John Hicks Discography

1975 (age 34)

The John Hicks Trio

John Hicks, piano; Clint Houston, bass; Cliff Barbaro, drums.
London, England, May 21, 1975
Hell's BellsStrata-East SES-8002
Avojca-
Yemenja-
Angie's Tune-
* Strata-East SES-8002   John Hicks - Hells Bells

John Hicks Solo

John Hicks, piano.
London, England, May 21, 1975
One For John MixonStrata-East (G) SECD 9008
Lush Life-
Pensivita-
Sophisticated Lady-
Hamp's Dance-
My One And Only Love-
Steadfast-
Without A Song-
Soul Eyes-
* Strata-East (G) SECD 9008; Bellaphon (G) 660-51-010   John Hicks - Steadfast

1979

John Hicks Duo/Solo/Trio

John Hicks, piano; Walter Booker, bass #1,3,6,8; Cliff Barbaro, drums #6.
NYC, January 5 & 6, 1979
1.After The MorningWest 54 WLW 8004
2.Serenata-
3.Dierdre De Samba-
4.Some Other Spring-
5.The Duke-
6.Impact-
7.Until The Morning-
8.Night Journey-
* West 54 WLW 8004   John Hicks - After The Morning

1981 (age 40)

John Hicks Trio

John Hicks, piano; Walter Booker, bass; Idris Muhammad, drums.
The Automatt Recording Studios, San Francisco, CA, April 14, 1981
Naima's Love SongTheresa TR 115
Mind Wine-
Peanut Butter In The Desert-
Ghost Of Yesterday-
Some Other Time-
With Malice Toward None-
Dark Side, Light Side-
* Theresa TR 115; Evidence ECD 22097-2   John Hicks - Some Other Time

1982

John Hicks Trio/Duo

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 MorningEvidence ECD 22097-2
2.Epistrophy-
* Evidence ECD 22097-2   John Hicks - Some Other Time

John Hicks Trio/Solo/Duo

Bobby Hutcherson, vibes #1,3,5,8; John Hicks, piano; Olympia Hicks, piano #6,9; Walter Booker, bass #1,3,5,8; Idris Muhammad, drums #9.
Different Fur Studios, San Francisco, CA, May, 1982
1.Pas De Trois (Dance For Three)Theresa TR 119
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-
9.Beantown BluesEvidence ECD 22224-2
* Theresa TR 119; Evidence ECD 22224-2   John Hicks

1984

John Hicks Trio

John Hicks, piano; Walter Booker, bass; Idris Muhammad, drums.
San Francisco, CA, August 13, 1984
Night JourneyEvidence ECD 22097-2
* Evidence ECD 22097-2   John Hicks - Some Other Time

John Hicks Trio +

John Hicks, piano; Walter Booker, bass; Idris Muhammad, drums; + Elise Wood, flute #4; with special guest: Bobby Hutcherson, vibes #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 SpringTheresa TR 123
2.Paul's Pal-
3.Pas De Trois (Dance For Three)-
4.Say It (Over And Over Again)-
5.Soul Eyes-
6.Take The ColtraneEvidence ECD 22048-2
7.Oblivion-
* Theresa TR 123, (G) TRCD 123; Evidence ECD 22048-2   John Hicks - In Concert

1985

John Hicks Trio

John Hicks, piano; Walter Booker, bass #1-3,5,6; Idris Muhammad, drums #1-3,5,6.
Avaco Studio, Tokyo, Japan, April 4, 1985
1.Bookie PleaseDIW (J) DIW-8004
2.For Heaven's Sake-
3.Book's Bossa-
4.Ruby, My DearDIW (J) DIW-817
5.Inc. 1DIW (J) DIW-8004
6.Avocja-
7.Round Midnight-
* DIW (J) DIW-8004, DIW-817   John Hicks - Inc. 1

John Hicks - David Murray Duo

David Murray, tenor sax, bass clarinet; John Hicks, piano.
Avaco Studio, Tokyo, Japan, April 11, 1985
EpistrophyDIW (J) DIW-8006
Blues In The Pocket-
Naima-
New Life-
God Bless The Child-
Sketches Of Tokyo-
* DIW (J) DIW-8006, DIW-812   John Hicks With David Murray - Sketches Of Tokyo

John Hicks / Elise Wood Inc.

