Motian Pictures: Filmmaker Michael Patrick Kelly Provides a Window Into a Modern Jazz Master


Paul Motian’s was a singular voice in the jazz world. Going back to his work with the Paul Bley Trio in the early 1960s or with the Keith Jarrett Quartet through the 1970s, Motian proved a drummer of extraordinary color and sensitivity, and a composer whose canon was as unique as his playing. Later albums,

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