Toshiko Akiyoshi Catalog

1953 (age 24)

Toshiko's Piano  (Norgran MGN 22)

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; J.C. Heard, drums.
Radio Tokyo Studio 2, Tokyo, Japan, November 13 & 14, 1953
What Is This Thing Called Love
Gone With The Wind
I Want To Be Happy
Toshiko's Blues
Shadrack
Solidado
Squatty Roo
Laura

1956

The Toshiko Trio  (Storyville (US) STLP 912)

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Edmund Thigpen, drums.
NYC, spring or early summer 1956
Between Me And Myself
It Could Happen To You
Kyo-Shu (Nostalgia)
Homework
Manhattan Address
Sunday Afternoon
Blues For Toshiko
Soshu No Yoru
Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise

Toshiko - Her Trio Her Quartet  (Storyville (US) STLP 918)

Boots Mussulli, alto sax; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Wyatt Reuther, bass; Edmund Thigpen, drums.
NYC, July, 1956
Kelo
Salute To Shorty
Taking A Chance On Love
All The Things You Are
I'll Remember April
Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.
Pea, Bee And Lee
No Moon At All
Thou Swell

1957

Toshiko And Leon Sash At Newport  (Verve MGV 8236)

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Gene Cherico, bass; Jake Hanna, drums.
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, afternoon, July 5, 1957
Between Me And Myself
Blues For Toshiko
I'll Remember April
Lover

The Many Sides Of Toshiko  (Verve MGV 8273)

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Eugene Cherico, bass; Jake Hanna, drums.
NYC, September 28, 1957
21519The Man I Love
21520Minor Mood
21521After You've Gone
21522We'll Be Together Again
21523Tosh's Fantasy: Down A Mountain / Phrygian Waterfall / Running Stream
21524Studio J
21526Bags Groove
21527Imagination

1958

Toshiko And Her International Jazz Sextet - United Notions  (Metrojazz E 1001)

Toshiko, piano; and Nat Adderley, cornet #4,6,7; Doc Severinsen, trumpet #1,3,5; Bobby Jaspar, flute; Rolf Kuhn, clarinet; Rene Thomas, guitar; John Drew, bass; Bert Dahlander, drums.
Beltone Recording Studios, NYC, June 13, 1958
1.Broadway
2.Sukiyaki
3.Swingin' Till The Girls Come Home
4.United Notions
5.Civilized Folk
6.Strike Up The Band
7.Jane

1960 (age 31)

Toshiko Mariano Quartet - Live At Birdland  (Fresh Sound (Sp) FSCD-1021)

Charlie Mariano, alto sax; Toshiko Akiyoshi Mariano, piano; Gene Cherico, bass; Eddie Marshall, drums.
"Birdland", NYC, April 2, 1960
Deep River
Song Of The Farm
Blues For Father
When You Meet Her
same personnel.
"Birdland", NYC, October 7, 1961
Elegy
When Johnny Comes Marching Home
Tempus Fugit
Blues For Father
** also issued on Studio Songs (J) YZSO-10018 entitled "Toshiko=Mariano Quartet - Live At Birdland 60/61".

Toshiko Mariano Quartet  (Candid CJM 8012)

Charlie Mariano, alto sax; Toshiko Akiyoshi Mariano, piano; Gene Cherico, bass; Eddie Marshall, drums; Nat Hentoff, supervisor.
Nola Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, December 5, 1960
When You Meet Her
Little T
Toshiko's Elegy
Deep River
Long Yellow Road
** also issued on Candid CJS 9012; Barnaby BR-5017; Candid (Eu) CS 9012, (E) CCD 79012.

1961

Toshiko Akiyoshi - Long Yellow Road  (Tam (J) YX-4056)

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Gene Cherico, bass; Ed Marshall, drums.
Tokyo, Japan, February, 1961
Long Yellow Road
Hakone Twilight
Kisarazu Jinku
Solvage Song
Deep River
** also issued on King Records (J) K28Y-6219.

Toshiko Meets Her Old Pals  (King Records (J) KC 13)

Sadao Watanabe, alto sax; Akira Miyazawa, tenor sax; Toshiko Mariano, piano; Masanaga Harada, bass; Masahiko Togashi, drums.
"Suginami Public Hall", Tokyo, Japan, March 7 & 8, 1961;
"Bunkyo Public Hall", Tokyo, Japan, March 27, 1961
So What
The Night Has A Thousand Eyes
Sadao Watanabe, alto sax; Akira Miyazawa, tenor sax; Toshiko Mariano, piano; Hachiro Kurita, bass; Hideo Shiraki, drums.
Donna Lee
Quebec
Sadao Watanabe, alto sax; Akira Miyazawa, tenor sax; Toshiko Mariano, piano; Masanaga Harada, bass; Takeshi Inomata, drums.
Old Pals
Watasu No Biethovin
** also issued on King Records (J) SKC 3.

1963

Toshiko Mariano, Charlie Mariano - Toshiko Mariano Quartet  (Nippon Record (J) NS-1001)

Charlie Mariano, alto sax; Toshiko Mariano, piano; Eugine Cherico, bass; Albert Heath, drums.
Tokyo, Japan, March 30, 1963
Tonight
Something's Coming
America
Maria
Cool
Plaisir D'Amour
Malaguena
Oleo

Charlie Mariano And Toshiko Akiyoshi - East And West  (RCA (J) RVL-5518)

Charlie Mariano, alto sax; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Eugene Cherico, bass; Albert Heath, drums.
Tokyo, Japan, spring 1963
Haru-No-Umi
Tonight (solo)
Something's Coming
America
Maria
Cool
Sadao Watanabe, flute, alto sax; Charlie Mariano, alto sax; Masabumi Kikuchi, piano; Masanaga Harada, bass; Masahiko Togashi, drums.
Stone Garden Of Ryoan Temple
** also issued on RCA (J) PG-1501 entitled "Toshiko Akiyoshi And Charlie Mariano - East And West".

Toshiko Mariano - Miwaku No Jazz  (Victor (J) JV-5084)

Akira Fukuhara, trumpet #4,7; Charlie Mariano, alto sax #2,4,5,7,8,10-12; Akira Miyazawa, tenor sax, flute #1,11; Toshiko Mariano, piano; Masanaga Harada, bass #1,3,5,11,12; Yasuo Arakawa, bass #2,4,6-10; Takeshi Inomata, drums.
Tokyo, Japan, spring 1963
1.After You've Gone
2.Going Home
3.Love Is A Many Splendored Thing
4.Lover, Come Back To Me
5.Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
6.Saikai
7.It's All Right With Me
8.My Melancholy Baby
9.La Mer
10.I Can't Stop Loving You
11.Les Feuilles Mortes
12.Bewitched
** also issued on Victor (J) SJL-5060.

