Friday, April 15, 2016

Set List 04_15_16

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet
Theme:
Around 1973


Carla Bley's Tropic Appetites liner notes
Courtesy Watt Works

Relativity Suite

Tantra
(Don Cherry)
1973 JCOA Alto Saxophone, Voice – Carlos Ward Bass – Charlie Haden Cello – Jane Robertson, Pat Dixon Drums – Ed Blackwell French Horn – Sharon Freeman Percussion – Paul Motian Piano – Carla Bley Tenor Saxophone, Voice – Dewey Redman, Frank Lowe (soloist)  Trombone – Brian Trentham Trumpet, Woodwind [Conch], Voice, Percussion – Don Cherry
Tuba – Jack Jeffers Viola – Joan Kalisch, Nan Newton
Violin – Leroy Jenkins
Fort Yawah

De Drums
(Keith Jarrett)
1973 Impulse Keith Jarrett piano, tamburine, soprano sax; Charlie Haden bass; Dewey Redman tenor sax, musette, maracas; Paul Motian drum, percussion; Danny Johnson percussion
Conception 
Vessel

American Indian: Song of Sitting Bull
(Paul Motian)
1973 ECM Keith Jarrett flute; Paul Motian percussion
Relativity Suite

Trans Love 
Airways
(Don Cherry)
1973 JCOA Soloist, Bass – Charlie Haden
Soloist, Voice – Don Cherry
Tambura – Moki Cherry
Impulse Artists On Tour

Encuentros
(Gato Barbieri)
1974
rec. 1973
Impulse Gato Barbieri, Raul Mercado, Amadeo Monges, John Abercrombie, Quelo Palacios, Iscoa Fumero, Adalberto Cevasco, Dominigo Cura, Jorge, Paul Motian
Relativity Suite

Desireless
(Don Cherry)
1973 JCOA Soloist, Alto Saxophone – Carlos Ward

Tropic 
Appetites

Nothing
(Carla Bley)
for Watt
1974 WATT Works Gato Barbieri− tenor sax, percussion Carla Bley − organ, piano, electric piano, celeste, cello, marimba, percussion, vocals, clavinet, \
Paul Haines − performer, words Dave Holland − bass, cello Howard Johnson − tuba, bass clarinet, baritone sax, soprano sax, vocals
Michael Mantler − trombone, trumpet, valve trombone Toni Marcus − violin, viola Paul Motian − drums, percussion Julie Tippetts − vocals Karen Mantler - vocals
2nd hour
Tropic 
Appetites

What Will Be Left Between Us and the Moon Tonight?
(Carla Bley)
for Japan
1974 WATT Works

Fort Yawah

Still Life, Still Life
(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
Conception 
Vessel

Ch’i Energy
(Paul Motian)
1973 ECM Paul Motian percussion
Tropic 
Appetites

Enormous Tots
(Carla Bley)
to People’s Music Works
1974 WATT Works

Impulse Artists On Tour

Roads Traveled, Roads Veiled
(Keith Jarrett)
1974
rec. 1973
Impulse Keith Jarrett piano, tamburine, soprano sax; Charlie Haden bass; Dewey Redman tenor sax, musette, maracas; Paul Motian drum, percussion; Danny Johnson percussion
Tropic 
Appetites

Funnybird Song
(Carla Bley)
to Swallow
1974 WATT Works

Conception 
Vessel

Georgian Bay
(Paul Motian)
1973 ECM Keith Jarrett piano; Paul Motian percussion; Sam Brown guitar
Keith Jarrett
The Impulse Years
1973-1974

Spoken 
Introduction
(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
Keith Jarrett
The Impulse Years
1973-1974
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

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

April 15, 2016 WRFR Radio Show 9am-11am 93.3FM

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet
Theme:
Around 1973

Paul Motian's 1973 Datebook

I'll feature the album Impulse Artist's On Tour this week. Paul Motian has recordings with both Gato Barbieri and Keith Jarrett on the album. 

