We remember Paul Motian. ‘In Motian’

This day (22 November 2011), in New York City, New York, died Paul Motian, an American jazz drummer, percussionist and composerTracklist : 1 . w/ The Electric Bebop Band – Morpio (2003) 2 . It Should’Ve Happened A Long Time Ago (2005) 3 . Stella By Starlight (1995) 4 . w/ Charlie Haden Liberation Music Orchestra – Live In Berlin (1983) 5 . w/ Keith Jarrett, Charlie Haden – Live In Germany (1973)…

Keith Jarrett records ‘The Mourning of a Star’ with Charlie Haden and Paul Motian (1971)

Keith Jarrett's 'The Mourning of a Star' is an album recorded on July 8, 9, 16 and August 23, 1971 with Charlie Haden and Paul Motian and released the same year by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Follow The Crooked Path (Though It Be Longer) (Keith Jarrett) - 06:15 . 2.Interlude No. 3 (Keith Jarrett) - 01:15 . 3.Standing Outside (Keith Jarrett) - 03:22 . 4.Everything That Lives Laments (Keith Jarrett)…

Bill Evans records ‘Sunday at the Village Vanguard’ with Scott Lafaro and Paul Motian (1961)

Bill Evans' 'Sunday at the Village Vanguard' is an album recorded on June 25, 1961 at the Village Vanguard in New-York City and released the same year by Riverside?Track Listing : 1.Gloria'S Step (Take 2) (Scott Lafaro) - 06:09 . 2.My Man'S Gone Now (George Gershwin) - 06:21 . 3.Solar (Miles Davis) - 08:52 . 4.Alice In Wonderland (Take 2) (Sammy Fain) - 08:34 . 5.All Of You (Take 2) (Cole Porter)…

Blue Note publish Joe Lovano’s ‘Joyous Encounter’ recorded with George Mraz, Paul Motian and Hank Jones (2005)

Joe Lovano's 'Joyous Encounter' is an album recorded with George Mraz, Paul Motian and Hank Jones and released on May 10, 2005 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Autumn In New York (Vernon Duke) – 10:00 . 2.Bird'S Eye View (Joe Lovano) - 05:28 . 3.Don'T Ever Leave Me (Thad Jones) - 03:45 . 4.Alone Together (Arthur Schwartz) - 05:24 . 5.Six And Four (Oliver Nelson) - 05:30 . 6.Pannonica (Thelonious…

Keith Jarrett records ‘Treasure Island’ with Dewey Redman, Charlie Haden, Paul Motian & Danny Johnson (1974)

Keith Jarrett's 'Treasure Island' is his second album recorded on February 27-28, 1974 with Dewey Redman, Charlie Haden, Paul Motian & Danny Johnson and released the same year by Impulse!.Track Listing : 1.The Rich (And The Poor) (Keith Jarrett) - 09:24 . 2.Blue Streak (Keith Jarrett) - 02:35 . 3.Fullsuvollivus (Fools Of All Of Us) (Keith Jarrett) - 06:29 . 4.Treasure Island (Keith Jarrett)…

Keith Jarrett records ‘Fort Yawuh’ with Dewey Redman, Charlie Haden, Paul Motian & Danny Johnson (1973)

Keith Jarrett's 'Fort Yawuh' is an album recorded on February 24, 1973 at the Village Vanguard, with Dewey Redman, Charlie Haden, Paul Motian and Danny Johnson and released the same year In 1973 by Impulse!.Track Listing : 1.(If The) Misfits (Wear It) (Keith Jarrett) - 13:15 . 2.Fort Yawuh (Keith Jarrett) - 18:22 . 3.De Drums (Keith Jarrett) - 12:10 . 4.Still Life, Still Life (Keith Jarrett) -…

Bill Evans records ‘Explorations’ with Scott LaFaro and Paul Motian for Riverside (1961)

Bill Evans' 'Explorations' is an album recorded on February 2, 1961 with Scott LaFaro and Paul Motian and released in March 1961 by Riverside.Track Listing : 1.Israel (John Carisi) - 06:12 . 2.Haunted Heart (Arthur Schwartz) - 03:28 . 3.Beautiful Love (Wayne King, Egbert Van Alstyne, Victor Young) - 05:07 . 4.Elsa (Earl Zindars) - 05:10 . 5.Nardis (Miles Davis) - 05:49 . 6.How Deep Is The Ocean?…

Bill Evans records, with Paul Motian and Scott LaFaro, ‘Portrait in Jazz’ for Riverside (1959)

Bill Evans' 'Portrait in Jazz' is an album recorded on December 28, 1959 with Paul Motian and Scott LaFaro and released in 1960 by Riverside.Track Listing : 1.Come Rain Or Come Shine (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) - 03:24 . 2.Autumn Leaves (Joseph Kosma, Jacques Prévert, Johnny Mercer) – 6:00 . 3.Witchcraft (Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh) - 04:37 . 4.When I Fall In Love (Victor Young, Edward Heyman)…

Bill Evans records ‘Trio 64’ with Gary Peacock and Paul Motian (1963)

Bill Evans' 'Trio 64' is an album recorded on December 18, 1963 with Gary Peacock and Paul Motian and released in 1964.Track Listing : 1.Little Lulu (Buddy Kaye, Sidney Lippman, Fred Wise) - 03:52 . 2.A Sleepin' Bee (Harold Arlen, Truman Capote) - 05:30 . 3.Always (Irving Berlin) - 04:03 . 4.Santa Claus Is Coming To Town (J. Fred Coots, Haven Gillespie) - 04:25 . 5.I'Ll See You Again (Noël Coward…

This week In Jazz Legends 46/52

Art Blakey, The Jazz Messengers, Paquito D'Rivera, Tete Montoliu, Sonny Rollins, United Jazz and Rock Ensemble, Keith Jarrett, Paul Motian, Dewey Redman, Charlie Haden, Phil Woods, Sheila Jordan, Benny Carter All Stars, Freddie Hubbard, John Zorn, Masada, Miles Davis, Sam Rivers, Charles Mingus

This week In Jazz Legends 47/52

Anita O'Day, Jon Hendricks, Mel Torme, Weather Report, Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, Joshua Redman, Roy Eldridge, Benny Carter, Don Byas, Coleman Hawkins, Jo Jones , Bill Evans, Ella Fitzgerald, Paul Desmond, Charlie Haden, Pat Metheny

Happy Birthday Fred Hersch. ‘Individualistic Beauty’

This day (October 21, 1955), in Cincinnati, Ohio, is born Fred Hersch, a contemporary American jazz pianist.Tracklist : 1 . Round Midnight (2021) 2 . Wichita Lineman (2020) 3 . Piano Solo (2019) 4 . And So It Goes 5 . Doxy (2017) 6 . Both Sides Now (2016) 7 . @ Chicago Jazz Festival (2015) 8 . The Song is You (2013) 9 . For No One (2012) 10 . In Walked Bud (2010) 11 . Mood Indigo (2002) 12 . w/…

Bill Evans records his debut album as a leader : ‘New Jazz Conceptions’ (1956)

Bill Evans ' 'New Jazz Conceptions' is his debut album as a leader recorded on September 18 and 27, 1956 and released in 1956 on Riverside Records. 1 . My Romance (Tune3) 2 . Waltz For Debby Track listing : 1.I Love You (Cole Porter) - 03:55 . 2.Five (Bill Evans) - 04:03 . 3.I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good) (Duke Ellington, Paul Francis Webster) - 01:39 . 4.Conception (George Shearing) -…

Gonzalo Rubalcaba records ‘Discovery: Live at Montreux’ at the Montreux Jazz Festival (1990)

Gonzalo Rubalcaba's 'Discovery: Live at Montreux' is an album recorded at the Montreux Jazz Festival on July 15, 1990, with Charlie Haden and Paul Motian and released on March 30, 1991 by Blue Note.1 . Joao Track Listing : 1.Well, You Needn'T (Thelonious Monk) - 08:47 . 2.Velas (Gonzalo Rubalcaba) - 00:00 . 3.Prologo Comienzo (Gonzalo Rubalcaba) - 05:09 . 4.First Song (Charlie Haden) - 09:40 .…

Charlie Haden brings The New Liberation Orchestra to North Sea Jazz (1985)

July 14, 1985 - bassist Charlie Haden and The New Liberation Orchestra - that is Amina Claudine Meyers (p), Bakita Carrol (tp), Valle Nickelborg (tp), James Pepper (s), Dewey Redman (ts), Ken McIntire (as), Greg Harris (tb), Bob Stewart (tuba), Sharon Freeman (french horn), Paul Motian (d), Mick Goodrick (g) - will be on stage at "North Sea Jazz Festival" in The Hague, The Netherlands

Happy Birthday Gonzalo Rubalcaba. ‘Rubalcaba De Cuba’

This day (May 27, 1963), in Havana, Cuba, is born Gonzalo Rubalcaba, a Grammy Award-winning Cuban jazz pianist and composer.Digest Tracklist : Joy, Joie (2019) . Gitaneria (2018) . w/ Anna Maria Jopek - Twe Usta Klamia (2017) . Volcan Trio (2016) . Joao (2014) . Supernova (2012) . Promenade (1999) . Agua De Beber (1995) . Giant Steps (1992) . & Chick Corea – Inprovisation (1991) . Autumn…

