Friday, August 18, 2017

August 21, 2017 WRFR Radio Show 4-6pm 93.3FM



I'll be out of town on Monday so you will hear a repeat of rehearsal tapes of Paul Motian with Lowell Davidson and Charles Brackeen. Enjoy the eclipse day.


Set List 09_23_16

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet
Theme:
Charles Brackeen & Lowell Davidson

Part 1        Part 2

Lowell Davidson 1965 (photo: George Klabin)
Charles Brackeen abt. 1977 (photo: unknown)
1977 Rehearsal Tapes featuring duos of Paul Motian and pianist Lowell Davidson and Paul Motian and saxophonist Charles Brackeen. Lots of readings from Paul Motian's unpublished autobiography.

Rehearsal Tape 
Davidson/
Motian

Track 1
(Lowell Davidson/Paul Motian)
abt.1977unreleasedLowell Davidson piano; Paul Motian drums
Rehearsal Tape 
Brackeen/
Motian

Dance/Talk
(Paul Motian)
abt.1977unreleasedCharles Brackeen saxophone; Paul Motian drums
Rehearsal Tape 
Davidson/
Motian

Track 2
(Lowell Davidson/Paul Motian)
1977unreleasedLowell Davidson piano; Paul Motian drums
Rehearsal Tape 
Brackeen/
Motian

Dance/Talk
(Paul Motian)
abt.1977unreleasedCharles Brackeen saxophone; Paul Motian drums
Rehearsal Tape 
Davidson/
Motian

Track 3
(Lowell Davidson/Paul Motian)
1977unreleasedLowell Davidson piano; Paul Motian drums
2nd Hour
Rehearsal Tape 
Brackeen/
Motian

Dance/Talk
(Paul Motian)
abt.1977unreleasedCharles Brackeen saxophone; Paul Motian drums
Rehearsal Tape 
Davidson/
Motian

Track 4
(Lowell Davidson/Paul Motian)
1977unreleasedLowell Davidson piano; Paul Motian drums
Rehearsal Tape 
Brackeen/
Motian

Tangram
(Paul Motian)
before 1981unreleasedCharles Brackeen saxophone; Paul Motian drums
Rehearsal Tape 
Davidson/
Motian

Track 5
(Lowell Davidson/Paul Motian)
1977unreleasedLowell Davidson piano; Paul Motian drums
Rhythm XC.B. Blues
(Charles Brackeen) 

1973
rec. 1968
Dolphy Series 4Ed Blackwell drums; Charles Brackeen sax; Don Cherry trumpet; Charlie Haden bass;
Lowell 
Davidson Trio
Dunce
(Lowell Davidson)
1965ESPLowell Davidson piano; Gary Peacock bass; Milford Graves drums

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Set List 08_14_17

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet
Theme:
Charlie & Paul  Part 3


Keith Jarrett's American Quartet on tour in Japan 1974
From l to r: (women unknown) Charlie Haden, Paul Motian,
Keith Jarrett, Dewey Redman

Music from past resistances is appropriate for the current resistance.

Death and the Flower Prayer
(Keith Jarrett)

1974 Impulse Keith Jarrett piano, soprano sax, osi drum, wood flute, percussion; Dewey Redman tenor sax, percussion,; Charlie Haden double bass; Paul Motian drums, percussion; Guilherme Franco percussion
Silence Byablue
(Paul Motian)

1977 Impulse Keith Jarrett piano; Dewey Redman tenor sax; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
Liberation Music Orchestra Circus ’68 ’69
(Charlie Haden)
1969 Impulse Perry Robinson clarinet; Gato Barbieri tenor saxophone, clarinet; Dewey Redman alto saxophone, tenor saxophone;
Don Cherry cornet, flute;
Michael Mantler trumpet;
Roswell Rudd trombone; Bob Northern French horn; Howard Johnson tuba; Sam Brown guitar; Carla Bley piano, tambourine; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums, percussion
Death and the Flower Great Bird
(Keith Jarrett)

1974 Impulse Keith Jarrett piano, soprano sax, osi drum, wood flute, percussion; Dewey Redman tenor sax, percussion,; Charlie Haden double bass; Paul Motian drums, percussion; Guilherme Franco percussion
Silence Mushi Mushi
(Dewey Redman)

1977 Impulse Keith Jarrett piano; Dewey Redman tenor sax; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
Liberation Music Orchestra War Orphans
(Ornette Coleman)
1969 Impulse Charlie Haden bass; Carla Bley piano; LMO
Silence Fantasm
(Paul Motian)

1977 Impulse Keith Jarrett piano; Dewey Redman tenor sax; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
2nd Hour
Tribute Song For Che
(Charlie Haden)
1975 ECM Carlos Ward alto saxophone;  Sam Brown guitar; Paul Metzke electric guitar; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian percussion
Silence Gotta Get Some Sleep
(Dewey Redman)

