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John Coltrane September 30, 1965

Main Session Personnel
tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone
tenor saxophone
bass clarinet, bass
piano
bass
drums
# Tracks Playtime Issue Variance from Main Session Personnel
1 Announcement by Jim Wilke 0:37 Jim Wilke (announcer)
2 Untitled Original by John Coltrane Group 25:06
3 Bass Duet (by Jimmy Garrison & Elvin Jones) 12:04 (omit), (omit), (omit), (omit)
4 Cosmos 10:51
5 Bass Solo (by Jimmy Garrison) 0:15 (omit), (omit), (omit), (omit), (omit)
6 Thumb Piano Solo 2:40 (thumb piano), (omit), (omit), (omit), (omit), (omit)
7 Evolution 35:58
8 Tapestry In Sound (Incomplete) 6:07 (omit), (omit), (omit), (omit), (omit)
9 Out of This World 23:40
10 Body and Soul 21:27
11 Afro-Blue (Incomplete I) 34:40 (alto saxophone), (alto saxophone), (alto saxophone)
12 Afro-Blue (Incomplete II) 17:33
13 Medley: Lush Life/My Favorite Things (Incomplete) 20:30
Content State: draft
genre: Free jazz, bop
Recording Date: 
1965-09-30
Label Name: 
Impulse!
Leader(s): 
John Coltrane
Skill/instrument: 
tenor saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
soprano saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
tenor saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
bass clarinet
Skill/instrument: 
bass
Skill/instrument: 
piano
Skill/instrument: 
bass
Skill/instrument: 
drums
Personnel: 
John Coltrane
Personnel: 
John Coltrane
Personnel: 
Pharoah Sanders
Personnel: 
Donald Garrett
Personnel: 
Donald Garrett
Personnel: 
McCoy Tyner
Personnel: 
Jimmy Garrison
Personnel: 
Elvin Jones
Ensemble Size: 
sextet
Venue Type: 
radio broadcast
Venue Name: 
Penthouse
Venue Location: 
Seattle, WA
Session Details: 

Lots of notes attached to this session: 

- from the untitled original at the beginning to the bass solo (four tracks) the music is continuous. Lush Life & My Favorite Things are described as 'continuous' as well, but it's unclear why they shouldn't be simply called a medley if that's the case. We have done so, as more accurately reflects our standards. The 'Incomplete' marking refers to what the Reference Book says about My Favorite Things, that is, the end of the continuous medley. 

- Also, it is either Joe Brazil or Carlos Ward playing a short solo the first take of Afro-Blue (but that's not certain, just JCRB's estimation based on research). Likewise, it's not so much that those are two separate takes of Afro-Blue, as there is simply a long gap between the separate tracks. 

- the 'unknown voices' on Evolution is described as "vocal cry by group members". It and the thumb piano solo preceding are continuous takes, separated here for clarity. 

Sources: 
John Coltrane Reference Book