Kogun is the first album recorded by the Los Angeles-based Toshiko Akiyoshi – Lew Tabackin Big Band. It was released in Japan by Victor in 1974 and received the Swing Journal Silver Disk prize for [More]
Farewell to Mingus is the eighth studio recording released by the Toshiko Akiyoshi – Lew Tabackin Big Band. The album received a 1980 Grammy award nomination for “Best Jazz Instrumental Performance – Big Band.” AllMusic [More]
“Tales of a Courtesan (Oirantan)” is the third recording of the Toshiko Akiyoshi – Lew Tabackin Big Band. It is also sometimes referred to by the title HANA KAI TAN (花魁譚) in rōmaji listings of [More]
“Smoke Gets in Your Eyes” (Jerome Kern). Album:” Toshiko Mariano / Fascinating Jazz ” Recorded :Tokyo, 1963 Personnel: Charlie Mariano – alto saxophone Toshiko Akiyoshi – piano Masanaga Harada – bass Takeshi Inomata – drums [More]