Alternate Takes

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Alternate Takes
Compilation album by John Coltrane
Released March 1975
Recorded March 26, 1959
May 4-5, 1959
November 24, 1959
October 24, 1960
Genre Jazz
Label Atlantic
Producer Nesuhi Ertegün

Alternate Takes is a compilation album credited to jazz musician John Coltrane, released in 1975 on Atlantic Records, catalogue SD 1668. Issued posthumously, it consists of outtakes from recording sessions which yielded the albums Giant Steps, Coltrane Jazz, and Coltrane's Sound. All selections were unreleased at the time.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks by John Coltrane except as indicated.

Side one[edit]

  1. "Giant Steps" – 3:40
  2. "Naima" – 4:27
  3. "Like Sonny" – 6:03
  4. "Cousin Mary" – 5:54

Side two[edit]

  1. "I'll Wait and Pray" (George Treadwell, Jerry Valentine) – 3:25
  2. "Countdown" – 4:33
  3. "Body and Soul" (Heyman, Sour, Eyton, Green) – 5:59
  4. "Syeeda's Song Flute" – 7:02

Personnel[edit]