03/25/13

Photo Gallery: Paul Motian Tribute Concert, NYC, 3-22-13

Dozens of musicians gather to honor the late drummer and composer

More than 30 musicians, many of whom collaborated with him at one time or another, gathered at Symphony Space in New York on March 22 to pay tribute to the late drummer and composer Paul Motian. In configurations ranging from solo to quartet to large ensemble, the musicians interpreted Motian's compositions and honored his unique drumming style.

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Andrew Cyrille, Paul Motian tribute concert, NYC, 3-13
By Jeff Tamarkin
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Ben Monder, Chris Cheek, Steve Cardenas, Billy Drewes, Jerome Harris (obscured), Bill McHenry, Jakob Bro, Larry Grenadier, Matt Wilson, Paul Motian tribute concert, NYC, 3-13
By Jeff Tamarkin
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Ethan Iverson, Mark Turner, Paul Motian tribute concert, NYC, 3-13
By Jeff Tamarkin
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Joe Lovano, Reid Anderson, Bill Frisell, Paul Motian tribute concert, NYC, 3-13
By Jeff Tamarkin
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Masabumi Kikuchi, Gary Peacock, Paul Motian tribute concert, NYC, 3-13
By Jeff Tamarkin
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Matt Mitchell, Tim Berne, Paul Motian tribute concert, NYC, 3-13
By Jeff Tamarkin
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Bill McHenry, Reid Anderson, Paul Motian tribute concert, NYC, 3-13.jpg
By Jeff Tamarkin
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Greg Osby, Paul Motian tribute concert, NYC, 3-13.jpg
By Jeff Tamarkin
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Marilyn Crispell, Paul Motian tribute concert, NYC, 3-13.jpg
By Jeff Tamarkin
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Masabumi Kikuchi, Paul Motian tribute concert, NYC, 3-13.jpg
By Jeff Tamarkin
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Petra Haden, Bill Frisell, Paul Motian tribute concert, NYC, 3-13.jpg
By Jeff Tamarkin
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Ravi Coltrane, Joe Lovano, Paul Motian tribute concert, Symphony Space, NYC, 3-13.jpg
By Jeff Tamarkin
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Tim Berne, Paul Motian tribute concert, NYC, 3-13.jpg
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A full report on the concert will appear in the May issue of JazzTimes. In the meantime, enjoy this gallery of photos from the concert, taken by JT Associate Editor Jeff Tamarkin

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