Saturday, September 21, 2019

Sept. 23, 2019 WRFR Radio Show 3-5pm 93.3FM

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme: 

Common Practice


Ben Street, Tom Harrell, Ethan Iverson, Eric McPherson
photo courtesy ©ECM Records
Common Practice is the new release from the Ethan Iverson Quartet featuring Tom Harrell. I'll also play some earlier Tom Harrell with Paul Motian & Charlie Haden. And a little reading from Iverson's writings.

Monday, September 16, 2019

Set List 09_16_19

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme: 

Singing Drums & The Drums

Parts 1 & 2

Nana Vasconcelos, Paul Motian, Fredy Studer, Pierre Favre 1984
On tour for ECM's 'Singing Drums' album Photo: ©Beat Bierl

Singing Drums Metal Birds
(Pierre Favre)
1984 ECM Pierre Favre drums, gongs, crotales, cymbals; Paul Motian drums, gongs, crotales, calebasses, rodbrushes; Fredy Studer drums, gongs, cymbals; Nana Vasconcelos berimbau, voice, tympani, conga, water pot, shakers, bells
The Drums
(different mix than Treasure Island)
Angles (Without Edges)
(Keith Jarrett)
1974 Rec.1974 ABC Impulse Paul Motian drums; Keith Jarrett piano; Dewey Redman tenor sax; Charlie Haden bass; Guilherme Franco & Danny Johnson percussion
Singing Drums Frog Songs
(Pierre Favre)
1984 ECM Pierre Favre; Paul Motian; Fredy Studer; Nana Vasconcelos
The Drums
(Crescent)
The Drum Thing
(John Coltrane)
1974 Rec.1964

ABC Impulse Elvin Jones drums; John Coltrane tenor sax; Jimmy Garrison bass
Singing Drums Edge Of the Wing
(Pierre Favre)
1984 ECM Pierre Favre; Paul Motian; Fredy Studer; Nana Vasconcelos
The Drums
(A Monastic Trio)
Gospel Trane
(Alice Coltrane)
1974 Rec.1968

ABC Impulse Rashied Ali drums; Alice Coltrane piano; Jimmy Garrison bass; unidentified tambourine & bells
Singing Drums Rain Forest
(Pierre Favre)
1984 ECM Pierre Favre; Paul Motian; Fredy Studer; Nana Vasconcelos
The Drums
(Love Cry)
Ghosts
(Albert Ayler)
1974 Rec.1967

ABC Impulse Milford Graves drums; Albert Ayler tenor sax; Donald Ayler trumpet; Alan Silva bass
Comin’ and Going Water
(Jim Pepper)
1983 Europa Jim Pepper sax, vocals; Kenny Werner piano; Nana Vasconcelos percussion, vocals; Mark Helias bass
2nd Hour
Live at Essen, Germany
Satiricon Theater
Drum Solo
(Bley/Peacock/Motian )
March 15, 1999 unreleased
Paul’s CD
Paul Bley piano; Gary Peacock double-bass; Paul Motian drums
The Drums
(Talking & Drum Solos)
Spooky Drums
(Baby Dodds)
1974 Rec.1946

ABC Impulse Baby Dodds drums
Jack of Clubs Drum Music
(Paul Motian)

rec. March 1984/
1985
Soul Note Joe Lovano tenor sax; Jim Pepper tenor & soprano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
Comin’ and Goin’ Lakota Song
(traditional)
1983 Europa Jim Pepper sax, vocals; Bill Frisell guitar; Nana Vasconcelos percussion, vocals; Ed Schuller bass; Jane Lind, Karen Knight vocals
Live At Ubersee Museum
Bremen
12/7/1981
Pslam
(Paul Motian)
1981 unreleased Joe Lovano tenor sax; Billy Drewes tenor & alto sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Ed Schuller double bass; Paul Motian percussion
The Drums
(Out of the Afternoon)
Snap, Crackle
(Roy Haynes)
1974 Rec.1962

ABC Impulse Roy Haynes drums; Roland Kirk manzello, strich, flute, nose flute; Tommy Flanagan piano & vocal intro; Henry Grimes bass
Jack of Clubs Tanner Street
(Paul Motian)

rec. March 1984/
1985
Soul Note Joe Lovano tenor sax; Jim Pepper tenor & soprano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
Live At Ubersee Museum
Bremen
12/7/1981
Boomerang
(Paul Motian)
1981 unreleased Joe Lovano tenor sax; Billy Drewes tenor & alto sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Ed Schuller double bass; Paul Motian drums

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Sept. 16, 2019 WRFR Radio Show 3-5pm 93.3FM

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme: 

Singing Drums & The Drums


Nana Vasconcelos, Paul Motian, Fredy Studer, Pierre Favre 1984
On tour for ECM's 'Singing Drums' album Photo: ©Beat Bierl

Drums in Jazz, 10 years apart. I'll feature ECM's 1984 release 'Singing Drums' and Impulse Records' 1974 Release 'The Drums'. 

