Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool

Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool (2019)

You don't know Miles

  • Genre: Documentary, Music
  • Release Date: 2019-08-23
  • User Rating: 7.2/10 from 75 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 56min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Firelight Media Inc.
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Stanley Nelson
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A visionary, innovator, and originator who defied categorization and embodied the word cool—a foray into the life and career of musical and cultural icon Miles Davis.

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  • Carl Lumbly

    as Miles Davis (voice)
  • Miles Davis

    as Self (archive footage)
  • Quincy Jones

    as Self
  • Flea

    as Self
  • Juliette Gréco

    as Self
  • Herbie Hancock

    as Self
  • Lee Konitz

    as Self
  • Carlos Santana

    as Self
  • Wayne Shorter

    as Self
  • Ron Carter

    as Self
  • Jimmy Cobb

    as Self
  • Betty Davis

    as Self
  • Frances Davis

    as Self
  • Cicely Tyson

    as Self
  • Prince

    as Self (archive footage)
  • Tammy L. Kernodle

    as Self
Camera Henry Adebonojo Director of Photography
Directing Stanley Nelson Director
Production Stanley Nelson Producer
Production Geoff Kempin Executive Producer
Production Terry Shand Executive Producer
Camera Mead Hunt Director of Photography
Production Melissa Morton Hicks Production Manager
Camera Jerry Henry Director of Photography
Production Michael Kantor Executive Producer
Editing Lewis Erskine Editor
Camera Herve Cohen Director of Photography
Production Junko Tsunashima Supervising Producer
Camera Antonio Rossi Director of Photography
Production Nicole London Producer
Camera Clare Major Director of Photography
Production Lauren Wimbush Associate Producer
Editing Natasha Mottola Associate Editor
Editing Yusuf Kapadia Assistant Editor
Production Babatunde Salaam Production Assistant
Production Jarobi Moorhead Production Assistant
Production Peter Worsely Supervising Producer
Camera Eric Coleman Director of Photography
Camera Marc Gerke Director of Photography