Monday, December 11, 2017

Set List 12_11_17

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet
Theme:
Tim Berne Interview

Evidence that Paul Motian practiced with Tim Berne.
8 times actually. From Motian's 1983 datebook.

Ed Schuller, Tim Berne, Paul Motian, Mack Goldsbury 1982
photo © Alan Kikuchi courtesy Empire Productions/Tim Berne

Tim Berne's Bandcamp

(download Live In Brussels here)
Screwgun Records

Tim Berne
My First Tour
Live In Brussels
Tin Ear
(Tim Berne)
2017
rec.
March 13
1983
Bandcamp Tim Berne alto sax; Herb Robertson trumpet; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
Tim Berne’s
Snakeoil
Shadow Man
Pslam
(Paul Motian)
2013 ECM Tim Berne alto sax; Matt Mitchell piano
2nd Hour
Diminutive Mysteries Mystery To Me
(Julius Hemphill)
1993 Polydor/JMT Tim Berne alto & baritone sax; David Sanborn sopranini & alto sax; Marc Ducret electric guitars; Hank Roberts cello;Joey Baron drums
Songs and Rituals In Real Time… San Antonio
(Tim Berne)
1982 Empire Productions Tim Berne alto sax; Mark Goldsbury tenor and soprano sax; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
Tim Berne’s
Snakeoil
Incidentals
Hora Feliz
(Tim Berne)
2017 ECM Tim Berne alto sax; Oscar Noriega clarinet, bass clarinet; Ryan Ferreira electric guitar; Matt Mitchell piano, electronics; Ches Smith drums, vibes, percussion, timpani
Tim Berne’s
Snakeoil
Shadow Man
Son of Not So Sure
(Tim Berne)
2013 ECM Tim Berne alto sax; Matt Mitchell piano
















Sunday, December 10, 2017

December 11, 2017 WRFR Radio Show 3-5pm 93.3FM

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet
Theme:
Tim Berne

Ed Schuller, Tim Berne, Paul Motian, Mack Goldsbury 1982
photo © Alan Kikuchi courtesy Empire Productions/Tim Berne

Live interview with Tim Berne this week! He recently posted a free download: My First Tour- Live In Brussels which features Paul Motian on drums. Of course I found the 1983 tour itinerary among Paul Motian's papers. Listen in for tour stories from Tim Berne plus some of his new music. 

Monday, December 4, 2017

Set List 12_04_17

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet
Theme:
Billie Holiday Albums


Billie Holiday and Mister June 1946
©William P. Gottlieb

Once Upon A Time

I Love My Man
(E.B. Marks)

1964
rec.1944
Mainstream Records Billie Holiday vocals; Eddie Heywood piano; John Simmons bass; Sid Catlett drums
The First Verve Sessions Billie Holiday

Love For Sale
(Cole Porter)

1976
rec.1952
Verve Billie Holiday vocals; Charlie Shavers trumpet; Flip Phillips tenor sax; Barney Kessel guitar; Oscar Peterson piano; Ray Brown bass; J.C. Heard drums
Tony Scott & Bill Evans A Day In New York

Five
(Bill Evans)
Nov 16
1957
Fresh Sound Records Tony Scott clarinet; Bill Evans piano; Henry Grimes bass; Paul Motian drums

Once Upon A Time

On the Sunny Side of the Street
(Shapiro/Bernstein)

1964
rec.1944
Mainstream Records Billie Holiday vocals; Eddie Heywood piano; John Simmons bass; Sid Catlett drums
The First Verve Sessions Billie Holiday

Moonglow
(Hudson/Delange/Mills)

1976
rec.1952
Verve Billie Holiday vocals; Charlie Shavers trumpet; Flip Phillips tenor sax; Barney Kessel guitar; Oscar Peterson piano; Ray Brown bass; J.C. Heard drums
Tony Scott & Bill Evans A Day In New York

Portrait of Ravi
(Tony Scott)
Nov 16
1957
Fresh Sound Records Tony Scott clarinet; Bill Evans piano; Henry Grimes bass; Paul Motian drums; Jimmy Knepper trombone; Sahib Shihab baritone sax

Billie Holiday
The Golden Years 
Volume II
Part III

I’m In A Lowdown Groove
(R. Jacobs)

1966
rec.1941
CBS Records Billie Holiday vocals; Roy Eldridge trumpet; Jimmy Powell, Lester Boone alto saxes; Ernie Powell tenor sax; Paul Chapman guitar; Eddie Heywood piano; Grachan Moncur bass; Herbie Cowans drums
The First Verve Sessions Billie Holiday

