Once Around the Room (LP)


1. AS IT SHOULD BE 05:28 (composed by Joe Lovano)  
2. SOUND CREATION 05:33 (Joe Lovano, Jakob Bro,  Larry Grenadier,  Thomas Morgan, Joey Baron, Jorge Rossy)   
3. FOR THE LOVE OF PAUL 10:04 (Joe Lovano)  
4. SONG TO AN OLD FRIEND 06:09 (Jakob Bro)  
5 .DRUM MUSIC 06:04 (Paul Motian)   
6 .PAUSE 05:52 (Jakob Bro)


Jakob Bro · Guitar   
Joe Lovano · Tenor Saxophone,   
Tarogato Larry Grenadier · Double Bass   
Thomas Morgan · Double Bass   
Anders Christensen · Bass Guitar   
Joey Baron · Drums   
Jorge Rossy · Drums

ECM Records: On ‘Once Around The Room’ ECM recording artists and key jazz musicians from several generations unite in a small ensemble to celebrate the musical legacy of drum icon Paul Motian in a big way. Joe Lovano and Jakob Bro lead a party of seven through fiery originals that recall the idioms and idiosyncrasies which Motian brought to light over six influential decades behind the drums. Lovano and Motian had been intimate colleagues for many years with their most notable collaboration being the groundbreaking trio featuring Bill Frisell – the lineup released three albums on ECM.

Jakob Bro on the other hand made his ECM debut on Paul’s album ‘Garden of Eden’ (2006). On ‘Once Around The Room’, compositions by Joe and Jakob appear alongside collective improvisation and Motian’s own “Drum Music”, seamlessly tied together and developed by an accomplished musical collective with stalwarts Larry Grenadier, Thomas Morgan and Anders Christensen respectively on bass as well as drummers Joey Baron and Jorge Rossy.

★★★★: “The core essence of this heartfelt homage: Lead and follow at the same time, share the space and let the music carry you — a Motian-like mantra if there ever was one.“ – Downbeat (US)

★★★★★: “In dreams – if you dream music rather than pictorial imagery and we often do – the soundtrack which is always an abstraction and mysterious is something ideally like Once Around the Room.” – Marlbank (IR)

★★★★: “Much more than a tribute, Once Around The Room captures Motian’s spirit and walks with it to a performance that has a compelling sense of vibrant celebration as well as solemn recognition of greatness.” – Jazzwise (UK)

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ArtistJakob Bro / Joe Lovano Catalog NumberECM2747 Format12" LP Release date04/11/2022 LabelECM Records