Tuesday, September 1, 2015

September 4th 2015 WRFR Radio Show 9am-11am 93.3FM

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet


Theme:
Joel Harrison



Joel Harrison
"I love the concept- the arrangements sound great." - Paul Motian
In 2010, Sunnyside released Joel Harrison's String Choir "The Music of Paul Motian".
 Joel will be my guest this week.  

Friday, August 21, 2015

Set List 08_21_15

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet


Theme:
Martial Solal

Part 1    Part 2

Martial Solal, Gary Peacock, Paul Motian 1997
Courtesy Dreyfus Jazz  photos: Jean Ber
"It's when you get to the 'big time' that you realize how 'small time' it is."
- Paul Motian

Lots of readings from Paul Motian's autobiography and notebooks in this episode!

At Newport ‘63 What Is This Thing Called Love?
(Cole Porter)
1963 RCA Victor Martial Solal piano; Teddy Kotick bass; Paul Motian drums
Tony Martin Greatest Hits There’s No Tomorrow
(Hoffman/Carr)
abt 1950 RCA Tony Martin vocals
Remind Me Satin Doll
(Duke Ellington/Billy Strayhorn)
1965 Clover Records Joe Castro piano; Teddy Kotick bass; Paul Motian drums
New Jazz Conceptions I Love You
(Cole Porter)
1956 Riverside Bill Evans piano; Teddy Kotick bass; Paul Motian drums
Remind Me Lush Life
(Billy Strayhorn)
1965 Clover Records Joe Castro piano; Teddy Kotick bass; Paul Motian drums
At Newport ‘63 All God’s Chillun Got Rhythm
(Cole Porter)
1963 RCA Victor Martial Solal piano; Teddy Kotick bass; Paul Motian drums
At Newport ‘63 Stella By Starlight
(Young/Washington)
1963 RCA Victor Martial Solal piano; Teddy Kotick bass; Paul Motian drums
New Jazz Conceptions Our Delight
(Tadd Dameron)
1956 Riverside Bill Evans piano; Teddy Kotick bass; Paul Motian drums
At Newport ‘63 I Got Rhythm (take 1)
(Gershwin)
1963 RCA Victor Martial Solal piano; Teddy Kotick bass; Paul Motian drums
Trio 64 Always
(Irving Berlin)
1963 Verve Bill Evans piano; Gary Peacock bass; Paul Motian drums
2nd Hour
Just Friends Sacrebleu
(Martial Solal)
1997 Disques Dreyfus Martial Solal piano; Gary Peacock bass; Paul Motian drums
Balade du 10 Mars Balade du 10 Mars
(Martial Solal)
1998 Soul Note Martial Solal piano; Marc Johnson bass; Paul Motian drums
Balade du 10 Mars Gang of Five
(Paul Motian)
1998 Soul Note Martial Solal piano; Marc Johnson bass; Paul Motian drums
Misterioso Gang of Five
(Paul Motian)
1986 Soul Note Jim Pepper tenor and soprano saxophone; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums; Joe Lovano tenor sax; Bill Frisell electric guitar
Just Friends I’m Getting Sentimental Over You
(Washington/Bassman)
1997 Disques Dreyfus Martial Solal piano; Gary Peacock bass; Paul Motian drums
Balade du 10 Mars Night and Day
(Cole Porter)
1998 Soul Note Martial Solal piano; Marc Johnson bass; Paul Motian drums
Just Friends Just Friends
(Lewis/Klenner)
1997 Disques Dreyfus Martial Solal piano; Gary Peacock bass; Paul Motian drums
Balade du 10 Mars Round Midnight
(Monk/Williams/Hanighen)
1998 Soul Note Martial Solal piano; Marc Johnson bass; Paul Motian drums
At Newport ‘63 ‘Round Midnight
(Monk/Williams/Hanighen)
1963 RCA Victor Martial Solal piano; Teddy Kotick bass; Paul Motian drums
Reincarnation of A Love Bird ‘Round Midnight
(Monk/Williams/Hanighen)
1994 Polydor/ Winter & Winter Chris Potter alto & tenor saxophone; Chris Cheek tenor sax; Steve Swallow bass; Paul Motian drums; Don Alias percussion; Kurt Rosenwinkel, Wolfgang Muthspiel guitars

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

August 21st 2015 WRFR Radio Show 9am-11am 93.3FM

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet


Theme:
Martial Solal





Paul Motian recorded with Martial Solal in 1963 and in 1997.  I'll be featuring these recordings this week along with some Paul Motian stories from his autobiography.

Friday, August 14, 2015

Set List 08_14_15

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet


Theme:
On Broadway

Part 1    Part 2

Today's LPs and CDs

I want to thank my guest Brian Jones Adjunct Instructor of Jazz Percussion University of Richmond College of William & Mary and PhD Student, American Studies Program for helping out with the show.
  
