Tommy Flanagan

Thomas Lee Flanagan

Also known as Томми Фленеган, Flanagan, T Flanagan, T. Flanagan, Thomas Lee Flanagan, Thommy Flanagan, Tommy Flanagen, Tommy Flannagan, Tommy Flannigan
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Discography of Tommy Flanagan:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Fine And Mellow 9 Audio 1979 Pablo Records
2 Paul Chambers Quintet 6 Audio 1957 Blue Note
3 Jazz...It's Magic! 7 Audio 1990
4 The Free Will 6 Audio 1980 Enja Records
5 Fine And Mellow 9 Audio 1979 Pablo Records
6 The Master Trio 7 Audio 1983 Baybridge Records
7 Giant Steps (In Memory Of John Coltrane) 6 Audio 1982 Enja Records
8 Something Borrowed, Something Blue 7 Audio 1978 Galaxy
9 Confirmation 6 Audio
10 Three For All 6 Audio 1985
11 Together 6 Audio 1990 Denon
12 Three For All 6 Audio 1981 Enja Records
13 You're Me 8 Audio 1980 Phontastic
14 I'm All Smiles 8 Audio 1984 MPS Records
15 Motor City Scene 4 Audio 1959 La Voix De Son Maître
16 Overseas 12 Audio 1999
17 The Magnificent 8 Audio 1981 Progressive Records (2)
18 Motor City Scene 4 Audio 1959 United Artists Records
19 Motor City Scene 4 Audio 1959 United Artists Records
20 Motor City Scene 4 Audio 1973 King Records
21 Confirmation 6 Audio 1982 Enja Records
22 The Cats 5 Audio 1983
23 Giant Steps (In Memory Of John Coltrane) 6 Audio 1982 Enja Records
24 Super Session 6 Audio 1980 Enja Records
25 Jazz Poet 8 Audio 1989 Timeless Records (3)
26 Plays The Music Of Harold Arlen 9 Audio DIW Records
27 I'm All Smiles 8 Audio 1984
28 The Master Trio 7 Audio 1984 Baybridge Records
29 Positive Intensity 9 Audio 1977 CBS/Sony
30 Mainstream 1958 5 Audio 1958 Savoy Records
31 The Cats 5 Audio 1959 New Jazz
32 Thelonica 8 Audio 1983 Enja Records
33 Motor City Scene 9 Audio 2004 Lone Hill Jazz
34 Lonely Town 7 Audio 1979 Blue Note
35 Paul Chambers Quintet 6 Audio 2010-12-00
36 Overseas 9 Audio 1958
37 Fine And Mellow 9 Audio 1979 Pablo Records
38 Fine And Mellow 9 Audio
39 More Delights 8 Audio 1985 Galaxy
40 Lady Be Good ... For Ella 11 Audio 1994 Verve Records
41 Ballads & Blues 7 Audio 1979 Inner City Records
42 The Cats 5 Audio 1960 Status Records (2)
43 Dignified Appearance 4 Audio 1978 Denon
44 Nights At The Vanguard 8 Audio 1987 Uptown Records (2)
45 Trio And Sextet 7 Audio 1973 Onyx Records (3)
46 Plays The Music Of Rodgers & Hammerstein 10 Audio 1987 Savoy Jazz
47 Mainstream 1958 5 Audio Savoy Records
48 The Cats 5 Audio 1965 New Jazz
49 The Best Of 7 Audio 1987 Pablo Records
50 Together 6 Audio 1984-09-00 Denon


American jazz pianist (b. March 16, 1930, Detroit, Michigan –– d. November 16, 2001, New York City).

Particularly remembered as an accompanist of Ella Fitzgerald and player on [i] Giant Steps [/i] by John Coltrane. He played on a number of critically acclaimed recordings, such as Sonny Rollins' [i] Saxophone Colossus, The Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes Montgomery [/i], and Art Pepper's [i] Straight Life [/i].

Flanagan's style was both modest and exceptionally musical. He embodied many of the most important qualities associated with jazz: swing, harmonic sophistication, melodic invention, bluesy feel and humour. Interestingly, he appeared on a number of highly innovative albums. (His awkward solo, recorded on the extremely fast and harmonically complex title-track of Giant Steps, is an infamously rare instance of the usually unflappable pianist being caught off-guard.)

During his career, Flanagan was nominated for four Grammy Awards — two for Best Jazz Performance (Group) and two for Best Jazz Performance (Soloist).


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