Title Date Place Personnel Tunes Releases Notes
John Coltrane and his Orchestra 23 May 1961 Englewood Cliffs NJ John Coltrane (ss); Eric Dolphy (as,fl,arr,cond); Booker Little, Freddie Hubbard (tpt); Julian Priester, Charles Greenlea (euphonium); Julius Watkins, Donald Corrado, Bob Northern, Jim Buffington, Bob Swisshelm (french horn); Bill Barber (tuba); Garvin Bushell (reeds); Pat Patrick (bars); McCoy Tyner (pno); Reggie Workman, Paul Chambers (bass); Elvin Jones (drs); Cal Massey (arr); Romulus Franceschini (cond) 246. Greensleeves 9:55
247. Greensleeves 10:49
248. Song of the Underground Railroad 6:37
249. Song of the Underground Railroad
250. The Damned Don't Cry 7:38
251. Africa 14:06
Impulse A-6, "Africa/Brass". Another take of this appears on Impulse AS-9273, "The Africa Brass Sessions, Vol. 2". The Impulse CD reissue (MCAD-42001) has all the material on both Africa Brass albums. The alternate take of Greensleeves and Underground... are both listed as recorded on this date. The Damned Don't Cry and Africa are on Impulse IZ 9361/2. Other releases include MCA 254638, MCA 29007, MCA 42231, Imp 251993-1Z, Pol(Ca)A(S)6, HMV(E)CLP1548, HMV(E)CSD1431, WRC(E)ST996, Jas(E)JAS8, VEGA(F)IMP3, Col(G)ICO52-90805, Ph(G)P632 060L, Imp(I)IMP423, HMV(I)QELP8049, HMV(I)CSDQ6264, EMI(I)064-90805, Imp(J)NY-3, Imp(J)SNY-3, Imp(J)MH3012, Imp(J)SH3018, Imp(J)SR3071, Imp(J)IMP88090, Imp(J)YS8501, Imp(J)P5912, Imp(J)YP8571, MCA(J)VIM4609, Imp L302, Imp ITC302, Imp(J)B02, Imp(J)32XD589, Imp(J)MVCI-23090, Imp 243580, CTI(G)PDCTI 1113-2, Imp GRD3-119, Imp GRP31192, Imp(G)873438-931, MCA 29008, MCA 42232, Jas(E)JAS59, EMI(I)064-95813Q, Imp(J)IMP88195, Imp(J)YS8507, Imp(J)YP8577AI, Imp(G)254648-2, Imp(J)32XD599, Melodiya(USSR)C60-19423-002, MCA 4140, MCA 254650, MCA 801449, MCA 82711, MCA(J)VIM4615&6, Imp(J)55XD601&2, AS9223-2, MCA 4132, Imp L59223, Imp(J)SH3061&2, Imp(F)68 060/066, MCA MCAD5541, Imp(G)254559-2YS, Imp(J)43XD2009, Imp(J)Y117, Imp(J)MVCI 23010&11.
 
Title Date Place Personnel Tunes Releases Notes
John Coltrane and his Orchestra 7 June 1961 Englewood Cliffs NJ John Coltrane (ts); Eric Dolphy (as,fl,arr); Booker Little (tpt); Britt Woodman (tbn); Carl Bowman (euphonium); Julius Watkins, Donald Corrado, Bob Northern, Robert Swisshelm (french horn); Bill Barber (tuba); Pat Patrick (bars); McCoy Tyner (pno); Reggie Workman, Art Davis (bass); Elvin Jones (drs) 256. Africa 16:01
257. Africa 16:26
258. Blues Minor 7:20
Impulse A-6, "Africa/Brass", Impulse AS-9273, "The Africa Brass Sessions, Vol. 2", and MCAD-42001. There are two takes of Africa, although Fujioka says the one on Vol. 2 is spliced together from various alternate takes. Additional releases include Imp AS9200-2, MCA 4131, MCA2-8028, Imp(E)IMPL8015, Imp(F)68 060/066, Imp(J)SH3061/2, Imp(J)SR3007, Imp(J)SR3026/8, Imp(NL)EPIM5544, Imp(J)Y117, Imp(J)MVCI23010/11.