A Tribute to Miles

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
This Miles Davis tribute album brings back four-fifths of his second classic quintet with Wallace Roney the logical choice to fill in for the late trumpeter. Roney comes across as a sideman and is not as forceful here as one would have hoped. Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter and Tony Williams had all grown with time and this reunion has Hancock and Williams taking on more prominent leadership roles than in the earlier days. With the exception of the drummer's "Elegy," all of the music "So What," "RJ," "Little One," "Pinocchio," "Eighty One" and "All Blues" was regularly performed by the quintet back in the '60s. In general this reunion is a success even if it ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
This Miles Davis tribute album brings back four-fifths of his second classic quintet with Wallace Roney the logical choice to fill in for the late trumpeter. Roney comes across as a sideman and is not as forceful here as one would have hoped. Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter and Tony Williams had all grown with time and this reunion has Hancock and Williams taking on more prominent leadership roles than in the earlier days. With the exception of the drummer's "Elegy," all of the music "So What," "RJ," "Little One," "Pinocchio," "Eighty One" and "All Blues" was regularly performed by the quintet back in the '60s. In general this reunion is a success even if it contains no new revelations. It is particularly nice to hear Wayne Shorter in this setting again.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/22/1994
  • Label: Qwest / Wea
  • UPC: 093624505921
  • Catalog Number: 45059

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 So What - Wallace Roney (10:20)
  2. 2 RJ - Wallace Roney (4:06)
  3. 3 Little One - Wallace Roney (7:20)
  4. 4 Pinocchio - Wallace Roney (5:44)
  5. 5 Elegy - Wallace Roney (8:42)
  6. 6 Eighty One - Wallace Roney (7:31)
  7. 7 All Blues - Wallace Roney (15:14)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Ron Carter Bass, Track Performer
Herbie Hancock Piano, Track Performer
Wayne Shorter Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Track Performer
Tony Williams Drums, Track Performer
Wallace Roney Trumpet, Track Performer
Technical Credits
Ron Carter Composer, Producer
Miles Davis Composer
Herbie Hancock Producer
Wayne Shorter Producer
Tony Williams Composer, Producer, Liner Notes
Wallace Roney Producer
Bernie Grundman Mastering
Bob Skye Engineer
Tamoo Suzuki Engineer
Manny Lacarrubba Engineer
Dirk Walter Illustrations
Tony Meilandt Executive Producer
Maxine Van-Cliffe Arakawa Art Direction
James Heffernan Executive Producer
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