New York Unit Catalog

1976

Tatsuya Nakamura Quartet - Song Of Pat  (Nadja (J) PA-7139)

Ted Daniel, French hunting horn, flugelhorn, trumpet; Oliver Lake, alto sax, flute; Richard Davis, bass; Tatsuya Nakamura, percussion.
NYC, March 23 & April 1, 1976
Big Father
Probe
Module
Song Of "Pat"
** also issued on Breaktime (J) BRJ-4032; Art Union (J) ABCJ-87; PJL (J) MTCJ-5524.

1980

Tatsuya Nakamura - Rip-Off  (JVC (J) VIJ-28010)

George Adams, tenor sax; Hugh Lawson, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Tatsuya Nakamura, drums; Abdullah, percussion.
Blue Rock Studio, NYC, September 27, 1980
Rip-Off
Josh
Another Mood
Space Tracks
Dream Of The Rising Sun

1989

Tatsuya Nakamura, New York Unit - Oleo  (CBS/Sony (J) 32DH-5265)

George Adams, tenor sax; John Hicks, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Tatsuya Nakamura, drums.
A&R Studios, NYC, January 29, 1989
Jumonji
Oleo
Dance Of The Matador
Hick's Time
Ballad #4
C Jam Blues

1990

Blue Bossa By New York Unit  (Paddle Wheel (J) KICJ-55)

George Adams, tenor sax; John Hicks, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Tatsuya Nakamura, drums.
Music Inn Studio, Tokyo, Japan, December 16, 1990
Blue Bossa
The Everywhere Calypso
I Thought About You
Monk's Mood
A Minor Melody
Blues For Moment
Misako And Beautiful Shores
Take The "A" Train

1991

New York Unit - St. Thomas - Tribute To Great Tenors  (Paddle Wheel (J) KICJ-68)

John Hicks, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Tatsuya Nakamura, drums.
Tokyo, Japan, January 25, 1991?
St. Thomas
Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise
The Shadow Of Your Smile
Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum
Dear Old Stockholm
A Child Is Born
Impressions
My One And Only Love

New York Unit - Tribute To George Adams  (Paddle Wheel (J) KICJ-156)

George Adams, tenor sax; John Hicks, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Tatsuya Nakamura, drums.
Tokyo, Japan, December 16, 1991
Georgia On My Mind
Dan Faulk, tenor sax; John Hicks, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Tatsuya Nakamura, drums.
Sear Sound, NYC, June 15, 1992
When Something Is Wrong With My Baby
Mr. P.C.
Javon Jackson, tenor sax #1,2,4-7; John Hicks, piano; Santi Debriano, bass; Tatsuya Nakamura, drums.
NYC, November 17, 1992
1.Exodus
2.A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square
3.Fly Me To The Moon
4.Moritat
5.Straight, No Chaser
6.Moment's Notice
7.Gospel Blues

1992

New York Unit - Now's The Time  (Paddle Wheel (J) KICJ-108)

Hannibal Marvin Peterson, trumpet; John Hicks, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Tatsuya Nakamura, drums.
Tokyo, Japan, March 15, 1992
Nothing Ever Changes My Love For You
In A Sentimental Mood
Now's The Time
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
South Of The Border
Only You
Turquoise
Glory Glory Hallelujah
When The Saints Go Marching In

New York Unit - Over The Rainbow  (Paddle Wheel (J) KICJ-136)

Pharoah Sanders, tenor sax #1-3,7,8; John Hicks, piano; Richard Davis, bass #1-7; Tatsuya Nakamura, drums #1-5,7.
Sear Sound, NYC, June 15, 1992
1.Greensleeves
2.Naima
3.Summertime
4.Stormy Monday Blues
5.I've Never Been In Love Before
6.Skylark
7.Mara
8.Over The Rainbow
** also issued on Evidence ECD 22107-2 entitled "Naima".

1994

New York Unit - Akari  (Apollon (J) APCZ-8020)

Hannibal Marvin Peterson, trumpet; John Hicks, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Tatsuya Nakamura, drums.
Tokyo, Japan, August 3, 1994
Manha De Carnaval
Tenderly
Willow Weep For Me
Gentle Rain
Smile
Lover Man
Moonlight In Vermont
Reminiscing
** also issued on What's New Records (J) WNCJ-2108.

New York Unit - Akari  (What's New Records (J) WNCJ-2108)

Hannibal Marvin Peterson, trumpet; John Hicks, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Tatsuya Nakamura, drums.: same session.
Tokyo, Japan, August 3, 1994
Gentle Rain (alternate take)
** reissue of Apollon (J) APCZ-8020 + 1 bonus track.

1998

New York Unit - Ow!  (Paddle Wheel (J) KICJ-378)

Javon Jackson, tenor sax; John Hicks, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Tatsuya Nakamura, drums.
December, 1998
Half Nelson
Ow!
Diane
I Remember You
Body And Soul
It's You Or No One
Autumn Leaves
Cantaloupe Island

2003

New York Unit - Besame Mucho  (Vivid Sound (J) VSCD-2202)

John Hicks, piano; Santi Debriano, bass; Tatsuya Nakamura, drums.
released June 20, 2003
The Sticks
Work Song
Besame Mucho
Song From The Old Country
A Peaceful Moment
Caravan
The Girl From Ipanema
Interlude (piano solo)
My Self Portrait (drums solo)
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy