Become a member and get exclusive access to articles, live sessions and more!
Start Your Free Trial

Miles Davis Documentary Trailer Released (VIDEO)

Birth of the Cool will open in New York and L.A. theaters in late August, with September openings elsewhere

Official poster for Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool
Official poster for Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool

Ever since Stanley Nelson’s documentary Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January, Miles fans have been waiting to hear about a general release date for the film. Now the word is finally out; the distribution company Abramorama, in association with Eagle Rock Entertainment, has announced that the Miles doc will start its theatrical run at the Film Forum in New York on Friday, August 23, followed by the Landmark in Los Angeles on Friday, August 30, and in additional markets beginning in September. The first official trailer for the film has also been released—see below.


Start Your Free Trial to Continue Reading

Become a JazzTimes member to explore our complete archive of interviews, profiles, columns, and reviews written by music's best journalists and critics.