Post. 12 Nov 2012.



I was thinking today about Paul Motian. I heard him play anytime I was in NYC and could make it down to Village Vanguard. Bill McHenry and Ben Monder usually played with him. The first time I sat in front of his drum kit — my ears were completely blasted when Paul hit his signature cymbal/rim shot combo. He may have been 80 but it sounded like a rifle shot. And felt like one. Won’t be the same…

Published by William Vaughan

filmmaker, artist

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