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Paul Motian (25 March 1931 - 22 November 2011) was a jazz drummer who gained recognition through his work with the Bill Evans Trio on such albums as Sunday at The Village Vanguard. He was also a member of the Keith Jarret Quartet along with Charlie Haden and Dewey Redman. He also worked extensivley in a trio featuring saxophonist Joe Lovano and Bill Frisell in a series of albums for ECM Records. He made some of the…

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  • http://www.laboratoriummuzycznychfuzji.com/2015/09/dewa-budjana-hasta-karma.html Jak fan Pata Metheny'ego polecam recenzję tego indonezyjskiego fusionisty!
  • I agree.
  • Amen, scottmclemore! The album Sunrise with Masabumi Kikuchi and Thomas Morgan was one of Motian's final sessions and is one of the best releases of 2012.
  • This is one of the most beautiful tributes I've ever read, written by John Rogers, Paul's friend and ECM photographer. http://www.npr.org/blogs/ablogsupreme/2011/11/23/142680423/dinners-and-drum-music-a-friendship-with-paul-motian#more
  • ohhh it's Awfully... Thank you so much, Paul.
  • One of the most amazing musicians and artists of our time. RIP.
  • We were lucky, so lucky, to have him around as long as we did. The wealth of recordings he left us with will be enjoyed for as long as people have ears. He gave and gave. What an incredible soul. An example to all musicians.
  • R.I.P.
  • His final gig was with my good friend Anat Fort: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=P_W_Z1F_Njg
  • RIP. What a loss.

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