Blue Moon
(Rodgers/Hart)

1976
rec.1952
Verve Billie Holiday vocals; Charlie Shavers trumpet; Flip Phillips tenor sax; Barney Kessel guitar; Oscar Peterson piano; Ray Brown bass; Alvin Stoller drums
Tony Scott & Bill Evans A Day In New York

Zonk
(Tony Scott)
Nov 16
1957
Fresh Sound Records Tony Scott baritone sax; Bill Evans piano; Paul Motian drums; Jimmy Knepper trombone

Billie Holiday
The Golden Years 
Volume II
Part III

Let’s Do It
(Cole Porter)

1966
rec.1941
CBS Records Billie Holiday vocals; Shad Collins trumpet; Eddie Barefield, Leslie Johnakins alto saxes; Lester Young tenor sax; John Collins guitar; Eddie Heywood piano; Ted Sturgis bass; Kenny Clark drums
The First Verve Sessions Billie Holiday

These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You)
(Rodgers/Hart)

1976
rec.1952
Verve Billie Holiday vocals; Charlie Shavers trumpet; Flip Phillips tenor sax; Barney Kessel guitar; Oscar Peterson piano; Ray Brown bass; Alvin Stoller drums
Tony Scott & Bill Evans A Day In New York

A Shoulder to Cry On
(Dankin/Girard)
Nov 16
1957
Fresh Sound Records Tony Scott clarinet; Bill Evans piano; Paul Motian drums

2nd Hour
Billie Holiday
The Golden Years 
Volume II
Part III

It’s A Sin to Tell a Lie
(B. Mayhew)

1966
rec.1942
CBS Records Billie Holiday vocals; Emmet Berry trumpet; hymie Schertzer alto sax; Babe Russin tenor sax; jimmy Hamilton clarinrt-tenor sax; Al Casey guitar; Teddy Wilson piano; Ted Sturgis bass; J.C. Heard drums
The First Verve Sessions Billie Holiday

East of the Sun (West of the Moon)
(Bowman)

1976
rec.1952
Verve Billie Holiday vocals; Charlie Shavers trumpet; Flip Phillips tenor sax; Barney Kessel guitar; Oscar Peterson piano; Ray Brown bass; Alvin Stoller drums
Tony Scott & Bill Evans A Day In New York

Just One of Those Things
(Cole Porter)
Nov 16
1957
Fresh Sound Records Tony Scott clarinet; Bill Evans piano; Henry Grimes bass; Sahib Shibab baritone sax; Paul Motian drums

Billie Holiday
The Golden Years 
Volume II
Part III

Sugar
(Pinkard/Mitchell)

1966
rec.1939
CBS Records Billie Holiday vocals; Roy Eldridge trumpet; Benny Carter alto sax; Ernie Powell tenor sax; Danny Barker guitar; Teddy Wilson piano; Milt Hinton bass; Cozy Cole drums
The First Verve Sessions Billie Holiday

Lover Come Back To Me
(Romberg/Hammerstein II)

1976
rec.1952
Verve Billie Holiday vocals; Joe Newman  trumpet; Paul Quinchette  tenor sax; Freddie Green guitar; Oscar Peterson piano, organ; Ray Brown bass; Gus Johnson drums
Tony Scott & Bill Evans A Day In New York

The Lady Is A Tramp
(Rodgers/Hart)
Nov 16
1957
Fresh Sound Records Tony Scott clarinet; Bill Evans piano; Henry Grimes bass; Jimmy Knepper trombone; Sahib Shihab baritone sax; Paul Motian drums

God Bless the Child

Georgia On My Mind
(Gorrell/Carmichael)
1972
rec abt. 1940
Columbia Billy Holiday vocals; Teddy Wilson and his orchestra
The First Verve Sessions Billie Holiday

If the Moon Turns Green
(Cates/Hanighen)

1976
rec.1952
Verve Billie Holiday vocals; Charlie Shavers trumpet; Flip Phillips tenor sax; Barney Kessel guitar; Oscar Peterson piano; Ray Brown bass; J.C. Heard drums
Tony Scott & Bill Evans A Day In New York

Blues For Five
(Tony Scott)
Nov 16
1957
Fresh Sound Records Tony Scott clarinet; Bill Evans piano; Henry Grimes bass; Jimmy Knepper trombone; Sahib Shihab baritone sax; Paul Motian drums

God Bless the Child

God Bless the Child
(A. Herzog Jr/ B. Holiday)
1972
rec. abt. 1940
Columbia Billy Holiday vocals; Teddy Wilson and his orchestra
The First Verve Sessions Billie Holiday