1977 Impulse Keith Jarrett piano; Dewey Redman tenor sax; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
Live At the Village Vanguard Vanguard Blues
(Charlie Haden)
1990 DIW Records Japan Geri Allen piano; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
Rambling Boy Is This America?
(Pat Metheny)
2008 Decca Pat Metheny guitar; Charlie Haden bass; Jerry Douglas dobro; Bruce Hornsby piano; Stuart Duncan fiddle; Russ Barenberg guitar
Live At the Village Vanguard Song For the Whales
(Charlie Haden)
1990 DIW Records Japan Geri Allen piano; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
Rambling Boy Road of Broken Hearts
(Gervis Stanford)
2008 Decca Rachel & Petra Haden backup vocals; Charlie Haden bass; Jerry Douglas dobro; Ricky Scaggs mandolin, vocals; Stuart Duncan fiddle; Byron Sutton guitar
Live At the Village Vanguard A Prayer For Peace
(Geri Allen)
1990 DIW Records Japan Geri Allen piano; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
Rambling Boy Oh Shenandoah
(arr. Pat Metheny)
2008 Decca Charlie Haden vocal, bass; Jerry Douglas dobro; Stuart Duncan fiddle; Pat Metheny guitar (solo); Russ Barenberg guitar

Monday, August 14, 2017

August 14, 2017 WRFR Radio Show 4-6pm 93.3FM

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet
Theme:
Charlie & Paul  Part 3

Keith Jarrett's American Quartet on tour in Japan 1974
From l to r: (women unknown) Charlie Haden, Paul Motian,
Keith Jarrett, Dewey Redman

Due to finding this photo and current events, I'm going back in time instead of forward. Music from the American Quartet, LMO and Geri Allen Trio.



Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Set List 08_07_17

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet
Theme:
Charlie & Paul  Part 2


Charlie Haden & Paul Motian on tour
with the Liberation Music Orchestra 

Italy,  Summer of 1987
photographer unknown

Eyes of the Heart
Live 
Austria 1976
Eyes of the Heart (Part 2)
(Keith Jarrett)

1979 ECM Keith Jarrett piano, soprano sax, osi drums, tambourine; Dewey Redman tenor sax, tambourine, maracas; Charlie Haden double bass; Paul Motian drums, percussion
Bop-Be
Mysteries 
the Impulse Years
1975-1976
Silence
(Charlie Haden)

1996
rec. 1976

Impulse Keith Jarrett piano, soprano sax, percussion; Dewey Redman tenor sax, Chinese musette, maracas; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums, percussion
The Ballad of the Fallen Silence
(Charlie Haden)
1983 ECM Charlie Haden bass; Carla Bley piano; Don Cherry trumpet; Sharon Freeman french horn; Mick Goodrick guitar; Jack Jeffers tuba; Michael Mantler trumpet; Paul Motian drums; Jim Pepper sax, flute; Dewey Redman tenor sax; Steve Slagle sax, clarinet, flute; Gary Valente trombone
Bop-Be
Mysteries 
the Impulse Years
1975-1976
Gotta Get Some Sleep take 2 
prev. unissued
(Dewey Redman)

1996
rec. 1976

Impulse Keith Jarrett piano, soprano sax, percussion; Dewey Redman tenor sax, Chinese musette, maracas; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums, percussion
The Ballad of the Fallen Too Late
(Carla Bley)
1983 ECM Charlie Haden bass; Carla Bley piano; LMO
Bop-Be
Mysteries 
the Impulse Years
1975-1976
Pocketful of Cherry take 4
(Charlie Haden)

1996
rec. 1976

Impulse Keith Jarrett piano, soprano sax, percussion; Dewey Redman tenor sax, Chinese musette, maracas; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums, percussion
The Ballad of the Fallen The People United Will Never Be Defeated
(Sergio Ortega/ Quilapayun)
1983 ECM Charlie Haden bass; Carla Bley piano; LMO
2nd Hour
The Montreal Tapes
Live 1989
New Beginning
(Charlie Haden)

1994 Verve Paul Bley piano; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
On Broadway
V1
Someone to Watch Over Me
(George Gershwin)
1989 Polydor/ Winter & Winter Joe Lovano tenor saxophone; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
The Montreal Tapes
Live 1989
So’ Far So Good
(Paul Bley)

1994 Verve Paul Bley piano; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
On Broadway
V1
My Heart Belongs to Daddy
(Cole Porter)
1989 Polydor/ Winter & Winter Joe Lovano tenor saxophone; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
The Montreal Tapes
Live 1989
Body Beautiful
(Paul Motian)

1994 Verve Paul Bley piano; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
Quartet West
“Always Say Goodbye”
Everything Happens to Me
(Denis/Adair)
1993 Verve Ernie Watts tenor sax; Alan Broadbent piano; Charlie Haden bass; Larance Marable drums
Chet Baker voice 1955