Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Air (take 5)
10:34
2 Number One (take 1)
12:35
3 Number One (take 3)
8:40
4 This Nearly Was Mine (take 2)
10:54
5 Air (take 9)
17:27
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 E.B. (take 2)
9:58
2 Lazy Afternoon (take 1)
14:56
3 Air (take 21)
11:27
4 Air (take 28)
8:44
5 Air (take 29)
10:24
6 Port of Call (take 2)
4:20
7 Port of Call (take 3)
4:22
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 Davis (take 1)
3:10
2 Davis (take 3)
5:17
3 O.P. (take 1)
7:32
4 Cell Walk for Celeste (take 1)
11:28
5 Cell Walk for Celeste (take 3)
9:50
6 Cell Walk for Celeste (take 8)
11:41
7 I Forgot (take 1)
8:32
8 Section C (take 1)
10:15
CD 4
# Title Rating Length
1 Jumpin' Punkins (take 4)
8:20
2 Things Ain't What They Used to Be (take 1)
10:07
3 Things Ain't What They Used to Be (take 3)
9:00
4 Jumpin' Punkins (take 6)
8:14
5 Cindy's Main Mood (take 1)
5:14
6 O.P. (take 2)
9:10

Credits

CD 1

membranophone:
Denis Charles (drums) (1960-10-12 – 1960-10-13) (track 5)
Sunny Murray (1960-10-12 – 1960-10-13) (track 2)
bass:
Buell Neidlinger (1960-10-12 – 1960-10-13) (tracks 2, 5)
piano:
Cecil Taylor (1960-10-12 – 1960-10-13) (tracks 2, 5)
tenor saxophone:
Archie Shepp (1960-10-12 – 1960-10-13) (tracks 2, 5)
composer:
Cecil Taylor (tracks 2, 5)
producer:
Alan Bates (Producer, possibly other roles) (tracks 2, 5)
recording engineer:
Bob d'Orleans (1960-10-12 – 1960-10-13) (tracks 2, 5)
recorded at:
Nola Recording Studios in New York, New York, United States (1960-10-12 – 1960-10-13) (tracks 2, 5)
recording of:
Air (Take 9) (1960-10-12 – 1960-10-13) (track 5)
Number One (Take 1) (1960-10-12 – 1960-10-13) (track 2)

CD 2

membranophone:
Denis Charles (drums) (1960-10-12 – 1960-10-13) (tracks 3, 7)
bass:
Buell Neidlinger (1960-10-12 – 1960-10-13) (tracks 3, 7)
piano:
Cecil Taylor (1960-10-12 – 1960-10-13) (tracks 3, 7)
tenor saxophone:
Archie Shepp (1960-10-12 – 1960-10-13) (tracks 3, 7)
composer:
Cecil Taylor (tracks 3, 7)
producer:
Alan Bates (Producer, possibly other roles) (tracks 3, 7)
recording engineer:
Bob d'Orleans (1960-10-12 – 1960-10-13) (tracks 3, 7)
recorded at:
Nola Recording Studios in New York, New York, United States (1960-10-12 – 1960-10-13) (tracks 3, 7)
recording of:
Air (Take 21) (1960-10-12 – 1960-10-13) (track 3)
Port Of Call (Take 3) (1960-10-12 – 1960-10-13) (track 7)

CD 3

trumpet:
Clark Terry (1961-01-09 – 1961-01-10) (track 7)
membranophone:
Denis Charles (drums) (1961-01-09 – 1961-01-10) (tracks 3, 6)
Billy Higgins (US jazz drummer) (1961-01-09 – 1961-01-10) (track 7)
soprano saxophone:
Steve Lacy (jazz saxophonist and composer) (1961-01-09 – 1961-01-10) (track 7)
bass:
Buell Neidlinger (1961-01-09 – 1961-01-10) (tracks 3, 7)
double bass:
Buell Neidlinger (1961-01-09 – 1961-01-10) (track 6)
piano:
Cecil Taylor (1961-01-09 – 1961-01-10) (tracks 3, 6–7)
baritone saxophone:
Charles Davis (saxophone player) (1961-01-09 – 1961-01-10) (track 7)
tenor saxophone:
Archie Shepp (1961-01-09 – 1961-01-10) (tracks 3, 6–7)
trombone:
Roswell Rudd (1961-01-09 – 1961-01-10) (track 7)
engineer:
Bob d'Orleans (tracks 3, 7)
producer:
Nat Hentoff (tracks 3, 7)
recorded at:
Nola Penthouse Sound Studios in New York, New York, United States (1961-01-09 – 1961-01-10) (tracks 3, 7)
Nola’s Penthouse in New York, New York, United States (1961-01-09 – 1961-01-10) (track 6)

CD 4

trumpet:
Clark Terry (1961-01-09 – 1961-01-10) (track 2)
membranophone:
Denis Charles (drums) (1961-01-09 – 1961-01-10) (tracks 3–4)
Billy Higgins (US jazz drummer) (1961-01-09 – 1961-01-10) (tracks 2, 5–6)
soprano saxophone:
Steve Lacey (1961-01-09 – 1961-01-10) (track 2)
bass:
Buell Neidlinger (1961-01-09 – 1961-01-10) (tracks 3–4)
double bass:
Buell Neidlinger (1961-01-09 – 1961-01-10) (tracks 2, 5–6)
piano:
Cecil Taylor (1961-01-09 – 1961-01-10) (tracks 2–6)
baritone saxophone:
Charles Davis (saxophone player) (1961-01-09 – 1961-01-10) (track 2)
tenor saxophone:
Archie Shepp (1961-01-09 – 1961-01-10) (tracks 2–4)
trombone:
Roswell Rudd (1961-01-09 – 1961-01-10) (track 2)
engineer:
Bob d'Orleans (tracks 3–4)
producer:
Nat Hentoff (tracks 3–4)
recorded at:
Nola Penthouse Sound Studios in New York, New York, United States (1961-01-09 – 1961-01-10) (tracks 3–4)
Nola’s Penthouse in New York, New York, United States (1961-01-09 – 1961-01-10) (tracks 2, 5–6)