I Cried For You
(Arnheim/Lyman/Freed)

1976
rec.1954
Verve Billie Holiday vocals; Charlie Shavers trumpet; Herb Ellis guitar; Oscar Peterson piano; Ray Brown bass; Ed Shaughnessy drums
Tony Scott & Bill Evans A Day In New York

Body and Soul
(Green/Heyman/Sauer)
Nov 16
1957
Fresh Sound Records Tony Scott clarinet; Bill Evans piano; Clark Terry
bass; Paul Motian drums

Tony Scott & Bill Evans A Day In New York

If I’m Lucky
(Darwin/Girard)
Nov 16
1957
Fresh Sound Records Tony Scott clarinet; Bill Evans piano; Paul Motian drums

Sunday, December 3, 2017

December 4, 2017 WRFR Radio Show 3-5pm 93.3FM

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet
Theme:
Billie Holiday Albums

Billie Holiday and Mister June 1946
©William P. Gottlieb

Paul Motian loved Billie Holiday and had many of her albums. I will play from some of them this week. He also got to play for her once in 1957, so I'll play some music from that era as well.

Monday, November 20, 2017

Set List 11_20_17

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet
Theme:
1981/82 Paul Motian Quintet


Joe Lovano, Bill Frisell, Paul Motian, Billy Drewes, Ed Schuller
1981 ©Deborah Feingold

1981 
Rehearsal
Sept. 18 
White Magic
(Paul Motian)
1981

Unreleased Bill Frisell guitar; Joe Lovano or Billy Drewes sax; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
Psalm White Magic
(Paul Motian)
1982 ECM Joe Lovano tenor sax; Billy Drewes tenor & alto sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
1981 
Rehearsal
Sept. 18 
Asia
(Paul Motian)
1981

Unreleased Bill Frisell guitar; Joe Lovano or Billy Drewes sax; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
Psalm Psalm
(Paul Motian)
1982 ECM Joe Lovano tenor sax; Billy Drewes tenor & alto sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
Talking and Drum Solos Spooky Drums 1
(Baby Dodds)

1959 Folkways Records Baby Dodds drums
Psalm Second Hand
(Paul Motian)
1982 ECM Joe Lovano tenor sax; Billy Drewes tenor & alto sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
Talking and Drum Solos Spooky Drums 2
(Baby Dodds)

1959 Folkways Records Baby Dodds drums
1981 
Rehearsal
July 20
Second Hand
(Paul Motian)
1981

Unreleased Bill Frisell guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
1981 
Rehearsal
Sept. 18 
Lullaby
(Paul Motian)
1981

Unreleased Bill Frisell guitar; Joe Lovano or Billy Drewes sax; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
2nd Hour
1982 
Rehearsal
Oct. 12 &
Nov. 30 
at Billy Drewes'
Owl of Cranston
(Paul Motian) 


1982 unreleased Joe Lovano tenor sax; Billy Drewes tenor & soprano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
Psalm Mandeville
(Paul Motian)
1982 ECM Joe Lovano tenor sax; Billy Drewes tenor & alto sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
1981 
Rehearsal
Sept. 18 
Mandeville
(Paul Motian)
1981

Unreleased Bill Frisell guitar; Joe Lovano or Billy Drewes sax; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
1981 
Rehearsal
Sept. 18 
Boomerang
(Paul Motian)
1981

Unreleased Bill Frisell guitar; Joe Lovano or Billy Drewes sax; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
Psalm Boomerang
(Paul Motian)
1982 ECM Joe Lovano tenor sax; Billy Drewes tenor & alto sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
1981 
Rehearsal
Sept. 18 
Blue
(T. Monk)
1981

Unreleased Bill Frisell guitar; Joe Lovano or Billy Drewes sax; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
1982 
Rehearsal
Oct. 12 &
Nov. 30 
at Billy Drewes’
Conception Vessel
(Paul Motian) 


1982 unreleased Joe Lovano tenor sax; Billy Drewes tenor & soprano sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
1981 
Rehearsal
July 20
Tanner St.
(Paul Motian) 


1982 unreleased Bill Frisell guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
Psalm Yahllah
(Paul Motian)
1982 ECM Joe Lovano tenor sax; Billy Drewes tenor & alto sax; Bill Frisell guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums
1981 
Rehearsal
July 20
Theme For Babylonians- What’s This?
(Paul Motian’s take on Cole Porter/Bill Evans) 


1982 unreleased Bill Frisell guitar; Ed Schuller bass; Paul Motian drums