John Hicks Catalog

1975 (age 34)

John Hicks - Hells Bells  (Strata-East SES 8002)

John Hicks (piano) Clint Houston (bass) Cliff Barbaro (drums)
London, England, May 21, 1975
Hell's Bells
Avojca
Yemenja
Angie's Tune

John Hicks - Steadfast  (Strata-East (G) SECD 9008)

John Hicks (piano)
London, England, May 21, 1975
One For John Mixon
Lush Life
Pensivita
Sophisticated Lady
Hamp's Dance
My One And Only Love
Steadfast
Without A Song
Soul Eyes
** also issued on Bellaphon (G) 660-51-010.

1979

John Hicks - After The Morning  (West 54 WLW 8004)

John Hicks (piano) Walter Booker (bass -1,3,6,8) Cliff Barbaro (drums -6)
NYC, January 5 & 6, 1979
1.After The Morning
2.Serenata
3.Dierdre De Samba
4.Some Other Spring
5.The Duke
6.Impact
7.Until The Morning
8.Night Journey

1981 (age 40)

John Hicks - Some Other Time  (Theresa TR 115)

John Hicks (piano) Walter Booker (bass) Idris Muhammad (drums)
The Automatt Recording Studios, San Francisco, CA, April 14, 1981
Naima's Love Song
Mind Wine
Peanut Butter In The Desert
Ghost Of Yesterday
Some Other Time
With Malice Toward None
Dark Side, Light Side
** also issued on Evidence ECD 22097-2.

John Hicks - Some Other Time  (Evidence ECD 22097-2)

John Hicks (piano) Olympia Hicks (piano -1) Walter Booker (bass -2) Idris Muhammad (drums -2)
Different Fur Studios, San Francisco, CA, May 19, 1982
1.After The Morning
2.Epistrophy
John Hicks (piano) Walter Booker (bass) Idris Muhammad (drums)
San Francisco, CA, August 13, 1984
Night Journey
** reissue of Theresa TR 115 + 3 bonus tracks.

1982

John Hicks  (Theresa TR 119)

Bobby Hutcherson (vibraphone -1,3,5,8) John Hicks (piano) Olympia Hicks (piano -6) Walter Booker (bass -1,3,5,8)
Different Fur Studios, San Francisco, CA, May, 1982
1.Pas De Trois (Dance For Three)
2.Steadfast
3.For John Chapman
4.Star-Crossed Lovers
5.Littlest One Of All
6.After The Morning
7.That Ole Devil Called Love
8.Gypsy Folk Tales
** also issued on Evidence ECD 22224-2.

John Hicks  (Evidence ECD 22224-2)

John Hicks, Olympia Hicks (piano) Idris Muhammad (drums)
Different Fur Studios, San Francisco, CA, May, 1982
Beantown Blues
** reissue of Theresa TR 119 + 1 bonus track.

1984

John Hicks - In Concert  (Theresa TR 123)

John Hicks (piano) Walter Booker (bass) Idris Muhammad (drums) + Elise Wood (flute -4) with special guest: Bobby Hutcherson (vibraphone -2)
"Sacramento State University", San Francisco, CA;
"Half Moon Bay", San Francisco, CA;
"Kimball's", San Francisco, CA, August, 1984
1.Some Other Time / Some Other Spring
2.Paul's Pal
3.Pas De Trois (Dance For Three)
4.Say It (Over And Over Again)
5.Soul Eyes
** also issued on Theresa (G) TRCD 123; Evidence ECD 22048-2.

John Hicks - In Concert  (Evidence ECD 22048-2)

John Hicks (piano) Walter Booker (bass) Idris Muhammad (drums)
"Sacramento State University", San Francisco, CA;
"Half Moon Bay", San Francisco, CA;
"Kimball's", San Francisco, CA, August, 1984
Take The Coltrane
Oblivion
** reissue of Theresa TR 123 + 2 bonus tracks.

1985

John Hicks - Inc. 1  (DIW Records (J) DIW-8004)

John Hicks (piano) Walter Booker (bass -1/5) Idris Muhammad (drums -1/5)
Avaco Studio, Tokyo, Japan, April 4, 1985
1.Bookie Please
2.For Heaven's Sake
3.Book's Bossa
4.Inc. 1
5.Avocja
6.Round Midnight
** also issued on DIW Records (J) DIW-817.

