Private Collection (Miki Howard album)

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Private Collection
Miki Howard Private Collection album cover.jpg
Studio album by Miki Howard
Released June 3, 2008
Recorded 2007
Genre R&B, jazz, soul
Length 36:24
Label Branicka Records
Producer Chuckii Booker
Brandon McCune
Miki Howard
Miki Howard chronology
Pillow Talk
(2006)
Private Collection
(2008)
I Choose to Be Happy
(2015)

Private Collection is the ninth studio album by American R&B/Jazz artist Miki Howard, released in June 2008 under her self-owned independent label and distributed by Araca Entertainment.[1]

The first five tracks are a blend of R&B/soul songs co-produced by Howard and producer/singer Chuckii Booker. Howard collaborated with pianist, composer and producer Brandon McCune to produce five of her favorite classic standards.[2]

Howard delivers her own interpretations with renditions of the jazz standard tracks, "Skylark", "Guess Who?" and "Days of Wine and Roses".[3]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Crazee" Miki Howard, Chuckii Booker Chuckii Booker, Miki Howard 4:04
2. "Favorite Time of the Year" Howard, Booker Booker, Howard 4:16
3. "Beer for Breakfast" Howard, Booker Booker, Howard 3:57
4. "She" (featuring Chuckii Booker) Howard, Booker Booker, Howard 3:54
5. "You Made Me Love You" Howard, Booker Booker, Howard 5:08
6. "Skylark" Johnny Mercer, Hoagy Carmichael Brandon McCune, Miki Howard 2:43
7. "Secret Love" Paul Francis Webster, Sammy Fain McCune, Howard 4:02
8. "Days of Wine and Roses" Henry Mancini, J. Mercer McCune, Howard 3:44
9. "Guess Who?" Murray Grand, Elisse Boyd McCune, Howard 2:16
10. "Counting My Blessings" Irving Berlin McCune, Howard 2:28

Notes[edit]

  • "Guess Who?" and "Count My Blessings" renamed for this album, originally title as "Guess Who I Say Today" and "Count Your Blessings (Instead of Sheep)".

Charts[edit]

Weekly Charts[edit]

Chart (2008) Peak
position
US Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Albums[4] 60

Singles[edit]

  • "Favorite Time of the Year (2009)

Personnel[edit]

  • Miki Howard – Vocals, Composer
  • Chuckii Booker – Keyboards, Background Vocals, Composer
  • Brandon McCune – Piano
  • Trevor Allen – Bass
  • Producer – Chuckii Booker, Brandon McCune, Miki Howard

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