Paul Chambers & John Coltrane - High Step

  • Singer: Paul Chambers
  • Album's title: High Step
  • Genre: Jazz
  • Label: Blue Note ‎– BST 84 481/82 XC
    Series: The Blue Note Re-Issue Series –
    Type: 2 x Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Mono
    Country: Germany
    Date of released: 1975
    Category: Jazz
    Style: Bop, Hard Bop
  • Size MP3 ZIP: 1356 mb
  • Size FLAC ZIP: 1697 mb
  • Rating: 4.3/5
  • Votes: 305
Paul Chambers  & John Coltrane - High Step

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Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Dexterity
Written-By – C. Parker*
A2 Stablemates
Written-By – B. Golson*
A3 Easy To Love
Written-By – C. Porter*
A4 Visitation
Written-By – P. Chambers*
B1 John Paul Jones
Written-By – D. Shapiro*, M. Pascal*, P. Charig*
B2 Eastbound 4:20
B3 Nita
Written-By – J. Coltrane*
B4 Just For The Love
Written-By – J. Coltrane*
C1 We Six
Written-By – D. Byrd*
C2 Omicron
Written-By – D. Byrd*
C3 High Step
Written-By – B. Harris*
D1 Trane's Strain 11:00
D2 Nixon, Dixon And Yates Blues 8:25

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – United Artists Music And Records Group, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – United Artists Music And Records Group, Inc.
  • Manufactured By – United Artists Music And Records Group, Inc.
  • Published By – Duchess Music Corp.
  • Published By – Andante Music, Inc.
  • Published By – Chappell Music, Inc.
  • Published By – Ecaroh Music Inc.
  • Published By – Robbins Music Corp.
  • Published By – Blue Horizon Music, Inc.


  • Art Direction, Design – Bob Cato
  • Baritone Saxophone – Pepper Adams (tracks: C3 to D2)
  • Bass – Paul Chambers
  • Drums – Philly Joe Jones*
  • Guitar – Kenny Burrell (tracks: B3 to C2)
  • Liner Notes – Dan Morgenstern
  • Photography By – Chuck Stewart
  • Piano – Horace Silver (tracks: B3 to C2), Kenny Drew (tracks: A1 to B2), Roland Alexander (tracks: C3 to D2)
  • Producer [Original Session] – Alfred Lion (tracks: B3 to C2), Tom Wilson (tracks: C3 to D2)
  • Reissue Producer – Michael Cuscuna
  • Tenor Saxophone – John Coltrane
  • Trombone – Curtis Fuller (tracks: C3 to D2)
  • Trumpet – Donald Byrd (tracks: B3 to C2)


"An inseparable team in creative jazz circles during late '50's. This album includes two Paul Chambers sessions featuring John Coltrane, plus a newly discovered session from that period released here for the first time."

Tracks A1 to B2 recorded in Los Angeles, March 1956.
Previously released as the Paul Chambers quartet on Jazz West, Score and Imperial labels.

Tracks B3 to C2 recorded in New York on September 21, 1956.
Previously released on Paul Chambers Sextet - Whims Of Chambers.

Tracks C3 to D2 recorded in Boston on April 20, 1955 OR in Detroit in November, 1955.
Track D1 was previously issued on an anthology on the Transition label.
The remaining two selections are previously unreleased.
The session is usually credited to Curtis Fuller, but has also been under the leadership of Paul Chambers.

A1: Duchess Music Corp. BMI
A2: Andante Music Inc. ASCAP
A3: Chappell Music Inc. ASCAP
A4: Ecaroh Music Inc. ASCAP
B1: Robbins Music Corp. ASCAP
B2: no publisher stated
B3: Blue Horizon Music Inc. BMI
B4: Blue Horizon Music Inc. BMI
C1: Blue Horizon Music Inc. BMI
C2: Blue Horizon Music Inc. BMI
C3: no publisher stated
D1: no publisher stated
D2: no publisher stated

©℗ MCMLXXV United Artists Music And Records Group, Inc.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): BN-LA 451 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): BN-LA 451 4
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C): BN-LA 451 3
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D): BN-LA 451 2

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
BN-LA451-H2 Paul Chambers & John Coltrane Paul Chambers & John Coltrane - High Step ‎(2xLP, Comp, Mono, Gat) Blue Note BN-LA451-H2 US 1975
BND 4010 Paul Chambers & John Coltrane Paul Chambers & John Coltrane - High Step ‎(2xLP, Comp, Gat) Blue Note BND 4010 UK 1975

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