John Coltrane records ‘Live At The Village Vanguard Again!’ with Pharoah Sanders, Alice Coltrane et al (1966)

John Coltrane‘s ‘Live At The Village Vanguard Again!’ is a (free jazz) album recorded on May 28, 1966 and released in December 1966 by Impulse!

Track Listing : 1.Naima (John Coltrane) – 15:10 . 2.Introduction To My Favorite Things (Jimmy Garrison) – 06:09 . 3.My Favorite Things (Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein Ii) – 20:21

Musicians : John Coltrane – Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Bass Clarinet, Flute . Pharoah Sanders – Tenor Saxophone, Flute . Alice Coltrane – Piano . Jimmy Garrison – Bass . Rashied Ali – Drums . Emanuel Rahim – Percussion

Production : Produced By Bob Thiele Rudy Van Gelder – Engineer

Package : Mike Diehl – Design . Robert Flynn – Cover Design . Victor Kalin – Cover Painting

Recorded On May 28, 1966 At Village Vanguard, New York City.

Released In December 1966 By Impulse!.

(Source John Coltrane‘s ‘Live At The Village Vanguard Again!’ | The Official Site)


bnoring @ RateYourMusic
Yet another killer Village Vanguard session from the Coltrane band. Really only two songs and a bass solo, but anymore and a vein would pop in your head. Coltrane plays with the power of a machine coming on strong and proud with every note. […]

The Daily Jazz
Without a doubt the main attraction here is the contrasting styles of Trane and Sanders, best seen on ‘Naima’. To Trane, this has always been a lush ballad, expressing the deep gratitude he felt towards his ex-wife, the woman that he credited with saving him from drug addiction in the late 1950s. […]

All About Jazz
Ali was no Elvin Jones. This band lacks the propulsive power brought by Jones and pianist McCoy Tynerr. There is a slower, more meditative, less definite pace than Coltrane had worked with previously. […]


John Coltrane‘s ‘Live At The Village Vanguard Again!’


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