Miles Ahead: The Music of Miles Davis


60m 1986

Brief Synopsis

A portrait of legendary jazz trumpeter, bandleader and composer Miles Davis, who defined the sound of contemporary jazz. The program profiles his life and career, and features Davis in performance at the Saenger Theater in New Orleans as part of the 1986 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, and i

Film Details

Also Known As
Great Performances (10/17/86), Music of Miles Davis, The
Release Date
1986

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

Synopsis

A portrait of legendary jazz trumpeter, bandleader and composer Miles Davis, who defined the sound of contemporary jazz. The program profiles his life and career, and features Davis in performance at the Saenger Theater in New Orleans as part of the 1986 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, and interviews with friends and co-musicians.

Film Details

Also Known As
Great Performances (10/17/86), Music of Miles Davis, The
Release Date
1986

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

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