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The Toshiko–Mariano Quartet

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Toshiko – Mariano Quartet
Studio album by
RecordedNola Penthouse Sound Studios, New York City, 1960 December 5
Toshiko Akiyoshi chronology
United Notions
The Toshiko – Mariano Quartet
Long Yellow Road
Charlie Mariano chronology
Beauties of 1918
The Toshiko – Mariano Quartet
Live at Birdland
Professional ratings
Review scores
Time Magazine 1961 May 12 linkfavorable
Allmusic link3/5 stars
The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings3.5/4 stars [1]

The jazz album The Toshiko–Mariano Quartet featuring Toshiko Akiyoshi (then Toshiko Mariano) on piano and Charlie Mariano on alto saxophone was recorded in New York in 1960 and released on the Candid label. This Candid recording is not to be confused with the similarly titled Toshiko–Mariano Quartet (1963), a recording of mostly Leonard Bernstein songs from the musical West Side Story, released on the Takt (Nippon Columbia) label.

Track listing

LP side A

  1. "When You Meet Her" (Mariano) – 6:24
  2. "Little T" (Mariano) – 13:14

LP side B

  1. "Toshiko's Elegy" (Akiyoshi, Mariano) – 8:42
  2. "Deep River" (traditional) – 5:35
  3. "Long Yellow Road" (Akiyoshi, Mariano) – 7:11


References / external links


  1. ^ Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008) The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th edition). Penguin. p. 14
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