New Thing at Newport

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New Thing at Newport
New Thing At Newport.jpg
Live album by John Coltrane and Archie Shepp
Released1965
RecordedJuly 2, 1965
GenreAvant-garde jazz
Free jazz
Hard bop
LabelImpulse!
ProducerBob Thiele
John Coltrane chronology
Ascension
(1965)
New Thing at Newport
(1965)
Kulu Sé Mama
(1965)
Archie Shepp chronology
On This Night
(1965)
New Thing at Newport
(1965)
Archie Shepp Live in San Francisco
(1966)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Down Beat
(Original Lp release)
3.5/5 stars[1]
Allmusic4/5 stars [2]

New Thing at Newport is a 1965 live album featuring two separate sets from that year's Newport Jazz Festival by tenor saxophonists John Coltrane and Archie Shepp.

Track listing[edit]

Original LP release[edit]

Side One

  1. Spoken introduction to John Coltrane's set by Father Norman O'Connor - 1:08
  2. "One Down One Up" - 12:28 (from Coltrane's set)
  3. "Rufus (Swung His Face at Last to the Wind, Then His Neck Snapped)" - 4:58 (from Shepp's set)

Side Two (from Shepp's set)

  1. "Le Matin des Noire" [sic] - 7:39
  2. "Scag" - 3:04
  3. "Call Me by My Rightful Name" - 6:19

CD release[edit]

From notes: For the first time, the pieces within each set appear here in the order in which they were performed.

  1. Spoken introduction to John Coltrane's set by Father Norman O'Connor - 1:08
  2. "One Down One Up” - 12:42
  3. "My Favorite Things” - 15:14; Spoken conclusion to John Coltrane's set by Father Norman O'Connor
  4. Spoken introduction to Archie Shepp's set by Billy Taylor - 1:41
  5. "Gingerbread, Gingerbread Boy” - 10:26
  6. "Call Me by My Rightful Name” - 6:38
  7. "Scag” - 3:19
  8. "Rufus (Swung His Face at Last to the Wind, Then His Neck Snapped)” - 5:17
  9. "Le Matin des Noire” - 8:20

Personnel[edit]

Recorded July 2, 1965, at the Newport Jazz Festival.

The John Coltrane Quartet

The Archie Sheep Quartet

References[edit]

  1. ^ Down Beat: April 21, 1966 Vol. 33, No. 8
  2. ^ New Thing at Newport at AllMusic