A Tribute to Miles

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A Tribute to Miles
Studio album by Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Tony Williams, Ron Carter and Wallace Roney
Released March 22, 1994
Recorded September 19, 1992 (#1, 7)
Berkeley Community Theatre
1994 (#2-6)
Signet/Soundworks, Los Angeles
Genre Jazz
Length 59:57
Label Qwest Records, Reprise Records
Producer Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Tony Williams, Ron Carter
Herbie Hancock chronology
Perfect Machine
(1988)
A Tribute to Miles
(1994)
Dis Is Da Drum
(1994)

A Tribute to Miles is a tribute album by Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Tony Williams, Ron Carter and Wallace Roney to pay homage to the their recently departed mentor, Miles Davis, who died in September 1991. Playing the part of Davis was young trumpet player Wallace Roney. Two of the songs were recorded live, during their national tour honoring their fallen mentor.

This album won all five men a Grammy award for Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Individual Or Group. This marked Hancock's third overall Grammy award.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "So What" (Live) (Miles Davis) - 10:19
  2. "RJ" (Carter) - 4:04
  3. "Little One" (Hancock) - 7:20
  4. "Pinocchio" (Shorter) - 5:45
  5. "Elegy" (Williams) - 8:43
  6. "Eighty One" (Davis, Carter) - 7:29
  7. "All Blues" (Live) (Davis) - 15:17

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