Paul Motian: On Broadway Vol. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Label: WINTER & WINTER
The complete box set of the “Paul Motian On Broadway” series! 5 CD -Set Limited Deluxe Hardcover Edition.
“A beautiful collaboration with imposingly imaginative former Bill Evans drummer Paul Motian, Joe Lovano on tenor, Bill Frisell on guitar, and Charlie Haden on bass, playing an American Songbook repertoire in their own completely inimitable ways. This ensemble was one of Motian’s best-ever bands.” — THE GUARDIAN
Broadway was like a magnet for the young Paul Motian, born in 1931. The wonderful shows of composers like Harold Arlen, George Gershwin, and Cole Porter cast a spell over him for the rest of his life. On these five CDs — the complete set of the drummer’s “On Broadway” series — Motian and a truly top-class lineup play highlights of the Great American Songbook, attracting curious listeners with magnetic energy and thrilling musicality.