Toshiko Akiyoshi Discography

1953 (age 24)

Toshiko's Quartet

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 LoveNorgran MGN-22
Gone With The Wind-
I Want To Be Happy-
Toshiko's Blues-
Shadrack-
Solidado-
Squatty Roo-
Laura-
* Norgran MGN-22   Toshiko's Piano

1956

The Toshiko Trio

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Edmund Thigpen, drums.
NYC, spring or early summer 1956
Between Me And MyselfStoryville (US) STLP 912
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-
* Storyville (US) STLP 912   The Toshiko Trio

Toshiko Quartet

Boots Mussulli, alto sax; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Wyatt Reuther, bass; Edmund Thigpen, drums.
NYC, July, 1956
KeloStoryville (US) STLP 918
Salute To Shorty-
Taking A Chance On Love-
All The Things You Are-
I'll Remember April-
* Storyville (US) STLP 918   Toshiko - Her Trio Her Quartet

Toshiko Trio

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.
NYC, July, 1956
Pea, Bee And LeeStoryville (US) STLP 918
No Moon At All-
Thou Swell-
* Storyville (US) STLP 918   Toshiko - Her Trio Her Quartet

1957

Toshiko's Trio

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Gene Cherico, bass; Jake Hanna, drums.
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, afternoon, July 5, 1957
Between Me And MyselfVerve MGV-8236
Blues For Toshiko-
I'll Remember April-
Lover-
* Verve MGV-8236   Toshiko And Leon Sash At Newport

Toshiko's Trio

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Eugene Cherico, bass; Jake Hanna, drums.
NYC, September 28, 1957
21519The Man I LoveVerve MGV-8273
21520Minor Mood-
21521After You've Gone-
21522We'll Be Together Again-
21523Tosh's Fantasy: Down A Mountain / Phrygian Waterfall / Running Stream-
21524Studio J-
215253rd Movement For Jazz Suite For Orchestraunissued
21526Bags GrooveVerve MGV-8273
21527Imagination-
21528-252nd Street Themeunissued
* Verve MGV-8273   The Many Sides Of Toshiko

1958

Toshiko And Her International Jazz Sextet

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.BroadwayMetrojazz E 1001
2.Sukiyaki-
3.Swingin' Till The Girls Come Home-
4.United Notions-
5.Civilized Folk-
6.Strike Up The Band-
7.Jane-
* Metrojazz E 1001   Toshiko And Her International Jazz Sextet - United Notions

1960 (age 31)

Toshiko Mariano Quartet

Charlie Mariano, alto sax; Toshiko Akiyoshi Mariano, piano; Gene Cherico, bass; Eddie Marshall, drums.
"Birdland", NYC, April 2, 1960
Deep RiverFresh Sound (Sp) FSCD-1021
Song Of The Farm-
Blues For Father-
When You Meet Her-
* Fresh Sound (Sp) FSCD-1021   Toshiko Mariano Quartet - Live At Birdland
= Studio Songs (J) YZSO-10018   Toshiko=Mariano Quartet - Live At Birdland 60/61

Toshiko Mariano Quartet

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 HerCandid CJM 8012
Little T-
Toshiko's Elegy-
Deep RiverCandid CJM 8012, (E) CCD 79000
Long Yellow RoadCandid CJM 8012
* Candid CJM 8012, CJS 9012; Barnaby BR-5017; Candid (Eu) CS 9012, (E) CCD 79012   Toshiko Mariano Quartet
* Candid (E) CCD 79000   Various Artists - Candid Jazz

1961

Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Gene Cherico, bass; Ed Marshall, drums.
Tokyo, Japan, February, 1961
Long Yellow RoadAsahi Sonorama E-23; Tam (J) YX-4056
Hakone TwilightTam (J) YX-4056
Kisarazu JinkuAsahi Sonorama E-23; Tam (J) YX-4056
Solvage Song-
Deep River-
* Tam (J) YX-4056; King Records (J) K28Y-6219   Toshiko Akiyoshi - Long Yellow Road
* Asahi Sonorama E-23   Toshiko Akiyoshi Recital

Toshiko Mariano Quintet

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 WhatKing Records (J) KC 13
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-
* King Records (J) KC 13, SKC 3   Toshiko Meets Her Old Pals

