The Cats (album)

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The Cats
Studio album by Tommy Flanagan
Released 1959
Recorded April 18, 1957
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ
Genre Jazz, hard bop
Label New Jazz/Prestige NJ-8217
Producer Bob Weinstock

The Cats is an album credited to jazz musicians Tommy Flanagan, John Coltrane, Kenny Burrell, and Idrees Sulieman, released in 1959 on New Jazz, a subsidiary label of Prestige Records. It was issued after Coltrane had already ceased recording for the label.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Tommy Flanagan except as indicated

  1. "Minor Mishap" — 7:26
  2. "How Long Has This Been Going On?" (George and Ira Gershwin) — 5:58
  3. "Eclypso" — 7:57
  4. "Solacium" — 9:10
  5. "Tommy's Tune" — 11:58


On "How Long Has This Been Going On" Sulieman, Coltrane and Burrell are pausing.