Now Is Paul Giallorenzo

Now Is Paul Giallorenzo

On July 31st, 2016, Ben Remsen and Paul Giallorenzo spent a couple hours in the former's living room in the Rogers Park neighborhood of Chicago, listening to music in some way related to Paul's work.

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Intro: “All Together Now”
Paul Giallorenzo Trio
from The Paul Giallorenzo Trio (2012)
available from Not Two Records

Paul Giallorenzo, piano
Ingebrigt Håker-Flaten, bass
Tim Daisy, drums

Outro: “Streaming”
Hearts & Minds
from Hearts & Minds (2016)
available from Astral Spirits Records

Jason Stein, bass clarinet
Paul Giallorenzo, piano
Frank Rosaly, drums

“Excursions on a Wobbly Rail”
Cecil Taylor
from Looking Ahead! (1959)
available through the ether

Cecil Taylor, piano
Earl Griffith, vibraphone
Buell Neidlinger, bass
Denis Charles, drums

“Reets and I”
Bud Powell
from The Amazing Bud Powell, vol 2 (1954)
available through the ether

Bud Powell, piano
George Duvivier, bass
Art Taylor, drums

“House Party Starting”
Herbie Nichols Trio
from Herbie Nichols Trio (1956)
available through the ether

Herbie Nichols, piano
Al McKibbon, bass
Max Roach, drums

Andrew Hill
From Judgement! (1964)

Andrew Hill, piano
Bobby Hutcherson, vibraphone
Richard Davis, bass
Elvin Jones, drums

Paul Bley
from Improvisie (1971)
originally released by America Records, but now just barely available through the ether

Paul Bley, piano, synthesizer
Annette Peacock, piano, synthesizer, voice
Han Bennink, percussion

“Rain Dance”
Herbie Hancock
from Sextant (1973)
originally released by Columbia Records, but now available through the ether

Herbie Hancock, acoustic piano, Fender Rhodes, Hohner D6 clavinet, mellotron, ARP 2600, ARP Pro Soloist, Moog
Bennie Maupin, soprano sax, bass clarinet, piccolo, afuche, Hum-A-Zoo
Eddie Henderson, trumpet, flugelhorn
Julian Priester, bass trombone, tenor trombone, alto trombone, cowbell
Buster Williams, electric bass, acoustic bass
Billy Hart, drums
Patrick Gleeson, ARP 2600, ARP Pro Soloist
Buck Clarke,percussion

“People Do it All the Time” / “Fuses”
Cobra and Phases Group Play Voltage in the Milky Night (1999), originally released by Elektra Records, but now available through the ether
There are like a thousand people with playing credits on this album so let's not ruin the layout of this page by listing them here

“Bill and Maza”
Matt Bauder
from Day in Pictures (2010)
available from Clean Feed Records

Matt Bauder, clarinet
Nate Wooley, trumpet
Angelica Sanchez, piano
Jason Ajemian, bass
Tomas Fujiwara, drums

“Hal’s Tango”
Jim Baker & Michael Zerang
from The Earth Sessions Vol. I/II (1997)
originally available from BOXmedia, but no longer

Jim Baker, piano
Michael Zerang, drums