Elise Wood, flute; Clifford Jordan, tenor sax #1,2,5; John Hicks, piano; Walter Booker, bass #1-3,5,6; Jimmy Cobb, drums #1-3,5,6.
NYC, July 31, 1985
1.LuminousNilva Records (Swi) NQ 3419
2.Yemenja-
3.Ojos De Rojo-
4.Blue In Green (as Blue And Green)-
5.OsakaEvidence ECD 22033-2
6.I'm Getting Sentimental Over You-
7.Upper Manhattan Medical Group-
* Nilva Records (Swi) NQ 3419   John Hicks/Elise Wood Inc. - Luminous
= Evidence ECD 22033-2   John Hicks/Elise Wood Inc - Luminous

1986

John Hicks - Ray Drummond Duo

John Hicks, piano; Ray Drummond, bass #1-8.
Bear West Studios, San Francisco, CA, June 14, 1986 & August 4, 1987
1.I'll Be AroundTheresa (G) TR 128
2.Take The Coltrane-
3.Very Early-
4.Getting Sentimental Over You-
5.For Heaven's Sake-
6.Come Rain Or Come Shine-
7.A Rose Without A Thorn-
8.Without A Song-
9.A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley SquareEvidence ECD 22017-2
10.Parisian Thoroughfare-
11.Springtime Fantasy-
* Theresa (G) TR 128, (G) TRCD 128; Evidence ECD 22017-2   John Hicks And Ray Drummond - Two Of A Kind

1987

John Hicks Trio

John Hicks, piano; Curtis Lundy, bass; Idris Muhammad, drums.
Monster, Netherlands, March 12, 1987
Hold It DownLimetree (Du) MLP 0023
Pas De Trois-
Monk's Mood-
I Didn't Know What Time It Was-
Airegin-
My Foolish Heart-
Blue In Green-
Coral Keys-
Ted's DelightLimetree (Du) MCD 0023
* Limetree (Du) MLP 0023, MCD 0023   John Hicks Trio - I'll Give You Something To Remember Me By...

1988

John Hicks Trio

John Hicks, piano; Curtis Lundy, bass; Victor Lewis, drums.
Big Box 901 Studio, Tokyo, Japan, April 8, 1988
East Side BluesDIW (J) DIW-8028
Yemenja-
Never Let Me Go-
Out Of Somewhere-
Mou's Move-
Is That So-
Samditty-
Beautiful Friendship-
* DIW (J) DIW-8028, DIW-828   John Hicks Trio - East Side Blues

John Hicks Quartet Featuring Bobby Watson

Bobby Watson, alto sax; John Hicks, piano; Curtis Lundy, bass; Victor Lewis, drums.
Big Box 901 Studio, Tokyo, Japan, April 8 & 9, 1988
Elementary My Dear WatsonDIW (J) DIW-8023
Someday Soon-
Soul Eyes-
On The One-
Pent-Up House-
Naima's Love Song-
* DIW (J) DIW-8023, DIW-823   John Hicks Quartet Featuring Bobby Watson - Naima's Love Song

John Hicks / Elise Wood Inc.

Elise Wood, flute; John Hicks, piano; Walter Booker, bass #1,2,4; Alvin Queen, drums #1,2.
NYC, September, 1988
1.MotivationNilva Records (Swi) NQ 3419
2.Expectation-
3.Chelsea Bridge-
4.Once In A WhileEvidence ECD 22033-2
* Nilva Records (Swi) NQ 3419   John Hicks/Elise Wood Inc. - Luminous
= Evidence ECD 22033-2   John Hicks/Elise Wood Inc - Luminous

1990

Power Trio

John Hicks, piano; Cecil McBee, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.
Soundtracks, NYC, May 10, 1990
Cousin MaryNovus 3115-2-N
After The Rain-
"D" Bass-IC Blues-
Duke's Place-
Chelsea Bridge-
After The Morning-
* Novus 3115-2-N   John Hicks, Cecil McBee, Elvin Jones - Power Trio

John Hicks Trio

John Hicks, piano; Ray Drummond, bass; Idris Muhammad, drums.
Studio 44, Monster, Netherlands, July 10, 1990
Is That So?Timeless (Du) CD SJP 357
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-
* Timeless (Du) CD SJP 357   John Hicks 3 - Is That So?

John Hicks Solo

John Hicks, piano.
"Maybeck Recital Hall", Berkeley, CA, August, 1990
Blue In GreenConcord Jazz CCD-4442
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-
* Concord Jazz CCD-4442   John Hicks - Live At Maybeck Recital Hall, Volume Seven

1992 (age 51)

John Hicks Combo

Greg Gisbert, Clark Terry, trumpet; Al Grey, trombone; Joshua Redman, tenor sax; John Hicks, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Grady Tate, drums.
BMG Studios, NYC, January 14, 1992
Hicks ToneNovus 01241 63141-2
I Want To Talk About You-
Bop Scotch-
True Blue-
It Don't Mean A Thing-
Nutty-
Makin' Whoopee-
Rosetta-
* Novus 01241 63141-2   John Hicks - Friends Old And New