John Hicks - Inc. 1  (DIW Records (J) DIW-817)

John Hicks (piano)
Avaco Studio, Tokyo, Japan, April 4, 1985
Ruby, My Dear
** reissue of DIW Records (J) DIW-8004 + 1 bonus track.

John Hicks With David Murray - Sketches Of Tokyo  (DIW Records (J) DIW-8006)

David Murray (tenor saxophone, bass clarinet) John Hicks (piano)
Avaco Studio, Tokyo, Japan, April 11, 1985
Epistrophy
Blues In The Pocket
Naima
New Life
God Bless The Child
Sketches Of Tokyo
** also issued on DIW Records (J) DIW-812.

John Hicks/Elise Wood Inc. - Luminous  (Nilva Records (Swi) NQ 3419)

Elise Wood (flute) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone -1,2) John Hicks (piano) Walter Booker (bass -1/3) Jimmy Cobb (drums -1/3)
NYC, July 31, 1985
1.Luminous
2.Yemenja
3.Ojos De Rojo
4.Blue In Green (Blue And Green)
Elise Wood (flute) John Hicks (piano) Walter Booker (bass -1,2) Alvin Queen (drums -1,2)
NYC, September, 1988
1.Motivation
2.Expectation
3.Chelsea Bridge
** also issued on Evidence ECD 22033-2 entitled "John Hicks/Elise Wood Inc - Luminous".

John Hicks/Elise Wood Inc - Luminous  (Evidence ECD 22033-2)

Elise Wood (flute) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone -1) John Hicks (piano) Walter Booker (bass -1,2) Jimmy Cobb (drums -1,2)
NYC, July 31, 1985
1.Osaka
2.I'm Getting Sentimental Over You
3.Upper Manhattan Medical Group
Elise Wood (flute) John Hicks (piano) Walter Booker (bass)
NYC, September, 1988
Once In A While
** reissue of Nilva Records (Swi) NQ 3419 entitled "John Hicks/Elise Wood Inc. - Luminous" + 4 bonus tracks.

1986

John Hicks And Ray Drummond - Two Of A Kind  (Theresa (G) TR 128)

John Hicks (piano) Ray Drummond (bass)
Bear West Studios, San Francisco, CA, June 14, 1986, August 4, 1987
I'll Be Around
Take The Coltrane
Very Early
Getting Sentimental Over You
For Heaven's Sake
Come Rain Or Come Shine
A Rose Without A Thorn
Without A Song
** also issued on Theresa (G) TRCD 128; Evidence ECD 22017-2.

John Hicks And Ray Drummond - Two Of A Kind  (Evidence ECD 22017-2)

John Hicks (piano)
Bear West Studios, San Francisco, CA, June 14, 1986, August 4, 1987
A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square
Parisian Thoroughfare
Springtime Fantasy
** reissue of Theresa (G) TR 128 + 3 bonus tracks.

1987

John Hicks Trio - I'll Give You Something To Remember Me By...  (Limetree (Du) MLP 0023)

John Hicks (piano) Curtis Lundy (bass) Idris Muhammad (drums)
Monster, Holland, March 12, 1987
Hold It Down
Pas De Trois
Monk's Mood
I Didn't Know What Time It Was
Airegin
My Foolish Heart
Blue In Green
Coral Keys
** also issued on Limetree (Du) MCD 023.

John Hicks Trio - I'll Give You Something To Remember Me By...  (Limetree (Du) MCD 023)

John Hicks (piano) Curtis Lundy (bass) Idris Muhammad (drums): same session
Monster, Holland, March 12, 1987
Ted's Delight
** reissue of Limetree (Du) MLP 0023 + 1 bonus track.

1988

John Hicks Quartet Featuring Bobby Watson - Naima's Love Song  (DIW Records (J) DIW-8023)

Bobby Watson (alto saxophone) John Hicks (piano) Curtis Lundy (bass) Victor Lewis (drums)
Big Box 901 Studio, Tokyo, Japan, April 8 & 9, 1988
Elementary My Dear Watson
Someday Soon
Soul Eyes
On The One
Pent-Up House
Naima's Love Song
** also issued on DIW Records (J) DIW-823.

