Saturday, July 28, 2018

July 30, 2018 WRFR Radio Show 3-5pm 93.3FM

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
Ben Young Curates


Ben Young in the studio. Listen here: https://vimeo.com/76351957

I don't usually do a show the last Monday of the month but Ben Young is in the area! He's visiting the Paul Motian Archive, picking out some tunes and will be live on the air with me on July 30. If you don't know, Ben Young is a Jazz Historian, author and former manager of Columbia University's radio station WKCR.


Monday, July 23, 2018

Set List 07_23_18

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
Interviews & Music: Formal & Informal Part 4



Electric Bebop Band in Moscow 2001 from l to r: Chris Cheek, Ben Monder,
Steve Cardenas, Paul Motian, Anders Christensen, Pietro Tonolo
photographer unknown ©Paul Motian Archive


Readings from Bill Shoemaker's 2001 article/interview "Europe In Motian" for Jazz Times.


Europe
Oska-T
(Thelonius Monk)

2001
rec.2000
Winter & Winter
Paul Motian drums; Anders Christensen electric bass; Chris Cheek tenor sax; Pietro Tonolo tenor & soprano sax; Ben Monder, Steve Cardenas guitars
Europe
If You Could See Me Now
(Tadd Dameron)

2001
rec.2000
Winter & Winter
Paul Motian and the EBBB
Misterioso
Misterioso
(Thelonius Monk)
1986
Soul Note
Jim Pepper tenor, soprano; Joe Lovano tenor; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
Europe
2300 Skidoo
(Herbie Nichols)

2001
rec.2000
Winter & Winter
Paul Motian and the EBBB
Europe
Fiasco
(Paul Motian)

2001
rec.2000
Winter & Winter
Paul Motian and the EBBB
The Story of Maryam
Look To The Black Wall
(Paul Motian)
1983
Soul Note
Milan,
Italy
Ed Schuller bass; Joe Lovano tenor saxophone; Jim Pepper tenor & soprano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
Live Electric Bebop Band

Look To The Black Wall
(Paul Motian)
Spring 2002
Unreleased
Anders Christensen electric bass; Paul Motian drums; Jakob Bro, Steve Cardenas guitars; Chris Cheek tenor sax; Pietro Tonolo tenor & soprano sax
Amaryllis
Morpion
(Paul Motian)
2000
ECM
Marilyn Crispell piano; Gary Peacock bass; Paul Motian drums
Live Electric Bebop Band

Morpion
(Paul Motian)
Spring 2002
Unreleased
Anders Christensen electric bass; Paul Motian drums; Jakob Bro, Steve Cardenas guitars; Chris Cheek tenor sax; Pietro Tonolo tenor & soprano sax
2nd Hour
Amaryllis
Conception Vessel/Circle Dance
(Paul Motian)
2000
ECM
Marilyn Crispell piano; Gary Peacock bass; Paul Motian drums
The Story of Maryam
5 Miles To Wrentham
(Paul Motian)
1983
Soul Note
Milan,
Italy
Ed Schuller bass; Joe Lovano tenor saxophone; Jim Pepper tenor & soprano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
Holiday For Strings
5 Miles To Wrentham
(Paul Motian)
2002
Winter & Winter
Paul Motian drums; Andres Christensen electric bass; Chris Cheek tenor sax; Pietro Tonolo tenor & soprano sax; Ben Monder, Steve Cardenas guitars
Reincarnation of a Love Bird
Split Decision
(Paul Motian)
1994
JMT/Polydor
Kurt Rosenwinkel, Wolfgang Muthspiel guitars; Chris Potter alto & tenor; Chris Cheek tenor;  Steve Swallow bass; Don Alias, percussion; Paul Motian drums
Live Electric Bebop Band

Split Decision
(Paul Motian)
Spring 2002
Unreleased
Anders Christensen electric bass; Paul Motian drums; Jakob Bro, Steve Cardenas guitars; Chris Cheek tenor sax; Pietro Tonolo tenor & soprano sax
Live Electric Bebop Band

Quasimodo
(Charlie Parker)
Spring 2002
Unreleased
Anders Christensen electric bass; Paul Motian drums; Jakob Bro, Steve Cardenas guitars; Chris Cheek tenor sax; Pietro Tonolo tenor & soprano sax
Europe
Blue Midnight
(Paul Motian)

2001
rec.2000
Winter & Winter
Paul Motian and the EBBB



Sunday, July 22, 2018

July 23, 2018 WRFR Radio Show 3-5pm 93.3FM

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
Interviews & Music: Formal & Informal Part 4



Electric Bebop Band in Moscow 2001 from l to r: Chris Cheek, Ben Monder,
Steve Cardenas, Paul Motian, Anders Christensen, Pietro Tonolo
photographer unknown ©Paul Motian Archive

Readings from Bill Shoemaker's 2001 article "Europe In Motian" in Jazz Times magazine. I'll also be playing tunes from the unreleased Live 2002 EBBB recording I recently discovered.