The 1961 Newport Set
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John Coltrane’s never before released 1961 performance at the Newport Jazz Festival.
At the time, his group consisted of a quintet with Trane as the only horn, plus piano, two basses, and drums.
As a bonus, we have added another complete performance from the same year, recorded in Helsinki, Finland, during the tour on which Eric Dolphy joined the group. This is the first time this set is presented in the correct pitch.
Includes 8-page booklet
01 Announcement 1:24*
02 IMPRESSIONS 6:23*
03 NAIMA 4:17*
04 MY FAVORITE THINGS 16:27*
05 BLUE TRAIN 9:28º
06 I WANT TO TALK ABOUT YOU 7:18º
07 IMPRESSIONS 8:23º
08 MY FAVORITE THINGS 21:04º
Total Time: 74:47
JOHN COLTRANE tenor & soprano sax
McCOY TYNER piano
ART DAVIS & REGGIE WORKMAN bass
ELVIN JONES drums
Live at the Newport Jazz Festival, Newport, Rhode Island, July 1, 1961.
ºBONUS TRACKS: Same personnel except Eric Dolphy (as, fl) added and Art Davis omitted. Kulttuuritalo, Helsinki, Finland, November 22, 1961.