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

Dozens of musicians gather to honor the late drummer and composer

Joe Lovano, Reid Anderson, Bill Frisell, Paul Motian tribute concert, NYC, 3-13
Greg Osby, Paul Motian tribute concert, NYC, 3-13.jpg
Marilyn Crispell, Paul Motian tribute concert, NYC, 3-13.jpg
Masabumi Kikuchi, Paul Motian tribute concert, NYC, 3-13.jpg
Petra Haden, Bill Frisell, Paul Motian tribute concert, NYC, 3-13.jpg
Ravi Coltrane, Joe Lovano, Paul Motian tribute concert, Symphony Space, NYC, 3-13.jpg
Tim Berne, Paul Motian tribute concert, NYC, 3-13.jpg
Andrew Cyrille, Paul Motian tribute concert, NYC, 3-13
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
Ethan Iverson, Mark Turner, Paul Motian tribute concert, NYC, 3-13
Masabumi Kikuchi, Gary Peacock, Paul Motian tribute concert, NYC, 3-13
Bill McHenry, Reid Anderson, Paul Motian tribute concert, NYC, 3-13.jpg

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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