On April 20, 1964.

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On April 20, 1964, “Prestige” label released “The Believer” album by John Coltrane. It was recorded December 20, 1957, January 10, 1958,  December 26, 1958, at ”Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, and was produced by Bob Weinstock and Esmond Edwards.


  • John Coltrane— tenor saxophone
  • Red Garland— piano
  • Paul Chambers— bass
  • Donald Byrd— trumpet
  • Freddie Hubbard— trumpet
  • Louis Hayes— drums
  • Art Taylor— drums
  • Gil Coggins— piano
  • Ray Draper— tuba
  • Spanky DeBrest— bass

Track listing:

  1. The Believer – McCoy Tyner
  2. Nakatini Serenade – Calvin Massey
  3. Do I Love You Because You’re Beautiful? – Richard Rodgers,Oscar Hammerstein II
  4. Filidia – Ray Draper
  5. Paul’s Pal – Sonny Rollins

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