Toshiko Mariano Quartet

Charlie Mariano, alto sax; Toshiko Akiyoshi Mariano, piano; Gene Cherico, bass; Eddie Marshall, drums.
"Birdland", NYC, October 7, 1961
ElegyFresh Sound (Sp) FSCD-1021
When Johnny Comes Marching Home-
Tempus Fugit-
Blues For Father-
* Fresh Sound (Sp) FSCD-1021   Toshiko Mariano Quartet - Live At Birdland
= Studio Songs (J) YZSO-10018   Toshiko=Mariano Quartet - Live At Birdland 60/61

1963

Toshiko Mariano Quartet

Charlie Mariano, alto sax; Toshiko Mariano, piano; Eugine Cherico, bass; Albert Heath, drums.
Tokyo, Japan, March 30, 1963
TonightNippon Record (J) NS-1001
Something's Coming-
America-
Maria-
Cool-
Plaisir D'Amour-
Malaguena-
Oleo-
* Nippon Record (J) NS-1001   Toshiko Mariano, Charlie Mariano - Toshiko Mariano Quartet

Toshiko Mariano

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 GoneVictor (J) JV-5084
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-
* Victor (J) JV-5084, (J) SJL-5060   Toshiko Mariano - Miwaku No Jazz

Toshiko Akiyoshi And Charlie Mariano

Charlie Mariano, alto sax; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Eugene Cherico, bass; Albert Heath, drums.
Tokyo, Japan, spring 1963
Haru-No-UmiRCA (J) RVL-5518
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-
* RCA (J) RVL-5518   Charlie Mariano And Toshiko Akiyoshi - East And West
= RCA (J) PG-1501   Toshiko Akiyoshi And Charlie Mariano - East And West

1964

Toshiko Akiyoshi And Japan Jazz All Stars / Toshiko Mariano And Her Big Band

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 ShoutNippon Columbia (J) PS-1126; Vee-Jay VJLP 2505
2.Lament-
3.Kisarazu Jinku-
4.Santa Barbara-
5.Land Of Peace-
6.Walkin'-
7.Israel-
* Nippon Columbia (J) PS-1126, SW-7057; Denon (J) 30CY-1387   Toshiko Akiyoshi, Japan Jazz All Stars - Toshiko And Modern Jazz
* Vee-Jay VJLP 2505, VJLPS 2505   Toshiko Mariano And Her Big Band - Jazz In Japan

1965

Toshiko Mariano And Her Trio

Toshiko Mariano, piano; Yasuo Arakawa, bass; Kanji Harada, drums.
Nippon Columbia's Studio, Tokyo, Japan, February 4 & 5, 1965
Mari To TonosamaNippon Columbia (J) PS-1185
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-
* Nippon Columbia (J) PS-1185, SW-7056   Toshiko Mariano And Her Trio - Lullabies For You

1968

Toshiko Akiyoshi Quintet

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Lew Tabackin, tenor sax, flute; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Mickey Roker, drums.
"Top Of The Gate-Village Gate", Greenwich Village, NY, July 30, 1968
IntroductionNippon Columbia (J) XMS-10008-CT
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-
* Nippon Columbia (J) XMS-10008-CT, SL-5108-N   Toshiko Akiyoshi Quintet - Toshiko At Top Of The Gate

1970 (age 41)

Toshiko Akiyoshi Quartet

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. ZeroLiberty (J) LPC-8049
Sweet And Lovely-
Long Yellow Road-
* Liberty (J) LPC-8049   Toshiko Akiyoshi In Japan
= Far East (J) ETJ-65009; Eastworld (J) CA32-1440, TOCT-9361   Toshiko Akiyoshi Quartet - Long Yellow Road

1971

Toshiko Akiyoshi Quartet

Lew Tabackin, tenor sax, flute; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Lyn Christie, bass; Bill Goodwin, drums.
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, February 5, 1971
The VillageVictor (J) SPX-2
The Sea In Springtime-
Lover Man-
State Of Being-
* Victor (J) SPX-2   Toshiko Akiyoshi Quartet - Jazz The Personal Dimension

Toshiko Akiyoshi Quartet

Lew Tabackin, tenor sax, flute; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Lyn Christie, bass; Albert Heath, drums.
Tokyo, Japan, February 23 & 26, 1971
What Now My LoveDan (J) VC-6001
Stella By Starlight-
Willow Weep For Me-
Straight, No Chaser-
Meditation-
* Dan (J) VC-6001   Aspect Of Toshiko Akiyoshi Quartet - Meditation
= Dan (J) VC-7513   Toshiko Akiyoshi Quartet - Meditation

