Paul Motian because of his stature, willingness to play and rules of engagement was a constant source of conversation amongst musicians in New York. Motian was eager to record and play, but had rules - a set price, no rehearsal and no charts. you think that's odd? I did too but listen to some of the records where he is a sideman in recent years - beautiful! Motian will be missed everywhere and remembered with nothing but joy.
One of my favorite recordings:
Electric bebop Band: