Personnel: Mark Murphy (vocals); Jimmy Ponder, Melvin Sparks, Randy Johnston (guitar); Marlene Rice, Regina Carter (violin); Ron Lawrence (viola); Akua Dixon (cello); Allan Praskin (saxophone); Arthur Blythe (alto saxophone); Bootsie Barnes, Houston Person (tenor saxophone); Eddie Allen, Joey DeFrancesco, Russell Gunn (trumpet); Bob Stewart (tuba); Eric Reed, Peter Mihelich, John Hicks, Stan Hope (piano); Orrin Evans (keyboards); Chip White, Vito Lesczak, Montez Coleman, Byron Landham, Cecil Brooks III (drums); Kevin "KAcey" Jones, Kahlil Kwame Bell (percussion).
Liner Note Author: David Jaye.
Kind of Blue Revisited: The Miles Davis Songbook is a compilation of various Highnote label artists performing songs from trumpeter Miles Davis' classic 1959 album Kind of Blue. Included are such iconic compositions as "All Blues," "Freddie the Freeloader," and "Flamenco Sketches" redone by artists such as saxophonist Houston Person, vocalist Mark Murphy, and trumpeter Russell Gunn, to name a few. ~ Matt Collar