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Miles Davis – Birth of the Cool
MPAA film rating:

United States
2019
115
minutes
English
spoken
No
subtitles

Miles Davis: Horn player, bandleader, innovator. Miles was a singular force of nature, the very embodiment of cool. The central theme of Miles Davis’ life, and of this film is Davis’ restless determination to break boundaries and live life on his own terms. Featuring interviews with some of the most well-known musicians on the planet, including Jimmy Cobb, Lee Konitz, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Ron Carter, Carlos Santana, The Roots, and Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the film explores why Miles continues to be a relevant voice in today’s world. Directed by Stanley Nelson.