John Coltrane - Ascension
Label: MCA Records ‎– AS-95, Impulse! ‎– A-95
Type: Vinyl, LP, Album
Country: US
Date of released: 1972
Category: Jazz
Style: Free Jazz, Post Bop, Free Improvisation
Genre: Jazz
Musician: John Coltrane
Album's name: Ascension
ZIP archive size: 1420

John Coltrane - Ascension


A Ascension (Part 1) 18:35
B Ascension (Part 2) 19:15

Companies, etc.

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


  • Alto Saxophone – John Tchicai, Marion Brown
  • Bass – Art Davis, Jimmy Garrison
  • Design [Cover] – Robert Flynn
  • Design [Liner] – Joe Lebow
  • Drums – Elvin Jones
  • Engineer – Rudy Van Gelder
  • Mastered By – Rudy Van Gelder
  • Photography By [Cover And Liner Photos] – Charles Stewart*
  • Piano – McCoy Tyner
  • Producer – Bob Thiele
  • Tenor Saxophone – Archie Shepp, John Coltrane, Pharoah Sanders
  • Trumpet – Dewey Johnson, Freddie Hubbard
  • Written-By – John Coltrane


This is an MCA US re-release, dated 1972. Date on first side of inner record sleeve.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, etched): AS-95-A-1 
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, etched): AS-95-B-1 

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