Traveling Miles

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Barnes & Noble - William Pearl
On the face of things, TRAVELING MILES promises a trip down roads already trod by that oft-honored hero, Miles Davis. And here, Cassandra Wilson does tackle the iconic trumpeter's legacy, with new takes on and, in some cases, original lyrics to songs he made famous, such as "Someday My Prince Will Come," "Miles Runs the VooDoo Down," and "Tutu." But the music is more a continuation of Wilson's fascinating personal path, one filled with plaintive melodies, deep grooves, twangy guitars, some carefully tailored original songs, and her familiar, rich, smoky voice. More than a tribute to the past, this is a celebration of potency and ...
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Barnes & Noble - William Pearl
On the face of things, TRAVELING MILES promises a trip down roads already trod by that oft-honored hero, Miles Davis. And here, Cassandra Wilson does tackle the iconic trumpeter's legacy, with new takes on and, in some cases, original lyrics to songs he made famous, such as "Someday My Prince Will Come," "Miles Runs the VooDoo Down," and "Tutu." But the music is more a continuation of Wilson's fascinating personal path, one filled with plaintive melodies, deep grooves, twangy guitars, some carefully tailored original songs, and her familiar, rich, smoky voice. More than a tribute to the past, this is a celebration of potency and passion in the here and now.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/23/1999
  • Label: Blue Note Records
  • UPC: 724385412325
  • Catalog Number: 54123
  • Sales rank: 58,656

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Cassandra Wilson Primary Artist, Acoustic Guitar, Vocals
Steve Coleman Alto Saxophone
Vincent Henry Harmonica
Dave Holland Acoustic Bass
Pat Metheny Classical Guitar
Lonnie Plaxico Bass, Acoustic Bass
Olu Dara Cornet
Regina Carter Violin
Mino Cinelu Percussion
Jeff Haynes Percussion
Angélique Kidjo Vocals, Track Performer
Marvin Sewell Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Electric Guitar, Classical Guitar
Kevin Breit Acoustic Guitar, Bouzouki, Guitar, Mandolin, Electric Guitar, Mandocello, Guitar (Resonator)
Cecilia Smith Marimbas
Perry Wilson Drums
Stefon Harris Vibes
Eric Lewis Piano
Marcus Baylor Percussion, Drums, Snare Drums
Technical Credits
Cyndi Lauper Composer
Miles Davis Composer
Bill Evans Composer
Victor Feldman Composer
Lonnie Plaxico Arranger
Wayne Shorter Composer
Cassandra Wilson Arranger, Composer, Producer
Ray Bardani Engineer
Greg Calbi Mastering
Rob Hyman Composer
Rodney Kendrick Contributor
Danny Kopelson Engineer
Marcus Miller Composer
Marvin Sewell Arranger, Composer
Cam Wilson Composer
Kevin Breit Arranger
Frank Churchill Composer
Larry Morey Composer
Lisa Bowman Cover Collage
Gordon H. Jee Artwork
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Absolutely Kills!!!

    This disc absolutely kills!! I could listen to

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