Monday, February 18, 2019

Set List 02_18_19

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
Kikuchi: At Home and Elsewhere

Parts 1 & 2


Masabumi Kikuchi ©Abby Kikuchi
from Black Orpheus CD Booklet  Courtesy ECM Records


Poo Trio At Home
May 1, 2007

Titel 01x Improv
(Kikuchi, Morgan, Attius)
2007
unreleased
Masabumi Kikuchi piano; Thomas Morgan bass; Michael Attius sax
June 2005 
Trio 2000 + One
Live at the Village Vanguard
Program 1
Gang of Five
(Paul Motian)
June
2005
unreleased
Paul Motian drums; Larry Grenadier bass; Chris Potter tenor sax; Masabumi ‘Poo’ Kikuchi piano
June 2005 
Trio 2000 + One
Live at the Village Vanguard
Program 1
Conception Vessel
(Paul Motian)
June
2005
unreleased
Paul Motian drums; Larry Grenadier bass; Chris Potter tenor sax; Masabumi ‘Poo’ Kikuchi piano
Poo’s New Trio & Plus 1
Track 01 
(DAT 04)
(Kikuchi/Morgan/Neufeld/Miller)
Oct. 25, 2009
unreleased
Masabumi ‘Poo’ Kikuchi piano; Thomas Morgan bass; Todd Neufeld acoustic guitar; RJ Miller drums
Poo’s New Trio & Plus 1
Track 03 
(DAT 06)
(Kikuchi/Morgan/Neufeld/Miller)
Oct. 25, 2009
unreleased
Masabumi ‘Poo’ Kikuchi piano; Thomas Morgan bass; Todd Neufeld acoustic guitar; RJ Miller drums
2nd Hour

Song For Paul
(Kikuchi)
Nov. 22, 2011
unreleased
Masabumi ‘Poo’ Kikuchi 
piano
At Home Project
Series IV
Solo 7
Track 23 
(DAT 23-13)
(Kikuchi)
April
2009
unreleased
Masabumi ‘Poo’ Kikuchi piano
June 2005 
Trio 2000 + One
Live at the Village Vanguard
Program 2
The Sunflower
(Paul Motian)
June
2005
unreleased
Paul Motian drums; Larry Grenadier bass; Chris Potter tenor sax; Masabumi ‘Poo’ Kikuchi piano
At Home Project
Series IV
Solo 1
Track 02 
(DAT 07-02) 
(Kikuchi)
Aug.
2008
unreleased
Masabumi ‘Poo’ Kikuchi piano
At Home Project
Series IV
Solo
good takes 14
Track 05 
(DAT 38)
(Kikuchi)
Oct. 2009
unreleased
Masabumi ‘Poo’ Kikuchi piano
The Gleaners
Pettiford
(Grenadier)
2019
ECM
Larry Grenadier double bass
The Gleaners
The Gleaner
(Grenadier)
2019
ECM
Larry Grenadier double bass
June 2005 
Trio 2000 + One
Live at the Village Vanguard
Program 2
Last Call
(Paul Motian)
June
2005
unreleased
Paul Motian drums; Larry Grenadier bass; Chris Potter tenor sax; Masabumi ‘Poo’ Kikuchi piano

Sunday, February 17, 2019

February 18, 2019 WRFR Radio Show 3-5pm 93.3FM

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
Kikuchi: At Home and Elsewhere


Masabumi Kikuchi ©Abby Kikuchi
from Black Orpheus CD Booklet  Courtesy ECM Records

Taking an interlude from early recordings of Paul Motian to bring you many unreleased Masabumi 'Poo' Kikuchi recordings from the 2000s. Courtesy of Paul Motian and Andreas Schmidt collections.