Toshiko Akiyoshi Quartet

Lew Tabackin, tenor sax, flute; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Lyn Christie, bass; Albert Heath, drums.: same personnel.
Tokyo, Japan, March 4, 1971
SumieVictor (J) CD4B-5007
P.A.J.-
Euphoria-
* Victor (J) CD4B-5007   Toshiko Akiyoshi - The Personal Aspect In Jazz
= Victor (J) SPX-1040   Toshiko Akiyoshi Quartet - Sumie

Toshiko Akiyoshi Solo

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano.
Tokyo, Japan, March 27 & April 4, 1971
The VillageRCA (J) RCA-6270
Polka Dots And Moonbeams-
Plaisir D'Amour-
Maple Leaf Rag-
It Was A Very Good Year-
Sweet And Lovely-
Old Devil Moon-
Sophisticated Lady-
* RCA (J) RCA-6270   Toshiko Akiyoshi - Solo Piano

1974

Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band

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
ElegyRCA (J) RCA-6246
Memory-
Kogun-
American Ballad-
Henpecked Old Man-
* RCA (J) RCA-6246, JPL1-0236, AFL1-3019, (J) R32J-1038   Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band - Kogun
= Mosaic MS-033   Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band - Mosaic Select

Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band

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 RoadRCA (J) RCA-6296
2.The First Night-
3.Opus No. Zero-
4.Quadrille, Anyone?-
5.Children In The Temple Ground-
6.Since Perry / Yet Another Tear-
* RCA (J) RCA-6296, JPL1-1350, JPL1-0468, (J) R32J-1039   Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band - Long Yellow Road
= Mosaic MS-033   Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band - Mosaic Select

1975

Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band

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 ShuffleRCA (J) RVP-6004
2.Tales Of A Courtesan (Oirantan)-
3.Strive For Jive-
4.I Ain't Gonna Ask No More-
5.Interlude-
6.Village-
* RCA (J) RVP-6004, JPL1-0723, AFL1-0723, (J) R32J-1040   Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band - Tales Of A Courtesan (Oirantan)
= Mosaic MS-033   Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band - Mosaic Select

1976

Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band

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

Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band

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 JRCA (J) RVP-6106
2.Transience-
3.Sumie-
4.Minamata: Peaceful Village / Prosperity & Consequence / Epilogue-
* RCA (J) RVP-6106, AFL1-2678, (J) R32J-1041   Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band - Insights
= Mosaic MS-033   Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band - Mosaic Select

Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio

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 HeartDiscomate (J) DSP-5001
Miss Blue Eyes-
Django-
Rio-
Wind-
Reets And I-
Don't Be Afraid, The Clown's Afraid Too-
Let The Tape Roll-
* Discomate (J) DSP-5001   Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio - Dedications
= Alfa Jazz (J) ALCR-161   Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio - Dedications-I

1977

Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band

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 TadpolesRCA (J) RVP-6178
2.Mobile-
3.Deracinated Flower-
4.Yellow Is Mellow-
5.Notorious Tourist From East-
* RCA (J) RVP-6178; Baystate (J) RJL-2609; Ascent ASC 1005   Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band - March Of The Tadpoles
= Mosaic MS-033   Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band - Mosaic Select

Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio

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 HomeDiscomate (J) DSP-5006
2.Israel-
3.Solar-
4.Two Bass Hit-
5.Enigma-
6.In Your Own Sweet Way-
7.Tempus Fujit-
* Discomate (J) DSP-5006   Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio - Dedications (II)
= Inner City IC 6046   Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio - Dedications
= Alfa Jazz (J) ALCR-162   Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio - Dedications-II

Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band

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 JiveRCA (J) RVP-6005
A-10-205932-
Hangin' Loose-
Since Perry / Yet Another Tear-
same session.
March Of The TadpolesRCA (J) RVJ-6088
Warning: Success May Be Hazardous To Your Health-
Road Time Shuffle-
Minamata: Peaceful Village / Prosperity & Consequence / Epilogue-
* RCA (J) RVP-6005; Baystate (J) RJL-2678   Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band - Live At Newport '77
* RCA (J) RVJ-6088   Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band - Live At Newport II

1978

Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio

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" TrainDiscomate (J) DSP-5011
2.Day Dream-
3.Rain Check-
4.Lotus Blossom-
5.Charpoy-
6.Lush Life-
7.Chealsea Bridge-
8.Intimacy Of The Blues-
* Discomate (J) DSP-5011, DSP-3019   Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio - Toshiko Plays Billy Strayhorn
= Jam JAM 5003   Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio - A Tribute To Billy Strayhorn
= Alfa Jazz (J) ALCR-163   Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio - Dedications-III - Plays Billy Strayhorn

Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Monty Budwig, bass; Jake Hanna, drums.
Coast Recorders, San Francisco, CA, May 8, 1978
Count Your BlessingsConcord Jazz CJ-69
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)-
* Concord Jazz CJ-69, CCD-4069   Toshiko Akiyoshi - Finesse

Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band

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 DreamInsights (J) RVJ-6031
Lazy Day-
Chasing After Love-
Salted Gingko Nuts-
Time Stream-
Son Of Road Time-
* Insights (J) RVJ-6031; Ascent ASC 1002   Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band - Salted Gingko Nuts

Toshiko Akiyoshi Quartet

Steve Huffsteter, trumpet; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Gene Cherico, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.
Sage & Sound, Hollywood, CA, December 5 & 6, 1978
Notrioius Tourist From The EastDiscomate (J) DSP-5014
Solioquy-
Hangin' Loose-
Memory-
After Mr. Teng-
* Discomate (J) DSP-5014   Toshiko Akiyoshi Quartet - Toshiko Plays Toshiko
= Inner City IC 6066   Toshiko Akiyoshi - Notorious Tourist From The East

1979 (age 50)

Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band

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-eInsights (J) RVJ-6061
Hangin' Loose-
Quadrille, Anyone?-
A-10-205932-
* Insights (J) RVJ-6061   Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band - Sumi-e

1980

Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band

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. TengRCA (J) RVJ-6078
Song For The Harvest-
Shades Of Yellow-
Autumn Sea-
Farewell (To Mingus)-
* RCA (J) RVJ-6078; Ascent ASC 1000   Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band - Farewell

Toshiko Akiyoshi Quintet

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.KeloDiscomate (J) DSP-8102
2.But Beautiful-
3.Serpent's Tooth-
4.Mobious Trip-
5.Con Alma-
6.I Thought About You-
7.Joy Spring-
* Discomate (J) DSP-8102   Toshiko Akiyoshi - Just Be-Bop

Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Bob Bowman, bass; Joey Baron, drums.
"Shimin Kaikan Dai-Hall", Rikuzentakata, Iwate, Japan, June 13, 1980
Long Yellow RoadJohnny's Disk Record (J) JD-36-CD
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-
* Johnny's Disk Record (J) JD-36-CD   Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio - 1980 In Rikuzentakata

Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio And Flute Quartet

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 FlutieDiscomate (J) DSP-8107
Falling Petal-
Manha De Carnaval-
Blue Dream-
Chic Lady-
Last Minutes Blues-
* Discomate (J) DSP-8107   Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio And Flute Quartet - Tuttie Flutie

1981

Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band

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'dBaystate (J) RJL-8016
2.Lament For Sonny-
3.Let The Tape Roll-
4.Tanuki's Night Out-
5.Falling Petal-
6.Yet Another Tear-
* Baystate (J) RJL-8016   Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band - From Toshiko With Love

1982

Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band

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 BudBaystate (J) RJL-8036
Feast In Milano-
Relaxing At Zell-Am-See-
Two Faces Of A Nation: Part. 1 / Part. 2-
* Baystate (J) RJL-8036; Ascent ASC 1003   Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band - European Memoirs

1983

Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Gene Cherico, bass; Joey Baron, drums.
Mad Hatter Studios, Los Angeles, CA, May 27, 1983
HeartachesEastworld (J) EWJ-90022
Nancy-
Love Is A Many Splendored Thing-
Feast In Milano-
Come Sunday-
Hey There-
* Eastworld (J) EWJ-90022, TOCT-9731   Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio

1984

Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra Featuring Lew Tabackin

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 ShuffleBaystate (J) RJL-8098
Fading Beauty-
Jamming At Carnegie Hall-
Blue Dream-
Happy Hoofer-
* Baystate (J) RJL-8098; Ascent ASC 1004   Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra Featuring Lew Tabackin - Ten Gallon Shuffle

Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; George Mraz, bass; Arthur Taylor, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 23 & 24, 1984
ProsperityEastworld (J) EWJ-90034
Con Alma-
Giant Steps-
Smile-
Time Stream-
Tico Tico-
* Eastworld (J) EWJ-90034, TOCT-9732   Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio - Time Stream

1986

Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra Featuring Lew Tabackin And Frank Wess

