Annotation

from Wikipedia:
The Complete 1961 Village Vanguard Recordings is a box set credited to jazz musician John Coltrane, issued posthumously in 1997 by Impulse Records, catalogue IMPD4-232. It collects the entirety of the recorded sets by the John Coltrane Quintet at the Village Vanguard in early November, 1961. Five selections had been issued during Coltrane's lifetime on the albums Live! at the Village Vanguard and Impressions.

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Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 India
10:33
2 Chasin' the Trane
9:52
3 Impressions
8:52
4 Spiritual
12:50
5 Miles' Mode
10:22
6 Naima
7:40
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Brasilia
18:46
2 Chasin' Another Trane
15:36
3 India
13:14
4 Spiritual
15:14
5 Softly as in a Morning Sunrise
6:38
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 Chasin' the Trane
16:08
2 Greensleeves
6:27
3 Impressions
10:59
4 Spiritual
13:49
5 Naima
7:08
6 Impressions
14:53
CD 4
# Title Rating Length
1 India
14:04
2 Greensleeves
5:03
3 Miles' Mode
15:25
4 India
15:14
5 Spiritual
20:41

Credits

CD 1

drums:
Elvin Jones (1961-11-01) (tracks 1–6)
soprano saxophone:
John Coltrane (1961-11-01) (tracks 1–2, 4)
bass:
Jimmy Garrison (1961-11-01) (tracks 1, 3)
Reggie Workman (1961-11-01) (tracks 1, 4–6)
oud [probably tanpura]:
Ahmed Abdul-Malik (1961-11-01) (track 1)
double bass:
Reggie Workman (1961-11-01) (track 2)
alto saxophone:
Eric Dolphy (1961-11-01) (tracks 2–3, 5)
piano:
McCoy Tyner (1961-11-01) (tracks 1, 3–6)
bass clarinet:
Eric Dolphy (1961-11-01) (tracks 1, 4, 6)
tenor saxophone:
John Coltrane (1961-11-01) (tracks 3, 5–6)
composer:
John Coltrane (track 2)
recorded at:
Village Vanguard in New York, New York, United States (1961-11-01) (tracks 1–6)
Village Vanguard in New York, New York, United States (1961-11-02 – 1961-11-05) (track 2)
recording of:
Chasin' the Trane (track 2)

CD 2

oboe [probably cor anglais]:
Garvin Bushell (1961-11-02) (track 3)
drums:
Elvin Jones (1961-11-01) (track 1)
Roy Haynes (1961-11-02) (track 2)
Elvin Jones (1961-11-02) (tracks 3–5)
soprano saxophone:
John Coltrane (1961-11-02) (tracks 3–5)
contrabassoon:
Garvin Bushell (1961-11-02) (track 4)
bass:
Reggie Workman (1961-11-01) (track 1)
Jimmy Garrison (1961-11-02) (track 3)
Reggie Workman (1961-11-02) (tracks 2–4)
oud [probably tanpura]:
Ahmed Abdul-Malik (1961-11-02) (track 3)
double bass:
Reggie Workman (1961-11-02) (track 5)
alto saxophone:
Eric Dolphy (1961-11-01) (track 1)
Eric Dolphy (1961-11-02) (track 2)
piano:
McCoy Tyner (1961-11-01) (track 1)
McCoy Tyner (1961-11-02) (tracks 3–5)
bass clarinet:
Eric Dolphy (1961-11-02) (tracks 3–4)
tenor saxophone:
John Coltrane (1961-11-01) (track 1)
John Coltrane (1961-11-02) (tracks 2, 4)
composer:
Sigmund Romberg (1928) (track 5)
lyricist:
Oscar Hammerstein II (1928) (track 5)
publisher:
Warner Bros., Inc. (track 5)
recorded at:
Village Vanguard in New York, New York, United States (1961-11-01) (track 1)
Village Vanguard in New York, New York, United States (1961-11-02) (tracks 2–5)
Village Vanguard in New York, New York, United States (1961-11-02 – 1961-11-03) (track 5)
later translated versions:
夏にしとくれ (track 5)
live instrumental cover recording of:
Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise (The New Moon) (1961-11-02 – 1961-11-03) (track 5)
part of:

CD 3

drums:
Elvin Jones (1961-11-02) (tracks 1–3)
Elvin Jones (1961-11-03) (tracks 4–6)
soprano saxophone:
John Coltrane (1961-11-02) (track 2)
soprano saxophone and tenor saxophone:
John Coltrane (1961-11-03) (track 4)
bass:
Jimmy Garrison (1961-11-02) (tracks 1, 3)
Reggie Workman (1961-11-02) (track 2)
Jimmy Garrison (1961-11-03) (track 6)
Reggie Workman (1961-11-03) (track 5)
double bass:
Reggie Workman (track 4)
alto saxophone:
Eric Dolphy (1961-11-02) (track 3)
piano:
McCoy Tyner (1961-11-02) (tracks 2–3)
McCoy Tyner (1961-11-03) (tracks 4–6)
bass clarinet:
Eric Dolphy (1961-11-03) (tracks 4–5)
tenor saxophone:
John Coltrane (1961-11-02) (tracks 1, 3)
John Coltrane (1961-11-03) (tracks 5–6)
composer:
John Coltrane (tracks 1, 4)
recorded at:
Village Vanguard in New York, New York, United States (1961-11-02) (tracks 1–4)
Village Vanguard in New York, New York, United States (1961-11-02 – 1961-11-03) (track 1)
Village Vanguard in New York, New York, United States (1961-11-03) (tracks 5–6)
live recording of:
Chasin' the Trane (1961-11-02 – 1961-11-03) (track 1)
Spiritual (1961-11-02 – 1961-11-03) (track 4)

CD 4

oboe [probably cor anglais]:
Garvin Bushell (1961-11-05) (track 4)
drums:
Elvin Jones (1961-11-03) (tracks 1–3)
soprano saxophone:
John Coltrane (1961-11-03) (tracks 1–2)
John Coltrane (1961-11-05) (tracks 4–5)
contrabassoon:
Garvin Bushell (1961-11-05) (track 5)
bass:
Jimmy Garrison (1961-11-03) (tracks 1, 3)
Reggie Workman (1961-11-03) (tracks 1–3)
Jimmy Garrison (1961-11-05) (track 4)
Reggie Workman (1961-11-05) (tracks 4–5)
oud [probably tanpura]:
Ahmed Abdul-Malik (1961-11-05) (track 4)
alto saxophone:
Eric Dolphy (1961-11-03) (track 3)
piano:
McCoy Tyner (1961-11-03) (tracks 1–3)
McCoy Tyner (1961-11-05) (tracks 4–5)
bass clarinet:
Eric Dolphy (1961-11-03) (tracks 1, 4)
Eric Dolphy (1961-11-05) (track 5)
tenor saxophone:
John Coltrane (1961-11-03) (track 3)
John Coltrane (1961-11-05) (track 5)
recorded at:
Village Vanguard in New York, New York, United States (1961-11-03) (tracks 1–3)
Village Vanguard in New York, New York, United States (1961-11-05) (tracks 4–5)

Release

engineer: Rudy van Gelder [Recording] (1961-11-01 – 1961-11-05)
producer: Bob Thiele [Original Sessions] (1961-11-01 – 1961-11-05)
Michael Cuscuna [Reissue Producer] (1997)
ASIN: US: B000003NA3 [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/1196907 [info]

Release Group

Wikidata: Q16775698 [info]
Wikipedia: en: The Complete 1961 Village Vanguard Recordings [info]