John Hicks Trio - East Side Blues  (DIW Records (J) DIW-8028)

John Hicks (piano) Curtis Lundy (bass) Victor Lewis (drums)
Big Box 901 Studio, Tokyo, Japan, April 8, 1988
East Side Blues
Yemenja
Never Let Me Go
Out Of Somewhere
Mou's Move
Is That So
Samditty
Beautiful Friendship
** also issued on DIW Records (J) DIW-828.

1990

John Hicks/Cecil McBee/Elvin Jones - Power Trio  (Novus 3115-2-N)

John Hicks (piano) Cecil McBee (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Soundtracks, NYC, May 10, 1990
Cousin Mary
After The Rain
"D" Bass-IC Blues
Duke's Place
Chelsea Bridge
After The Morning

John Hicks 3 - Is That So?  (Timeless (Du) CDSJP 357)

John Hicks (piano) Ray Drummond (bass) Idris Muhammad (drums)
Studio 44, Monster, Holland, July 10, 1990
Is That So?
Autumn Leaves
How Insensitive
April Eyes
Yesterdays
Emily
I'll Remember April
Never Let Me Go
Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise
Sonnymoon For Two

John Hicks - Live At Maybeck Recital Hall, Vol. 7  (Concord Jazz CCD 4442-2)

John Hicks (piano)
"Maybeck Recital Hall", Berkeley, CA, August, 1990
Blue In Green
All Of You
After The Rain
Speak Low
Blues For Maybeck Recital Hall
Heroes
Rhythm-A-Ning
Duke Ellington's Sound Of Love
Oblivion
Contemplation
Straighten Up And Fly Right

1992 (age 51)

John Hicks - Friends Old And New  (Novus 63141-2)

Greg Gisbert, Clark Terry (trumpet) Al Grey (trombone) Joshua Redman (tenor saxophone) John Hicks (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Grady Tate (drums)
BMG Recording Studios, NYC, January 14, 1992
Hicks Tone
I Want To Talk About You
Bop Scotch
True Blue
It Don't Mean A Thing
Nutty
Makin' Whoopee
Rosetta

John Hicks - Crazy For You  (Red Baron AK 52761)

John Hicks (piano) Wilbur Bascomb Jr. (bass) Kenny Washington (drums)
NYC, April 3, 1992
K-Ra-Zy For You--Part 1
K-Ra-Zy For You--Part 2
Embraceable You
I Got Rhythm
They Can't Take That Away From Me
Bidin' My Time
Someone To Watch Over Me
Nice Work If You Can Get It
But Not For Me
I Got Rhythm--Reprise

John Hicks/Elise Wood/Walter Booker/Jack Walrath - Single Petal Of A Rose  (Mapleshade 02532)

Elise Wood (flute) John Hicks (piano) Walter Booker (bass) with guest: Jack Walrath (trumpet)
Mapleshade Studio, Upper Marlboro, MD, June, 1992
Sometime Ago
Infant Eyes
Yes Or No
Ballad Of A Black Man
Ghosts Of Yesterday
Portraits
Topaz
A Child Is Born
Single Petal Of A Rose
Embraceable You
Virgo
** part of Mapleshade 12832.

John Hicks - After The Morning  (Dominic Sciscente Music (Canadian) DSM 3011)

John Hicks (piano)
Festival International De Jazz De Montreal, Canada, July 8, 1992
That Ole Devil Called Love
Flower Is A Lovesome Thing / Chelsea Bridge
Mt. Royal Blues
Embraceable You
Monk's Mood / Reflections / Ruby, My Dear
After The Morning
Meditation
Oblivion
Moment To Moment / Never Let Me Go
Some Other Spring / Some Other Time
Moments Notice
Mid-West Blues (Blues On The River)

1993

John Hicks - Lover Man: Tribute To Billie Holiday  (Red Baron JK 53748)

John Hicks (piano) Ray Drummond (bass) Victor Lewis (drums)
released May 4, 1993
Lover Man
What A Little Moonlight Can Do
Fine And Mellow
God Bless The Child
Easy Living
Billie's Blues
Some Other Spring
I Thought About You

John Hicks - Beyond Expectations  (Reservoir RSR CD 130)