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 MilanoAscent ASC 1006
2.Unrequited Love-
3.Liberty Suite: Lady Liberty / Wishing Piece / Uptown Stroll-
* Ascent ASC 1006; Ken Music (J) 27KEN-001, (G) 660.56.001   Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra Featuring Lew Tabackin And Frank Wess - Wishing Peace

1987

Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Dennis Irwin, bass; Eddie Marshall, drums.
Coast Recorders, San Francisco, CA, February, 1987
InterludeConcord Jazz CJ-324
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-
* Concord Jazz CJ-324, CCD-4324   Toshiko Akiyoshi - Interlude

1990 (age 61)

Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; George Mraz, bass; Lewis Nash, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 2 & 3, 1990
Spring Is HereNinety-One (J) PAS-1006
Suddenly It Is Spring-
Summer Time-
Indian Summer-
Autumn Sea-
Autumn Leaves-
Winter Wonderland-
Santa Claus Comming To Town-
Spring Time For Hitler-
* Ninety-One (J) PAS-1006   Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio - Four seasons

Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio

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

1991

Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra Featuring Lew Tabackin

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.IntroductionColumbia CK 48805
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?-
* Columbia CK 48805   Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra Featuring Lew Tabackin - Carnegie Hall Concert

Toshiko Akiyoshi Sextet

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

1993

Toshiko Akiyoshi Quintet

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
DigNinety-One (J) CRCJ-9115
Lament-
Lazy Days-
Harlequin Tears-
Uptown Stroll-
Morning Of The Carnival-
Mucura-
* Ninety-One (J) CRCJ-9115, CRCJ-30004   Toshiko Akiyoshi - Dig

Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra Featuring Lew Tabackin

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 TearsColumbia CK 57856
2.Desert Lady-Fantasy-
3.Hangin' Loose-
4.Hiroko's Delight-
5.Broken Dreams-
6.Bebop-
* Columbia CK 57856   Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra Featuring Lew Tabackin - Desert Lady/Fantasy

1994

Toshiko Akiyoshi Sextet

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

Toshiko Akiyoshi Solo

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano.
"Maybeck Recital Hall", Berkeley, CA, July 10, 1994
VillageConcord Jazz CCD-4635
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-
* Concord Jazz CCD-4635   Toshiko Akiyoshi - At Maybeck - Maybeck Recital Hall Series, Volume 36

1995

Toshiko Akiyoshi With Brazilian Friends

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 LovedNinety-One (J) CRCJ-9132
2.Pollination-
3.Tico Tico-
4.Air-
5.One Note Samba-
6.Star Eyes-
7.Amapola-
8.Warning! Success Maybe Hazardous To Your Health-
* Ninety-One (J) CRCJ-9132   Toshiko Akiyoshi With Brazilian Friends - Yes, I Have No 4Beat Today!

1996

Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra Featuring Lew Tabackin

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

Toshiko Akiyoshi Combo

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

1997

Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Yoshio Suzuki, bass; Motohiko Hino, drums.
"Blue Note Tokyo", Tokyo, Japan, September 22, 23 & 24, 1997
Long Yellow RoadNinety-One (J) CRCJ-9154
Count Your Blessing Stead Sheep-
Un Poco Loco-
Sophisticated Lady-
I Know Who Loves You-
When You Wish Upon A Star-
Chic Lady-
* Ninety-One (J) CRCJ-9154   Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio - Live At Blue Note Tokyo '97

1998

Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra Featuring Lew Tabackin

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)Novus J (J) BVCJ-31003
Glass Ceiling-
Monopoly Game-
Suite For Koto And Jazz Orchestra: Kyoto Paradox / Caribbean Dream / Urban Rhapsody-
State Of The Unison-
* Novus J (J) BVCJ-31003   Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra Featuring Lew Tabackin - Monopoly Game

1999 (age 70)

Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio

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 ParadoxNinety-One (J) CRCJ-91001
2.Children In The Temple Ground-
3.Tsurusaki Odori-
4.Mari To Tonosama-
5.Repose-
6.Prayer-
7.Grooving In Yokohama-
* Ninety-One (J) CRCJ-91001   Toshiko Akiyoshi - Sketches Of Japan

Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra Featuring Lew Tabackin

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

2000

Toshiko Akiyoshi Solo

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano.
"Terrace Theater, John F. Kennedy Center For The Performing Arts", Washington, DC, April 1, 2000
Count Your Blessing Stead SheepNinety-One (J) CRCJ-9153
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-
* Ninety-One (J) CRCJ-9153   Toshiko Akiyoshi - Solo Live At The Kennedy Center

