Friday, October 26, 2018

New Podcasts On Vacation

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

will return with a new show Dec. 3rd


Paul Motian around 1936/38
©Paul Motian Archive
There will not be any new shows in November as I will be out of town. Check out the 
167! Podcasts  available for listening here: 
and here:

If you listen live, WRFR will run repeats of shows in my regular time slot Mondays 3-5pm.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Set List 10_22_18

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
2018 New Jazz Releases

Parts 1 & 2

Marilyn Crispell's Dreamstruck
photo: Dave Cook Courtesy Not Two
Where to buy these new releases:
Keith Jarret     Jakob Bro   Marilyn Crispell   Devin Gray 

Iverson & Turner  Lena Bloch   Andreas Schmidt    Bobo Stenson

Bay of Rainbows Live at the Jazz Standard NYC Dug
(Jakob Bro)
2018 ECM Joey Baron drums; Thomas Morgan bass; Jakob Bro guitar
Dreamstruck On Bellagio
(Sorgen/Fonda/Crispell)
2018 Not Two Harvey Sorgen drums; Joe Fonda bass; Marilyn Crispell piano
Bay of Rainbows Live at the Jazz Standard NYC Evening Song
(Jakob Bro)
2018 ECM Joey Baron drums; Thomas Morgan bass; Jakob Bro guitar
Dreamstruck Kalypso
(Paul Motian)
2018 Not Two Harvey Sorgen drums; Joe Fonda bass; Marilyn Crispell piano
Dirigo 
Rataplan
The Wire
(Devin Gray)
2018 Rataplan Records Devin Gray drums, Ellery Eskelin tenor sax; Michael Formanek bass; Dave Ballou trumpet
Temporary Kings Seven Points
(Mark Turner)
2018 ECM Ethan Iverson piano; Mark Turner tenor sax
Dirigo 
Rataplan
Micro Dosage
(Devin Gray)
2018 Rataplan Records Devin Gray drums, Ellery Eskelin tenor sax; Michael Formanek bass; Dave Ballou trumpet
Temporary Kings Unclaimed Freight
(Ethan Iverson)
2018 ECM Ethan Iverson piano; Mark Turner tenor sax
2nd Hour
Schmidt  Plays Motian Dreamworld
(Paul Motian)
2018 Schmidt on Bandcamp Andreas Schmidt piano; Robert Menzel saxophone; Heinrich Kobberling drums
Contra La 
Indecision
Doubt Thou the Stars
(Anders Jormin)
2018 ECM Anders Jorman double bass; Bobo Stenson piano; John Falt drums
Schmidt  Plays Motian Sam Brown
(Paul Motian)
2018 Schmidt on Bandcamp Andreas Schmidt piano; Robert Menzel saxophone; Heinrich Kobberling drums
Contra La 
Indecision
Alice
(Bobo Stenson)
2018 ECM Anders Jorman double bass; Bobo Stenson piano; John Falt drums
Heart Knows Munir
(Lena Block)
2018 Fresh Sound Lena Bloch tenor sax; Russ Lossing piano; Cameron Brown double bass; Billy Mints drums
La Fenice
Live in Venice
2006
The Sun Whose Rays
(Keith Jarrett)
2018 ECM Keith Jarrett piano
Heart Knows Three Treasures
(Russ Lossing)
2018 Fresh Sound Lena Bloch tenor sax; Russ Lossing piano; Cameron Brown double bass; Billy Mints drums
La Fenice
Live in Venice
2006
Part III
(Keith Jarrett)
2018 ECM Keith Jarrett piano

Saturday, October 20, 2018

October 22, 2018 WRFR Radio Show 3-5pm 93.3FM

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
2018 New Jazz Releases


Marilyn Crispell's Dreamstruck
photo: Dave Cook Courtesy Not Two

New music this week! Releases from Keith Jarrett, Jakob Bro, Marilyn Crispell, Ethan Iverson, Mark Turner and more. Also, it's Open House week at www.wrfr.org so stop by 20 Gay St. Rockland, ME to visit the show live if you like.


Monday, October 15, 2018

Set List 10_15_18

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
1980s: Paul Motian Quintet Version 2 Part 3

Parts 1 & 2

Paul Motian Quintet On Tour in Europe 1983
Top: Jim Pepper, Ed Schuller, Unknown, Unknown
Bottom: Unknown, Jim Pepper, Unknown
Photos: ©Paul Motian
1984 Jan 29 Rehearsal Cathedral Song
(Paul Motian)
1984 unreleased Ed Schuller bass; Jim Pepper tenor or soprano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
The Story of Maryam The Story of 
Maryam
(Paul Motian)

rec. July 1983/1984 Soul Note Joe Lovano tenor sax; Jim Pepper tenor & soprano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
Misterioso Johnny Broken Wing
(Paul Motian)
1986 Soul Note Jim Pepper tenor sax
Bill Evans
The Complete Village Vanguard Recordings, 1961
My Man’s Gone Now
(Gershwin-Gershwin-Heyward)