John Hicks Trio

John Hicks, piano; Wilbur Bascomb Jr., bass; Kenny Washington, drums.
NYC, April 3, 1992
K-Ra-Zy For You--Part 1Red Baron AK 52761
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-
* Red Baron AK 52761   John Hicks - Crazy For You

John Hicks Quartet

Elise Wood, flute; John Hicks, piano; Walter Booker, bass; with guest: Jack Walrath, trumpet.
Mapleshade Studio, Upper Marlboro, MD, June, 1992
Sometime AgoMapleshade 02532
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-
* Mapleshade 02532   John Hicks, Elise Wood, Walter Booker, Jack Walrath - Single Petal Of A Rose
= Mapleshade 12832   John Hicks - Passion Flower

John Hicks Solo

John Hicks, piano.
Festival International De Jazz De Montreal, QC, Canada, July 8, 1992
That Ole Devil Called LoveDominic Sciscente Music (Canadian) DSM 3011
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)-
* Dominic Sciscente Music (Canadian) DSM 3011   John Hicks - After The Morning

1993

John Hicks Trio

John Hicks, piano; Ray Drummond, bass; Victor Lewis, drums.
released May 4, 1993
Lover ManRed Baron JK 53748
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-
* Red Baron JK 53748   John Hicks - Lover Man - Tribute To Billie Holiday

John Hicks Trio

John Hicks, piano; Ray Drummond, bass; Marvin "Smitty" Smith, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 1, 1993
ExpectationsReservoir RSR CD 130
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-
* Reservoir RSR CD 130   John Hicks - Beyond Expectations

1994

John Hicks Trio

John Hicks, piano; Walter Booker, bass; Louis Hayes, drums.
Acoustic Recording, Brooklyn, NY, May 10 & 11, 1994
SolarSound Hills (J) SSCD-8062
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-
* Sound Hills (J) SSCD-8062   John Hicks - Gentle Rain

John Hicks Quintet

Elise Wood, flute; Vincent Herring, alto, soprano sax; John Hicks, piano; Curtis Lundy, bass; Cecil Brooks III, drums.
Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY, November 13, 1994
In The MixLandmark LCD-1542-2
Yemenja-
Elation-
Soul Eyes-
Motivation-
Weaver Of Dreams-
Mind Wine-
Once In A While-
* Landmark LCD-1542-2   John Hicks - In The Mix

1995

John Hicks Sextet

Elise Wood, flute #1,2,5,6,8,10; Bobby Watson, alto sax #1,2,5,6,8,9; Vincent Herring, tenor sax #1,2,5,6,8, alto sax #9; John Hicks, piano; Curtis Lundy, bass; Cecil Brooks III, drums.
EastSide Sound, NYC, August 8, 1995
1.FaithLandmark LCD-1545-2
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-
* Landmark LCD-1545-2   John Hicks - Piece For My Peace

1997

John Hicks Trio

John Hicks, piano; Dwayne Dolphin, bass; Cecil Brooks III, drums.
Audiomation Studio, Pittsburgh, PA, June 17, 1997
Something To Live ForHighNote HCD 7019
Daydream-
Medley: Lotus / Blossom-
Blood Count-
A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing-
Chelsea Bridge-
Lush Life-
UMMG-
Minor Blues-
Passion Flower-
Satin Doll-
Summary-
* HighNote HCD 7019   John Hicks - Something To Live For - A Billy Strayhorn Songbook

John Hicks Trio

John Hicks, piano; Dwayne Dolphin, bass; Cecil Brooks III, drums.: same personnel.
Audiomation Studio, Pittsburgh, PA, June 21, 1997
Tribute To EGHighNote HCD 7035
Misty-
Paris Cries-
Paris Lover-
Nightwind-
Left Bank Swing-
Passing Through-
Something Happens-
Solitaire-
It Gets Better Everytime-
Dreamy-
* HighNote HCD 7035   John Hicks - Nightwind - An Erroll Garner Songbook

