Thursday, July 24, 2014

Paul Motian's Teenage Jazz 78's


There is no show this week but I'm posting a link to the inventory I did of the Jazz 78's that Paul collected as a teenager. Paul left them behind when he went in the Navy and his mother never threw them out. Paul was aware that they were at his sister's house and did express a curiosity about them. You will need Adobe Reader to open the files. Let me know if you have a problem opening them.
Paul Motian's Teenage Jazz 78's Part 1
Paul Motian's Teenage Jazz 78's Part 2

Friday, July 18, 2014

07_18_14 Set List

Dewey Redman, Paul Motian, Keith Jarrett, Charlie Haden  Feb. 1974     photographer unknown

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet
Theme:
Keith Jarrett's American Quartet and More

Don't ask me why Dewey Redman is wearing a mask...

Links of interest to this week's show:

Ethan Iverson's Do The Math Blog:
Incredible Quality Videos On You Tube (mentioned by Paul in today's readings):
Keith Jarrett Trio NDR-Jazzworkshop Hamburg 1972 
part 1       part 2       part 3       part 4        part 5

ExpectationsTake Me Back
(Keith Jarrett)

1972ColumbiaKeith Jarrett piano, tamborine, soprano sax; Sam Brown guitar; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums; Airto Moreira pecussion
NDR Jazz
Workshop Hamburg
1972
Take Me Back
(Keith Jarrett)

1972NDR PromoKeith Jarrett piano, flute; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
ExpectationsThe Magician In You
(Keith Jarrett)

1972ColumbiaKeith Jarrett piano; Sam Brown guitar; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums; Airto Moreira congas
NDR Jazz
Workshop Hamburg
1972
Rainbow
(Margot Jarrett)

1972NDR PromoKeith Jarrett piano, flute; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
NDR Jazz
Workshop Hamburg
1972
Everything That Lives Laments (incorrectly listed as Piece For Ornette on album)
(Keith Jarrett)

1972NDR PromoKeith Jarrett piano, flute; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
ExpectationsThere Is A Road (God’s River)
(Keith Jarrett)

1972ColumbiaKeith Jarrett piano; Sam Brown guitar; Charlie Haden bass; string section; Paul Motian conducts strings
NDR Jazz
Workshop Hamburg
1972
Life, Dance
(Keith Jarrett)

1972NDR PromoKeith Jarrett piano, flute; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
2nd Hour
El Juicio (The Judgement)Toll Road
(Keith Jarrett)
1975AtlanticKeith Jarrett piano, soprano sax, flute; Dewey Redman tenor sax; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
Live Ulrichsberg, Austria 
Nov. 2, 1986
Cheryl
(Charlie Parker)

1986unreleasedDewey Redman alto sax; Charlie Haden bass; Mick Goodrick guitar; Paul Motian drums
El Juicio (The Judgement)Pre-Judgement Atmosphere
(Keith Jarrett)
1975AtlanticPaul Motian drums, percussion
Live Ulrichsberg, Austria 
Nov. 2, 1986
not noted
(mostly bass solo, then drum solo, then all join in on the last minute)

1986unreleasedDewey Redman alto sax; Charlie Haden bass; Mick Goodrick guitar; Paul Motian drums
Somewhere Before/ Live At Shelly’s Manne-HoleMy Back Pages
(Keith Jarrett)

1968Atlantic JazzKeith Jarrett piano; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
Live Ulrichsberg, Austria 
Nov. 2, 1986
Lonely Woman
(Ornette Coleman)

1986unreleasedDewey Redman alto sax; Charlie Haden bass; Mick Goodrick guitar; Paul Motian drums

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

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

Keith Jarrett's American Quartet and More

from the 1972 LP Expectations photos: Urve Kuusik & Edmund Shea courtesy Columbia Records

Tune in Friday to hear music from Expectations, 1968's Somewhere Before, 1972's NDR Jazz Workshop (rare), an unreleased Nov. 2, 1986 Haden/Redman/Goodrick/Motian Live Austrian concert & the tale of Charlie Haden and Dewey Redman's Maine lobster dinner.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Podcast Page Is Getting Full

I'm going to start removing an episode of Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet every time I post a new one. If you haven't had a chance to listen to the first episode, you can listen or download it here:

Compositions by Paul Motian Relating to his Armenian Ancestry

I'll be removing the episode before I post the new one on Friday.

Friday, July 11, 2014

07_11_14 Set List

photo courtesy Folkways Records

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
Baby Dodds & Live at the Village Vanguard


The podcast is available. I had to recreate the first 1/2 hour due to recording difficulties so please excuse the mediocre voice recording at the beginning of hour 1. Here's a link to the Ben Ratliff article I read: 





Talking and Drum Solos
Maryland
(Baby Dodds)

1959
Folkways Records
Baby Dodds drums
Paul Motian Trio 2000 + 2
V1
Olivia’s Dream
(Paul Motian)
2007
Winter & Winter
Paul Motian drums, Chris Potter tenor sax, Larry Grenadier bass, Masabumi Kikuchi piano, Greg Osby alto sax
Jazz of the Forties V1
The Blues

1946
1961
Folkways Records
Art Hodes, Pops Foster, Mezz Mezzrow, Vernon Brown, Peee Wee Russell, Baby Dodds, Muggzy Spanier
You Took the Words Right Out of My
Heart
Circle Dance
(Paul Motian)
1995
JMT/Winter & Winter
Joe Lovano tenor sax; Bill Frisell electric
guitar; Paul Motian drums
Jazz of the Forties V1
Snowy Morning Blues 
(J.P. Johnson)

