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The Miles Davis Story

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This documentary on the life and career of the legendary jazz artist Miles Davis comes to DVD with a standard full-frame transfer. The English soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital Stereo. There are neither subtitles nor closed-captions on this release. Supplemental materials include a text biography of the man, and profiles of many of his albums. Although short on extras, the program contains so much information and so many performances that this disc is worthwhile for any ...
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Overview

This documentary on the life and career of the legendary jazz artist Miles Davis comes to DVD with a standard full-frame transfer. The English soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital Stereo. There are neither subtitles nor closed-captions on this release. Supplemental materials include a text biography of the man, and profiles of many of his albums. Although short on extras, the program contains so much information and so many performances that this disc is worthwhile for any Davis fan, or jazz enthusiast.
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Special Features

Interactive menus; Biography; Album profiles; Chapter selections
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/26/2002
  • UPC: 074645404097
  • Original Release: 2001
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  • Source: Sony
  • Region Code: 134
  • Time: 2:05:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 34,634

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Mike Dibb Voice Only
Miles Davis
Technical Credits
Mike Dibb Director, Producer
Shelagh Brady Editor
Alistair Cameron Cinematographer
Ian Carr Consultant/advisor
Heather Goodman Associate Producer
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. The Legend of Miles Davis
2. St. Louis Roots
3. Miles' First Girlfriend
4. His First Trumpet
5. Meeting Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie
6. On to New York City
7. A Visit to France
8. Addicted to Heroin
9. Birth of the Cool
10. Meeting Producer Bob Weinstock
11. Miles in Prison
12. Signing With Columbia Records
13. Working With Gil Evans
14. A New Trumpet Sound
15. Jimmy Cobb Remembers
16. Working With Louis Malle
17. A French Girlfriend
18. Meeting His First Wife
19. Playing With Shirley Horn
20. Kind of Blue
21. Assaulted by Police
22. Sketches of Spain
23. Working With Teo Macero
24. Miles at Home
25. Collaborating With John Coltrane
26. A New Quintet
27. Playing With Pain
28. Family Problems
29. Playing With Young Turks
30. Befriending Joe Zawinul
31. Discovering Jimi Hendrix
32. Bitches Brew
33. A Rock 'n' Roll Phase
34. Keith Jarrett Joins the Band
35. Tribute to Jack Johnson
36. Turbulent Times
37. The Saxophone as Foil
38. Creative Burnout
39. Enter Cicely Tyson
40. A New Saxophone Player
41. The Comeback
42. A New Art Form
43. Playing With the New Gerneration
44. A Pop Icon
45. Miles the Father
46. Artists United Against Apartheid
47. He Still Wants to be Hip
48. A Reunion
49. The Legacy of Miles Davis
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Play Film
   Chapters
   Biography
   Albumh Profiles
      Miles & 'Trane- Kind of Blue Period (1955-1961)
      Miles & Gil- Sketches of Spain Period (1957-1968)
      The Second Great Quintet Period (1965-1968)
      The Electric Period- Rock, Fusion, Funk (1968-1972)
      The Man With a Horn & Beyond- The Later Works
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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    A must see!

    If you don;t know much about miles, you'll come away with more insite about miles. A must have in any video libary. Covers the most important factors in his life!

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