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John Josephus Hicks, Jr. (December 21, 1941, Atlanta, Georgia – May 10, 2006) was an American jazz pianist and composer, active in the New York and the international jazz scene from the mid-1960s.

 Hicks studied music at Lincoln University in Missouri and Berklee School of Music in Boston before moving to New York in 1963.He was a member of Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers (1964-1965) and occasionally in the 1970s, worked with Betty Carter (1966-1968, 1975-1980), and was in one of Woody Herman's groups (1968-1970). From the early 1980s until his death he performed solo and led his own groups including The Keystone Trio. Hicks played and recorded with jazz artists such as David Murray, Joe Lovano, David "Fathead" Newman, George Mraz, Arthur Blythe, Kenny Barron and many others. The pianist recorded the seventh instalment of the "Live at Maybeck Recital Hall" series of solo concerts, which were recorded for Concord Records.

  • Hell's Bells (1978) - Strata-East Records, with Clint Houston, Cliff Barbaro
  • After the Morning (1979) with [[Walter Booker]Bass], [Clifford Barbaro - Drums] West 54 Records
  • Some Other Time (1981)
  • John Hicks (1984)
  • Luminous (1988)
  • Two of a Kind (1989)
  • Live at Maybeck Recital Hall, Vol. 7 (1991)
  • In Concert (1993)
  • Beyond Expectations (1994)
  • Piece for My Peace (1996)
  • After the Morning (1997)
  • Something to Live For: A Billy Strayhorn Songbook (1998)
  • Hicks Time: Solo Piano (1999)
  • Nightwind: An Erroll Garner Songbook (1999)
  • Impressions of Mary Lou (2000)
  • Music in the Key of Clark: Remembering Sonny Clark (2002)
  • Fatha's Day: An Earl Hines Songbook (2003)
  • Sweet Love of Mine (2006)
  • On the Wings of an Eagle (2007)
  • I Remember You"' (2009)
  • Passion Flower (2009)
Note :
Tracklist :
Naima's Love Song
Peanut Butter
Hicks' Time
April Eyes
Redd's Blues
Reminds Me
Jest a Little
Two Heartbeats
Heart to Heart
After the Morning
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