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'.