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Why "Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool" is the Definitive Doc of a Jazz Great


Jazz trumpeter and composer Miles Davis has been dead since 1991, but his music continues to inspire artists and audiences across the globe. Given the horn player's legendary status in the world of jazz and beyond, it's a little odd that it's taken this long for a high-caliber documentary to profile the man behind the signature sound, but in many ways, Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool was worth the wait. From his childhood in Illinois and his stint at Juilliard to his search for Charlie Parker in...

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