1964

Toshiko Akiyoshi, Japan Jazz All Stars - Toshiko And Modern Jazz  (Nippon Columbia (J) PS-1126)

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums; and Japan Jazz All Stars: Tetsuo Fushimini, Terumasa Hino, Hisao Mori, Shigeru Takemura, trumpet #1,3,4,7; Takeshi Aoki, Teruhiko Kataoka, Mitsuhiko Matsumoto, trombone #1,3,4,7; Hiroshi Suzuki, trombone #1,3-5,7; Hiroshi Okazaki, Shigeo Suzuki, alto sax #1,3,4,7; Hidehiko ('Sleepy') Matsumoto, Akira Miyazawa, tenor sax #1,3-7; Tadayuki Harada, baritone sax #1,3,4,7; Keiichiro Ebihara, conductor.
TBS Studio, Tokyo, Japan, July 16 & 17, 1964
1.The Shout
2.Lament
3.Kisarazu Jinku
4.Santa Barbara
5.Land Of Peace
6.Walkin'
7.Israel
** also issued on Nippon Columbia (J) SW-7057; Denon (J) 30CY-1387.

1965

Toshiko Mariano And Her Trio - Lullabies For You  (Nippon Columbia (J) PS-1185)

Toshiko Mariano, piano; Yasuo Arakawa, bass; Kanji Harada, drums.
Nippon Columbia's Studio, Tokyo, Japan, February 4 & 5, 1965
Mari To Tonosama
Kanchororin-Bushi
Three Blind Mice
Cancion De Extremadura
I-Ken-Pien-Tan
The March
Angel's Lullaby
Frere Jacques
Chocho (Butterfly)
London Bridge
Tuppen Och Honan
Lullaby For You
** also issued on Nippon Columbia (J) SW-7056.

1968

Toshiko Akiyoshi Quintet - Toshiko At Top Of The Gate  (Nippon Columbia (J) XMS-10008-CT)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Lew Tabackin, tenor sax, flute; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Mickey Roker, drums.
"Top Of The Gate-Village Gate", NYC, July 30, 1968
Introduction
Opus No. Zero
The Firstnight
Phrygian Waterfall
Let's Roll In Sake
How Insensitive
Morning Of The Carnival
The Night Song
Willow Weep For Me
My Elegy
** also issued on Nippon Columbia (J) SL-5108-N.

1970 (age 41)

Toshiko Akiyoshi In Japan  (Liberty (J) LPC-8049)

Lew Tabackin, tenor sax, flute; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Bob Daugherty, bass; Mickey Roker, drums.
"Osaka Expo Hall", Osaka, Japan, August 18 & 19, 1970
Opus No. Zero
Sweet And Lovely
Long Yellow Road
** also issued on Far East (J) ETJ-65009; Eastworld (J) CA32-1440, TOCT-9361 entitled "Toshiko Akiyoshi Quartet - Long Yellow Road".

1971

Toshiko Akiyoshi Quartet - Jazz The Personal Dimension  (Victor (J) SPX-2)

Lew Tabackin, tenor sax, flute; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Lyn Christie, bass; Bill Goodwin, drums.
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, February 5, 1971
The Village
The Sea In Springtime
Lover Man
State Of Being

Aspect Of Toshiko Akiyoshi Quartet - Meditation  (Dan (J) VC-6001)

Lew Tabackin, tenor sax, flute; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Lyn Christie, bass; Albert Heath, drums.
Tokyo, Japan, February 23 & 26, 1971
What Now My Love
Stella By Starlight
Willow Weep For Me
Straight, No Chaser
Meditation
** also issued on Dan (J) VC-7513 entitled "Toshiko Akiyoshi Quartet - Meditation".

Toshiko Akiyoshi - The Personal Aspect In Jazz  (Victor (J) CD4B-5007)

Lew Tabackin, tenor sax, flute; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Lyn Christie, bass; Albert Heath, drums.: same personnel.
Tokyo, Japan, March 4, 1971
Sumie
P.A.J.
Euphoria
** also issued on Victor (J) SPX-1040 entitled "Toshiko Akiyoshi Quartet - Sumie".

Toshiko Akiyoshi - Solo Piano  (RCA (J) RCA-6270)

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano.
Tokyo, Japan, March 27 & April 4, 1971
The Village
Polka Dots And Moonbeams
Plaisir D'Amour
Maple Leaf Rag
It Was A Very Good Year
Sweet And Lovely
Old Devil Moon
Sophisticated Lady

1974

Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band - Kogun  (RCA (J) RCA-6246)

John Madrid, Mike Price, Don Rader, Bobby Shew, trumpet; Charles Loper, Jim Sawyer, Britt Woodman, trombone; Phil Teel, bass trombone; Gary Foster, Dick Spencer, alto sax; Tom Peterson, Lew Tabackin, tenor sax; Bill Perkins, baritone sax; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Gene Cherico, bass; Peter Donald, drums; Scott Elsworth, voice.
Sage & Sand Recording Studio, Hollywood, CA, April 3 & 4, 1974
Elegy
Memory
Kogun
American Ballad
Henpecked Old Man
** also issued on RCA JPL1-0236, AFL1-3019, (J) R32J-1038.
** part of Mosaic MS-033.

Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band - Long Yellow Road  (RCA (J) RCA-6296)

Mike Price, Don Rader, Bobby Shew, trumpet; John Madrid, trumpet #1; Stu Blumberg, trumpet #2,3,5; Lynn Nicholson, trumpet #4,6; Charlie Loper, Britt Woodman, trombone; Jim Sawyer, trombone #1; Bruce Paulson, trombone #2-6; Phil Teele, bass trombone; Joe Roccisano, alto sax #3; Dick Spencer, alto sax, flute, clarinet; Gary Foster, alto, soprano sax, flute, clarinet #1,2,4-6; Lew Tabackin, tenor sax, flute, piccolo; Tom Peterson, tenor sax, alto flute, clarinet; Bill Perkins, baritone sax, alto flute, bass clarinet; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Gene Cherico, bass; Peter Donald, drums #1,2,4,5; Chuck Flores, drums #3,6; Tokuko Kaga, vocals #5.
Sage & Sand Recording Studio, Hollywood, CA, April 4, 1974;
Sage & Sand Recording Studio, Hollywood, CA, February 28, 1975;
Sage & Sand Recording Studio, Hollywood, CA, March 3, 1975;
Sage & Sand Recording Studio, Hollywood, CA, February 28 & March 4, 1975;
Sage & Sand Recording Studio, Hollywood, CA;
Sage & Sand Recording Studio, Hollywood, CA, March 4, 1975
1.Long Yellow Road
2.The First Night
3.Opus No. Zero
4.Quadrille, Anyone?
5.Children In The Temple Ground
6.Since Perry / Yet Another Tear
** also issued on RCA JPL1-1350, JPL1-0468, (J) R32J-1039.
** part of Mosaic MS-033.

1975

Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band - Tales Of A Courtesan (Oirantan)  (RCA (J) RVP-6004)

Richard Cooper, Steven Huffsteter, Mike Price, Bobby Shew, trumpet; Charlie Loper, Britt Woodman, trombone; Bill Reichenbach, trombone #1,2,4,5; Jim Sawyer, trombone #3,6; Phil Teele, bass, contrabass trombone; Dick Spencer, alto sax, flute, clarinet; Gary Foster, alto, soprano sax, flute, clarinet; Lew Tabackin, tenor sax, flute, piccolo; Tom Peterson, tenor sax, alto flute, clarinet; Bill Perkins, baritone sax, alto flute, bass clarinet; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Don Baldwin, bass; Peter Donald, drums; King Errison, congas #6.
Sunset-Highland Recording Studio, Los Angeles, CA, December 1, 2 & 3, 1975
1.Road Time Shuffle
2.Tales Of A Courtesan (Oirantan)
3.Strive For Jive
4.I Ain't Gonna Ask No More
5.Interlude
6.Village
** also issued on RCA JPL1-0723, AFL1-0723, (J) R32J-1040.
** part of Mosaic MS-033.

1976

Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band - Road Time  (RCA (J) RCA-9115-16)

Richard Cooper, Steven Huffstetter, Mike Price, Bobby Shew, trumpet; Jimmy Knepper, Bill Reichenbach, Jim Sawyer, trombone; Phil Teele, bass trombone; Gary Foster, Dick Spencer, alto sax; Tom Peterson, tenor sax; Lew Tabackin, tenor sax, flute; Bill Byrne, baritone sax; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Don Baldwin, bass; Peter Donald, drums; Kisaku Katada, kotsuzumi #5; Yutaka Yazaki, ohtsuzumi #5.
"Sankei Hall", Osaka, Japan, February 8, 1976;
"Koseinenkin Kaikan", Osaka, Japan, February 7, 1976;
"Nakano Sun Plaza Hall", Tokyo, Japan, January 30, 1976
1.Tuning Up
2.Warning: Success May Be Hazardous To Your Health
3.Henpecked Old Man
4.Soliloquy
5.Kogun
6.Since Perry / Yet Another Tear
7.Road Time Shuffle

Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band - Insights  (RCA (J) RVP-6106)

Steven Huffsteter, Mike Price, Bobby Shew, trumpet; Richard Cooper, trumpet #1-3; Jerry Hey, trumpet #4; Charlie Loper, Bill Reichenbach, Britt Woodman, trombone; Phil Teele, bass trombone; Gary Foster, Dick Spencer, alto sax; Tom Peterson, tenor sax; Lew Tabackin, tenor sax, flute; Bill Perkins, baritone sax; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Don Baldwin, bass; Peter Donald, drums; Hiromitsu Katada, kakko #3; Hayao Uzawa, kotsuzumi #4; Tadao Kamei, ohtsuzumi #4; Hisao Kanze, utai #4; Michiru Mariano, vocals #4.
RCA Studio A, Hollywood, CA, June 22, 23 & 24, 1976
1.Studio J
2.Transience
3.Sumie
4.Minamata: Peaceful Village / Prosperity & Consequence / Epilogue
** also issued on RCA AFL1-2678, (J) R32J-1041.
** part of Mosaic MS-033.

Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio - Dedications  (Discomate (J) DSP-5001)

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Gene Cherico, bass; Jimmy Smith, drums.
Sage & Sound, Hollywood, CA, July 19, 20 & 21, 1976
I Let A Song Out Of My Heart
Miss Blue Eyes
Django
Rio
Wind
Reets And I
Don't Be Afraid, The Clown's Afraid Too
Let The Tape Roll
** also issued on Alfa Jazz (J) ALCR-161 entitled "Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio - Dedications-I".

1977

Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band - March Of The Tadpoles  (RCA (J) RVP-6178)

Richard Cooper, Steven Huffstetter, Mike Price, Bobby Shew, trumpet; Rick Culver, Charlie Loper, Bill Reichenbach, trombone; Phil Teele, bass trombone; Gary Foster, Dick Spencer, alto sax; Tom Peterson, tenor sax; Lew Tabackin, tenor sax, flute; Bill Perkins, baritone sax; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Don Baldwin, bass; Peter Donald, drums; Emil Richards, percussion #5.
RCA Studio A, Hollywood, CA, January 10 & 11, 1977
1.March Of The Tadpoles
2.Mobile
3.Deracinated Flower
4.Yellow Is Mellow
5.Notorious Tourist From East
** also issued on Baystate (J) RJL-2609; Ascent ASC 1005.
** part of Mosaic MS-033.

Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio - Dedications (II)  (Discomate (J) DSP-5006)

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Bob Daugherty, bass #1,3,5,7; Andrew Simpkins, bass #2,4,6; Jimmy Smith, drums #1,3,5,7; Peter Donald, drums #2,4,6.
Sage & Sound, Hollywood, CA, April 25, 26 & 27, 1977
1.Swinging Till The Girls Come Home
2.Israel
3.Solar
4.Two Bass Hit
5.Enigma
6.In Your Own Sweet Way
7.Tempus Fujit
** also issued on Inner City IC 6046 entitled "Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio - Dedications". Alfa Jazz (J) ALCR-162 entitled "Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio - Dedications-II".

Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band - Live At Newport '77  (RCA (J) RVP-6005)

Richard Cooper, Steven Huffstetter, Mike Price, Bobby Shew, trumpet; Rick Culver, Charlie Loper, Bill Reichenbach, trombone; Phil Teele, bass trombone; Gary Foster, Dick Spencer, alto sax; Gary Herbig, tenor sax; Lew Tabackin, tenor sax, flute; Beverly Darke, baritone sax; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Don Baldwin, bass; Peter Donald, drums.
"Newport Jazz Festival New York", NY, June 29, 1977
Strive For Jive
A-10-205932
Hangin' Loose
Since Perry / Yet Another Tear
** also issued on Baystate (J) RJL-2678.

Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band - Live At Newport II  (RCA (J) RVJ-6088)

Richard Cooper, Steven Huffstetter, Mike Price, Bobby Shew, trumpet; Rick Culver, Charlie Loper, Bill Reichenbach, trombone; Phil Teele, bass trombone; Gary Foster, Dick Spencer, alto sax; Gary Herbig, tenor sax; Lew Tabackin, tenor sax, flute; Beverly Darke, baritone sax; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Don Baldwin, bass; Peter Donald, drums.: same session.
"Newport Jazz Festival New York", NY, June 29, 1977
March Of The Tadpoles
Warning: Success May Be Hazardous To Your Health
Road Time Shuffle
Minamata: Peaceful Village / Prosperity & Consequence / Epilogue

1978

Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio - Toshiko Plays Billy Strayhorn  (Discomate (J) DSP-5011)

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; John Heard, bass #1,2,4-7; Bob Dougherty, bass #3,8; Peter Donald, drums #1,2,4-7; Jeff Hamilton, drums #3,8.
Sage & Sound, Hollywood, CA, April 3, 4 & 5, 1978
1.Take The "A" Train
2.Day Dream
3.Rain Check
4.Lotus Blossom
5.Charpoy
6.Lush Life
7.Chealsea Bridge
8.Intimacy Of The Blues
** also issued on Jam JAM 5003 entitled "Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio - A Tribute To Billy Strayhorn". Discomate (J) DSP-3019. Alfa Jazz (J) ALCR-163 entitled "Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio - Dedications-III - Plays Billy Strayhorn".

Toshiko Akiyoshi - Finesse  (Concord Jazz CJ-69)

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Monty Budwig, bass; Jake Hanna, drums.
Coast Recorders, San Francisco, CA, May 8, 1978
Count Your Blessings
American Ballad
Love Letters
Wouldn't It Be Loverly
Mr. Jelly Lord
Warning!! Success May Be Hazardous To Your Health
You Go To My Head
Solvejg's Song (From Peer Gynt Suite)
** also issued on Concord Jazz CCD-4069.

Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band - Salted Gingko Nuts  (Insights (J) RVJ-6031)

Larry Ford, Steven Huffstetter, Mike Price, Bobby Shew, trumpet; Randy Aldcroft, Rick Culver, Bill Reichenbach, trombone; Phil Teele, bass trombone; Gary Foster, Dick Spencer, alto sax; Tom Peterson, Lew Tabackin, tenor sax; Bill Byrne, baritone sax; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Mike Richmond, bass; Peter Donald, drums.
Devonshire Sound Studios, North Hollywood, CA, November 15 & 16, 1978
Elusive Dream
Lazy Day
Chasing After Love
Salted Gingko Nuts
Time Stream
Son Of Road Time
** also issued on Ascent ASC 1002.

Toshiko Akiyoshi Quartet - Toshiko Plays Toshiko  (Discomate (J) DSP-5014)

Steve Huffsteter, trumpet; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Gene Cherico, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.
Sage & Sound, Hollywood, CA, December 5 & 6, 1978
Notrioius Tourist From The East
Solioquy
Hangin' Loose
Memory
After Mr. Teng
** also issued on Inner City IC 6066 entitled "Notorious Tourist From The East".

1979 (age 50)

Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band - Sumi-e  (Insights (J) RVJ-6061)

Larry Ford, Steven Huffstetter, Mike Price, Bobby Shew, trumpet; Randy Aldcroft, Rick Culver, Bill Reichenbach, trombone; Phil Teele, bass trombone; Gary Foster, Dick Spencer, alto sax; Tom Peterson, tenor sax; Lew Tabackin, tenor sax, flute; Bill Byrne, baritone sax; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; John Heard, bass; Peter Donald, drums; Kisaku Katada, percussion.
"Iruma City Auditorium", Saitama, Japan, February 2 & 3, 1979
Sumi-e
Hangin' Loose
Quadrille, Anyone?
A-10-205932

1980

Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band - Farewell  (RCA (J) RVJ-6078)

Buddy Childers, Larry Ford, Steven Huffsteter, Mike Price, trumpet; Rick Culver, Bruce Fowler, Hart Smith, trombone; Phil Teele, bass trombone; Gary Foster, Dan Higgins, alto sax; John Gross, tenor sax; Lew Tabackin, tenor sax, flute; Bill Byrne, baritone sax; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Bob Bowman, bass; Steve Haughton, drums.
Devonshire Sound Studios, North Hollywood, CA, January 10 & 11, 1980
After Mr. Teng
Song For The Harvest
Shades Of Yellow
Autumn Sea
Farewell (To Mingus)
** also issued on Ascent ASC 1000.

Toshiko Akiyoshi - Just Be-Bop  (Discomate (J) DSP-8102)

Steven Huffsteter, trumpet, flugelhorn; Charles McPherson, alto sax; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Gene Cherico, bass #1,2; Bob Bowman, bass #3-7; Roy McCurdy, drums.
Sage & Sound, Hollywood, CA, March 24 & 25, 1980
1.Kelo
2.But Beautiful
3.Serpent's Tooth
4.Mobious Trip
5.Con Alma
6.I Thought About You
7.Joy Spring

Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio - 1980 In Rikuzentakata  (Johnny's Disk Record (J) JD-36-CD)

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Bob Bowman, bass; Joey Baron, drums.
"Shimin Kaikan Dai-Hall", Rikuzentakata, Iwate, Japan, June 13, 1980
Long Yellow Road
Enigma
MC-Talk
I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
Two Bass Hit
My Elegy
Autumn Sea
Notorious Tourist From The East
MC-Talk
Tempus Fugit

Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio And Flute Quartet - Tuttie Flutie  (Discomate (J) DSP-8107)