John Hicks Trio

John Hicks, piano; Dwayne Burno, bass; Victor Lewis, drums.
Clinton Recording Studios, Studio A, NYC, June 27, 1997
WitchcraftVenus (J) TKCV-35035, TKCV-35050
Softly, As In A Morning SunriseVenus (J) TKCV-35035, TKCV-35049
Beautiful LoveVenus (J) TKCV-35035, TKCV-35043
I'm Getting Sentimental Over YouVenus (J) TKCV-35035, TKCV-35050
Cry Me A RiverVenus (J) TKCV-35035, TKCV-35041, TKCV-35362
Alone TogetherVenus (J) TKCV-35035
You Don't Know What Love IsVenus (J) TKCV-35035, TKCV-35044
Moon And SandVenus (J) TKCV-35035, TKCV-35047
"C" Jam BluesVenus (J) TKCV-35035, TKCV-35051
* Venus (J) TKCV-35035, TKCV-35057, TKCV-35107, VHCD-2051, VHCD-78085   John Hicks Trio - Cry Me A River
* Venus (J) TKCV-35050   Various Artists - I'm Getting Sentimental Over You - Swingin' Standards Piano
* Venus (J) TKCV-35049   Various Artists - Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise - Best Jazz Piano Trio
* Venus (J) TKCV-35043   Various Artists - Beautiful Love - Romantic Jazz Piano Trio
* Venus (J) TKCV-35041, TKCV-35054   Various Artists - When I Fall In Love - Romantic Jazz Piano Trio
* Venus (J) TKCV-35362   Various Artists - The Ballad On Jazz Piano Trio
* Venus (J) TKCV-35044   Various Artists - Ballad Night - Romantic Jazz Piano Trio
* Venus (J) TKCV-35047   Various Artists - Lover Come Back To Me - Swingin' Romantic Standards
* Venus (J) TKCV-35051   Various Artists - Stolen Moments - Great Jazz Standards

John Hicks Quartet With String Quartet

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 HeartMapleshade 05532
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-
* Mapleshade 05532   John Hicks, Trio + Strings
= Mapleshade 12832   John Hicks - Passion Flower

1998

John Hicks Trio

John Hicks, piano; Dwayne Dolphin, bass; Cecil Brooks III, drums.
Audiomation Studio, Pittsburgh, PA, June 19, 1998
Lord Have MercyHighNote HCD 7046
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-
* HighNote HCD 7046   John Hicks - Impressions Of Mary Lou

1999

John Hicks Solo

John Hicks, piano.
Seltzer Sound, NYC?, released 1999?
Naima's Love SongPassin' Thru PWPT 41211
Peanut Butter-
Hicks' Time-
April Eyes-
Redd's Blues-
Reminds Me-
Jest A Little-
Two Heartbeats-
Heart To Heart-
Steadfast-
After The Morning-
* Passin' Thru PWPT 41211   John Hicks - Hicks Time - Solo Piano

2000

Elise Wood - John Hicks Duo

Elise Wood, flute; John Hicks, piano.
NYC, February 20 & November 15, 2000
Autumn In New YorkHiWood 46212
A Beautiful Friendship-
But Beautiful-
Corcovado-
Sophisticated Lady-
April In Paris-
My Romance-
Skylark-
Bewitched, Bothered And Bewildered-
Afternoon In Paris-
Some Other Time-
* HiWood 46212   Elise Wood, John Hicks - Beautiful Friendship

2001 (age 60)

John Hicks Trio

John Hicks, piano; Dwayne Dolphin, bass; Cecil Brooks III, drums.
Tedesco Studios, Paramus, NJ, March 18, 2001
Pocket Full Of BluesHighNote HCD 7083
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-
* HighNote HCD 7083   John Hicks - Music In The Key Of Clark - Remembering Sonny Clark

2003

John Hicks Trio

John Hicks, piano; Dwayne Dolphin, bass; Cecil Brooks III, drums.
Tedesco Studios, Paramus, NJ, May 20, 2003
RosettaHighNote HCD 7110
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-
* HighNote HCD 7110   John Hicks - Fatha's Day - An Earl Hines Songbook

2005

John Hicks Solo

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
ReflectionsHighNote HCD 7191
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-
* HighNote HCD 7191   John Hicks - I Remember You

John Hicks - Frank Morgan Duo

Frank Morgan, alto sax #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 ThoroughfareHighNote HCD 7209
2.Night In Tunisia-
3.My One And Only Love-
4.Is That So?-
5.Round Midnight-
6.N.Y. Theme-
7.Passion Flower-
* HighNote HCD 7209   John Hicks And Frank Morgan - Twogether

2006 (aged 64)

John Hicks - Buster Williams - Louis Hayes Trio

John Hicks, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Louis Hayes, drums.
St. Peter's Episcopal Church, NYC, March 10, 2006
MinorityChesky Records SACD318
Fly Little Bird Fly-
Strivers Jewels-
Balues-Bolivar-Balues-Are-
Cheese Cake-
Dedicated To You-
Minor Mishap-
Christina-
As Birds Fly (Walton's Mountain)-
* Chesky Records SACD318   John Hicks, Buster Williams, Louis Hayes - On The Wings Of An Eagle

John Hicks Sextet

Elise Wood, flute; Javon Jackson, tenor sax; John Hicks, piano; Curtis Lundy, bass; Victor Jones, drums; Ray Mantilla, percussion.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 5, 2006
One Peacful MomentHighNote HCD 7142
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-
* HighNote HCD 7142   John Hicks - Sweet Love Of Mine