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

Sunday, July 1, 2018

July 2, 2018 WRFR Radio Show 3-5pm 93.3FM

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
Interviews & Music: Formal & Informal



Paul Motian 2006 photo: © Cynthia McGuirl

Lots of readings this week from Paul Motian Interviews. I will play matching music.

Monday, June 18, 2018

Set List 06_18_18

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
Live at the Village Vanguard Part 2

Parts 1 & 2


Paul Motian, Gary Peacock, Bill Evans 
Fall 1963 on a 9-week gig at the Village Vanguard
photographer unknown ©Paul Motian Archive
Forgot to mention, according to PM's notebooks, the 9-week was Aug. 27- Oct. 29, 1963.
Paul Motian was paid $110./week.

The Complete Village Vanguard Recordings, 1961
Porgy (I Loves You, Porgy)
(Gershwin/Heyward)
2003
Riverside
Bill Evans piano; Scott LaFaro bass; Paul Motian drums
Lost In a Dream

Be Careful It’s My Heart
(Irving Berlin)
2010rec. Feb 2009
ECM
Jason Moran piano; Chris Potter tenor sax; Paul Motian drums
The Complete Village Vanguard Recordings, 1961
Jade Visions (Take 2)
(Scott LaFaro)
2003
Riverside
Bill Evans piano; Scott LaFaro bass; Paul Motian drums
Fort Yawuh
The Impulse Years 1973-74
Spoken Introduction

1997 rec. Feb 24 1973
Impulse
Records
Keith Jarrett
Fort Yawuh
The Impulse Years 1973-74
De Drums (excerpt)
(Keith Jarrett)
alternate take

1997 rec. Feb 24 1973
Impulse
Records
Keith Jarrett - piano, soprano sax, tambourine Dewey Redman - tenor sax, musette, maracas Charlie Haden - bass Paul Motian - drums, percussion Danny Johnson - percussion
Live At the Village Vanguard
A Prayer For Peace
(Geri Allen)
1991
rec Dec 1990
DIW
Japan
Geri Allen piano; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
Fort Yawuh
The Impulse Years 1973-74
Whistle Tune
(Keith Jarrett)

1997 rec. Feb 24 1973
Impulse
Records
Keith Jarrett - piano, soprano sax, tambourine Dewey Redman - tenor sax, musette, maracas Charlie Haden - bass Paul Motian - drums, percussion Danny Johnson - percussion
The Complete Village Vanguard Recordings, 1961
Milestones
(Miles Davis)
2003
Riverside
Bill Evans piano; Scott LaFaro bass; Paul Motian drums
You Took the Words Right Out of My
Heart
Five Miles To Wrentham
(Paul Motian)
1995
JMT/Winter & Winter
Joe Lovano tenor sax; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Paul Motian drums
2nd Hour
Enrico Pieranunzi Live At the Village Vanguard
Tales From the Unexpected
(Enrico Pieranunzi)

2013
rec. 2010
CAM Jazz
Enrico Pieranunzi piano; Marc Johnson bass; Paul Motian drums
The Complete Village Vanguard Recordings, 1961
Detour Ahead 
(Take 2)
(Carter/Ellis/Frigo)
2003
Riverside
Bill Evans piano; Scott LaFaro bass; Paul Motian drums
Lost In a Dream

Mode VI
(Paul Motian)
2010rec. Feb 2009
ECM
Jason Moran piano; Chris Potter tenor sax; Paul Motian drums
Sound of Love
Mumbo Jumbo
(Paul Motian)
1995
Winter & Winter
Joe Lovano tenor sax; Bill Frisell electric
guitar; Paul Motian drums
Enrico Pieranunzi Live At the Village Vanguard
Unless They Love You
(Enrico Pieranunzi)

2013
rec. 2010
CAM Jazz
Enrico Pieranunzi piano; Marc Johnson bass; Paul Motian drums
The Complete Village Vanguard Recordings, 1961
Gloria’s Step
(Scott Lafaro)
2003
Riverside
Bill Evans piano; Scott LaFaro bass; Paul Motian drums
Live At the Village Vanguard 
Vol. I
Olivia’s Dream
(Paul Motian)
2007
rec.
2006
Winter & Winter
Paul Motian drums; Chris Potter tenor sax; Larry Grenadier bass; Greg Osby alto sax; Masabumi Kikuchi piano