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Endless Miles: A Tribute to Miles Davis
     

Endless Miles: A Tribute to Miles Davis

 
A number of big names in '90s jazz gather to pay tribute to Miles Davis on Endless Miles, with most of the prominently featured musicians owing their primary allegiances to hard bop (although not exclusively). The lineups generally vary from track to track, although pianist Geri Allen, ex-Davis Quintet

Overview

A number of big names in '90s jazz gather to pay tribute to Miles Davis on Endless Miles, with most of the prominently featured musicians owing their primary allegiances to hard bop (although not exclusively). The lineups generally vary from track to track, although pianist Geri Allen, ex-Davis Quintet tenor saxophonist George Coleman, drummer Jimmy Cobb, and trumpeter Randy Brecker seem to be the ringleaders. Only two of the selections are actual Davis compositions ("So What" and "No Blues"), but the other selections -- including "In a Silent Way," "Nefertiti," "Walkin'," and "The Sorcerer" -- are so identified with him that it doesn't really matter. Naturally, nobody plays Davis like Davis himself, but these are credible interpretations, even if they tend to be more on the reverent and conservative side.

Product Details

Release Date:
09/08/1998
Label:
Encoded Music
UPC:
0617701002723
catalogNumber:
10027

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Performance Credits

Geri Allen   Piano
Bob Berg   Tenor Saxophone
George Coleman   Tenor Saxophone
Robert Irving   Synthesizer
Gary Peacock   Bass
Lenny White   Drums
Wallace Roney   Trumpet
Jimmy Cobb   Drums
Don Alias   Conga
Adam Holzman   Synthesizer,Electric Piano
Foley   Electric Bass
Randy Brecker   Trumpet
Mino Cinelu   Percussion,Drums,Djembe
Foster   Drums
David Liebman   Tenor Saxophone
Harold Mabern   Piano
Antoine Roney   Tenor Saxophone
Buster Williams   Bass

Technical Credits

Bob Belden   Producer
Adam Holzman   Arranger
Michael Cuscuna   Producer
David Hewitt   Engineer
Bret Primack   Liner Notes
Phil Ramone   Producer
David Weiss   Contributor
Shanna Busman   Art Direction
Jennifer Collins   Art Direction

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