Monday, October 14, 2019

Set List 10_14_19

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme: 

Paul Motian in the 1970s Part 2

Parts 1 & 2

Charlie Haden, Paul Motian, Keith Jarrett, Dewey Redman
Northfield, MN 1975 photographer: likely Paul Motian ©Paul Motian Archive
A local listener was at the Colby College Concert with the Gary Burton Quartet and the Keith Jarrett Quartet that I read about from Paul's autobiography!

1975 May 25-30 Rehearsal/Backroom Chatter 
Jarrett Quartet
‘Cheap Recorder’
Dewey Practice-Eyes of the Heart
(Keith Jarrett)

1975
unreleased
Keith Jarrett piano; Dewey Redman tenor sax; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
Mysteries
The Impulse Years 1975-1976-
Bop-Be
Gotta Get Some Sleep Take 2
(Dewey Redman) 

rec.1976
Impulse
Keith Jarrett piano; Dewey Redman tenor sax; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
Mysteries
The Impulse Years 1973-1974-Backhand

Victoria
(Paul Motian)
prev. unreleased

rec. 1974
Impulse
Keith Jarrett piano
Tribute
Victoria
(Paul Motian)
1975
rec. 1974
ECM
Carlos Ward alto saxophone;  Sam Brown guitar; Paul Metzke electric guitar; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian percussion
1975 May 25-30 Rehearsal/Backroom Chatter
Jarrett Quartet
‘Suitcase’

1975
unreleased
Keith Jarrett piano; Dewey Redman tenor sax; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
Mysteries
The Impulse Years 1975-1976-Byablue

Yahllah
(Paul Motian)

rec. 1976
Impulse
Keith Jarrett piano; Dewey Redman musette; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
1975 May 25-30 Rehearsal/Backroom Chatter
Jarrett Quartet
Eyes of the Heart
Full Band
(Keith Jarrett)

1975
unreleased
Keith Jarrett piano; Dewey Redman tenor sax; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
Mysteries
The Impulse Years 1975-1976-Byablue

Trieste
(Paul Motian)

rec. 1976
Impulse
Keith Jarrett piano; Dewey Redman tenor sax; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
2nd Hour
Blown Bone
Blues for the Planet Earth
(Roswell Rudd)

1976
Emanem
Roswell Rudd trombone; Steve Lacy soprano sax; Wilbur Little double bass; Paul Motian drums; Kenny Davern clarinet, soprano sax; Tyrone Washington tenor sax; Patti Brown electric piano; Sheila Jordan vocals
Dance
Lullaby
(Paul Motian)
1977
ECM
Paul Motian drums; Charles Brackeen saxophone; David Izenzon bass
Creative Music Studio Live
01/08/77
Dance
(Paul Motian)
1977
unreleased
Charles Brackeen soprano & tenor sax; David Izenson bass; Paul Motian drums
Unexpected
The Sunflower
(Paul Motian)
1978
Kharma
Kenny Davern clarinet, soprano sax; Steve Lacy soprano sax; Steve Swallow bass guitar; Paul Motian drums
Le Voyage
The Sunflower
(Paul Motian)
1979
ECM
Paul Motian drums; Charles Brackeen saxophone; J.F. Jenny-Clark bass
1978 Piano Practice
Armenian Melody in A
(Paul Motian)
<1978
Unreleased
Paul Motian piano
1978 Piano Practice
Le Voyage
(Paul Motian)
<1978
Unreleased
Paul Motian piano
1979 Concert 
March 3
Nantes, FR
Le Voyage
(Paul Motian)
1979
unreleased
Charles Brackeen saxophone; JF Jenny-Clark bass; Paul Motian drums

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Oct. 14, 2019 WRFR Radio Show 3-5pm 93.3FM

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme: 

Paul Motian in the 1970s Part 2


Charlie Haden, Paul Motian, Keith Jarrett, Dewey Redman
Northfield, MN 1975 photographer: likely Paul Motian ©Paul Motian Archive

I'll continue on into the 1970s with an emphasis on the Keith Jarrett Quartet. Some unreleased and backroom chatter included.

