Friday, April 18, 2014

04_18_14 Set List

Paul as a cowboy abt. 1937
The podcast is up. Here's a link to the article I read from Memories In Motian and the You Tube video interview I mentioned Remembering Paul Motian with Steve Cardenas, Chris Cheek & Matt Wilson. There are 4 separate parts of the interview available.

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:

Cardenas, Frisell & More



Misterioso
Once Around the Park
(Paul Motian)
1986
Soul Note
Jim Pepper tenor, soprano; Joe Lovano tenor; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
Fragments
Once Around the Park
(Paul Motian)
1986
ECM
Paul Bley piano; John Surman soprano and baritone sax, bass clarinet; Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums
Sound of Love
Once Around the Park
(Paul Motian)
1995
Live
Winter & Winter
Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums; Joe Lovano sax
Melody In A Dream
Once Around the Park
(Paul Motian)
2012
Sunny-side
Steve Cardenas guitar; Thomas Morgan bass Joey Baron drums
Europe
New Moon
(Steve Cardenas)
2000
Winter & Winter
Steve Cardenas , Ben Monder guitar; Anders Christiansen electric bass; Paul Motian drums; Chris Cheek tenor sax; Pietro Tonolo tenor & soprano sax
Melody In A Dream
New Moon
(Steve Cardenas)
2012
Sunny-side
Steve Cardenas guitar; Thomas Morgan bass Joey Baron drums; Shane Endsley trumpet
Holiday For Strings
Roundup
(Steve Cardenas)
2001
Winter & Winter
Steve Cardenas , Ben Monder guitar; Anders Christiansen electric bass; Paul Motian drums; Chris Cheek tenor sax; Pietro Tonolo tenor & soprano sax
Melody In A Dream
Subconscious-Lee
(Lee Konitz)
2012
Sunny-side
Steve Cardenas guitar; Thomas Morgan bass Joey Baron drums; Shane Endsley trumpet
Holiday For Strings
Luteous Pangolin
(Ben Monder)
2001
Winter & Winter
Steve Cardenas , Ben Monder guitar; Anders Christiansen electric bass; Paul Motian drums; Chris Cheek tenor sax; Pietro Tonolo tenor & soprano sax
2nd Hour
Melody In A Dream
In the Year of the Dragon
(Paul Motian)
2012
Sunny-side
Steve Cardenas guitar; Thomas Morgan bass Joey Baron drums; Shane Endsley trumpet
Live At the Village Vanguard
In the Year of the Dragon
(Paul Motian)
1991
Disk Union Japan
Geri Allen piano; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
Respect
In the Year of the Dragon
(Paul Motian)
1997
Label Bleu
Henry Texier acoustic bass; Paul Motian drums; Lee Konitz alto sax; Steve Swallow electric bass; Bob Brookmeyer valve trombone
It Should’ve Happened A Long Time Ago
In the Year of the Dragon
(Paul Motian)
1984
ECM
Bill Frisell guitar, guitar synthesizer; Paul Motian drums; Joe Lovano tenor sax
It Should’ve Happened A Long Time Ago
Introduction
(Paul Motian)
1984
ECM
Bill Frisell guitar, guitar synthesizer
Big Sur
Song for Lana Weeks
(Bill Frisell)
2013
OKeh
Bill Frisell guitar; Eyvind Kang viola; Hank Roberts cello; Jenny Scheinman violin; Rudy Royston drums
Bill Frisell, Ron Carter, Paul Motian
Introduction
(Paul Motian)
2005
None-such
Bill Frisell guitar; Paul Motian drums; Ron Carter bass
Big Sur
The Music of Glen Deven Ranch
(Bill Frisell)
2013
OKeh
Bill Frisell guitar; Eyvind Kang viola; Hank Roberts cello; Jenny Scheinman violin; Rudy Royston drums
Windmills of Your Mind
Introduction (1)
(Paul Motian)
2010
Winter & Winter
Bill Frisell electric guitar; Thomas Morgan bass; Motian drums
Big Sur
The Big One
(Bill Frisell)
2013
OKeh
Bill Frisell guitar; Eyvind Kang viola; Hank Roberts cello; Jenny Scheinman violin; Rudy Royston drums
Big Sur
Gather Good Things
(Bill Frisell)
2013
OKeh
Bill Frisell guitar; Eyvind Kang viola; Hank Roberts cello; Jenny Scheinman violin; Rudy Royston drums

Thursday, April 17, 2014

April 18 WRFR Radio Show 9am- 11am 93.3FM

photo: Paul Motian (view from his apartment)
This week: Cardenas, Frisell & More
I'll be playing from guitarists Steve Cardenas and Bill Frisell's new albums, Melody in A Dream and Big Sur.
I'll be featuring Paul's compositions
Once Around the Park
In the Year of the Dragon
Introduction.
Listen in at wrfr.org or podcast later!

