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John Coltrane December 4, 1961

Main Session Personnel
alto saxophone, flute
tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone
piano
bass
drums
announcer
# Tracks Playtime Issue Variance from Main Session Personnel
1 Announcement 1:40 Joachim Berendt (announcer)
2 My Favorite Things 10:33 (soprano saxophone), (flute)
3 Announcement 1:00 Joachim Berendt (announcer)
4 Every Time We Say Goodbye 5:25 (soprano saxophone), (omit)
5 Announcement 0:50 Joachim Berendt (announcer)
6 Impressions 7:30
Birdland 1962
Catalog #: VP 90125
(tenor saxophone), (alto saxophone)
7 Unidentified Composition (rhythm section) 1:25 (omit), (omit)
Content State: draft
genre: Hard bop, bop, progressive
Recording Date: 
1961-12-04
Label Name: 
Jazz Connoisseur
Leader(s): 
John Coltrane
Skill/instrument: 
alto saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
flute
Skill/instrument: 
tenor saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
soprano saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
piano
Skill/instrument: 
bass
Skill/instrument: 
drums
Skill/instrument: 
announcer
Personnel: 
Eric Dolphy
Personnel: 
Eric Dolphy
Personnel: 
John Coltrane
Personnel: 
John Coltrane
Personnel: 
McCoy Tyner
Personnel: 
Reggie Workman
Personnel: 
Elvin Jones
Personnel: 
Joachim Berendt
Ensemble Size: 
quintet
Venue Type: 
film
Venue Name: 
Sudwestfunk TV Studio
Venue Location: 
Baden-Baden, West Germany
Recording company
Company Name: 
Jazz Connoisseur
Session Details: 

The John Coltrane Reference book provides a lot of specificity that is otherwise missing in Lord. Whereas Lord notes that Coltrane is on both tenor and soprano, and that Dolphy plays on alto saxophone and flute, the book source specifies which of these instruments is played on each track.

The book source notes that this session is sometimes misdated November 24, 1961 or November 26, 1961 in various discographies and issues. The program was actually recorded on Monday, December 4, 1961 and first broadcast on June 27, 1962. It was part of Joachim-Ernst Berendt's TV series Jazz-Gehort und Gesehen (translated as "Jazz-Heard and Seen").

Sources: 
The John Coltrane Reference (DeVito, C., Fujioka, Y., Schmaler, W., Wild, D. and editor: Porter, Lewis) on-hand hard copy & Tom Lord's John Coltrane Leader Discography (lordisco.org)