1946
1961
Folkways Records
  James P. Johnson, Baby Dodds
You Took the Words Right Out of My
Heart
The Owl of Cranston
(Paul Motian)
1995
JMT/Winter & Winter
Joe Lovano tenor sax; Bill Frisell electric guitar; Paul Motian drums
Sound of Love
Sound of Love
(Duke Ellington)
1995
Winter & Winter
Joe Lovano tenor sax; Bill Frisell electric
guitar; Paul Motian drums
Jazz of the Forties V1
China Boy

1946
1961
Folkways Records
Sidney Bechet, James P. Johnson, Baby Dodds, and Pops Foster
2nd Hour
The Complete Village Vanguard Recordings, 1961
spoken intro
Gloria’s Step
(Scott LaFaro)
2003
Riverside
Bill Evans piano; Scot LaFaro bass; Paul Motian drums
Fort Yawuh
De Drums
(Keith Jarrett)

1973
Impulse
Records
Keith Jarrett - piano, soprano saxophone, tambourine
Dewey Redman - tenor saxophone, musette, maracas
Charlie Haden - bass
Paul Motian - drums, percussion
Danny Johnson - percussion
The Complete Village
Vanguard Recordings, 1961
All of You
(Cole Porter)
2003
Riverside
Bill Evans piano; Scot LaFaro bass; Paul Motian drums
Fort Yawuh
Still Life, Still Life
(Keith Jarrett)

1973
Impulse
Records
Keith Jarrett - piano, soprano saxophone, tambourine
Dewey Redman - tenor saxophone, musette, maracas
Charlie Haden - bass
Paul Motian - drums, percussion
Danny Johnson - percussion
Sound of Love
Mumbo Jumbo
(Paul Motian)
1995
Winter & Winter
Joe Lovano tenor sax; Bill Frisell electric
guitar; Paul Motian drums
Paul Motian Trio 2000 + 2
V1
Last Call
(Paul Motian)
2007
Winter & Winter
Paul Motian drums, Chris Potter tenor sax, Larry Grenadier bass, Masabumi Kikuchi piano, Greg Osby alto sax

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

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

Paul Motian bottom right, others unknown
abt. 1947





What do Baby Dodds, the Village Vanguard and Paul Motian's childhood have in common? They will all be featured on this week's show. Tune in or listen to the podcast.

Friday, July 4, 2014

07_04_14 Set List

Back Cover of the LP The Mourning of A Star

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet

Theme:
From Ornette Coleman to 
Keith Jarrett and Beyond

The only thing I didn't get to that I mentioned earlier in the week was the unreleased live recording featuring Charlie Haden, Dewey Redman, Mick Goodrick and Paul Motian. I was rooting around in Paul's papers looking for a set list to identify the songs but all I could find was the tour itinerary. I think Charlie Haden was the leader so that's why there isn't more information. I'll play it in the future after I gather more details about the concert.

Live At Montpelier, France
Kathelin Gray
(Ornette Coleman/Pat Metheny)
1988
unreleased
Bill Frisell guitar; Joe Lovano tenor saxophone; Paul Motian drums
Motian In Tokyo
Kathelin Gray
(Ornette Coleman/Pat Metheny)
1991
Polydor Japan
Bill Frisell guitar; Joe Lovano tenor saxophone; Paul Motian drums
Live At Montpelier, France
It Should Have Happened A Long Time Ago
(Paul Motian)
1988
unreleased
Bill Frisell guitar; Joe Lovano tenor saxophone; Paul Motian drums
Charlie Haden
The Golden Number
Turnaround
(Ornette Coleman)
1977
A & M
Charlie Haden bass; Hampton Hawes piano
Charlie Haden
The Golden Number
The Golden Number
(Charlie Haden)
1977
A & M
Charlie Haden bass; Ornette Coleman trumpet
Not In Our Name
This Is Not America
(Charlie Haden arrangement: Carla Bley)
2005
Universal Music France
Liberation Music Orchestra:
Charlie Haden, Carla Bley,
Michael Rodriguez, Seneca Black, Curtis Fowlkes, Arnee Sharon Freeman, Joe Daley, Miguel Zenon, Chris Cheek, Tony Malaby, Steve Cardenas, Matt Wilson
2nd Hour
The Mourning of A Star
The Mourning of A Star
(Keith Jarrett)
1971
Atlantic
Keith Jarrett piano; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
At The Deer Head Inn
Basin Street Blues
(Spencer Williams)
1992
ECM
Keith Jarrett piano; Gary Peacock bass; Paul Motian drums
The Mourning of A Star
Follow the Crooked Path (Though It Be Longer)
(Keith Jarrett)
1971
Atlantic
Keith Jarrett piano; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
Last Dance
Dance of the Infidels
(Bud Powell)
2014
ECM
Keith Jarrett piano; Charlie Haden bass
At The Deer Head Inn
Solar
(Miles Davis)
1992
ECM
Keith Jarrett piano; Gary Peacock bass; Paul Motian drums
The Mourning of A Star
Sympathy
(Keith Jarrett)
1971
Atlantic
Keith Jarrett piano; Charlie Haden bass; Paul Motian drums
Last Dance
Every Time We Say Goodbye
(Cole Porter)
2014
ECM
Keith Jarrett piano; Charlie Haden bass