Monday, September 9, 2019

Set List 09_09_19

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme: 

Roma: Enrico Rava & Joe Lovano

Parts 1 & 2

Enrico Rava & Joe Lovano 2018
Courtesy ECM Records ©Roberto Cifarelli


Roma
Fort Worth
(Joe Lovano)
2019
ECM
Enrico Rava flugelhorn; Joe Lovano tenor sax, tarogato; Dezron Douglas double bass; Gerald Cleaver drums; Giovanni Guidi piano
Tati
Gang of 5
(Paul Motian)

2004
ECM
Enrico Rava trumpet; Paul Motian drums; Stefano Bollani piano
Village Rhythm
Dewey Said
(Joe Lovano)
1989
Soul Note
Tom Harrel trumpet; Joe Lovano tenor, soprano sax; Kenny Werner piano; Marc Johnson bass; Paul Motian drums
Tati
Birdsong
(Paul Motian)

2004
ECM
Paul Motian drums; Stefano Bollani piano
Joyous 
Encounter
Pannonica
(Thelonious Monk)
2005
Blue Note
Joe Lovano tenor sax; Hank Jones piano; George Mraz bass; Paul Motian drums, cymbals
Tati
Overboard
(Enrico Rava)
2004
ECM
Enrico Rava trumpet; Paul Motian drums; Stefano Bollani piano
Roma
Interiors
(Enrico Rava)
2019
ECM
Enrico Rava flugelhorn; Joe Lovano tenor sax, tarogato; Dezron Douglas double bass; Gerald Cleaver drums; Giovanni Guidi piano
2nd Hour
New York Days
Interiors
(Enrico Rava)
2008
ECM
Enrico Rava trumpet; Mark Turner tenor sax; Larry Grenadier double bass; Paul Motian drums; Stefano Bollani piano
La Dolce Vita
Movie-ing Jazz
Il Sogno Di Hitchcock
(Enrico Rava)
2000
Cam Jazz
Enrico Rava trumpet, flugelhorn; Giovanni Tommaso contrabass; Roberto Gatto drums; Stefano Bollani piano
New York Days
Count Dracula
(Enrico Rava)
2008
ECM
Enrico Rava trumpet; Mark Turner tenor sax; Larry Grenadier double bass; Paul Motian drums; Stefano Bollani piano
Tati
Fantasm
(Paul Motian)

2004
ECM
Enrico Rava trumpet; Paul Motian drums; Stefano Bollani piano
Flying Colors
Fantasm
(Paul Motian)
1997
Blue Note
Joe Lovano tenor, soprano sax, alto clarinet, drums, gongs; Gonzalo Rubalcaba piano
Flying Colors
Bird Food
(Ornette Coleman)
1997
Blue Note
Joe Lovano tenor, soprano sax, alto clarinet, drums, gongs; Gonzalo Rubalcaba piano
Roma
Drum Song
(Joe Lovano)
Spiritual
(John Coltrane)
Over the Rainbow
(Arlen/Harburg)
2019
ECM
Enrico Rava flugelhorn; Joe Lovano tenor sax, tarogato; Dezron Douglas double bass; Gerald Cleaver drums; Giovanni Guidi piano

Sunday, September 8, 2019

Sept. 9, 2019 WRFR Radio Show 3-5pm 93.3FM

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme: 

Roma: Enrico Rava & Joe Lovano


Enrico Rava & Joe Lovano 2018
Courtesy ECM Records ©Roberto Cifarelli

I'll feature the new ECM release Roma with Enrico Rava & Joe Lovano along with
their past recordings with Paul Motian.

Monday, September 2, 2019

Set List 09_02_19

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme: 

Eddie Schuller Interview Part 2

Parts 1 & 2

Ed Schuller & Paul Motian in Europe abt.1984 ©Dany Gignoux

U Got It Lazy Afternoon
(Jerome Moross)
2018 Shu Bass Recording Mack Goldsbury tenor saxophone, Ed Schuller bass, Gary Valente trombone, Pete Davenport drums/percussion
U Got It Why Can’t We All Just Get Along
(Ed Schuller)
2018 Shu Bass Recording Mack Goldsbury tenor saxophone, Ed Schuller bass, Gary Valente trombone, Pete Davenport drums/percussion
1986 
Rehearsal
Jan. 8 
For the Love of Sarah
(Paul Motian)
1986

Unreleased Bill Frisell guitar; Billy Drewes soprano sax; Joe Lovano tenor sax; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums; Arto Tuncboyacian percussion
1986 
Rehearsal
Jan. 8 
23rd Street Theme
(Paul Motian)
1986

Unreleased Bill Frisell guitar; Billy Drewes soprano sax; Joe Lovano tenor sax; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums; Arto Tuncboyacian percussion
Circle the Line Did You Know I Knew
(Ed Schuller)
1988 GM Recordings Ed Schuller bass; Simon Nabatov piano; Paul Motian drums; Arto Tuncboyacian percussion
2nd Hour
1983 
Rehearsal
Feb. 1 
New Piece V4
[Prairie Avenue Cowboy]
(Paul Motian)
1983

Unreleased Bill Frisell guitar; Joe Lovano sax; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
1983 
Rehearsal
Feb. 1 
Prairie Avenue Cowboy
(Paul Motian)
1983

Unreleased Bill Frisell guitar; Joe Lovano sax; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
Live At A-Trane:
Unreleased Set 1
Chelsea Rendevous
(Joe Lovano)
1999

Unreleased Joe Lovano sax; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
1984 
Rehearsal
Jan. 29 
Syzygy [Fiasco]
(Paul Motian)
1984

Unreleased Bill Frisell guitar; Jim Pepper sax; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
1984 
Rehearsal
Jan. 29 
Zimbabwe
(Paul Motian)
1984

Unreleased Bill Frisell guitar; Jim Pepper sax; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
Misterioso Johnny Broken Wing
(Paul Motian)
1986 Soul Note Jim Pepper tenor, soprano; Joe Lovano tenor; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums