The Happy Cats

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The Happy Cats
The Happy Cats.jpg
Studio album by Joe Newman Sextet
Released 1957
Recorded January 7, 1957
New York City
Genre Jazz
Label Coral
CRL 57121
Joe Newman chronology
The Midgets
(1956)The Midgets1956
The Happy Cats
(1957)
Locking Horns
(1957)Locking Horns1957

The Happy Cats is an album by trumpeter Joe Newman's Sextet recorded in early 1957 for the Coral label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[2]

Allmusic gave the album 3 stars.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Joe Newman except as indicated

  1. "The Happy Cats" - 3:08
  2. "Cocktails for Two" (Arthur Johnston, Sam Coslow) - 2:53
  3. "Later for the Happenings" (Johnny Acea) - 3:39
  4. "Buttercup" (Bud Powell) - 4:04
  5. "Robbin's Nest" (Illinois Jacquet, Sir Charles Thompson) - 4:25
  6. "They Can't Take That Away from Me" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 2:18
  7. "Feather's Nest" (Ernie Wilkins) - 3:46
  8. "Mean to Me" (Fred E. Ahlert, Roy Turk) - 3:00
  9. "Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea" (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) - 3:34
  10. "Joe's Tune" - 3:19
  11. "I Never Knew" (Ted Fio Rito, Gus Kahn) - 3:31

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Edwards, D., Eyries, P., Watts, R, Neely, T. & Callahan, M., Coral Album Discography, accessed December 7, 2015
  2. ^ a b Allmusic listing, accessed December 7, 2015