Traveling Miles

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Traveling Miles
Studio album (Tribute album) by Cassandra Wilson
Released March 23, 1999
Recorded December 1997 at The Hit Factory, NYC;
May & September 1998 at Bearsville Studios, Bearsville, NY
Genre Jazz
Length 62:21
Label Blue Note
Producer Cassandra Wilson
Cassandra Wilson chronology
New Moon Daughter
(1995)
Traveling Miles
(1999)
Belly of the Sun
(2002)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
All About Jazz (favorable)[1]
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[2]
Q 3/5 stars[3]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars[4]

Traveling Miles is the thirteenth overall album by American jazz vocalist Cassandra Wilson. Released on the Blue Note label in 1999, it is a tribute to Miles Davis, taking many of its cues from Davis' catalog of recordings with Columbia Records.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Run the Voodoo Down" (Miles Davis, Cassandra Wilson) – 4:36 *
  2. "Traveling Miles" (Wilson) – 4:52
  3. "Right Here Right Now" (Marvin Sewell, Wilson) – 5:57
  4. "Time After Time" (Rob Hyman, Cyndi Lauper) – 4:08
  5. "When The Sun Goes Down" (Wilson) – 6:05
  6. "Seven Steps" (Victor Feldman, Davis) – 6:44
  7. "Someday My Prince Will Come" (Frank Churchill, Larry Morey) – 3:53
  8. "Never Broken" (Wayne Shorter, Wilson) – 5:13
  9. "Resurrection Blues (Tutu)" (Marcus Miller, Wilson) – 6:11 *
  10. "Sky & Sea (Blue in Green)" (Davis, Wilson) – 5:24 *
  11. "Piper" (Wilson) – 5:03
  12. "Voodoo Reprise" (Davis, Wilson, Angelique Kidjo) – 4:15
Japanese Bonus Track
  1. "Prancing" (Davis, Wilson) – 6:24

* Links for these tracks are to original Miles Davis recordings, from which Wilson's recordings adapt and take inspiration.

Personnel[edit]

Chart positions[edit]

Year Chart Position
1999 Billboard Top Jazz Albums 1
Billboard Heatseekers 5
Billboard The Billboard 200 158

References[edit]

  1. ^ All About Jazz review
  2. ^ Allmusic review
  3. ^ Glasser, Brian. "Review: Cassandra Wilson - Travelling Miles". Q (EMAP Metro Ltd) (July 1999): 125. 
  4. ^ Rolling Stone review