Friday, April 8, 2016

Set List 04_08_16

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet
Theme:
Tony Malaby and More


Tony Malaby
photo: Scott Friedlander

Paul Motian abt. 1936
Why am I posting this picture? Listen to the show to find out.

Not In Our Name
Charlie Haden
Liberation 
Music 
Orchestra

Throughout
(Bill Frisell)
2004 Universal Music France Carla Bley conductor & arranger, piano; Chris Cheek, Tony Malaby tenor saxophones; Miguel Zenon alto saxophone; Seneca Black, Michael Rodriguez trumpet; Curtis Fowlkees trombone; Ahnee Sharon Freeman French horn; Joe Daley tuba; Steve Cardenas guitar; Charlie Haden bass; Matt Wilson drums
Adobe

Cosas
(Tony Malaby)
2003 Free Lance Tony Malaby tenor and soprano saxophones; Drew Gress acoustic bass; Paul Motian drums
Out of Body Ganges
(Rez Abassi)
1999 String Jazz Acoustic Bass – John Hebert
Drums, Percussion – Bruce Hall; Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Tabla, Percussion – Rez Abbasi; Tenor, Soprano Saxophone – Tony Malaby; Trumpet, Flugelhorn – Ron Horton

Begin Interview with Tony Malaby

Adobe

What Is This Thing Called Love
(Cole Porter)
2003 Free Lance Tony Malaby tenor and soprano saxophones; Drew Gress acoustic bass; Paul Motian drums
Garden of Eden

Endless
(Paul Motian)
2006 ECM Chris Cheek, Tony Malaby saxophones; Steve Cardenas, Ben Monder, Jakob Bro guitars; Jerome Harris bass; Paul Motian drums

Adobe

Humpty Dumpty
(Ornette Coleman)
2003 Free Lance Tony Malaby tenor and soprano saxophones; Drew Gress acoustic bass; Paul Motian drums
2nd Hour
Somos Agua

*matik-Matik*
(Tony Malaby)
2014 Clean Feed Records Tony Malaby tenor and soprano saxophones;William Parker bass; Nasheet Waits drums
Adobe

No Brainer
(Angelica Sanchez)
2003 Free Lance Tony Malaby tenor and soprano saxophones; Drew Gress acoustic bass; Paul Motian drums
Panoramic

Salsita
(Steve Cardenas)
2002 Fresh Sound Tony Malaby tenor saxophone; Steve Cardenas guitar; Larry Grenadier bass; Kenny Wollesen drums
Adobe

Gone
(Malaby/Gress/Motian)
2003 Free Lance Tony Malaby tenor and soprano saxophones; Drew Gress acoustic bass; Paul Motian drums
Adobe

Mia
(Tony Malaby)
2003 Free Lance Tony Malaby tenor and soprano saxophones; Drew Gress acoustic bass; Paul Motian drums
Alive In 
Brooklyn
The Hat
(Malaby/Sanchez/Rainey)
2003 Saramar Records Tony Malaby tenor and soprano saxophones; Angelica Sanchez piano; Tom Rainey drums

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

April 8, 2016 WRFR Radio Show 9am-11am 93.3FM

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet
Theme:
Tony Malaby and More
Paul Motian Band 2004
l to r: Jerome Harris, Ben Monder, Chris Cheek, Tony Malaby, Jakob Bro
photo: Robert Lewis courtesy ECM Records

I'll be featuring saxophonist Tony Malaby this week. I'll play from Paul Motian Band's Garden of Eden, Tony Malaby Trio's Adobe, and more.

Sunday, April 3, 2016

Jazz Is Alive & Well In New York - Documentary , 1973

Here's the page from Paul Motian's datebook about this rehearsal. It was on July 1, 1973. Barbieri's band had played at the Newport Jazz Festival at Central Park (NYC) on June 29 for which Motian was paid $150.

