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Albert Ayler June 14, 1964

Main Session Personnel
tenor saxophone
bass
drums
# Tracks Playtime Issue Variance from Main Session Personnel
1 Spirits 00:07:54
Prophesy
Catalog #: ESP-3030
Albert Smiles with Sunny
Catalog #: IR 39501
Bells/Prophecy
Catalog #: ESP 1010-2
2 Wizard 00:08:25
Prophesy
Catalog #: ESP-3030
Albert Smiles with Sunny
Catalog #: IR 39501
Bells/Prophecy
Catalog #: ESP 1010-2
3 Ghosts, First Variation 00:11:26
Prophesy
Catalog #: ESP-3030
Albert Smiles with Sunny
Catalog #: IR 39501
Bells/Prophecy
Catalog #: ESP 1010-2
4 Prophecy 00:07:12
Prophesy
Catalog #: ESP-3030
Albert Smiles with Sunny
Catalog #: IR 39501
Bells/Prophecy
Catalog #: ESP 1010-2
5 Ghosts, Second Variation 00:07:14
Prophesy
Catalog #: ESP-3030
Albert Smiles with Sunny
Catalog #: IR 39501
Bells/Prophecy
Catalog #: ESP 1010-2
6 Sweet, First Variation (Spirits) 06:29
Albert Smiles with Sunny
Catalog #: IR 39501
7 Ghosts, Third Variation (Saints) 10:20
Albert Smiles with Sunny
Catalog #: IR 39501
8 The Truth is Marching In (Ghosts) 00:10:53
Albert Smiles with Sunny
Catalog #: IR 39501
9 No Head (The Wizard) 00:06:44
Albert Smiles with Sunny
Catalog #: IR 39501
10 Sweet, Second Variation (Children) 00:09:22
Albert Smiles with Sunny
Catalog #: IR 39501
11 Spirits (theme) 00:00:01
genre: free
Recording Date: 
1964-06-14
Leader(s): 
Albert Ayler
Skill/instrument: 
tenor saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
bass
Skill/instrument: 
drums
Personnel: 
Albert Ayler
Personnel: 
Gary Peacock
Personnel: 
Sunny Murray
Ensemble Size: 
trio
Venue Type: 
live performance
Venue Name: 
Cellar Cafe
Venue Location: 
New York, New York
Session Details: 

This session is oddly notated in Lord: it's listed in two separate entries, I guess according to issues? jazzdisco.org is slightly clearer, but only Bruyninckx fully annotates the four different variations on the song "Ghosts", as well as which tracks appear on which issues. Also, Lord says the second track, listed as "wizard" in Bruyninckx and jazzdisco.org is actually a song called "Children", but I'm not sure where he gets that info, and it doesn't appear titled that way on any of the issues. -JS

Sources: 
bruyninckx, allmusic, esp-disk website