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John Coltrane May 28, 1966

Main Session Personnel
tenor saxophone, percussion, soprano saxophone, bass clarinet
tenor saxophone, flute, percussion
piano
bass
drums
percussion
# Tracks Playtime Issue Variance from Main Session Personnel
1 Introduction to My Favorite Things 6:07 (omit), (omit), (omit), (omit), (omit)
2 My Favorite Things 26:04
3 Naima 15:04
Content State: draft
genre: bop, free
Recording Date: 
1966-05-28
Label Name: 
Impulse!
Leader(s): 
John Coltrane
Skill/instrument: 
tenor saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
percussion
Skill/instrument: 
tenor saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
flute
Skill/instrument: 
percussion
Skill/instrument: 
piano
Skill/instrument: 
bass
Skill/instrument: 
drums
Skill/instrument: 
soprano saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
bass clarinet
Skill/instrument: 
percussion
Personnel: 
John Coltrane
Personnel: 
John Coltrane
Personnel: 
Pharoah Sanders
Personnel: 
Pharoah Sanders
Personnel: 
Pharoah Sanders
Personnel: 
Alice Coltrane
Personnel: 
Jimmy Garrison
Personnel: 
Rashied Ali
Personnel: 
John Coltrane
Personnel: 
John Coltrane
Ensemble Size: 
sextet
Venue Type: 
live performance
Venue Name: 
Village Vanguard
Venue Location: 
New York, NY
Session Details: 

The Reference Book says that the authors have not actually heard this session, but know about it's existence solely through documentation obtained from Impulse! records. 

Also, the second percussionist is listed as 'Emanuel Rahim'. Here at JDisc, we strongly suspect this is Emmanuel Abdul-Rahim, a percussionist known to have played with Coltrane. 

Finally, the Reference Book notes that there was an approximately 6-minute long introduction by Jimmy Garrison to My Favorite Things, that was released as an extra title on some album. As we have said before, we treat a session and it's (potentially) many subsequent issues as completely different entities. The way the Book phrases it make sit seem as if, because it was not included in the initial release, it isn't actually part of the track list of the session. However, by our standards it should be which is why it is listed here. It's also confusing because while said introduction is actually a bass solo, the Reference Book does not explicitly say that. The wikipedia page says that there were other tracks during the gig, but those don't seem to be known. 

Sources: 
John Coltrane Reference Book, wikipedia.org