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Bob Bowman, bass; Joey Baron, drums; and Louise Di Tullio, 1st flute; Geraldine Rotella, 2nd flute; Monday (Michiru Akiyoshi) Mariano, 3rd flute; Susan Greenburg, 4th alto flute.
Sage & Sound, Hollywood, CA, June, 1980
Tuttie Flutie
Falling Petal
Manha De Carnaval
Blue Dream
Chic Lady
Last Minutes Blues

1981

Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band - From Toshiko With Love  (Baystate (J) RJL-8016)

Buddy Childers, Steve Huffsteter, trumpet; Mike Price, trumpet #1,2,4-6; Richard Cooper, trumpet #3; Larry Ford, trumpet, piccolo trumpet; Bruce Fowler, Jim Sawyer, Hart Smith, trombone; Phil Teele, bass trombone; Bob Shepherd, alto sax; Dan Higgins, alto sax #1,2,4-6; Gary Foster, alto sax #3; John Gross, tenor sax; Lew Tabackin, tenor sax, flute; Bill Byrne, baritone sax; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Edward Bennett, bass; Steve Haughton, drums.
Devonshire Sound Studios, North Hollywood, CA, March 24 & 25 & April 20, 1981
1.A Bit Byas'd
2.Lament For Sonny
3.Let The Tape Roll
4.Tanuki's Night Out
5.Falling Petal
6.Yet Another Tear

1982

Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band - European Memoirs  (Baystate (J) RJL-8036)

Buddy Childers, Larry Ford, Steve Huffsteter, Mike Price, trumpet; Dave Bowman, Bruce Fowler, Hart Smith, trombone; Phil Teele, bass trombone; Matt Catingub, Bob Sheppard, alto sax; John Gross, tenor sax; Lew Tabackin, tenor sax, flute; Bill Byrne, baritone sax; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Bob Bowman, bass; Joey Baron, drums.
Mad Hatter Studios, Los Angeles, CA, September 21 & 22, 1982
Remembering Bud
Feast In Milano
Relaxing At Zell-Am-See
Two Faces Of A Nation: Part. 1 / Part. 2
** also issued on Ascent ASC 1003.

1983

Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio  (Eastworld (J) EWJ-90022)

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Gene Cherico, bass; Joey Baron, drums.
Mad Hatter Studios, Los Angeles, CA, May 27, 1983
Heartaches
Nancy
Love Is A Many Splendored Thing
Feast In Milano
Come Sunday
Hey There
** also issued on Eastworld (J) TOCT-9731.

1984

Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra Featuring Lew Tabackin - Ten Gallon Shuffle  (Baystate (J) RJL-8098)

Chris Albert, John Eckert, Brian Lynch, Joe Mosello, trumpet; Conrad Herwig, Chris Seiter, Hart Smith, trombone; Phil Teele, bass trombone; Jim Snidero, alto sax, flute, clarinet; Frank Wess, alto, soprano sax, flute; Lew Tabackin, tenor sax, flute; Walt Weiskopf, tenor, soprano sax, clarinet; Ed Xiques, baritone, soprano sax, bass clarinet; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Mike Formanek, bass; Scott Robinson, drums.
Mad Hatter Studios, Los Angeles, CA, May 24 & 25, 1984
Ten Gallon Shuffle
Fading Beauty
Jamming At Carnegie Hall
Blue Dream
Happy Hoofer
** also issued on Ascent ASC 1004.

Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio - Time Stream  (Eastworld (J) EWJ-90034)

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; George Mraz, bass; Arthur Taylor, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 23 & 24, 1984
Prosperity
Con Alma
Giant Steps
Smile
Time Stream
Tico Tico
** also issued on Eastworld (J) TOCT-9732.

1986

Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra Featuring Lew Tabackin And Frank Wess - Wishing Peace  (Ascent ASC 1006)

John Eckert, Brian Lynch, Joe Mosello, Chris Pasin, trumpet; Conrad Herwig, Kenny Rupp, Hart Smith, trombone; Matt Finders, bass trombone; Jim Snidero, alto sax, clarinet, flute; Frank Wess, alto, soprano sax, flute; Lew Tabackin, tenor sax, flute, piccolo; Walt Weiskopf, tenor sax, clarinet; Mark Lopeman, baritone sax, bass clarinet; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Jay Anderson, bass; Jeff Hirschfield, drums; Daniel Ponce, conga drums #1.
Atlantic Studios, NYC, July 21 & 22, 1986
1.Feast In Milano
2.Unrequited Love
3.Liberty Suite: Lady Liberty / Wishing Piece / Uptown Stroll
** also issued on Ken Music (J) 27KEN-001, (G) 660.56.001.

1987

Toshiko Akiyoshi - Interlude  (Concord Jazz CJ-324)

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Dennis Irwin, bass; Eddie Marshall, drums.
Coast Recorders, San Francisco, CA, February, 1987
Interlude
I Know Who Loves You
Blue And Sentimental
I Ain't Gonna Ask No More
Pagliacci
Solitude
So In Love
You Stepped Out Of A Dream
** also issued on Concord Jazz CCD-4324.

1990 (age 61)

Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio - Four seasons  (Ninety-One (J) PAS-1006)

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; George Mraz, bass; Lewis Nash, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 2 & 3, 1990
Spring Is Here
Suddenly It Is Spring
Summer Time
Indian Summer
Autumn Sea
Autumn Leaves
Winter Wonderland
Santa Claus Comming To Town
Spring Time For Hitler

Toshiko Akiyoshi - Remembering Bud - Cleopatra's Dream  (Ninety-One (J) PAS-1007)

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Ray Drummond, bass #1,9,10; George Mraz, bass #2-8; Lewis Nash, drums #1,3,6-10; Al Harewood, drums #2,4,5.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 31 & August 1, 1990
1.Cleopatra's Dream
2.Remembering Bud
3.Un Poco Loco
4.Oblivion
5.Celia
6.I'll Keep Loving You
7.Parisian Thoroughfare
8.Budo
9.Tempus Fugit
10.Dance Of The Infidels

1991

Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra Featuring Lew Tabackin - Carnegie Hall Concert  (Columbia CK 48805)

John Eckert, Greg Gisbert, Joe Magnarelli, Mike Ponella, trumpet; Herb Besson, Larry Farrell, Conrad Herwig, trombone; Matt Finders, bass trombone; Frank Wess, alto sax, flute; Jim Snidero, alto, soprano sax, flute, clarinet, piccolo; Lew Tabackin, tenor sax, flute; Walt Weiskopf, tenor, soprano sax, flute, clarinet; Scott Robinson, baritone sax, bass clarinet; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Peter Washington, bass; Terry Clarke, drums; Richie Flores, conga drums #6; Hiromitsu Nishikawa, kotsuzumi #2; Masakazu Yoshizawa, ohtsuzumi #2; Nnenna Freelon, lead vocals #6; + special guest: Freddie Hubbard, trumpet #3,4,7,8.
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 20, 1991
1.Introduction
2.Children Of The Universe
3.I Know Who Loves You
4.After Mr. Teng
5.Your Beauty Is A Song Of Love
6.Kourakan Suite: Part 1 Kourakan / Part 2 Prayer
7.Chasing After Love
8.How Do You Get To Carnegie Hall?

