Friday, July 1, 2016

Set List 07_01_16

Theme: 

Paul Motian: Early Recordings


Paul Motian playing with the Jerry Wald Sextet 1955
Paul Motian Discography

Hal Stein
Warren 
Fitzgerald

Medley: You Go To My Head
(Cole Porter)
Goodbye
(Gordon  
Jenkins)
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
New Jazz 
Conceptions
I Got It Bad and That Ain’t Good
(Webster/Ellington)
Sept 18 & 27 1956 Riverside Bill Evans piano
Hal Stein
Warren 
Fitzgerald

Twonky
(Warren Fitzgerald)

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
New Jazz 
Conceptions
Five
(Bill Evans)
Sept 18 & 27 1956 Riverside Bill Evans piano; Teddy Kotick bass; Paul Motian drums
Hal Stein
Warren 
Fitzgerald

Cattin
(Hal Stein)

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
New Jazz 
Conceptions
I Love You
(Cole Porter)
Sept 18 & 27 1956 Riverside Bill Evans piano; Teddy Kotick bass; Paul Motian drums
George Russell Smalltet
Jazz Workshop
Round Johnny Rondo
(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
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
George Russell Smalltet
Jazz Workshop
Concerto For Billy the Kid
(George 
Russell)
Dec 21
1956
RCA Victor/BMG George Russell arranger, leader; Art Farmer trumpet; Hal McKusick alto sax; Bill Evans piano; Barry Gilbraith guitar; Milt Hinton bass; Osie Johnson drums
George Russell Smalltet
Jazz  Workshop
Witchhunt
(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
2nd Hour
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

The Eddie Costa Quintet

Get Out of the Road
(Phil Woods)
July 1957 Interlude Records Eddie Costa piano, vibes; Teddy Kotick bass; Paul Motian drums; Art Farmer trumpet; Phil Woods alto sax
Tony Scott & Bill Evans A Day In New York

Portrait of Ravi
(Tony Scott)
Nov 16
1957
Fresh Sound Records Tony Scott clarinet; Bill Evans piano; Henry Grimes bass; Paul Motian drums

The Eddie Costa Quintet

Stretch In “F”
(Art Farmer)
July 1957 Interlude Records Eddie Costa piano, vibes; Teddy Kotick bass; Paul Motian drums; Art Farmer trumpet; Phil Woods alto sax
Listen to the Music of Jerry Wald

I’ve Got A Crush On You
(George & Ira Gershwin)
1955 Kapp/Solar Records Jerry Wald clarinetist & conductor; Bill Evans piano; Eddie Costa vibes; Ortiz Walton bass; Paul Motian drums; plus guitar & string orchestra
The Mello Sound of Don Elliot

Poinciana (Song of the Tree)
(Simon/Bernier)
1958 Decca/Solar Records

Don Elliott trumpet, mellophone, vibes; Bill Evans piano; Hal McKusick flute, clarinet, bass clarinet, alto and tenor sax; Barry Galbraith guitar; Ernie Furtado bass; Paul Motian drums; Janice Putnam voice, harp; 6 voice vocal group
Listen to the Music of Jerry Wald

Love For Sale
(Cole Porter)
1955 Kapp/Solar Records Jerry Wald clarinetist & conductor; Bill Evans piano; Eddie Costa vibes; Ortiz Walton bass; Paul Motian drums; plus guitar & string orchestra
The Mello Sound of Don Elliot

Tired of Me
(Don Elliott)
1958 Decca/Solar Records

Don Elliott trumpet, mellophone, vibes; Bill Evans piano; Hal McKusick flute, clarinet, bass clarinet, alto and tenor sax; Barry Galbraith guitar; Ernie Furtado bass; Paul Motian drums
Listen to the Music of Jerry Wald

If I Had You
Shapiro/Campbell/Connelly)
1955 Kapp/Solar Records Jerry Wald clarinetist & conductor; Bill Evans piano; Eddie Costa vibes; Ortiz Walton bass; Paul Motian drums; plus guitar & string orchestra
Warne Marsh

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

Warne Marsh

Yardbird Suite
(Charlie 
Parker)
1958 Atlantic Warne Marsh tenor sax; Paul Chambers bass; Paul Motian drums

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

July 1, 2016 WRFR Radio Show 9-11am 93.3FM

Theme: 

Paul Motian: Early Recordings

Paul Motian playing with the Jerry Wald Sextet 1955

I'll feature 1955's Listen to the Music of Jerry Wald, 1958's The Mello Sound of Don Elliot (thank you Andreas Schmidt for sending these) and George Russell's 1956 Jazz Workshop.