Saturday, January 13, 2018

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

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet
Theme:
Tethered Moon & Unreleased Kikuchi

Masabumi  'Poo' Kikuchi, Paul Motian and Gary Peacock
1991 photo: ©Yukio Ichikawa courtesy King Records

This week, the Trio Tethered Moon: Kikuchi, Motian & Peacock with their recordings from 1990-2002. I'll be interspersing some unreleased, solo Kikuchi on piano from his 2009 improvised and self-recorded 'at home project'.


Monday, January 8, 2018

Set List 01_08_18

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet
Theme:
Mostly Sideman Recordings with Joe Lovano


Letter to Paul Motian from Baroness Pannonica Rothschild
after he sent her a copy of his 1986 album 'Misterioso'

Joyous 
Encounter
Joyous 
Encounter
(Joe Lovano)
2005 Blue Note Joe Lovano tenor sax; George Mraz bass; Paul Motian drums, cymbals
Billy Strayhorn: Lush Life Chelsea Bridge
(Billy Strayhorn)
2007 Blue Note Joe Lovano tenor sax; Hank Jones piano; George Mraz bass; Paul Motian drums
Joyous 
Encounter
Bird’s Eye View
(Joe Lovano)
2005 Blue Note Joe Lovano tenor sax; Hank Jones piano; George Mraz bass; Paul Motian drums, cymbals
One Time Out Portrait of T.
(Paul Motian)
1982 ECM Joe Lovano tenor sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
Village Rhythm T. Was to Me- Part 1: Celebration of Life Everlasting
Part II: Theme
(Joe Lovano)
1989 Soul Note Tom Harrel trumpet; Joe Lovano tenor, soprano sax; Kenny Werner piano; Marc Johnson bass; Paul Motian drums
Joyous 
Encounter
Pannonica
(T. Monk)
dedicated to Steve Lacy
2005 Blue Note Joe Lovano curved soprano sax; Hank Jones piano; George Mraz bass; Paul Motian drums, cymbals
Misterioso Pannonica
(Thelonius Monk)
1986 Soul Note Jim Pepper tenor, soprano; Joe Lovano tenor; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
Joyous 
Encounter
Crescent
(John Coltrane)
dedicated to Elvin Jones
2005 Blue Note Joe Lovano tenor sax; Hank Jones piano; George Mraz bass; Paul Motian drums, cymbals
2nd Hour
Trio 
Fascination
Cymbalism
(Joe Lovano)

1998 Blue Note Joe Lovano tenor, soprano, straight alto sax, alto clarinet; Dave Holland bass; Elvin Jones drums
Trio 
Fascination
Sanctuary Park
(Joe Lovano)

1998 Blue Note Joe Lovano tenor, soprano, straight alto sax, alto clarinet; Dave Holland bass; Elvin Jones drums
Joyous 
Encounter
Don’t Ever Leave Me
(Thad Jones)
2005 Blue Note Joe Lovano tenor sax; Hank Jones piano; George Mraz bass; Paul Motian drums, cymbals
I’m All For You The Summary (from Suite for Pops) 
(Thad Jones)
2003 Blue Note Joe Lovano tenor sax; Hank Jones piano; George Mraz bass; Paul Motian drums, cymbals
One Time Out Monk’s Mood
(T. Monk)
1982 ECM Joe Lovano tenor sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
I’m All For You Monk’s Mood
(T. Monk)
2003 Blue Note Joe Lovano tenor sax; Hank Jones piano; George Mraz bass; Paul Motian drums, cymbals
Worlds Bosstown
(Joe Lovano)
1989 Label Bleu Tim Hagans trumpet; Joe Lovano tenor, soprano sax, alto clarinet; Bill Frisell guitar; Henri Texier bass; Gary Valente trombone; Judi Silverman soprano voice; Paul Motian drums
Worlds Lutetia
(Joe Lovano)
1989 Label Bleu Tim Hagans trumpet; Joe Lovano tenor, soprano sax, alto clarinet; Bill Frisell guitar; Henri Texier bass; Gary Valente trombone; Judi Silverman soprano voice; Paul Motian drums
The Montreal Tapes
Charlie Haden
Liberation Music Orchestra
Sandino
(Charlie Haden)
1989 Verve Ernie Watts, Joe Lovano tenor saxophones; Ken McIntyre alto saxophone; Stanton Davis, Tom Harrell trumpet;
Ray Anderson trombone; Sharon Freeman French horn; Joe Daley tuba; Mick Goodrick guitar; Geri Allen piano; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums

George Mraz, Hank Jones, Joe Lovano, Paul Motian 2003
Photo: Jimmy Katz  courtesy Blue Note Records

Sunday, January 7, 2018

January 8, 2018 WRFR Radio Show 3-5pm 93.3FM

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet
Theme:
Mostly Sideman Recordings with Joe Lovano

George Mraz, Hank Jones, Joe Lovano, Paul Motian 2003
Photo: Jimmy Katz  courtesy Blue Note Records

Joe Lovano wrote a great intro to Volume 2 of Paul Motian's Songbook. I'm featuring some of the albums he mentions in it this week. And, yes, the book is at the printer! It will be available within a month.