This personnel played during the Five Spot residency (from 18 July 1957 until late December 1957) and the Carnegie Hall sessions:
Thelonious Monk (piano)
John Coltrane (tenor saxophone)
Wilbur Ware (bass) (18.07.1957-13.08.1957)
Ahmed Abdul-Malik (from 13.08.1957 on)
Shadow Wilson (drums)
Wilbur Ware played in the quartet from opening of the Five Spot Concerts on 18 July 1957, and was replaced by Ahmed Abdul-Malik on the evening of 13 August after failing, without warning, to appear for work. (Source: liner notes by Orren Keepnews in the booklet of CD Thelonious Monk with John Coltrane: The Complete 1957 Riverside Recordings (Catalog Nr. 888072300279))
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