On Broadway Vol. 4 or The Paradox of Continuity

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On Broadway Vol. 4 or The Paradox of Continuity
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Studio album by Paul Motian
Released 2006
Recorded November 21–23, 2005
Genre Jazz
Length 66:10
Label Winter & Winter
Producer Stefan Winter
Paul Motian chronology
I Have the Room Above Her
(2004)I Have the Room Above Her2004
On Broadway Vol. 4 or The Paradox of Continuity
Time and Time Again
(2006)Time and Time Again2006

On Broadway Vol. 4 or The Paradox of Continuity is an album by Paul Motian and the Trio 2000 + One released on the German Winter & Winter label in 2006.[1] The album follows on from the first three volumes of Motian's On Broadway Series featuring features performances of Broadway show tunes.


The Allmusic review by Jonathan Widran awarded the album 3 stars stating "these are thoughtful, sparse arrangements..." and calling it a "low-key, sensual affair".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Last Dance" (Jimmy Van Heusen, Sammy Cahn) - 5:13
  2. "Tea for Two" (Vincent Youmans, Irving Caesar) - 4:07
  3. "In a Shanty in Old Shanty Town" (Ira Schuster, Jack Little) - 3:08
  4. "Never Let Me Go" (Jay Livingston, Ray Evans) - 7:08
  5. "Never Let Me Go" (Livingston, Evans) - 4:57
  6. "The Folks Who Live On the Hill" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern) - 4:56
  7. "Everything Happens to Me" (Tom Adair, Matt Dennis) - 3:58
  8. "Last Night When We Were Young" (Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg) - 8:05
  9. "Born to Be Blue" (Mel Tormé, Robert Wells) - 5:37
  10. "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?" (Jay Gorney, Harburg) - 2:45
  11. "I Loves You Porgy" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 8:11
  12. "You're Getting to Be a Habit with Me" (Al Dubin, Harry Warren) - 3:53
  13. "How Long Has This Been Going On?" (Gershwin, Gershwin) - 4:03




  1. ^ Winter & Winter catalogue accessed August 11, 2011
  2. ^ a b Widran, J. Allmusic Review accessed August 11, 2011