Friday, April 1, 2016

Set List 04_01_16

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet
Theme:
Tom Harrell & Charlie Haden's LMO


Liberation Music Orchestra 1991
courtesy Blue Note Records

Tom Harrell
Visions I Don’t Know
(Tom Harrell)
1990 Contemporary Tom Harrell flugelhorn; Joe Lovano tenor sax; Cheryl Pyle flute; Danilo Perez piano; Paul Motian drums; Charlie Haden bass
The Montreal Tapes
Charlie Haden
Liberation 
Music 
Orchestra

Sandino
(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
Form Rhythm Form
(Tom Harrell)
1990 Contemporary Tom Harrell trumpet, flugelhorn; Joe Lovano tenor sax; Danilo Perez piano; Paul Motian drums; Charlie Haden 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
Form Brazilian Song
(Tom Harrell)
1990 Contemporary Tom Harrell trumpet, flugelhorn; Joe Lovano tenor sax; Danilo Perez piano; Paul Motian drums; Charlie Haden bass
Dream Keeper
Charlie Haden
Liberation 
Music 
Orchestra

Spiritual
(Charlie Haden)
1991 Blue Note Carla Bley conductor & arranger; Dewey Redman, Joe Lovano, Branford Marsalias tenor saxophones; Ken McIntyre alto saxophone; Earl Gardner, Tom Harrell trumpet, flugelhorn; Ray Anderson trombone; Sharon Freeman French horn; Joe Daley tuba; Mick Goodrick guitar; Amina Claudine Myers piano; Mick Goodrick guitar; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums; Don Alias percussion; Juan Lazzaro Mendolas pan pipes, wood flutes, Oakland Youth Orchestra
2nd Hour
Visions Autumn Picture
(Tom Harrell)
1990 Contemporary Tom Harrell flugelhorn; Joe Lovano tenor sax; Danilo Perez piano; Paul Motian drums; Charlie Haden bass
Dream Keeper
Charlie Haden
Liberation 
Music 
Orchestra

Rabo De Nube
(Silvio Rodriguez)
1991 Blue Note Carla Bley conductor & arranger; Liberation Music Orchestra, Oakland Youth Orchestra
Form January Spring
(Tom Harrell)
1990 Contemporary Tom Harrell trumpet, flugelhorn; Joe Lovano tenor sax; Danilo Perez piano; Paul Motian drums; Charlie Haden bass
Not In Our Name
Charlie Haden
Liberation 
Music 
Orchestra

This Is Not 
America
(Pat Metheny, Lyle Mays, David Bowie)
2004 Universal Music France Carla Bley conductor & arranger, piano; Chris Cheek, Tony Malaby tenor saxophones; Miguel Zenon alto saxophone; Seneca Black, Michael Rodriguez trumpet; Curtis Fowlkees trombone; Ahnee Sharon Freeman French horn; Joe Daley tuba; Steve Cardenas guitar; Charlie Haden bass; Matt Wilson drums
Form For Heaven’s Sake
(Tom Harrell)
1990 Contemporary Tom Harrell trumpet, flugelhorn; Joe Lovano tenor sax; Danilo Perez piano; Paul Motian drums; Charlie Haden bass
Not In Our Name
Charlie Haden
Liberation 
Music 
Orchestra

Not In Our Name
(Charlie Haden)
2004 Universal Music France Carla Bley conductor & arranger, piano; Chris Cheek, Tony Malaby tenor saxophones; Miguel Zenon alto saxophone; Seneca Black, Michael Rodriguez trumpet; Curtis Fowlkees trombone; Ahnee Sharon Freeman French horn; Joe Daley tuba; Steve Cardenas guitar; Charlie Haden bass; Matt Wilson drums
Form Scene
(Tom Harrell)
1990 Contemporary Tom Harrell trumpet, flugelhorn; Joe Lovano tenor sax; Danilo Perez piano; Paul Motian drums; Charlie Haden bass