John Coltrane - Impressions
Label: Philips ‎– 632 083 BL, Impulse! ‎– A-42
Type: Vinyl, LP, Album, Mono
Country: Netherlands
Date of released: 1963
Category: Jazz
Style: Post Bop, Modal
Genre: Jazz
Musician: John Coltrane
Album's name: Impressions
ZIP archive size: 1253

John Coltrane - Impressions

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A1 India
Written-By – John Coltrane
A2 Up 'Gainst The Wall
Written-By – John Coltrane
B1 Impressions
Written-By – John Coltrane
B2 After The Rain
Written-By – John Coltrane

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – Village Vanguard
  • Recorded At – Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
  • Designed At – Viceroy


  • Alto Saxophone [Uncredited] – Eric Dolphy (tracks: B1)
  • Bass – Jimmy Garrison, Reggie Workman (tracks: A1)
  • Bass Clarinet – Eric Dolphy (tracks: A1)
  • Design [Cover] – Flynn*
  • Design [Liner] – Joe Lebow
  • Drums – Elvin Jones (tracks: A1 to B1), Roy Haynes (tracks: B2)
  • Photography By [Cover And Liner Photos] – Joe Alper
  • Piano – McCoy Tyner
  • Producer – Bob Thiele
  • Soprano Saxophone – John Coltrane (tracks: A1)
  • Tenor Saxophone – John Coltrane (tracks: A2 to B2)


Recorded live at the 'Village Vanguard', NYC, November 5, 1961 (A1, B1) and at Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ on September 18, 1962 (A2) and April 29, 1963 (B2).

First Category on label, second on cover.
First Dutch Mono Press, comes with original US Impulse gatefold cover (like many other records at that time)

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
A-42 John Coltrane Impressions ‎(LP, Album, Mono) Impulse! A-42 US 1963
AS-42 John Coltrane Impressions ‎(LP, Album, RE, Gat) Impulse! AS-42 US 1974
VIM-4612 John Coltrane Impressions ‎(LP, Album, RE, Gat) MCA Records VIM-4612 Japan 1980
A-42, AS-42 John Coltrane Impressions ‎(LP, Album, Gat) Impulse!, MCA Records A-42, AS-42 US 1980
AS-42, MCA-29014 John Coltrane Impressions ‎(LP, RE) Impulse!, MCA Records AS-42, MCA-29014 US 1980

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