Herb Snitzer in The Village Gate - August, 1961

from Glorious Days and Nights: A Jazz Memoir, pages 22-23:

One of the greatest nights of jazz I can recall came in August 1961 at the Village Gate… [It]… was the first of two successive weekends of music by the John Coltrane Quartet, the Horace Silver Quintet, and Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers with Wayne Shorter on tenor saxophone, Freddy Hubbard on trumpet, Cedar Walton on piano, Curtis Fuller on trombone, and Jymie Merrit on bass... One rendition of "My Favorite Things" [by the Coltrane Quartet] was clocked at 35:15 minutes--the length of an average LP. Horace broke it up with his composition of "Filthy McNasty."… Historians talk about …   more >>
cite as

Herb Snitzer, Glorious Days and Nights: A Jazz Memoir (City of Jackson, 2011), p. 22-23. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1428143697040 accessed: 25 May, 2024

location of experience: The Village Gate


Herb Snitzer
photographer, photojournalist, Writer

Listening to

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'Filthy McNasty'
written by Horace Silver
performed by Horace Silver
'My Favourite Things' performed by Eric Dolphy, McCoy Tyner, John Coltrane Quartet, Arthur Davis, Elvin Jones

Experience Information

Date/Time August, 1961
Medium live, playback
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors, in public, solitary

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Sat, 04 Apr 2015 11:34:57 +0100
Approved on Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:40:14 +0100