Monday, February 11, 2019

Set List 02_11_19

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
Related to 1962

Parts 1 & 2


Paul Motian July 1962  Likely Cape Cod, MA
where he was playing a gig with Zoot Sims
photographer unknown ©Paul Motian Archive

Funk Dumpling

Margareta
(Perry Robinson)
1962
Savoy Jazz
Perry Robinson clarinet; Kenny Baron piano; Henry Grimes bass; Paul Motian drums
George Russell Smalltet
Jazz 
Workshop
Concerto for Billy the Kid
(George Russell)
Oct 17
1956
RCA Victor/BMG
George Russell arranger, leader; Art Farmer trumpet; Hal McKusick alto sax; Bill Evans piano; Barry Gilbraith guitar; Milt Hinton bass; Paul Motian drums
Moon Beams
RE: Person I Knew
(Bill Evans)
1962
Riverside
Bill Evans piano; Chuck 
Israels bass; Paul Motian drums
The Legendary Bill Evans Trio The 1960 Birdland Sessions
Nardis
(Miles Davis)

1992
rec. 1960

Cool ’n Blue Records
Paul Motian drums; Bill Evans piano; Scott LaFaro bass
How My Heart Sings!
Walking Up
(Bill Evans)

1962
Riverside
Bill Evans piano; Chuck Israels bass; Paul Motian drums
The House of Blue Lights

When I Fall In Love
(Victor Young)
Jan & Feb
1959
Dot Records
Eddie Costa piano; Wendell Marshall bass; Paul Motian drums
Jazz Alive A
Night At the
Half Note
Wee Dot
(J.J. Johnson)
Feb.1959
Fresh
Sound
Records/
United
Artists
Zoot Sims, Al Cohn tenor
sax; Phil Woods alto sax;
Mose Allison piano; Nabil
Totah bass Paul Motian
drums
2nd Hour
Funk Dumpling

Funk Dumpling
(Henry Grimes)
1962
Savoy Jazz
Perry Robinson clarinet; Kenny Baron piano; Henry Grimes bass; Paul Motian drums
Tony Scott & Bill Evans A Day In New York

Gone With the Wind
(Wrubil/Magidson)
Nov 16
1957
Fresh Sound Records
Tony Scott clarinet; Bill Evans piano; Henry Grimes bass; Sahib Shihab baritone sax; Paul Motian drums

Moon Beams
In Love In Vain
(Kern/Robin)
1962
Riverside
Bill Evans piano; Chuck 
Israels bass; Paul Motian drums
Tony Scott & Bill Evans A Day In New York

Body and Soul
(Green/
Heyman/Sauer)
Nov 16
1957
Fresh Sound Records
Tony Scott clarinet; Bill Evans piano; Henry Grimes bass; Paul Motian drums

Moon Beams
Very Early
(Bill Evans)
1962
Riverside
Bill Evans piano; Chuck 
Israels bass; Paul Motian drums
How My Heart Sings!
I Should Care
(Cahn/Stordahl/Weston)

1962
Riverside
Bill Evans piano; Chuck Israels bass; Paul Motian drums
I Love the Life I Live
News
(Mose Allison)
1960
RCA Victor/BMG
Mose Allison piano; Henry Grimes bass; Paul Motian drums
How My Heart Sings!
Show-Type Tune
(Bill Evans)

1962
Riverside
Bill Evans piano; Chuck Israels bass; Paul Motian drums
The House of Blue Lights

Annabelle
(Eddie Costa)
1959
Dot Records
Eddie Costa piano; Wendell Marshall bass; Paul Motian drums
Funk Dumpling

Farmer Alfalfa
(Henry Grimes)
1962
Savoy Jazz
Perry Robinson clarinet; Kenny Baron piano; Henry Grimes bass; Paul Motian drums

Sunday, February 3, 2019

February 11, 2019 WRFR Radio Show 3-5pm 93.3FM

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
Related to 1962


Paul Motian July 1962  Likely Cape Cod, MA
where he was playing a gig with Zoot Sims
photographer unknown ©Paul Motian Archive

Recordings this week from 1962 or by musicians Paul Motian played gigs with in 1962.