Monday, October 7, 2019

Set List 10_07_19

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme: 

Paul Motian in the 1970s

Parts 1 & 2

Paul Motian visiting family 1975 ©Paul Motian Archive
Stan Van Der Beek Film with Paul Motian Soundtrack
There is also a note from Van Der Beek to Motian and Motian's thoughts on the project in PDF format on the Archive page


One For One
Diddy Wah
(Andrew Hill)
1975
rec. Jan. 16,
1970
Blue Note
Charles Tolliver trumpet; Pat Patrick alto clarinet; 
Andrew Hill piano; Ron Carter bass; Paul Motian drums
Poem Field #2
Soundtrack

Poem Field #2
(Paul Motian)
1970
AT&T
Archive
Karl Berger vibes; David Izenson bass; Paul Motian drums
One For One
The Dance
(Andrew Hill)
1975
rec. Jan. 16,
1970
Blue Note
Charles Tolliver trumpet; Pat Patrick alto clarinet; 
Andrew Hill piano; Ron Carter bass; ?Paul Motian drums?
Punishment Park Trailer
Peter Watkins film
Punishment Park Soundtrack
(Paul Motian)
1971
Soundtrack
Paul Motian gong, cymbals, drums
Escalator Over the Hill
Little Pony Soldier
(Carla Bley/Paul Haines)
1971
JCOA Records
Jack Bruce, Carla Bley, Don Preston, Michael Mantler, Dewey Redman, John McLaughlin, Karl Berger, Bill Morimando, Charlie Haden, Paul Motian
Foundations-The Mourning of A Star
The Mourning of a Star
(Keith Jarrett)
1971
Atlantic
Keith Jarrett piano, tenor recorder, soprano sax, steel drum, conga drum; Charlie Haden bass, steel drum; Paul Motian drums, steel drum, conga drums
Conception 
Vessel

Georgian Bay
(Paul Motian)
1973
ECM
Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian percussion; Sam Brown guitar
The Mourning of A Star
All I Want
(Joni Mitchell)
1971
Atlantic
Keith Jarrett piano, tenor recorder, soprano sax, steel drum, conga drum; Charlie Haden bass, steel drum; Paul Motian drums, steel drum, conga drums
Foundations-Birth
Birth
(Keith Jarrett)
1972
rec. 1971
Atlantic
Keith Jarrett piano, vocal, recorder, steel drum; Charlie Haden bass, congas, clappers, steel drum; Paul Motian drums, steel drum, bells; Dewey Redman tenor sax, Chinese musette, bells, vocal, percussion
2nd Hour
Conception 
Vessel

Conception Vessel
(Paul Motian)
1973
ECM
Keith Jarrett piano; Paul Motian percussion
Foundations-
El Juicio/ The Judgement
Pardon My Rags
(Keith Jarrett)
1972
rec. 1971
Atlantic
Keith Jarrett piano, vocal, recorder, steel drum; Charlie Haden bass, congas, clappers, steel drum; Paul Motian drums, steel drum, bells; Dewey Redman tenor sax, Chinese musette, bells, vocal, percussion
Conception 
Vessel

Ch’i Energy
(Paul Motian)
1973
ECM
Paul Motian percussion
Fort Yawuh

Whistle Tune
(Keith Jarrett)
1973
VV
Impulse
Keith Jarrett piano, tamburine, soprano sax; Charlie Haden bass; Dewey Redman tenor sax, musette, maracas; Paul Motian drum, percussion; Danny Johnson percussion
Treasure Island
Sister Fortune
(Keith Jarrett) 

1974
Impulse
Keith Jarrett piano; Dewey Redman tenor sax; Sam Brown guitar; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums; Guilherme Franco,  Danny Johnson percussion
1975_11_13
Live at the 
Unicorn, 
Ithaca, NY