We Remember Hank Jones. ‘So Long Mr. Jones’

This day (May 16, 2010), in Manhattan, New York, died Hank Jones, an American jazz pianist and composer.Digest Tracklist : Round Midnight (2010) . Nica’S Dream (2008) . w/ Joe Lovano – Monk’S Mood (2006) . Recordame (1993) . w/ John Lewis - All The Things You Are . w/ Lester Young Septet, Ella Fitzgerald – Blues For Greasy (1950) . Hank Jones Trio (1950) . Tracklist : ‘Round Midnight . Blue Monk…

Blue Note publish Joe Lovano’s ‘I’m All For You,’ a ballads album recorded with Hank Jones (2004)

Joe Lovano's 'I'm All For You' is a ballads album recorded with Hank Jones, George Mraz and Paul Motian and released on May 4, 2004 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.I'M All For You (Joe Lovano) - 07:50 . 2.Don'T Blame Me (Dorothy Fields / Jimmy Mchugh) - 07:51 . 3.Monk'S Mood (Thelonious Monk) - 04:01 . 4.The Summary (A Suite For Pops) (Thad Jones) - 05:16 . 5.Stella By Starlight (Ned Washington /…

We Remember Lee Konitz. ‘Cool Lee’

This day (April 15, 2020), in New-York City, died Lee Konitzan American jazz alto saxophonist Digest Tracklist : Darn that dream (2018) . @ SeixalJazz (2017) . Body & Soul . Live In Italy (2012) . Solar (2008) . w/ Zimbo Trio - Luiza (1999) . w/ Frank Wunch - Thingin' (1995) . w/ Paul Motian Trio ~ I Wish I Knew (1991) . w/ Chick Corea - Stella By Starlight (1981) . Bird (1973) . w/ Bill…

Sony Music publish the album ‘Requiem’ by Branford Marsalis (1999)

Branford Marsalis's 'Requiem' is an album recorded with Eric Revis, Jeff 'Tain' Watts and Kenny Kirkland and released in March 1999 by Sony Music.Track Listing : 1.Doctone (Branford Marsalis) - 06:07 . 2.Trieste (Paul Motian) - 08:23 . 3.A Thousand Autumns (Branford Marsalis) - 10:38 . 4.Lykief (Branford Marsalis) - 09:40 . 5.Bullworth (Branford Marsalis) - 06:35 . 6.Elysium (Branford Marsalis) -…

Happy Birthday to Bill Frisell. ‘Happy Bill Day’

This day ( March 18, 1951), in Baltimore, Maryland, is born William Richard 'Bill' Frisell, an American guitarist.Tracklist : What The World Needs Now (2020) . Goldfinger (2018) . Ramblin’ Round & Pastures Of Plenty (2016) . Surfer Girl (2014) . w/ Chick Corea – It Could Happen To You (2013) . Come Together (2012) . Just Like A Woman (2006) . Cluck Old Hen (2002) . w/ Ron Carter – (2002) .…

Happy Birthday Chris Potter

This day (January 1st, 1971), in Chicago, Illinois,, is born Chris Potter, an American jazz saxophonist, composer and multi-instrumentalist.Tracklist : w/ NYU Ensemble - Tangerine (2019) . w/ Dr Lonnie Smith Trio - @ Festival International de Jazz de Montréal (2018) . w/ Danilo Pérez, Avishai Cohen, Wycliffe Gordon, Ben Street & Adam Cruz (2017) . w/Ari Hoenig - @ Smalls Jazzcub (2015) .…

Happy Birthday Joe Lovano. ‘Sounds of Joe’

This day (December 29, 1952), in Cleveland, Ohio, United States, is born Joseph Salvatore Joe Lovano an American jazz saxophonist, alto clarinetist, flautist.Tracklist : All As One (2020) . Tapestry (2019) . w/ Dave Douglas Sound Prints – The Corner Tavern (2018) . On This Day (2016) . w/ John Scofield – @ The City (2015) . w/Brussels Jazz Orchestra – Gent Jazz Festival (2013) . w/ Steve Grossman…

This week In Jazz Legends 52/52

Chet Baker, Helen Merrill, Dinah Washington, Thelonious Monk, Charles Mingus, Bill Evans . Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Sttit, Anita O'Day, Louis Armstrong, Jack Teagarden, Freddie Hubbard, Weather Report, Duke EllingtonThey are the "Jazz Legends" performers selected among the 294 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Chet Baker . You Don't…