On Broadway 
V2
Body & Soul
(John Green)
1990
Polydor/ Winter & Winter
Joe Lovano tenor saxophone; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
A Day In New York
Body & Soul
(John Green)
1991
rec. 1957
Polydor/ Winter & Winter
Tony Scott clarinet; Bill Evans piano; Clark Terry trumpet; Paul Motian drums

On Broadway 
V2
You and the Night and the Music
(Arthur Schwartz)
1990
Polydor/ Winter & Winter
Joe Lovano tenor saxophone; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
Stan Kenton Portraits on Standards
You and the Night and the Music
(Arthur Schwartz)
1951
Capital Records
Bass – Don Bagley
Drums – Stan Levey ; Guitar – Sal Salvador  Piano – Stan Kenton Sax- Don Carone, Ed Wasserman, Lee Konitz, Tony Ferina, Zoot Sims Trombone – Bob Burgess, Frank Rosolino, George Roberts, Keith Moon, Tom Shepard
Trumpet – Buddy Childers, Conte Candoli, Don Dennis, Don Smith, Ernie Royal
On Broadway
V1
So In Love
(Cole Porter)
1989
Polydor/ Winter & Winter
Joe Lovano tenor saxophone; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
Ella Fitzgerald  Sings the Cole Porter Songbook
So In Love
(Cole Porter)
1956
Verve
Ella Fitzgerald vocals; arrangements and orchestra conducted by Buddy Bregman
On Broadway 
V4
Everything Happens To Me
(Thomas Adair/ Matt Dennis)
2006
Winter & Winter
Chris Potter saxophone; Larry Grenadier bass; Paul Motian drums; Rebecca Martin vocals
Trio 64 Everything Happens To Me
(Thomas Adair/ Matt Dennis)
1964
Verve
Bill Evans piano; Gary Peacock bass; Paul Motian drums
On Broadway
V3
Skylark
(Mercer/
Carmichael)
1992
Polydor/ Winter & Winter
Lee Konitz soprano and alto sax; Joe Lovano tenor saxophone; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
Bob Brookmeyer and Friends
Skylark
(Mercer/
Carmichael)
1965
Columbia
Records
Bob Brookmeyer; Stan Getz, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter bass; Gary Burton; Elvin Jones drums
2nd Hour
On Broadway
V1
Liza
(George Gershwin)
1989
Polydor/ Winter & Winter
Joe Lovano tenor saxophone; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
Jo Jones
Liza
(George Gershwin)
1977
rec. 1960
Everest Records
Jo Jones drums; Harry “Sweets” Edison trumpet
Monk Standards Liza
(George Gershwin)
1989
rec.1964
Columbia
Thelonius Monk piano; John Ore bass; Frankie Dunlop drums; 
On Broadway 
V4
You’re Getting to Be a Habit with Me
(Harry Warren/Al Dubin)
2006
Winter & Winter
Chris Potter saxophone; Larry Grenadier bass; Paul Motian drums; Rebecca Martin vocals
Jo Jones
You’re Getting to Be a Habit with Me
(Harry Warren/Al Dubin)
1977
rec. 1960
Everest
Records
Jo Jones drums; Harry “Sweets” Edison trumpet
An Evening With Anita O’Day You’re Getting to Be a Habit with Me
(Harry Warren/Al Dubin)
1957
Norgran Records
Jimmy Rowles piano; Tal Farlow guitar; Leroy Vinnegar bass; Larry Bunker drums; Anita O’Day vocals
On Broadway 
V2
Nice Work If You Can Get It 
(George Gershwin)
1990
Polydor/ Winter & Winter
Joe Lovano tenor saxophone; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
Monk Standards Nice Work If You Can Get It 
(George Gershwin)
1989
rec.1964
Columbia
Thelonius Monk piano
On Broadway 
V4
Tea For Two
(Vincent Youmans/Irving Caesar)
2006
Winter & Winter
Chris Potter saxophone; Larry Grenadier bass; Paul Motian drums; Rebecca Martin vocals
Monk Standards Tea For Two
(Vincent Youmans/Irving Caesar)
1989
rec.1963
Columbia
Thelonius Monk piano; John Ore bass; Frankie Dunlop drums; 
A Day In New York
I Remember You
(Schertzinger/Mercer)
1991
rec. 1957
Polydor/ Winter & Winter
Tony Scott clarinet; Bill Evans piano; Clark Terry trumpet; Paul Motian drums
Windmills of Your Mind
I Remember You
(Schertzinger/Mercer)
2011
Winter and Winter
Bass – Thomas Morgan
Drums – Paul Motian
Electric Guitar – Bill Frisell
Vocals- Petra Haden
Windmills of Your Mind
It’s Been A Long Long Time
(Styne/Cayne)
2011
Winter and Winter
Bass – Thomas Morgan
Drums – Paul Motian
Electric Guitar – Bill Frisell
Vocals- Petra Haden

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

August 14th 2015 WRFR Radio Show 9am-11am 93.3FM

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet


Theme:
On Broadway


photo: Mark Malabrigo   Courtesy Winter & Winter
I'll be featuring Broadway tunes this week; from Motian and others.