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# Tracks Playtime Session Session Personnel & Personnel Variances for Tracks
1 Hopeful Encounter 04:47 John Lewis May 25, 1962 Nick Travis (trumpet), Louis Mucci (trumpet), Freddie Hubbard (trumpet), Mike Zwerin (trombone), Robert Swisshelm (french horn), Bob Northern (french horn), Don Butterfield (tuba), John Lewis (piano), Billy Bean (guitar), Richard Davis (bass), Connie Kay (drums), Gary McFarland (arranger, arranger)
2 Tillamook Two 07:11 John Lewis October 5, 1962 Harold Jones (flute), Phil Woods (clarinet), Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, flute), William Arrowsmith (oboe), Loren Glickman (bassoon), Don Stewart (basset horn), Gene Allen (baritone saxophone), John Lewis (piano), Jim Hall (guitar), Richard Davis (bass), Connie Kay (drums), Gary McFarland (composer, composer, arranger, arranger)
3 Night Float 04:14 John Lewis September 9, 1960 Herb Pomeroy (trumpet), Gunther Schuller (french horn), Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, flute), Benny Golson (tenor saxophone), Jimmy Giuffre (baritone saxophone), John Lewis (piano), Jim Hall (guitar), George Duvivier (bass), Connie Kay (drums), Gary McFarland (arranger, arranger, composer)
4 Notions 03:57 John Lewis May 25, 1962 Nick Travis (trumpet), Louis Mucci (trumpet), Freddie Hubbard (trumpet), Mike Zwerin (trombone), Robert Swisshelm (french horn), Bob Northern (french horn), Don Butterfield (tuba), John Lewis (piano), Billy Bean (guitar), Richard Davis (bass), Connie Kay (drums), Gary McFarland (arranger, arranger)
5 Another Encounter 05:09 John Lewis October 5, 1962 Harold Jones (flute), Phil Woods (clarinet), Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, flute), William Arrowsmith (oboe), Loren Glickman (bassoon), Don Stewart (basset horn), Gene Allen (baritone saxophone), John Lewis (piano), Jim Hall (guitar), Richard Davis (bass), Connie Kay (drums), Gary McFarland (composer, composer, arranger, arranger)
6 Wish Me Well 07:45 John Lewis May 25, 1962 Nick Travis (trumpet), Louis Mucci (trumpet), Freddie Hubbard (trumpet), Mike Zwerin (trombone), Robert Swisshelm (french horn), Bob Northern (french horn), Don Butterfield (tuba), John Lewis (piano), Billy Bean (guitar), Richard Davis (bass), Connie Kay (drums), Gary McFarland (arranger, arranger)
Leader(s): 
John Lewis
Label Name: 
Atlantic
Catalog Number: 
SD 1425
Tracks: 
Hopeful Encounter
Tracks: 
Tillamook Two
Tracks: 
Night Float
Tracks: 
Notions
Tracks: 
Another Encounter
Tracks: 
Wish Me Well
Format: 
LP
Playback Channels: 
stereo
Issue Status: 
original
Post-production audio editing
Producer: 
Nesuhi Ertegun
Original Master Engineer: 
Tom Dowd
Remaster: 
no
Remix: 
no
Overdub: 
no
Physical object
Liner note author(s): 
Arif Mardin
Design Supervisor: 
Stanislaw Zagorski
Sources: 
discogs.com; jazzdiscography.com; Eric Dolphy: A Musical Biography & Discography Smosko, Vladimir and Barry Tepperman