Strive for Jive

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Strive For Jive
StriveForJive TAJO.jpg
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 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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