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

New! Index Page

Since I'm coming up on the 10th show, I think it will be easier to find past shows with a theme index. If you go to the index page, you can see the show titles, dates and direct links to the podcasts for that show.

Friday, April 11, 2014

04_11_14 Set List

photo: Clergeat-Chevrier for Vogue-Roulette
The podcast is up. There are some great readings from Paul's autobiography along with the usual great music.

One of Paul's Cymbal cases

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:

Monk, Powell & Motian


Misterioso
Misterioso
(Thelonius Monk)
1986
Soul Note
Jim Pepper tenor, soprano; Joe Lovano tenor; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
The London Collection V2
Misterioso
(Thelonius Monk)
1971
Black Lion
Thelonius Monk piano; Al McKibbon bass; Art Blakey drums
Misterioso
Pannonica
(Thelonius Monk)
1986
Soul Note
Jim Pepper tenor, soprano; Joe Lovano tenor; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
Brilliance
Pannonica
(Thelonius Monk)
1956
Milestone
Ernie Henry alto; Sonny Rollins tenor; Oscar Pettiford bass; Max Roach drums; Thelonius Monk piano
Monk & Powell
Parisian Thoroughfare
(Bud Powell)
1999
Winter & Winter
Kurt Rosenwinkel, Steve Cardenas electric guitars; Chris Potter, Chris Cheek tenors;  Steve Swallow electric bass; Paul Motian drums
The Best of Bud Powell
Parisian Thoroughfare
(Bud Powell)
1951
Blue Note
Bud Powell piano; Curly Russell bass; Max roach drums
Monk & Powell
Wail
(Bud Powell)
1999
Winter & Winter
Kurt Rosenwinkel, Steve Cardenas electric guitars; Chris Potter, Chris Cheek tenors;  Steve Swallow electric bass; Paul Motian drums
The Amazing Bud Powell V1
Wail
(Bud Powell)
1949
Blue Note
Fats Navarro trumpet; Sonny Rollins tenor; Bud Powell piano; Tommy Potter bass; Roy Haynes drums
Monk & Powell
Boo Boo’s Birthday
(Monk)
1999
Winter & Winter
Kurt Rosenwinkel, Steve Cardenas electric guitars; Chris Potter, Chris Cheek tenors;  Steve Swallow electric bass; Paul Motian drums
Reincarnation of a Love Bird
Skippy
(T. Monk)
1994
JMT/Polydor
Kurt Rosenwinkel, Wolfgang Muthspiel guitars; Chris Potter alto & tenor; Chris Cheek tenor;  Steve Swallow bass; Don Alias, percussion; Paul Motian drums
2nd Hour
Reincarnation of a Love Bird
Round Midnight
(T. Monk)
1994
JMT/Polydor
Kurt Rosenwinkel, Wolfgang Muthspiel guitars; Chris Potter alto & tenor; Chris Cheek tenor;  Steve Swallow bass; Don Alias, percussion; Paul Motian drums
Sam Most Plays Bird, Bud, Monk & Miles 
Round Midnight
(T. Monk)
1957
Bethlehem Records
Charles Harmon, Doug Mettome, Ed Reider, Al Stewart, Don Stratton (trumpet) Jim Dahl, Bill Elton, Frank Rehak (trombone) Sam Most (flute, clarinet) Dick Meldonian, Dave Schildkraut (alto saxophone) Ed Wasserman (tenor saxophone) Marty Flax (baritone saxophone) Bob Dorough (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Paul Motian (drums)
Monk & Powell
Blue Pearl
(Bud Powell)
1999
Winter & Winter
Kurt Rosenwinkel, Steve Cardenas electric guitars; Chris Potter, Chris Cheek tenors;  Steve Swallow electric bass; Paul Motian drums
The Best of Bud Powell
Blue Pearl
(Bud Powell)
1957
Blue Note
Bud Powell piano; Paul Chambers bass; Art Taylor drums
Monk In Motian
Epistrophy
(T. Monk, Liaquat Ali Salaam)
1988
JMT
Paul Motian drums; Joe Lovano tenor; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Dewey Redman tenor; Geri Allen piano
Thelonius Monk with John Coltrane
Epistrophy
(T. Monk, Liaquat Ali Salaam)
1957
Jazzland
Japan
John Coltrane, Coleman Hawkins tenors; Gigi Gryce alto; Ray Copeland trumpet; Thelonius Monk piano; Wilbur Ware bass; Art Blakey drums
Monk In Motian
Trinkle Tinkle
(T. Monk)
1988
JMT
Paul Motian drums; Joe Lovano tenor; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Dewey Redman tenor; Geri Allen piano
Thelonius Monk with John Coltrane
Trinkle Tinkle
(T. Monk)
1957
Jazzland
Japan
John Coltrane tenor; Thelonius Monk piano; Wilbur Ware bass; Shadow Wilson drums

