & Informal Part 2



Paul Motian photo courtesy ECM Records
Special Thanks to Vinnie Sperrazza


Live Electric Bebop Band

Oska-T
(Thelonius Monk)
Drum Music
(Paul Motian)
Spring 2002 Unreleased Anders Christensen electric bass; Paul Motian drums; Jakob Bro, Steve Cardenas guitars; Chris Cheek tenor sax; Pietro Tonolo tenor & soprano sax
Le Voyage Cabala/Drum Music
(Paul Motian)
1979 ECM Paul Motian drums; Charles Brackeen saxophone; J.F. Jenny-Clark bass
1978 Piano Practice Cabala
(Paul Motian)
<1978 Unreleased Paul Motian piano
1978 Rehearsal 
Jan. 8
Drum Music
(Paul Motian)
1978 unreleased Charles Brackeen saxophone; Paul Motian drums
1978 Rehearsal 
Jan. 8
Drum Music
(Paul Motian)
1978 unreleased Charles Brackeen saxophone; Paul Motian drums
Sound of Love Once Around the Park
(Paul Motian)
1996 Winter & Winter Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums; Joe Lovano sax
Not Two, Not One Fig Foot
(Paul Bley)
1999 ECM Paul Bley piano; Gary Peacock double-bass; Paul Motian drums
Not Two, Not One Noosphere
(Peacock/Bley)
1999 ECM Paul Bley piano; Gary Peacock double-bass; Paul Motian drums
2nd Hour
Trioism

Jack of Clubs
(Paul Motian)
1993 Polydor
Japan
Joe Lovano tenor sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
2005 Sept. 10
Live at the Village Vanguard
Body & Soul
(Johnny Green)
2005 unreleased
You Tube
Joe Lovano tenor saxophone; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
Ghosts of the Sun Lost Song
(Bill McHenry)
2011/rec.2006 Sunnyside Bill McHenry tenor sax; Ben Monder guitar; Reid Anderson bass; Paul Motian drums
1986 Mt. Fuji Jazz Festival Bag’s Groove
(Milt Jackson)
1986 You Tube Milt Jackson vibes; Billy Higgins drums, Buster Williams bass, Cedar Walton piano
On Broadway
V5
Morrock
(Motian)
2008
Winter & Winter Paul Motian drums, Loren Stillman sax, Thomas Morgan bass, Masabumi Kikuchi piano, Michael Attias sax
On Broadway
V5
Just A Gigolo
(Leonello Casucci)
2008
Winter & Winter Paul Motian drums, Loren Stillman sax, Thomas Morgan bass, Masabumi Kikuchi piano, Michael Attias sax

Saturday, July 7, 2018

July 9, 2018 WRFR Radio Show 3-5pm 93.3FM

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
Interviews & Music: Formal & Informal Part 2



Paul Motian photo courtesy ECM Records
Songs to go with 'Informal' Interviews (ie. conversations) by Vinnie Sperrazza.

Monday, July 2, 2018

Set List 07_02_18

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
Interviews & Music: Formal & Informal

Parts 1 & 2


Paul Motian 2006 photo: © Cynthia McGuirlIt ended up being only 1 interview, and only part of that interview. This theme will continue for the next few weeks.
Thanks to Chuck Braman. Here's a link to the full interview.
Life Between the Exit Signs
Life Between the Exit Signs
(Keith Jarrett)
1968
rec. 1967
Vortex
(Atlantic)
Keith Jarrett piano; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
Armenians on 8th Avenue

Dokumaci Kız
(Marko Melkon)
1996
rec. late 1920s
Traditional Crossroads
Marko Melkon vocals
Kef Time

Soode Soode 4/4
(traditional)
1994
rec. 1968
Traditional Crossroads
Richard A. Hagopian ud, vocals; Buddy Sarkissian dumbegs; Hachig Kazarian clarinet; Jack Chalikian kanun; Manny Petro guitar; Russell Jajour tambourine, zils
One Time Out
The Storyteller
(Paul Motian)
1987
Soul Note
Joe Lovano tenor sax; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Paul Motian drums
Motian In Tokyo
Mode VI
(Paul Motian)
1991
Winter & Winter
Bill Frisell guitar; Joe Lovano tenor saxophone; Paul Motian drums
Bud Powell: The Complete Blue Note and Roost  Recordings
Bud’s Bubble
(Bud Powell)
1994
rec. 1947
Blue Note
Bud Powell piano; Curly Russell bass; Max Roach drums
Bags Groove
Miles Davis
Oleo
(Sonny Rollins)
2001
rec.
1954
Prestige
Miles Davis trumpet; Sonny Rollins tenor sax; Percy Heath bass; Kenny Clarke drums.


Milestones
Milestones
(Miles Davis)
2001
rec.
1958
Columbia
Miles Davis trumpet; Cannonball Adderly alto sax; John Coltrane tenor sax; Red Garland piano; Paul Chambers bass; Philly Joe Jones drums.


2nd Hour
Quiet Nights
Song # 1
(Gil Evans/Miles Davis)
rec.
1962/63
Sony Records
Miles Davis trumpet with Gil Evans Orchestra


At the Cafe Bohemia V1
The Jazz Messengers
Lady Bird
(Tadd Dameron)
rec. 1955
Blue Note
Kenny Dorham trumpet; Hank Mobley tenor sax; Horace Silver piano; Doug Watkins bass; Art Blakey drums
Portrait in Jazz
Someday My Prince Will Come
(Morey/Churchill)

1959
Riverside
Bill Evans piano; Scott LaFaro bass; Paul Motian drums
Paul Bley with Gary Peacock
Blues
(Ornette Coleman)
1970
rec. 1963
ECM
Paul Bley piano; Gary Peacock bass; Paul Motian drums
Mu-Point
Folk Song For Rosie
(Paul Motian)
1996
rec. 1993
Tutu
Ed Schuller bass; Dewey Redman tenor saxophone
Mu-Point
Mu-Point
(Ed Schuller)
1996
rec. 1993
Tutu
Ed Schuller bass; Dewey Redman tenor saxophone; Bill Bickford guitar; Paul Motian drums