American Masters

Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool

02/25/2020 | 1h 53m 35s | Video has closed captioning.

Discover the man behind the legend. With full access to the Miles Davis Estate, the film features never-before-seen footage, including studio outtakes from his recording sessions, rare photos and new interviews.

Aired: 02/25/20

Expires: 10/30/21

Rating: TV-14

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