John Hicks (piano) Ray Drummond (bass) Marvin "Smitty" Smith (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 1, 1993
Expectations
Once I Loved
Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye
There Is No Greater Love
Up Jumped Spring
Peace
Stella By Starlight
Au Privave
Turn Out The Stars
Bouncing With Bud

1994

John Hicks - Gentle Rain  (Sound Hills (J) SSCD-8062)

John Hicks (piano) Walter Booker (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
Acoustic Recording, Brooklyn, NY, May 10 & 11, 1994
Solar
Gentle Rain
We'll Be Together Again
Hi-Fly
That Old Devil Called Love
I'll Take Romance
Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
Countdown
Missing You
Ruby, My Dear

John Hicks - In The Mix  (Landmark LCD-1542-2)

Elise Wood (flute) Vincent Herring (alto,soprano saxophone) John Hicks (piano) Curtis Lundy (bass) Cecil Brooks III (drums)
Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY, November 13, 1994
In The Mix
Yemenja
Elation
Soul Eyes
Motivation
Weaver Of Dreams
Mind Wine
Once In A While

1995

John Hicks - Piece For My Peace  (Landmark LCD-1545-2)

Elise Wood (flute -1,2,5,6,8,10) Bobby Watson (alto saxophone -1,2,5,6,8,9) Vincent Herring (tenor saxophone -1,2,5,6,8, alto saxophone -9) John Hicks (piano) Curtis Lundy (bass) Cecil Brooks III (drums)
Eastside Sound Studio, NYC, August 8, 1995
1.Faith
2.Piece For My Peace
3.Mood Swings
4.Diane
5.Mudd's Mode
6.Don't Let It Go
7.So In Love
8.I Should Care
9.My Shining Hours
10.Star-Crossed Lovers

1997

John Hicks - Something To Live For: A Billy Strayhorn Songbook  (HighNote HCD 7019)

John Hicks (piano) Dwayne Dolphin (bass) Cecil Brooks III (drums)
Audiomation Studio, Pittsburgh, PA, June 17, 1997
Something To Live For
Daydream
Medley: Lotus / Blossom
Blood Count
A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing
Chelsea Bridge
Lush Life
UMMG
Minor Blues
Passion Flower
Satin Doll
Summary

John Hicks - Nightwind: An Erroll Garner Songbook  (HighNote HCD 7035)

John Hicks (piano) Dwayne Dolphin (bass) Cecil Brooks III (drums): same personnel
Audiomation Studio, Pittsburgh, PA, June 21, 1997
Tribute To EG
Misty
Paris Cries
Paris Lover
Nightwind
Left Bank Swing
Passing Through
Something Happens
Solitaire
It Gets Better Everytime
Dreamy

John Hicks Trio - Cry Me A River  (Venus (J) TKCV-35035)

John Hicks (piano) Dwayne Burno (bass) Victor Lewis (drums)
Clinton Recording Studio "A", NYC, June 27, 1997
Witchcraft
Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise
Beautiful Love
I'm Getting Sentimental Over You
Cry Me A River
Alone Together
You Don't Know What Love Is
Moon And Sand
"C" Jam Blues
** also issued on Venus (J) TKCV-35057, VHCD-2051, VHCD-78085.

John Hicks, Trio + Strings  (Mapleshade 05532)

Elise Wood (alto flute) John Hicks (piano) Steve Novosel (bass) Ronnie Burrage (drums -1,3,5/10) Steve Williams (drums -2,4) + Rick Schmidt String Quartet: Tom Ginsberg, Charles Olive (violin) Debbie Baker (viola) Rick Schmidt (cello) Larry Willis (arranger)
Mapleshade Studio, Upper Marlboro, MD, September 23-24 & 27, 1997
1.Heart To Heart
2.Minor Collaboration
3.Peace For E.H.
4.Two Heart Beats
5.The Wandering Soul
6.Naima's Love Song
7.Passion Flower
8.After The Dawn
9.West Side Winds
10.No More Regrets
** part of Mapleshade 12832.

