Columbia Records / Legacy Recordings Set to Release
Miles Davis – Music From and Inspired by
"Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool," a Film by Stanley Nelson
Career-Spanning Miles Davis Collection
Includes New Track, "Hail To The Real Chief"
(featuring unreleased Miles Performances joined by an all-star cast)
Miles Davis – Music From and Inspired by "Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool," a Film by Stanley Nelson will be released on Friday, February 21, right in front of the film’s U.S. broadcast premiere on “American Masters.” The award-winning biography series will present the U.S. broadcast premiere of "Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool" on Tuesday, February 25 at 9PM (EST) on PBS channels nationwide. The film was recently nominated for a Grammy in the “Best Music Film” category and the soundtrack is the definitive audio companion to this critically-acclaimed new documentary.
Debuting on this album is a brand new track, "Hail To The Real Chief." The new song features unreleased Miles Davis studio trumpet performances combined with music written by Lenny White, produced by White and Vince Wilburn, Jr and features an all-star collection of Miles band alumni combined with young artists influenced by Davis including White, Wilburn, Marcus Miller, Emilio Modeste, Jeremy Pelt, Antoine Roney, John Scofield, Bernard Wright, and Quinton Zoto.
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