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

April 11 WRFR Radio Show 9am- 11am 93.3 FM

Monk, Powell & Motian is the theme for Friday's show.
I've gathered up Paul's collection of Monk & Powell as well as all of his own albums and CDs where he plays tunes by Monk & Powell. I've got about 3 dozen CDs and a dozen albums. This may have to be more than one show!

Friday, April 4, 2014

04_04_2014 Set List

Masabumi Kikuchi, Thomas Morgan, Paul Motian 2009
courtesy ECM Records "Sunrise"
photo: John Rogers

Podcast is up. Ethan Iverson's 2012 interview with Poo links here.


Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
More Masabumi 'Poo' Kikuchi


Homemade CD 1 …..Paul
(Kikuchi)
2011
Unreleased Masabumi Kikuchi piano
2000 + 1 Last Call
(Motian)
1997
Winter & Winter Masabumi Kikuchi piano
Homemade CD 2 take 4 
(Kikuchi)

unreleased Masabumi Kikuchi piano
2000 + 1 From Time To Time
(Motian)
1997
Winter & Winter Paul Motian drums, Chris Potter tenor sax, Steve Swallow electric bass, Larry Grenadier acoustic bass,
Masabumi Kikuchi piano
Homemade CD 2 take 1
(Kikuchi)

unreleased Masabumi Kikuchi piano
2000 + 1 The Sunflower
(Motian)
1997
Winter & Winter Paul Motian drums, Chris Potter tenor sax, Steve Swallow electric bass, Larry Grenadier acoustic bass,
Masabumi Kikuchi piano
On Broadway V4 I Loves You Porgy
(George & Ira Gershwin)
2005
Winter & Winter Paul Motian drums, Chris Potter sax, Larry Grenadier bass,
Masabumi Kikuchi piano
TPT Trio #5 
(Kikuchi/Morgan/Nuefeld)
2013
unreleased Masabumi Kikuchi piano, Thomas Morgan bass, Todd Neufeld guitar
Part 2
Trio 2000+2
Live V 1
Morrock
(Motian)
2006
Winter & Winter Paul Motian drums, Chris Potter tenor sax, Larry Grenadier bass,
Masabumi Kikuchi piano, Greg Osby alto sax
On Broadway
V5
Morrock
(Motian)
2008
Winter & Winter Paul Motian drums, Loren Stillman sax, Thomas Morgan bass, Masabumi Kikuchi piano, Michael Attias sax

TPT Trio #8 
(Kikuchi/Morgan/Nuefeld)
2013
unreleased Masabumi Kikuchi piano, Thomas Morgan bass, Todd Neufeld guitar
Sunrise Ballad 1
(Kikuchi, Morgan, Motian)
2009
ECM Masabumi Kikuchi piano, Thomas Morgan bass, Paul Motian drums
TPT Trio #3
(Kikuchi/Morgan/Nuefeld)
2013
unreleased Masabumi Kikuchi piano, Thomas Morgan bass, Todd Neufeld guitar
Sunrise Sunrise
(Kikuchi, Morgan, Motian)
2009
ECM Masabumi Kikuchi piano, Thomas Morgan bass, Paul Motian drums

On Broadway
V5
Just A Gigilo
(Leonello Casucci)
2008
Winter & Winter Paul Motian drums, Loren Stillman sax, Thomas Morgan bass, Masabumi Kikuchi piano, Michael Attias sax