2003
rec. 1961
Riverside Paul Motian drums; Bill Evans piano; Scott LaFaro bass
1981 July 20 Rehearsal My Man’s Gone Now
(George & Ira Gershwin/Dorothy Heyward)
1981 unreleased Bill Frisell electric guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
1983 June 27 Live at Hasty Pudding
Cambridge MA
My Man’s Gone Now
(George & Ira Gershwin/Dorothy Heyward)
1984 unreleased Ed Schuller bass; Joe Lovano tenor sax; Jim Pepper tenor or soprano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
Interieur Nuit My Man’s Gone Now
(George & Ira Gershwin/Dorothy Heyward)
2001 BMG France Stephan Oliva piano; Bruno Chevillon bass; Paul Motian drums
Misterioso Byablue
(Paul Motian)
1986 Soul Note Bill Frisell electric guitar
2nd Hour
Mu-Point Remembrance
(Jim Pepper)
1996
rec. 1993
Tutu Ed Schuller bass; Dewey Redman tenor saxophone; Bill Bickford guitar; Paul Motian drums
1981 July 20 Rehearsal Tangram
(Paul Motian)
1981 unreleased Bill Frisell electric guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
Mu-Point I See You Now (for Jim Pepper)
(Ed Schuller)
1996
rec. 1993
Tutu Ed Schuller bass; Dewey Redman tenor saxophone; Bill Bickford guitar; Paul Motian drums
Bill Evans
The Complete Village Vanguard Recordings, 1961
Milestones
(Miles Davis)

2003
rec. 1961
Riverside Paul Motian drums; Bill Evans piano; Scott LaFaro bass
1984 Jan 8 
Rehearsal
Milestones
(Miles Davis)

1984 unreleased Jim Pepper tenor, soprano; Joe Lovano tenor; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
1984 Jan 29 Rehearsal Milestones
(Miles Davis)
1984 unreleased Ed Schuller bass; Jim Pepper tenor or soprano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
Flight of the Bluejay Milestones
(Miles Davis)
1996 Winter & Winter
Paul Motian drums; Chris Potter, Chris Cheek tenor saxophone; Brad Schoeppach, Kurt Rosenwinkel electric guitar; Steve Swallow electric bass
1984 Feb 28 Rehearsal Cathedral Song
(Paul Motian)
1984 unreleased Jim Pepper tenor, soprano; Joe Lovano tenor; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums

Sunday, October 14, 2018

October 15, 2018 WRFR Radio Show 3-5pm 93.3FM

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
1980s: Paul Motian Quintet Version 2 Part 3



Paul Motian Quintet On Tour in Europe 1983
Top: Jim Pepper, Ed Schuller, Unknown, Unknown
Bottom: Unknown, Jim Pepper, Unknown
Photos: ©Paul Motian

Same theme, more music from rehearsals, concerts and comparative albums this week.

Monday, October 8, 2018

Set List 10_08_18

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
1980s: Paul Motian Quintet Version 2 Part 2

Parts 1 & 2

Jim Pepper 1980s
photo ©Dany Gigoux

In honor of Indigenous Peoples' Day, this show features Kaw-Creek Native American Jim Pepper.


Pepper’s Pow Wow
Wichitai-to
(Traditional/Jim Pepper)
1971
Embryo
Jim Pepper tenor & soprano sax, drums, bells, rattles, shakers, vocals; Ravie Pepper flute, bamboo flute, shakers, vocals; Tom Grant piano, shakers, vocals; Larry Coryell guitar; Jerry Jemmott, Chuck Rainey electric bass; Billy Cobham, Spider Rice; Gib Pepper drums, bells, rattles, shakers, vocals, arranger
1984 Feb 28 Rehearsal
Three Melodies V1
(Paul Motian)
1984
unreleased
Jim Pepper tenor, soprano; Joe Lovano tenor; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
Pepper’s Pow Wow
Ya Na Ho
(Gilbert Pepper)
1971
Embryo
Jim Pepper tenor & soprano sax, drums, bells, rattles, shakers, vocals; Ravie Pepper flute, bamboo flute, shakers, vocals; Tom Grant piano, shakers, vocals; Larry Coryell guitar; Jerry Jemmott, Chuck Rainey electric bass; Billy Cobham, Spider Rice; Gib Pepper drums, bells, rattles, shakers, vocals, arranger
1983 June 27 Live at Hasty Pudding
Cambridge MA
5 Miles to Wrentham
(Paul Motian)
1984
unreleased
Ed Schuller bass; Joe Lovano tenor sax; Jim Pepper tenor or soprano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
Comin’ and Going
Comin’ and Going
(Jim Pepper)
1983
Europa
Jim Pepper sax, vocals; Kenny Werner piano; Nana Vasconcelos percussion, vocals; John Scofield guitar
1984 Jan 8 Rehearsal
J.J.
(Paul Motian)

1984
unreleased
Jim Pepper tenor, soprano; Joe Lovano tenor; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
2nd Hour
Comin’ and Going
Lakota Song
(traditional)
1983
Europa
Jim Pepper sax, vocals; Bill Frisell guitar; Nana Vasconcelos percussion, vocals; Ed Schuller bass; Jane Kind, Caren Knight vocals
1984 Jan 29 Rehearsal
Syzygy
(Paul Motian)
1984
unreleased
Ed Schuller bass; Jim Pepper tenor or soprano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
Comin’ and Going
Water
(Jim Pepper)
1983
Europa
Jim Pepper sax, vocals; Kenny Werner piano; Nana Vasconcelos percussion, vocals; Mark Helias bass
1984 Jan 29 Rehearsal
Cathedral Song
(Paul Motian)
1984
unreleased
Ed Schuller bass; Jim Pepper tenor or soprano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
Comin’ and Going
Custer Gets It
(Jim Pepper)
1983
Europa
Jim Pepper sax, vocals; Kenny Werner piano; Nana Vasconcelos percussion, vocals; John Scofield guitar; Lester McFarland electric bass, vocals
Devotion
Peace Pipe (intro)
3/4 Gemini
Custer Gets It
(Jim Pepper)
rec.1967/
2013
Native Pulse
Jim Pepper, Dave Liebman, Bert Wilson tenor saxes; Mike Nock piano; Chris Hills bass, drums; Ra-Kalam Bob Moses drums; Warren Gales trumpet