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John Coltrane November 22, 1961

Main Session Personnel
alto saxophone, flute
tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone
piano
bass
drums
# Tracks Playtime Issue Variance from Main Session Personnel
1 Blue Train 8:45 (tenor saxophone), (alto saxophone)
2 I Want to Talk About You 6:50 (tenor saxophone), (omit)
3 Impressions 7:48 (tenor saxophone), (alto saxophone)
4 My Favorite Things 19:46 (soprano saxophone), (flute)
Content State: draft
genre: Hard bop, bop, progressive
Recording Date: 
1961-11-22
Label Name: 
Yles Radio, Gambit
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
Personnel: 
Eric Dolphy
Personnel: 
Eric Dolphy
Personnel: 
John Coltrane
Personnel: 
John Coltrane
Personnel: 
McCoy Tyner
Personnel: 
Reggie Workman
Personnel: 
Elvin Jones
Ensemble Size: 
quintet
Venue Type: 
radio broadcast
Venue Name: 
Kulttuuritalo
Venue Location: 
Helsinki, Finland
Recording company
Company Name: 
Yles Radio, Gambit
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, the book source specifies which of these two instruments is played on each track. Dolphy plays on alto saxophone and flute, and both sources specify what he plays on each track.

The book source notes that the original performance was recorded was by Yles Radio in Finland. There were actually two concerts that were played on this date, one at 7:15pm, and the second at 9:15pm. The producer of Yles Radio, Matti Konttinen, made recordings of only the second concert -- it is the information from this second concert recording that is used to represent this November 22, 1961 session.

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)