Idrees Sulieman, John Coltrane, Kenny Burrell & Tommy Flanagan - The Cats
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January 1, 1959 / Release Date
LP / Format
Prestige Records / Label
Jazz, Hard Bop / Genres
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The History of the Albums - n° 92

Although The Cats was only released in 1959, it was recorded 2 years earlier at a time when hard bop was beginning to emerge. Despite the delay, it is therefore one of the pioneer albums of this Jazz sub style. The Cats also has the particularity that there is no real "leader", since it is a collaboration of 4 co-leaders: Tommy Flanagan, Kenny Burrell, Idrees Sulieman and John Coltrane. As I already talked about John Coltrane in previous reviews ... read more
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Added on: April 21, 2013