The Toshiko Trio

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The Toshiko Trio
Studio album by Toshiko Akiyoshi
Recorded New York City, 1956
Genre Jazz
Length 34:15
Label Storyville
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The Toshiko Trio (aka George Wein Presents Toshiko) is a jazz record album recorded in 1956 in New York City and released on the Storyville record label. It is the second studio recording of pianist Toshiko Akiyoshi - not to be confused with her 1983 Toshiba East World album, Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio.

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Toshiko Akiyoshi except as noted:

LP side A

  1. "Between Me and Myself" – 5:15
  2. "It Could Happen to You" (Burke, Van Heusen) – 3:55
  3. "Kyōshū" ("Nostalgia") – 3:39
  4. "Homework" – 3:38

LP side B

  1. "Manhattan Address" – 2:43
  2. "Sunday Afternoon" – 4:15
  3. "Blues for Toshiko" – 5:10
  4. "Soshū No Yoru" (traditional) – 1:35
  5. "Softly, As in a Morning Sunrise" (Hammerstein, Romberg) – 4:05


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