Annotation

Note:
Has been since repackaged and reissued as The Essential.
Though, please don't merge them, it's useless. The dupe will just keep appearing again and again...

Annotation last modified on 2007-11-08 11:10 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Trane's Blues
6:55
2 Locomotion
7:13
3 Sonny's Crib
13:29
4 Just for the Love
3:43
5 Blue Train
10:41
6 One and Four (a.k.a. Mr. Day)
7:35
7 Smoke Stack
10:14
8 Shifting Down
10:38

Credits

CD 1

trumpet:
Donald Byrd (American jazz trumpeter) (tracks 3–4)
Kenny Dorham (track 8)
Lee Morgan (track 7)
Lee Morgan (1957-09-15) (tracks 2, 5)
drums:
Art Blakey (track 7)
Louis Hayes (track 8)
Elvin Jones (track 6)
Philly Joe Jones (US jazz drummer) (tracks 1, 4)
Art Taylor (track 3)
Philly Joe Jones (US jazz drummer) (1957-09-15) (tracks 2, 5)
guitar:
Kenny Burrell (track 4)
bass:
Paul Chambers (US jazz bassist) (tracks 1, 3–4, 7)
Steve Davis (post-bop contrabassist who played with Coltrane) (track 6)
Chuck Israels (track 8)
double bass:
Paul Chambers (US jazz bassist) (1957-09-15) (tracks 2, 5)
piano:
Sonny Clark (track 3)
Kenny Drew (track 1)
Wynton Kelly (track 7)
Horace Silver (track 4)
Cecil Taylor (track 8)
McCoy Tyner (track 6)
Kenny Drew (1957-09-15) (tracks 2, 5)
tenor saxophone:
John Coltrane (tracks 1, 3–4, 6–8)
Johnny Griffin (track 7)
Hank Mobley (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (track 7)
John Coltrane (1957-09-15) (tracks 2, 5)
trombone:
Curtis Fuller (track 3)
Curtis Fuller (1957-09-15) (tracks 2, 5)
composer:
John Coltrane (tracks 2, 5)
producer:
Alfred Lion (track 2)
recording engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (track 2)
publisher:
Jowcol Music (track 5)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (track 2)
recording of:
Blue Train (1957-09-15) (track 5)
Locomotion (1957-09-15) (track 2)

Release

mastering: Ron McMaster
photography: Francis Wolff (photographer and record producer)
producer: Michael Cuscuna
ASIN: US: B00000HYBR [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/4489505 [info]