Tommy Flanagan, John Coltrane & Kenny Burrell

The-Cats

The Cats

  • Release Date: 24 Jul 2001
  • NJCD-8217-2

While the lack of a credited leader may make The Cats appear to be one more all-star blowing date from Prestige’s great 1950s catalog, the album actually presents a well-focused, first-time showcase for pianist Tommy Flanagan. Part of the Detroit modern jazz migration that was delivering a slew of talent to the New York scene, Flanagan, in the midst of a two-year stay with J.J. Johnson at the time, composed all four of the sextet numbers and is also featured in a trio setting. He is joi… MORE