2001

Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra Featuring Lew Tabackin

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 RoadVideoArts Music (J) VACM-1189
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-
* VideoArts Music (J) VACM-1189; True Life Jazz TLE 1000082   Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra Featuring Lew Tabackin - Hiroshima-Rising From The Abyss

2003

Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Peter Washington, bass; Kenny Washington, drums.
Avatar Studios, NYC, August 11 & 12, 2003
Five Spot After DarkNinety-One (J) CRCJ-9159
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-
* Ninety-One (J) CRCJ-9159   Toshiko Akiyoshi - New York Sketch Book

Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra Featuring Lew Tabackin

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 LibertyTrinitas (J) WPCL-10079
2.The Village-
3.Unrequited Love-
4.Hiroko's Delight-
5.Chasing After Love-
6.Hope-
* Trinitas (J) WPCL-10079; Wounded Bird Records WOU 1079   Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra Featuring Lew Tabackin - Last Live In Blue Note Tokyo

2004

Toshiko Akiyoshi Solo

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano.
Studio F, Tajimi, Gifu, Japan, April 24, 2004
Long Yellow RoadStudio Songs (J) YZSO-10001
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-
* Studio Songs (J) YZSO-10001   Toshiko Akiyoshi Solo Live 2004 - Live At "Studio F"

2005

Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio

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 MilanoNinety-One (J) CRCJ-9160
2.Memory-
3.Hiroshima Bushi-
4.Endless Journey-
5.After Mr. Teng-
6.Sweet Lorraine-
7.Sumie-
8.Drum Conference 3rd Movement-
9.Hope-
* Ninety-One (J) CRCJ-9160   Toshiko Akiyoshi - Hope

2006

Toshiko Akiyoshi Quartet

Lew Tabackin, tenor sax, flute; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; George Mraz, bass; Lewis Nash, drums.
"Asahi Hall", Yurakucho, Tokyo, Japan, March 6, 2006
Long Yellow RoadT-TOC Records (J) TTOC-0006
Kogun-
Farewell--To Mingus-
The Village / Lady Liberty-
Trinkle Tincle-
Sumie-
Chasing After Love-
* T-TOC Records (J) TTOC-0006   Toshiko Akiyoshi - 50th Anniversary Concert In Japan

Toshiko Akiyoshi And Monday Michiru

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Monday Michiru, vocals; Shuntaro Tanikawa, lyricist; Toshiko Akiyoshi, composer.
October, 2006
HopeNinety-One (J) CRCP-10157
Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Monday Michiru, vocals; Toshiko Akiyoshi, composer; Monday Michiru, translator.
Hope (English Ver.)-
Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Toshiko Akiyoshi, composer.
Hope (Piano Ver.)-
* Ninety-One (J) CRCP-10157   Toshiko Akiyoshi, Monday Michiru - Hope

2007

Toshiko Akiyoshi And SWR Big Band

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

2008

Toshiko Akiyoshi And Lew Tabackin

Lew Tabackin, tenor sax, flute; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano.
released June 18, 2008
Take The "A" TrainT-TOC Records (J) TTOC-0014
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-
* T-TOC Records (J) TTOC-0014   Toshiko And Lew - Vintage - Duke Ellington Songbook

2010 (age 81)

Toshiko Akiyoshi With Reiko Honshoh

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; with Reiko Honshoh, piano.
Tokyo, Japan, May 30 & 31, 2010;
NYC, June 27, 2010
Turkisher Marsch--Toshiko's MarchStudio Songs (J) YZSO-10012
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-
* Studio Songs (J) YZSO-10012   Toshiko Akiyoshi With Reiko Honshoh - Classic Encounters

Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra Featuring Lew Tabackin

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 RoadAfter Beat (J) PCCY-30181
I Know Who Loves You-
My Teacher, Mr. Yang-
Kangding Qingge (Chinese Ballad)-
Drum Conference-
Hope (Epilogue Of Hiroshima)-
* After Beat (J) PCCY-30181   Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra Featuring Lew Tabackin - In Shanghai

2015

Monday Michiru And Toshiko Akiyoshi

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Paul Gill, bass; Mark Taylor, drums; Monday Michiru, vocals, flute.
NYC, January 6 & 7, 2015
Long Yellow RoadVictor Entertainment (J) VICJ-61740
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-
* Victor Entertainment (J) VICJ-61740   Monday Michiru And Toshiko Akiyoshi - Jazz Conversations

Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio

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