The Cats (album)

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The Cats
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Studio album by
ReleasedEnd of August 1959[1]
RecordedApril 18, 1957
StudioVan Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ
GenreJazz, hard bop
LabelNew Jazz/Prestige NJ-8217
ProducerBob Weinstock
Tommy Flanagan chronology
The Cats
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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 tracks written by Tommy Flanagan except where noted.

  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 do not play.