Miles Davis’ ‘Star People’

Miles Davis’ ‘Star People’ is a studio album recorded on August 11, 1982 & February 3, 1983 with John Scofield and Mike Stern among others and released the same year In 1983 by Columbia.

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Track Listing : 1.Come Get It (Miles Davis) – 11:01 . 2.It Gets Better (Miles Davis) – 10:07 . 3.Speak (Miles Davis) – 08:28 . 4.Star People (Miles Davis) – 18:46 . 5.U’N’I (Miles Davis) – 05:55 . 6.Star On Cicely (Miles Davis) – 04:26

Musicians : Miles Davis – Trumpet, Keyboards, Concept . John Scofield – Electric Guitar . Mike Stern – Electric Guitar . Bill Evans – Tenor & Soprano Saxophone . Tom Barney – Electric Bass . Mino Cinelu – Percussion . Al Foster – Drums . Marcus Miller – Electric Bass . Gil Evans – Arranger

Production : Produced By Teo Macero, Bob Belden . Joe Gastwirt – Mastering . Ron Lorman – Engineer . Bill Messina – Engineer . Jay Messina – Engineer . Don Puluse – Engineer . Ken Robertson – Engineer . Lou Schlossberg – Engineer . Harold Tarowski – Engineer

Package : John Berg – Art Direction . Leonard Feather – Liner Notes . Janet Perr – Cover Design

Recorded On August 11, 1982 – February 3, 1983.

Released In 1983 By Columbia.

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the last miles
Considered by some to represent the high water mark of Miles’s comeback years, Star People also represents the last time Miles would work with long-time musical associates Teo Macero and Gil Evans. […]

Robert Christgau
It’s said that Miles has soloed better recentlyand that the music relies on blues clichés. But like Agharta, this is the band’s record, although unlike Agharta it works because Miles reins the band in […]

allmusic
On this 1983 release, Miles Davis rediscovers the blues. He really stretches out on “Star People,” making dramatic use of silence and placing each note carefully. […]

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