Part 1: Acknowledgment, Alternative Version

On the very next day, after recording a seminal classic "A Love Supreme", John Coltrane went back to Rudy Van Gelder's studio in Englewood Cliffs to record a sextet version of "Acknowledgment" with Archie Shepp and Art Davis on tenor and double bass. It didn't make it to the final cut due Coltrane's preference to the original version, that included the "A Love Supreme" chant. It shows, however, how radically different the same exact tune can sound on the very next day in the hands of giants of improvisation.