Toshiko Akiyoshi - Chic Lady  (Ninety-One (J) CRCJ-9105)

John Eckert, trumpet, flugelhorn; Matt Finders, trombone, bass trombone, tuba #1,4,5,7; Scott Robinson, alto, baritone sax; Walt Weiskopf, tenor sax #2,3,6,8; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Peter Washington, bass; Lewis Nash, drums.
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, November 15 & 16, 1991
1.My Elegy
2.Travelin'
3.Sophisticated Lady
4.Chic Lady
5.Don't Be Afraid, The Clown's Afraid Too
6.Lady Liberty
7.Blue Bossa
8.No Due Blues

1993

Toshiko Akiyoshi - Dig  (Ninety-One (J) CRCJ-9115)

Conte Candoli, trumpet; Walt Weiskopf, tenor sax; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Peter Washington, bass; Kenny Washington, drums.
Sound On Sound, NYC, March 22, 23 & 24, 1993
Dig
Lament
Lazy Days
Harlequin Tears
Uptown Stroll
Morning Of The Carnival
Mucura
** also issued on Ninety-One (J) CRCJ-30004.

Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra Featuring Lew Tabackin - Desert Lady/Fantasy  (Columbia CK 57856)

John Eckert, Greg Gisbert, Joe Magnarelli, Michael Ponella, trumpet; Herb Besson, Luis Bonilla, Conrad Herwig, trombone; Tim Newman, bass trombone; Jerry Dodgion, Jim Snidero, alto, soprano sax, flute; Lew Tabackin, tenor sax, piccolo; Walt Weiskopf, tenor, soprano sax, flute; Scott Robinson, baritone sax, bass clarinet; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Doug Weiss, bass; Terry Clarke, drums; Daniel Ponce, Congo drums #2.
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, December 1-3, 1993
1.Harlequin Tears
2.Desert Lady-Fantasy
3.Hangin' Loose
4.Hiroko's Delight
5.Broken Dreams
6.Bebop

1994

Toshiko Akiyoshi - Night And Dream  (Ninety-One (J) CRCJ-9123)

Joe Magnarelli, trumpet, flugelhorn #1-3,6,7; Scott Robinson, alto, baritone sax, bass clarinet #1-4,6; Walt Weiskopf, tenor sax #1-3,6,7; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Peter Washington, bass; Mickey Roker, drums.
The Power Station, NYC, June 19, 20, 23 & 24, 1994
1.Night Waltz
2.Darn That Dream
3.Elusive Dream
4.Get Out And Get Under The Moon
5.When You Wish Upon A Star
6.Dream
7.The Night Has A Thousand Eyes
8.Round About Midnight

Toshiko Akiyoshi - At Maybeck - Maybeck Recital Hall Series, Volume 36  (Concord Jazz CCD-4635)

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano.
"Maybeck Recital Hall", Berkeley, CA, July 10, 1994
Village
Come Sunday
Con Alma
Polka Dots And Moonbeams
It Was A Very Good Year
The Things We Did Last Summer
Old Devil Moon
Sophisticated Lady
Quadrille, Anyone?
Tempus Fugit

1995

Toshiko Akiyoshi With Brazilian Friends - Yes, I Have No 4Beat Today!  (Ninety-One (J) CRCJ-9132)

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; with Lincoln Goines, electric bass #1-3,5-8; Duduka Dafonseca, drums, percussion #1-3,5-8; Valtinho Anastacio, percussion; Ivo Araujo, surudo, chocalho, repinique #7, pandeiro #8; Scott Wendholdt, trumpet #5,8; Scott Whitfield, trombone #5,7,8; Ray Stewart, tuba #5,7,8; Lew Tabackin, flute #4; Roberta Cooper, cello #4.
The Power Station, Studio A, NYC, August 2 & 3, 1995
1.Once I Loved
2.Pollination
3.Tico Tico
4.Air
5.One Note Samba
6.Star Eyes
7.Amapola
8.Warning! Success Maybe Hazardous To Your Health

1996

Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra Featuring Lew Tabackin - Four Seasons Of Morita Village  (Novus J (J) BVCJ-638)

John Eckert, Andy Gravish, Joe Magnarelli, Mike Ponella, trumpet; Pat Hallaran, Joe Helleny, Scott Whitfield, trombone; Tim Newman, bass trombone; Jim Snidero, alto sax, flute; Dave Pietro, alto sax, flute, clarinet; Lew Tabackin, tenor sax, flute; Walt Weiskopf, tenor sax, flute, clarinet; Scott Robinson, baritone sax, bass clarinet; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Doug Weiss, bass; Terry Clarke, drums; Kenichi Nagamine, tsugaru shamisen.
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, July 1 & 2, 1996
Dance Of The Gremlins
Four Seasons Of Morita Village Suite: Repose
Four Seasons Of Morita Village Suite: Pollination
Four Seasons Of Morita Village Suite: Norito
Four Seasons Of Morita Village Suite: Harvest Shuffle
Retro Zone
China Remembered

Toshiko Akiyoshi - Toshiko Plays Toshiko - Time Stream  (Ninety-One (J) CRCJ-9137)

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; George Mraz, bass #1-9; Lewis Nash, drums #1-9; with Joe Magnarelli, trumpet #7; John Eckert, Mike Ponella, trumpet #9; Bobby Shew, trumpet, flugelhorn #2; Harvey Estrin, Trudy Kane, David Tofani, flute #8; Lew Tabackin, flute #3,8, tenor sax #6,9; Jim Snidero, alto sax #7,9; Gary Foster, alto sax #4, flute #8.
Avatar Studios, Studio C, NYC, October 15 & 16, 1996
1.Long Yellow Road
2.Memory
3.Kogun
4.Interlude
5.Studio J
6.Farewell To Mingus
7.Deracinated Flower
8.The First Night
9.Jammin' At Carnegie
10.Time Stream

