The Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra: Strive for Jive is a live video recording of the Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra featuring Lew Tabackin in a jazz club setting. The video was apparently recorded in the mid 1980s in Chicago and first released on VHS video tape around 1993 and on DVD in 2009.
All songs composed and orchestrated by Toshiko Akiyoshi:
- "Yellow Is Mellow"
- "Strive For Jive"
- "Quadrille, Anyone?"
- "Autumn Sea"
- "Warning: Success May Be Hazardous To Your Health"
- "Strive For Jive" (Reprise)
- Toshiko Akiyoshi – piano
- Lew Tabackin – tenor saxophone, flute, piccolo
- Walt Weiskopf – tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone, clarinet, flute
- Frank Wess – alto saxophone, clarinet, flute
- Jim Snidero – alto saxophone, soprano saxophone, flute
- Ed Xiques – baritone saxophone, soprano saxophone, flute
- Brian Lynch – trumpet
- Joe Mosello – trumpet
- John Eckert – trumpet
- Chris Pasin – trumpet
- Dave Panichi – trombone
- Hart Smith – trombone
- Bruce Otter – trombone
- Matt Finders – bass trombone
- Dennis Irwin – bass
- Jeff Hirschfield – drums
- V.I.E.W. Video 1336 (cover / credits)
- Yanow, Scott. Allmusic (link) Accessed 30 July 2007.