John Coltrane - Giant Steps

John Coltrane
Giant Steps
Label: Atlantic ‎– 1311, Atlantic ‎– SD 1311
Type: Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue, Stereo, MO
Country: US
Date of released:
Category: Jazz
Style: Hard Bop


A1 Giant Steps 4:43
A2 Cousin Mary 5:45
A3 Countdown 2:21
A4 Spiral 5:56
B1 Syeeda's Song Flute 7:00
B2 Naima 4:21
B3 Mr. P.C. 6:57

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – Atlantic Recording Corporation
  • Distributed By – Warner Communications
  • Pressed By – Monarch Record Mfg. Co.


  • Bass – Paul Chambers
  • Drums – Art Taylor (tracks: A1 to B1, B3), Jimmy Cobb (tracks: B2)
  • Engineer [Recording] – Phil Iehle, Tom Dowd
  • Piano – Tommy Flanagan (tracks: A1 to B1, B3), Wynton Kelly (tracks: B2)
  • Supervised By – Nesuhi Ertegun
  • Tenor Saxophone, Written-By – John Coltrane


Front Cover Not Shown "Stereo" Logo and Showed Atlantic 1311
Back Cover Shown “Stereo” logo and SD-1311
Red and green Atlantic labels with 75 Rockefeller Plaza address.
With The Atlantic Group Company Sleeve.

Recorded NYC, May 4, 1959 (A2, A4), May 5, 1959 (A1, A3, B1, B3), December 2, 1959 (B2) [].

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): ST-A-59201-MO
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): ST-A-59202-MO
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, etched): ST-A-59201 CC
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, etched): ST-A-59202 DD

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
1311 John Coltrane Giant Steps ‎(LP, Album, Mono) Atlantic 1311 US 1960
37144 John Coltrane Giant Steps ‎(LP, Album, Mono, RE) Jazz Images 37144 Europe 2020
1311, SD-1311, SD 1311, 7143 John Coltrane Giant Steps ‎(LP, Album, RE, Gre) Atlantic, Atlantic, Atlantic, Rhino Records 1311, SD-1311, SD 1311, 7143 US 1995
LTZ-K.15197 John Coltrane Giant Steps ‎(LP, Album, Mono) London Records, London American Recordings, London Atlantic LTZ-K.15197 UK 1960
B 1311 John Coltrane Giant Steps ‎(Cass, Mono) Atlantic B 1311 France Unknown