Monday, January 21, 2019

Set List 01_21_19

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
Something Old, Something New

Parts 1 & 2


L: Bill Evans, Jimmy Garrison?, Paul Motian location and date unknown
©Paul Motian Archive
R: Joe Lovano's new release photo ©Jimmy Katz courtesy ECM Records
Warne Marsh
‘supervised by Lennie Tristano’
Excerpt
(Warne Marsh)
1958
Atlantic
Warne Marsh tenor sax; Paul Chambers bass; Paul Motian drums
Lee Konitz Live At the Half Note
317 E 32nd
(Lennie Tristano)
1959
Polygram
Warne Marsh tenor sax; Lee Konitz alto sax; Bill Evans piano; Jimmy Garrison bass; Paul Motian drums
Warne Marsh
‘supervised by Lennie Tristano’
Just Squeeze Me
(Ellington/Gaines)
1958
Atlantic
Warne Marsh tenor sax; Paul Chambers bass; Paul Motian drums
Lee Konitz Live At the Half Note
You Stepped Into A Dream
(Brown/Kahn)
1959
Polygram
Warne Marsh tenor sax; Lee Konitz alto sax; Bill Evans piano; Jimmy Garrison bass; Paul Motian drums
Trio Tapestry

One Time In
(Joe Lovano)
2019
ECM
Joe Lovano tenor sax, tarogato, gongs; Marilyn Crispell piano; Carmen Castaldi drums, percussion
Moondog
Street Scene
(Moondog) 

rec. 1956/
1990
Prestige
drum solos and dialogues, against the sound of Manhattan traffic 5/4
Trio Tapestry

Gong Episode
(Joe Lovano)
2019
ECM
Joe Lovano tenor sax, tarogato, gongs; Marilyn Crispell piano; Carmen Castaldi drums, percussion
Moondog
Oo Debut
(Moondog) 

rec. 1956/
1990
Prestige
Moondog plays 00 and tribes, simultaneously 7/4
Trio Tapestry

Spirit Lake
(Joe Lovano)
2019
ECM
Joe Lovano tenor sax, tarogato, gongs; Marilyn Crispell piano; Carmen Castaldi drums, percussion
Moondog
Frog Bog
(Moondog) 

rec. 1956/
1990
Prestige
Quintet featuring the Weiner-Sabinsky Duo 5/4
2nd Hour
Downbeat Jazz Concert
Town Hall 
NYC

Scrapple From the Apple
(Charlie Parker)
May 16 1958
Fresh Sound Records
Tony Scott clarinet; Jimmie Knepper trombone; Kenny Burrell guitar; Sam Jones bass; Paul Motian drums
Dedications

Misery (To ‘Lady Day’ Billie Holiday)
(Tony Scott)
Oct 28 & 29 1959
Core
Tony Scott clarinet; Bill Evans piano; Scott LaFaro bass; Paul Motian drums

The Legendary Bill Evans Trio The 1960 Birdland Sessions
All of You
(Cole Porter)

1992
rec. 1960

Cool ’n Blue Records
Paul Motian drums; Bill Evans piano; Scott LaFaro bass
Tony Scott & Bill Evans A Day In New York

The Chant
(Tony Scott)
Nov 16
1957
Fresh Sound Records
Tony Scott baritone sax; Bill Evans piano; Milt Hinton bass; Sahib Shihab baritone sax; Paul Motian drums

The Legendary Bill Evans Trio The 1960 Birdland Sessions
Beautiful Love/Five
(Young-Van Alstyne/Bill Evans)

1992
rec. 1960

Cool ’n Blue Records
Paul Motian drums; Bill Evans piano; Scott LaFaro bass
Dedications

Requiem for ‘Hot Lips’ Page
(Tony Scott)
Oct 28 & 29 1959
Core
Tony Scott clarinet; Bill Evans piano; Scott LaFaro bass; Paul Motian drums

The Legendary Bill Evans Trio The 1960 Birdland Sessions
Blue In Green
(Evans/Davis)

1992
rec. 1960

Cool ’n Blue Records
Paul Motian drums; Bill Evans piano; Scott LaFaro bass
Downbeat Jazz Concert
Town Hall 
NYC

Blues for An African Friend
(Tony Scott)
May 16 1958
Fresh Sound Records
Tony Scott clarinet; Jimmie Knepper trombone; Kenny Burrell guitar; Sam Jones bass; Paul Motian drums