Star People

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Star People
Studio album by Miles Davis
Released 1983
Recorded August 11, 1982 – February 3, 1983
Genre Jazz fusion
Length 58:54 (CD) (LP)
Label Columbia
Producer Teo Macero, Bob Belden
Miles Davis chronology
We Want Miles
(1982)
Star People
(1983)
Decoy
(1984)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau A−[2]

Star People is a 1983 album recorded by Miles Davis and issued by Columbia Records. To date, Columbia has not issued Star People on CD in North America, although it is available there as part of the box set Miles Davis: The Complete Columbia Album Collection; CBS/Sony have issued the album on CD in Japan.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Miles Davis

  1. "Come Get It" – 11:01
  2. "It Gets Better" – 10:07
  3. "Speak" – 8:28
  4. "Star People" – 18:46
  5. "U'N'I" – 5:55
  6. "Star On Cicely" – 4:26

Track 1: Recorded August 28, 1982 live at Jones Beach Theatre, New York. Track 2: Recorded January 5, 1983 at Record Plant Studio, New York. Track 3: Recorded February 3, 1983 live at Cullen Auditorium, University of Houston, Houston. Tracks 4 & 5: Recorded September 1, 1982 at Columbia Studio B, New York. Track 6: Recorded August 11, 1982 at Columbia Studio B, New York.

Personnel[edit]

Miles Davis – trumpet, keyboards, concept

Leonard Feather- liner notes

Executive producer: Dr George Butler

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yanow, Scott (2011). "Star People – Miles Davis | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "CG: Miles Davis". Robert Christgau. Retrieved 2012-05-27.