Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 The Blues
5:46
2 Tales
5:46
3 Eric
6:16
4 True Geminis
5:36
5 Rush Over
5:20
6 Running Through My Dreams (Interlude)
1:28
7 Ethiopia
5:15
8 Strange Fruit
2:14
9 Visions
6:25
10 Brazilian Rhyme
5:01
11 Forevermore
5:08
12 Infatuation
5:08
13 Tales (Reprise)
2:34
14 Come Together
5:30

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set):
Charles "Poogie" Bell (tracks 1–3, 5, 7, 9–11, 14)
Lenny White (track 3)
bass guitar and synthesizer:
Marcus Miller (jazz musician) (track 2)
bass guitar and keyboard:
Marcus Miller (jazz musician) (tracks 10–12)
bass guitar and piano:
Marcus Miller (jazz musician) (track 1)
bass guitar, flute and keyboard:
Marcus Miller (jazz musician) (track 6)
bass guitar, guitar and synthesizer:
Marcus Miller (jazz musician) (track 14)
bass guitar, guitar, organ, piano and synthesizer:
Marcus Miller (jazz musician) (track 3)
trumpet:
Michael "Patches" Stewart (jazz trumpeter) (tracks 1–2, 4, 7, 9–11, 14)
organ:
Bernard Wright (track 3)
organ and synthesizer:
Bernard Wright (track 1)
Clavinet:
Bernard Wright (track 2)
guitar:
Dean Brown (guitar) (track 14)
Hiram Bullock (track 3)
electric piano:
Bernard Wright (track 12)
alto saxophone:
Kenny Garrett (tracks 1–4, 7, 9–10, 12, 14)
bass clarinet and synthesizer:
Marcus Miller (jazz musician) (track 8)
bass clarinet, bass guitar and synthesizer:
Marcus Miller (jazz musician) (track 7)
bass clarinet, bass guitar and keyboard:
Marcus Miller (jazz musician) (tracks 5, 9)
bass clarinet, bass guitar, guitar and keyboard:
Marcus Miller (jazz musician) (track 4)
marimba and synthesizer:
Bernard Wright (track 7)
bass synthesizer:
Bernard Wright (track 14)
bass synthesizer and synthesizer:
Bernard Wright (track 10)
tenor saxophone:
Joshua Redman (track 4)
sampler:
Bashiri Johnson (track 7)
composer:
Lewis Allan (track 8)
guest vocals:
lyricist:
Lewis Allan (track 8)
mixer:
Ray Bardani (tracks 3–4, 6–7, 11)
performer:
Joe Sample (track 13)
vocals:
Marcus Miller (jazz musician) (track 11)
Lalah Hathaway (tracks 10, 12)
writer:
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 14)
Paul McCartney (track 14)
Marcus Miller (jazz musician) (track 1)
publisher:
Basart Editions (track 8)
Edward B. Marks Music Co. (founded originally as J. Stern & Co. in 1894, renamed in 1919) (track 8)
Maclen Music, Inc. (track 14)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 14)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 14)
cover recording of:
Strange Fruit (track 8)
instrumental cover recording of:
Come Together (track 14)
later translated versions:
Kummts hoid umme (track 14)
recording of:
The Blues (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
version of:
Bitter Fruit (track 8)

Release Group

included in:Original Album Classics by Marcus Miller
Wikidata:Q3514472 [info]
Wikipedia:en: Tales (album) [info]