1998

John Hicks - Impressions Of Mary Lou  (HighNote HCD 7046)

John Hicks (piano) Dwayne Dolphin (bass) Cecil Brooks III (drums)
Audiomation Studio, Pittsburgh, PA, June 19, 1998
Lord Have Mercy
Ballad For Mary Lou
O.W.
Old Time Spiritual
Mary Lou's Interlude
Medi II
Not Just Your Blues
Intermission
Not Too Straight
Two For You
"Aries" From The Zodiac Suite
The Lord Says

1999

John Hicks - Hicks Time: Solo Piano  (Passin' Thru PWPT 41211)

John Hicks (piano)
Seltzer Sound, NYC?, released 1999?
Naima's Love Song
Peanut Butter
Hicks' Time
April Eyes
Redd's Blues
Reminds Me
Jest A Little
Two Heartbeats
Heart To Heart
Steadfast
After The Morning

2000

Elise Wood/John Hicks - Beautiful Friendship  (HiWood 46212)

Elise Wood (flute) John Hicks (piano)
NYC, February 20, November 15, 2000
Autumn In New York
A Beautiful Friendship
But Beautiful
Corcovado
Sophisticated Lady
April In Paris
My Romance
Skylark
Bewitched, Bothered And Bewildered
Afternoon In Paris
Some Other Time

2001 (age 60)

John Hicks - Music In The Key Of Clark: Remembering Sonny Clark  (HighNote HCD 7083)

John Hicks (piano) Dwayne Dolphin (bass) Cecil Brooks III (drums)
Tedesco Studios, Paramus, NJ, March 18, 2001
Pocket Full Of Blues
My Conception - Prelude (Attacca)
My Conception
Cable Car
Sonny's Ballad
Minor Meeting
I Deal
Sonny's Mood
Sonny's Crib
Angel With A Briefcase
Clark Bar Blues
Sonny Side Up
A Sonny Day

2003

John Hicks - Fatha's Day: An Earl Hines Songbook  (HighNote HCD 7110)

John Hicks (piano) Dwayne Dolphin (bass) Cecil Brooks III (drums)
Tedesco Studios, Paramus, NJ, May 20, 2003
Rosetta
Almost Spring
Remembering Earl And Marva
Serenata
Poor Butterfly
My Monday Date
Fatha's Bedtime Story
Sweet And Lovely
Rhythm Run (Uphill)
You Can Depend On Me
Twelve Bars For Linton
Synopsis

2005

John Hicks - I Remember You  (HighNote HCD 7191)

John Hicks (piano)
live in New Hope, PA;
"The Jazz Bakery", Los Angeles, CA, November, 2005;
live in New Hope, PA;
"The Jazz Bakery", Los Angeles, CA, 2006
Reflections
I Remember You
A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square
All Of You
Solar
I Want To Talk About You
Everytime We Say Goodbye
Upper Manhattan Medical Group
Nutty

John Hicks And Frank Morgan - Twogether  (HighNote HCD 7209)

Frank Morgan (alto saxophone -2,3,5,6) John Hicks (piano)
live in New Hope, PA;
"The Jazz Bakery", Los Angeles, CA, November, 2005;
live in New Hope, PA;
"The Jazz Bakery", Los Angeles, CA, 2006
1.Parisian Thoroughfare
2.Night In Tunisia
3.My One And Only Love
4.Is That So?
5.Round Midnight
6.N.Y. Theme
7.Passion Flower

2006 (aged 64)

John Hicks/Buster Williams/Louis Hayes - On The Wings Of An Eagle  (Chesky Records SACD 318)

John Hicks (piano) Buster Williams (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
St. Peter's Episcopal Church, NYC, March 10, 2006
Minority
Fly Little Bird Fly
Strivers Jewels
Balues-Bolivar-Balues-Are
Cheese Cake
Dedicated To You
Minor Mishap
Christina
As Birds Fly (Walton's Mountain)

John Hicks - Sweet Love Of Mine  (HighNote HCD 7142)

Elise Wood (flute) Javon Jackson (tenor saxophone) John Hicks (piano) Curtis Lundy (bass) Victor Jones (drums) Ray Mantilla (percussion)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 5, 2006
One Peacful Moment
I Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out To Dry
Sweet Love Of Mine
The Things We Did Last Summer
Once I Loved
Hold It Down
Mambo Influenciado
I Remember Clifford
Peanut Butter Two
Sunset Blues