Paul Motian at the Village Vanguard in May 2011, on a night he performed with saxophonist Mark Turner. John Rogers for NPR/johnrogersnyc.com hide caption toggle caption John Rogers for NPR/johnrogersnyc.com A Blog Supreme Dinners And Drum Music: A Friendship With Paul Motian November 23, 2011 "At first, I went to some of his gigs," writes photographer John Rogers. "Then it became all of his gigs. I went to every gig he played for the past three years, at least. I probably saw him play over 300 times."