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In November 1961.

In November 1961, “Atlantic” label released “Olé Coltrane”, the eight John Coltrane album. It was recorded in May 1961, and was produced by Nesuhi Ertegun.

Personnel:

  • John Coltrane — soprano and tenor saxophone
  • Freddie Hubbard — trumpet
  • Eric Dolphy — flute, alto saxophone
  • McCoy Tyner — piano
  • Reggie Workman — bass
  • Art Davis — bass
  • Elvin Jones — drums
  • Phil Ramone — engineer
  • Jagel & Slutzky Graphics — cover design
  • Ralph J. Gleason — liner notes

Track listing:

  1. Ole – John Coltrane
  2. Dahomey Dance – John Coltrane
  3. Aisha – McCoy Tyner

In November 1959.

In November 1959, “Atlantic” label released “The Shape of Jazz to Come”, the third Ornette Coleman album. It was recorded in May 1959, at “Radio Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Nesuhi Ertegun. In 2012, the “Library of Congress” added the album to the “National Recording Registry”. Magazine “Rolling Stone” included the album in its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. In 2015, the album was inducted into the “Grammy Hall of Fame”.

Personnel:

  • Ornette Coleman – alto saxophone
  • Don Cherry – cornet
  • Charlie Haden – bass
  • Billy Higgins – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Ornette Coleman.

  1. Lonely Woman
  2. Eventually
  3. Peace
  4. Focus on Sanity
  5. Congeniality
  6. Chronology

In August 1962.

In August 1962, “Atlantic” label released “Do The Bossa Nova”, the 30th Herbie Mann album.

Personnel:

  • Herbie Mann – flute, alto flute
  • Antonio Carlos Jobim – vocals, piano, arranger, conductor
  • Luiz Carlos Vinhas – piano 
  • Sergio Mendes – piano
  • Baden Powell – guitar
  • Durval Ferreira – guitar
  • Gabriel – bass 
  • Octavio Bailly Jr – bass
  • Dom Um – drums 
  • Juquinha – drums
  • Papao – drums
  • Pedro Paulo – trumpet
  • Paulo Moura – alto saxophone
  • Bossa Nova Rio Group
  • Bossa Três 
  • Zezinho E Sua Escola De Samba
  • Umverto – engineer
  • Loring Eutemey – design
  • Nesuhi Ertegun – supervisor

Track listing:

  1. Deve Ser Amor – Baden Powell, Vinicius De Moraes
  2. Menina Feia – Oscar Castro Neves
  3. Amor Em Paz – Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius De Moraes
  4. Voce E Eu – Carlos Lyra, Vinicius De Moraes
  5. One Note Samba – Antonio Carlos Jobim, Newton Mendonca
  6. Blues Walk – Clifford Brown
  7. Consolacao – Baden Powell
  8. Bossa Velha – Herbie Mann

On November 2, 1970.

On November 2, 1970, “Atlantic” label released “The Art of the Improvisers”, the ninth Ornette Coleman album. It was recorded May – October 1959, July 1960, January – March 1961, and was produced by Nesuhi Ertegun.

Personnel:

  • Ornette Coleman — alto and tenor saxophone
  • Don Cherry — pocket trumpet; cornet
  • Charlie Haden — bass
  • Scott LaFaro — bass
  • Jimmy Garrison — bass
  • Billy Higgins — drums
  • Ed Blackwell — drums 

All tracks by Ornette Coleman.

  1. The Circle with a Hole in the Middle
  2. Just for You
  3. The Fifth of Beethoven
  4. The Alchemy of Scott LaFaro
  5. Moon Inhabitants
  6. The Legends of Bebop
  7. Harlem’s Manhattan