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John ColtraneKulu Sé Mama

Label:Impulse! – AS-9106, Impulse! – A-9106
Format:
Vinyl, LP, Album, Stereo
Country:US
Released:
Genre:Jazz
Style:Post Bop, Free Improvisation

Tracklist

AKulu Sé Mama (Juno Sé Mama)
Bass, Bass ClarinetDonald Garrett
Composed ByJulian Lewis*
DrumsFrank Butler
PianoMcCoy Tyner
Tenor SaxophoneJohn Coltrane, Pharoah Sanders
Vocals, PercussionJuno Lewis
18:19
B1Vigil
Composed By, Tenor Saxophone, Soprano SaxophoneJohn Coltrane
DrumsElvin Jones
9:36
B2Welcome
Composed By, Tenor SaxophoneJohn Coltrane
DrumsElvin Jones
PianoMcCoy Tyner
5:17
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Notes

Released in a gatefold cover.

Runouts etched in deadwax except for VAN GELDER which is stamped.

Recorded at Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 14, 1965 (A); recorded at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 10, 1965 (B2) and June 16, 1965 (B1) [jazzdisco.org].

Orange Impulse labels. First pressing (1966/67) with "A Product Of ABC-Paramount Records Inc., Printed In U.S.A." below tracklist on label.

Release date acc. to T. Neely "Goldmine Jazz Album Price Guide" (Iola 2004), p.124, col. 1; release date is uncertain: text in gatefold dated Dec. 1966 and record was advertised as new release in Billboard April 01, 1967.

First cat# on label, second on cover.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society (B1, B2): BMI
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A): AS-9106-A VAN GELDER LW
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B): AS-9106-B VAN GELDER LW

Other Versions (5 of 73)

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
New Submission
Kulu Sé Mama (LP, Album, Stereo, Club Edition, Gatefold)Impulse!, Impulse!SMAS-91151, A-9106US1966
New Submission
Kulu Sé Mama (LP, Album, Club Edition, Mono, Gatefold)Impulse!, Impulse!MAS-91151, A-9106US1966
New Submission
Kulu Sé Mama (LP, Album, Stereo)Impulse!, Sparton Impulse! RecordsA-9106, A 9106 SCanada1966
New Submission
Kulu Sé Mama (LP, Album, Mono)His Master's VoiceCLP-3617UK1966
New Submission
Kulu Sé Mama (LP, Album, Promo, Mono, White / Black Demonstration Labels)Impulse!A-9106US1966

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  • Markorama's avatar
    Markorama
    I love how raw and open the sound is here. How far Coltrane came from that encounter with Thelonious that set him on freeing himself from simple melody to a sound that is completely memorizing and a total flat out challenge to the western concept of what a song should be.

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