Unknown 2/2


1975
unreleased
aired on 
Boston PBS’s
From the Top
Keith Jarrett piano; Dewey Redman tenor sax; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
1975_11_13
Live at the 
Unicorn, 
Ithaca, NY

Unknown 1/2


1975
unreleased
aired on 
Boston PBS’s
From the Top
Keith Jarrett piano; Dewey Redman tenor sax; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums

Sunday, October 6, 2019

Oct. 7, 2019 WRFR Radio Show 3-5pm 93.3FM

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme: 

Paul Motian in the 1970s


Paul Motian visiting family 1975 ©Paul Motian Archive

I'm going to play Paul Motian music chronologically from 1970-1979 on this week's show. I'll read from Motian's writings as well.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Set List 09_23_19

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme: 

Common Practice

Parts 1 & 2

Ben Street, Tom Harrell, Ethan Iverson, Eric McPherson
photo courtesy ©ECM Records

The Paradox of Continuity by Ethan Iverson

Common Practice
Jed From Teaneck
(Ethan Iverson)
2019
ECM
Tom Harrell trumpet; Ethan Iverson piano; Eric McPherson drums; Ben Street double bass
The Montreal Tapes
Charlie Haden
Liberation Music 
Orchestra

Silence
(Charlie Haden)
1999
rec.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
Common Practice
Polka Dots and Moonbeams
(Van Heusen/Burke)
2019
ECM
Tom Harrell trumpet; Ethan Iverson piano; Eric McPherson drums; Ben Street double bass
Moon Beams
Polka Dots and Moonbeams
(Van Heusen/Burke)
1962
Riverside
Bill Evans piano; Chuck 
Israels bass; Paul Motian drums
Common Practice
The Man I Love
(George & Ira Gershwin)
2019
ECM
Tom Harrell trumpet; Ethan Iverson piano; Eric McPherson drums; Ben Street double bass
Form
Rhythm Form
(Tom Harrell)
1990
Contemporary
Tom Harrell trumpet, flugelhorn; Joe Lovano tenor sax; Danilo Perez piano; Paul Motian drums; Charlie Haden bass
Common Practice
Sentimental Journey
(Brown/Homer/Green)
2019
ECM
Tom Harrell trumpet; Ethan Iverson piano; Eric McPherson drums; Ben Street double bass
Village Rhythm
Duke Ellington’s Sound of Love
(Duke Ellington)
1989
Soul Note
Tom Harrel trumpet; Joe Lovano tenor, soprano sax; Kenny Werner piano; Marc Johnson bass; Paul Motian drums
2nd Hour
Common Practice
I Remember You
(Schertzinger/Mercer)
2019
ECM
Tom Harrell trumpet; Ethan Iverson piano; Eric McPherson drums; Ben Street double bass
The Windmills of Your Mind
I Remember You
(Schertzinger/Mercer)
2011
Winter & Winter
Thomas Morgan bass; Paul Motian drums; Petra Haden vocals; Bill Frisell guitar
Common Practice
Wee
(Denzil Best)
2019
ECM
Tom Harrell trumpet; Ethan Iverson piano; Eric McPherson drums; Ben Street double bass
Visions
I Don’t Know
(Tom Harrell)
1990
Contemporary
Tom Harrell flugelhorn; Joe Lovano tenor sax; Danilo Perez piano; Paul Motian drums; Charlie Haden bass; Cheryl Pyle flute
Common Practice
Out of Nowhere
(Green/Heyman)
2019
ECM
Tom Harrell trumpet; Ethan Iverson piano; Eric McPherson drums; Ben Street double bass
Passages
Lakeside Drive
(Tom Harrell)
1990
Contemporary
Tom Harrell trumpet, flugelhorn; Joe Lovano tenor, soprano, alto sax; Danilo Perez piano; Paul Motian drums; Cafe percussion; Peter Washington bass; Cheryl Pyle flute
Common Practice
Philadelphia 
Creamer
(Ethan Iverson)
2019
ECM
Tom Harrell trumpet; Ethan Iverson piano; Eric McPherson drums; Ben Street double bass