1997

Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio - Live At Blue Note Tokyo '97  (Ninety-One (J) CRCJ-9154)

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Yoshio Suzuki, bass; Motohiko Hino, drums.
"Blue Note Tokyo", Tokyo, Japan, September 22, 23 & 24, 1997
Long Yellow Road
Count Your Blessing Stead Sheep
Un Poco Loco
Sophisticated Lady
I Know Who Loves You
When You Wish Upon A Star
Chic Lady

1998

Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra Featuring Lew Tabackin - Monopoly Game  (Novus J (J) BVCJ-31003)

John Eckert, Andy Gravish, Joe Magnarelli, Michael Ponella, trumpet; Luis Bonilla, Pat Hallaran, Scott Whitfield, trombone; Tim Newman, bass trombone; Dave Pietro, alto sax, flute; Jim Snidero, alto sax, flute, clarinet; Lew Tabackin, tenor sax, flute; Tom Christensen, tenor sax, clarinet; Scott Robinson, baritone sax, bass clarinet; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Philippe Aerts, bass; Terry Clarke, drums; Miya Masaoka, koto.
Avatar Studios, NYC, June 23, 24 & 25, 1998
Jazz Club (Opener)
Glass Ceiling
Monopoly Game
Suite For Koto And Jazz Orchestra: Kyoto Paradox / Caribbean Dream / Urban Rhapsody
State Of The Unison

1999 (age 70)

Toshiko Akiyoshi - Sketches Of Japan  (Ninety-One (J) CRCJ-91001)

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Philippe Aerts, bass; Eddie Marshall, drums #1-5,7; Carl Allen, drums #6; with Tomonao Hara, trumpet #7; Jo Yamada, alto sax #7; and others, #7.
Avatar Studios, Studio A, NYC, January 12 & 13, 1999;
Avatar Studios, Studio A, NYC, February 8, 1999;
CRS Recording Studio No. 1, Tokyo, Japan, November 17, 1998
1.Kyoto Paradox
2.Children In The Temple Ground
3.Tsurusaki Odori
4.Mari To Tonosama
5.Repose
6.Prayer
7.Grooving In Yokohama

Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra Featuring Lew Tabackin - Tribute To Duke Ellington  (Novus J (J) BVCJ-34005)

John Eckert, Andy Gravish, Michael Ponella, trumpet; Brian Lynch, trumpet #1-3,5,6; Joe Magnarelli, trumpet #4; Steve Armour, Pat Hallaran, Scott Whitfield, trombone; Tim Newman, bass trombone; Dave Pietro, alto sax, flute; Jim Snidero, alto sax, flute, clarinet; Lew Tabackin, tenor sax, flute; Tom Christensen, tenor sax, clarinet; Scott Robinson, baritone sax, alto flute, bass clarinet; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Philippe Aerts, bass; Andy Watson, drums; Hiro Sasaki, kakko; Itsuro Tajima, taiko.
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, October 3 & 4, 1999
1.Suite: Tribute To Duke Ellington: Celebration Of Duke's Birth
2.Suite: Tribute To Duke Ellington: Eulogy
3.Suite: Tribute To Duke Ellington: Duke For The Ages
4.Prelude To A Kiss
5.Day Dream
6.I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart

2000

Toshiko Akiyoshi - Solo Live At The Kennedy Center  (Ninety-One (J) CRCJ-9153)

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano.
"Terrace Theater, John F. Kennedy Center For The Performing Arts", Washington, DC, April 1, 2000
Count Your Blessing Stead Sheep
I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
Improvisation In Five
Un Poco Loco
Deep River
Con Alma
The Village
Repose
Just One Of Those Things
Ten Ten

2001

Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra Featuring Lew Tabackin - Hiroshima-Rising From The Abyss  (VideoArts Music (J) VACM-1189)

John Eckert, Jim O'Connor, Mike Ponella, Jim Rotondi, trumpet; Steve Armour, Pat Hallaran, Scott Whitfield, trombone; Tim Newman, bass trombone; Dave Pietro, Jim Snidero, alto sax, flute; Tom Christensen, Lew Tabackin, tenor sax, flute; Scott Robinson, baritone sax, bass clarinet; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Paul Gill, bass; Andy Watson, drums; Valtinho, percussion; + special guests: Won Jang-Hyun, traditional Korean flute; George Kawaguchi, drums; Ryoko Shigemori, reading.
"Hiroshima Kohseinen Kaikan", Hiroshima, Japan, August 6, 2001
Long Yellow Road
Hiroshima-Rising From The Abyss: I. Futility-Tragedy (I)
Hiroshima-Rising From The Abyss: I. Futility-Tragedy (II)
Hiroshima-Rising From The Abyss: II. Survivor Tales (I)
Hiroshima-Rising From The Abyss: II. Survivor Tales (II)
Hiroshima-Rising From The Abyss: II. Survivor Tales (III)
Hiroshima-Rising From The Abyss: III. Hope
Wishing Peace
** also issued on True Life Jazz TLE 1000082.

2003

Toshiko Akiyoshi - New York Sketch Book  (Ninety-One (J) CRCJ-9159)

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Peter Washington, bass; Kenny Washington, drums.
Avatar Studios, NYC, August 11 & 12, 2003
Five Spot After Dark
52nd Street Theme
Skating In Central Park
Uptown Stroll
Drop Me Off In Harlem
New York State Of Mind
Central Park West
Lady Liberty
Take Me Out To The Ball Game

Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra Featuring Lew Tabackin - Last Live In Blue Note Tokyo  (Trinitas (J) WPCL-10079)

John Eckert, Jim O'Connor, Mike Ponella, Jim Rotondi, trumpet; Steve Armour, Pat Hallaran, Dan Levine, trombone; Tim Newman, bass trombone; Dave Pietro, Jim Snidero, alto sax, flute; Lew Tabackin, tenor sax, flute; Tom Christensen, tenor sax, flute, soprano sax; Scott Robinson, baritone, soprano sax; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Paul Gill, bass; Andy Watson, drums; + special guest: Terumasa Hino, trumpet #4,5.
"Blue Note Tokyo", Tokyo, Japan, November 28 & 29, 2003
1.Lady Liberty
2.The Village
3.Unrequited Love
4.Hiroko's Delight
5.Chasing After Love
6.Hope
** also issued on Wounded Bird Records WOU 1079.

