Super Hits (Miles Davis album)

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Super Hits
Original cover
Greatest hits album by Miles Davis
Released April 17, 2001
Recorded 1956–1985
Genre Jazz
Length 48:43
Language Instrumental
Label Sony/Legacy
Producer Teo Macero and Irving Townsend, Teo Macero, Miles Davis and Robert Irving III, Teo Macero and Cal Lampley, Irving Townsend, Gil Evans and Miles Davis, and Miles Davis and Robert Irving III
Compiler Bob Belden
Miles Davis compilations chronology
The Columbia Years
(1990)
Super Hits
(2001)
The Essential Miles Davis
(2001)
Re-release cover
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Super Hits is a greatest hits album from Miles Davis. Released in 2001, it reached #22 on Billboard's Jazz Albums chart.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "So What" (Davis) – 9:22 (from Kind of Blue)
  2. "Someday My Prince Will Come" (Frank Churchill and Larry Morey) – 9:02 (from Someday My Prince Will Come)
  3. "Time After Time" (Cyndi Lauper and Rob Hyman) – 3:39 (from You're Under Arrest)
  4. "Summertime" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, and DuBose Heyward) – 3:17 (from Porgy and Bess)
  5. "Eighty-One" (Ron Carter and Davis) – 6:21 (from E.S.P.)
  6. "Bye Bye Blackbird" (Ray Henderson) – 7:54 (from 'Round About Midnight)
  7. "New Rhumba" (Ahmad Jamal) – 4:37 (from Miles Ahead)
  8. "Human Nature" (Steve Porcaro and John Bettis) – 4:31 (from You're Under Arrest)

Personnel[edit]

"So What"
"Someday My Prince Will Come"
  • Paul Chambers – double bass
  • Jimmy Cobb – drum kit
  • John Coltrane – tenor saxophone
  • Miles Davis – trumpet, band leader
  • Wynton Kelly – piano
  • Hank Mobley – tenor saxophone
"Time After Time"
"Summertime"
"Eighty-One"
"Bye Bye Blackbird"
  • Paul Chambers – bass
  • John Coltrane – tenor saxophone
  • Miles Davis – trumpet
  • Red Garland – piano
  • Philly Joe Jones – drum kit
"New Rhumba"
"Human Nature"
  • Bob Berg – soprano sax
  • Miles Davis – trumpet
  • Al Foster – drums
  • Robert Irving III – synthesizer
  • Darryl Jones – bass
  • John McLaughlin – guitar
  • John Scofield – guitar

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalog
United States April 17, 2001 Sony Compact Disc 85186
Sony Cassette tape 85186
Sbme Special MKTS. CD 705375
United States 2007 Sony BMG CD 705375

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nastos, Michael G. (2011). "Super Hits - Miles Davis | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Super Hits - Miles Davis". Billboard. Retrieved 2010-10-19. 

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