Miles Davis: Birth Of The Cool (2019)

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Musicians, scholars, family and friends reflect on the life of jazzer Miles Davis to reveal the man behind the legend. Full access to Davis' estate provides rare footage and photos, outtakes from recording sessions and new interviews.


Cast and Crew:


Stanley Nelson




Carl Lumbly, Miles Davis, Reginald Petty, Quincy Troupe, Farah Griffin, Lee Annie Bonner, Ashley Kahn, Benjamin Cawthra, Billy Eckstine, Walter Cronkite, Jimmy Heath, Jimmy Cobb, Dan Morgenstern, Charlie Parker, Greg Tate, Gerald Early, Quincy Jones, Wayne Shorter, Tammy L. Kernodle, Juliette Gréco, Vincent Bessières, George Wein, Eugene Redmond, Thelonious Monk, Carlos Santana, Herbie Hancock, Marcus Miller, Cortez McCoy, Sandra McCoy, Jack Chambers, Frances Taylor, Johnny Mathis, René Urtreger, Joshua Redman, John Coltrane, James Mtume, Lenny White, Vince Wilburn Jr., Archie Shepp, Stanley Crouch, Gil Evans, Cheryl Davis, Ron Carter, Tony Williams, Sly and the Family Stone, Clive Davis, Betty Davis, Marguerite Cantú, Mark Rothbaum, Erin Davis, Mike Stern, Cicely Tyson, Mikel Elam, Jo Gelbard, Prince, Wallace Roney


Adam Barker, Vincent Bessières, Cheryl Davis, Erin Davis, Ashley Kahn, Michael Kantor, Geoff Kempin, Nicole London, Maya Lussier-Séguin, Blair McCoy, Cortez McCoy, Stanley Nelson, Andrea Ortega-Williams, Darryl Porter, Terry Shand, Marcia Smith, Vince Wilburn, Lauren Wimbush, Peter Worsley, Jan Younghusband

Release Info:

Release Date: February 25, 2020 (USA) | Length: 114 min | Genre: Biography, History, Music | Certificate: Not Rated | Note(s): Premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on January 27, 2019. Carl Lumbly is the voice of Miles Davis and doesn't actually appear in the documentary.


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