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The Complete Africa/Brass Sessions

# Tracks Playtime Session Session Personnel & Personnel Variances for Tracks
1 Greensleeves 10:01 John Coltrane May 23, 1961 Booker Little (trumpet), Freddie Hubbard (trumpet), Julian Priester (euphonium), Charles Greenlee (euphonium), Julius Watkins (french horn), Donald Carrado (french horn), Bob Northern (french horn), Jim Buffington (french horn), Robert Swisshelm (french horn), Bill Barber (tuba), John Coltrane (soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone), Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute, Reeds), Garvin Bushell (woodwinds), Pat Patrick (baritone saxophone), Reggie Workman (bass), Paul Chambers (bass), Elvin Jones (drums)
(variance) -- McCoy Tyner (arranger)
2 Song of the Underground Railroad 6:44 John Coltrane May 23, 1961 Booker Little (trumpet), Freddie Hubbard (trumpet), Julian Priester (euphonium), Charles Greenlee (euphonium), Julius Watkins (french horn), Donald Carrado (french horn), Bob Northern (french horn), Jim Buffington (french horn), Robert Swisshelm (french horn), Bill Barber (tuba), Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute, Reeds), Garvin Bushell (woodwinds), Pat Patrick (baritone saxophone), McCoy Tyner (piano), Reggie Workman (bass), Paul Chambers (bass), Elvin Jones (drums)
(variance) -- John Coltrane (arranger)
3 Greensleeves 10:53 John Coltrane May 23, 1961 Booker Little (trumpet), Freddie Hubbard (trumpet), Julian Priester (euphonium), Charles Greenlee (euphonium), Julius Watkins (french horn), Donald Carrado (french horn), Bob Northern (french horn), Jim Buffington (french horn), Robert Swisshelm (french horn), Bill Barber (tuba), John Coltrane (soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone), Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute, Reeds), Garvin Bushell (woodwinds), Pat Patrick (baritone saxophone), McCoy Tyner (piano), Reggie Workman (bass), Paul Chambers (bass), Elvin Jones (drums)
4 The Damned Don't Cry 7:35 John Coltrane May 23, 1961 Booker Little (trumpet), Freddie Hubbard (trumpet), Julian Priester (euphonium), Charles Greenlee (euphonium), Julius Watkins (french horn), Donald Carrado (french horn), Bob Northern (french horn), Jim Buffington (french horn), Robert Swisshelm (french horn), Bill Barber (tuba), John Coltrane (soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone), Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute, Reeds), Garvin Bushell (woodwinds), Pat Patrick (baritone saxophone), McCoy Tyner (piano), Reggie Workman (bass), Paul Chambers (bass), Elvin Jones (drums)
(variance) -- Cal Massey (arranger), Romulus Franceschini (Conductor)
5 Africa 14:07 John Coltrane May 23, 1961 Booker Little (trumpet), Freddie Hubbard (trumpet), Julian Priester (euphonium), Charles Greenlee (euphonium), Julius Watkins (french horn), Donald Carrado (french horn), Bob Northern (french horn), Jim Buffington (french horn), Robert Swisshelm (french horn), Bill Barber (tuba), John Coltrane (soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone), Garvin Bushell (woodwinds), Pat Patrick (baritone saxophone), McCoy Tyner (piano), Reggie Workman (bass), Paul Chambers (bass), Elvin Jones (drums)
(variance) -- Eric Dolphy (arranger)
6 Blues Minor 7:20 John Coltrane June 7, 1961 Booker Little (trumpet), Britt Woodman (trombone), Carl Bowman (euphonium), Julius Watkins (french horn), Donald Carrado (french horn), Bob Northern (french horn), Robert Swisshelm (french horn), Bill Barber (tuba), Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute), John Coltrane (tenor saxophone), Pat Patrick (baritone saxophone), McCoy Tyner (piano), Reggie Workman (bass), Art Davis (bass), Elvin Jones (drums)
7 Africa 16:01 John Coltrane June 7, 1961 Booker Little (trumpet), Britt Woodman (trombone), Carl Bowman (euphonium), Julius Watkins (french horn), Donald Carrado (french horn), Bob Northern (french horn), Robert Swisshelm (french horn), Bill Barber (tuba), Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute), John Coltrane (tenor saxophone), Pat Patrick (baritone saxophone), McCoy Tyner (piano), Reggie Workman (bass), Art Davis (bass), Elvin Jones (drums)
8 Africa 16:26 John Coltrane June 7, 1961 Booker Little (trumpet), Britt Woodman (trombone), Carl Bowman (euphonium), Julius Watkins (french horn), Donald Carrado (french horn), Bob Northern (french horn), Robert Swisshelm (french horn), Bill Barber (tuba), Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute), John Coltrane (tenor saxophone), Pat Patrick (baritone saxophone), McCoy Tyner (piano), Reggie Workman (bass), Art Davis (bass), Elvin Jones (drums)
Leader(s): 
John Coltrane
Label Name: 
Impulse!
Catalog Number: 
IMP 21682
Tracks: 
Greensleeves
Tracks: 
Greensleeves
Tracks: 
Africa
Tracks: 
Blues Minor
Tracks: 
Africa
Tracks: 
Africa
Format: 
CD
Issue Status: 
reissue
Post-production audio editing
Producer: 
Creed Taylor
Original Master Engineer: 
Rudy Van Gelder
Reissue Producer: 
Michael Cuscuna
Remaster: 
no
Remix: 
no
Overdub: 
no
Physical object
Design Supervisor: 
Hollis King
Sources: 
CD booklet; discogs.com; jazzdiscography.com; Eric Dolphy: A Musical Biography & Discography Smosko, Vladimir and Barry Tepperman; John Coltrane Reference