Strive for Jive

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Strive For Jive
Video by Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra
Released 1993
Recorded 1985, Chicago
Genre Jazz
Length 48:00
Label V.I.E.W. Video
Director Arnold Rosenthal
Producer Yale Wexler
Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra video chronology
My Elegy
Strive For Jive
In Shanghai
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic link 3.5/5 stars

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.

Track listing[edit]

All songs composed and orchestrated by Toshiko Akiyoshi:

  1. "Yellow Is Mellow"
  2. "Strive For Jive"
  3. "Quadrille, Anyone?"
  4. "Autumn Sea"
  5. "Warning: Success May Be Hazardous To Your Health"
  6. "Strive For Jive" (Reprise)



  • V.I.E.W. Video 1336 (cover / credits)
  • Yanow, Scott. Allmusic (link) Accessed 30 July 2007.

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