2004

Toshiko Akiyoshi Solo Live 2004 - Live At "Studio F"  (Studio Songs (J) YZSO-10001)

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano.
Studio F, Tajimi, Gifu, Japan, April 24, 2004
Long Yellow Road
Day Dream
After You've Gone
Kanchororin Bushi
Deep River
When You Wish Upon A Star
Central Park West
Round About Midnight
Hope
Tico Tico

2005

Toshiko Akiyoshi - Hope  (Ninety-One (J) CRCJ-9160)

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; George Mraz, bass #1,3,5,7,8; Lewis Nash, drums #1,3,5,7,8.
Avatar Studios, NYC, December 16-19, 2005
1.Feast In Milano
2.Memory
3.Hiroshima Bushi
4.Endless Journey
5.After Mr. Teng
6.Sweet Lorraine
7.Sumie
8.Drum Conference 3rd Movement
9.Hope

2006

Toshiko Akiyoshi - 50th Anniversary Concert In Japan  (T-TOC Records (J) TTOC-0006)

Lew Tabackin, tenor sax, flute; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; George Mraz, bass; Lewis Nash, drums.
"Asahi Hall", Yurakucho, Tokyo, Japan, March 6, 2006
Long Yellow Road
Kogun
Farewell--To Mingus
The Village / Lady Liberty
Trinkle Tincle
Sumie
Chasing After Love

Toshiko Akiyoshi, Monday Michiru - Hope  (Ninety-One (J) CRCP-10157)

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Monday Michiru, vocals; Shuntaro Tanikawa, lyricist; Toshiko Akiyoshi, composer.
October, 2006
Hope
Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Monday Michiru, vocals; Toshiko Akiyoshi, composer; Monday Michiru, translator.
Hope (English Ver.)
Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Toshiko Akiyoshi, composer.
Hope (Piano Ver.)

2007

Toshiko Akiyoshi And SWR Big Band - Let Freedom Ring  (Hanssler Classic (G) 93.203)

Felice Civitareale, Karl Farrent, Claus Reichstaller, Rudolf Reindl, Frank Wellert, trumpet; Ian Cummings, Marc Godfroid, Ernst Hutter, Georg Maus, trombone; Axel Kuhn, alto, soprano sax, flute; Klaus Graf, alto, soprano sax, clarinet, flute; Jorg Kaufmann, tenor sax, flute, piccolo; Andreas Maile, tenor sax, flute, clarinet, soprano sax; Pierre Paquette, baritone sax, bass clarinet; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano, director; Decebal Badila, bass; Holger Nell, drums; Farouk Gomati, percussion; Manfred Deppe, creative director.
SWR U-Musik-Studio, Villa Berg, Stuttgart, Germany, May 9-12, 2007
Drum Conference (3rd Movement)
Repose
Harlequin's Tear
Kogun
Feast In Milano
Let Freedom Swing
same session.
Lady Liberty
Polination
I Know Who Loves You
Warning! Success May Be Hazadous To Your Health
Song For The Harvest
Epilogue: Hope
Harlequin's Tear Live! (bonus track)

2008

Toshiko And Lew - Vintage - Duke Ellington Songbook  (T-TOC Records (J) TTOC-0014)

Lew Tabackin, tenor sax, flute; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano.
released June 18, 2008
Take The "A" Train
Sophisticated Lady
Gypsy Without A Song
Mood Indigo
Serenade To Sweden
All Too Soon
It Don't Mean A Thing
I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
Drop Me Off In Harlem
Eulogy
What Am I Here For
Cotton Tail
In A Sentimental Mood

2010 (age 81)

Toshiko Akiyoshi With Reiko Honshoh - Classic Encounters  (Studio Songs (J) YZSO-10012)

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; with Reiko Honshoh, piano.
Tokyo, Japan, May 30 & 31, 2010;
NYC, June 27, 2010
Turkisher Marsch--Toshiko's March
Invention d-minor
Nocturne E flat-major
Rondo--Jogging With Beethoven
Coffee-Arabian Dance From The Nutcracker
Solveig's Song
Pavane--The Dance Of Genji Ladies
Vesti La Giubba From I Pagliacci
Chanson Boheme From Carmen

Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra Featuring Lew Tabackin - In Shanghai  (After Beat (J) PCCY-30181)

John Eckert, Joe Magnarelli, Mike Ponella, Alex Sipiagin, trumpet; Alan Ferber, Andy Hunter, Dan Levine, trombone; Tim Newman, bass trombone; David Bixler, alto sax; Dave Pietro, alto sax, flute; Tom Christensen, tenor sax; Lew Tabackin, tenor sax, flute; Mark Lopeman, baritone sax; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Paul Gill, bass; Andy Watson, drums; Chembo Corneil, congas; + special guests: Ou ......, erhu; Gu ......, ohdaiko; Han ......, zheng; Monday Michiru, vocals.
"Shanghai Oriental Art Center Concert Hall", Pudong, Shanghai, China, October 17, 2010
Long Yellow Road
I Know Who Loves You
My Teacher, Mr. Yang
Kangding Qingge (Chinese Ballad)
Drum Conference
Hope (Epilogue Of Hiroshima)

2015

Monday Michiru And Toshiko Akiyoshi - Jazz Conversations  (Victor Entertainment (J) VICJ-61740)

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Paul Gill, bass; Mark Taylor, drums; Monday Michiru, vocals, flute.
NYC, January 6 & 7, 2015
Long Yellow Road
First Night
Love And Life
Warning: Success May Be Hazardous To Your Health
New Girl In Town (Where Are We?)
Broken Dreams
Dreaming
Ain't Gonna Ask No More
Frog
One Note Samba

Toshiko Akiyoshi - Plays Gershwin's "Porgy And Bess"  (Studio Songs (J) YZSO-10065)

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Paul Gill, bass #2,8,9; George Mraz, bass #3,4; Yasushi Nakamura, bass #5-7; Rodney Green, drums #2,9; Mark Taylor, drums #4-8.
Avatar Studios, NYC, June 20 & 21, 2015 & January 4, 2016
1.Summertime
2.I Got Plenty O'Nuttin'
3.I Loves You, Porgy
4.My Man's Gone Now
5.A Woman Is A Sometime Thing
6.It Ain't Necessarily So
7.Bess, You Is My Woman Now
8.Bess, O Where's My Bess
9.A Red-Haired Woman