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‘Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool’

January 10, 2020

Ahead of the broadcast of the Grammy-nominated documentary on PBS’ award-winning American Masters biography series, ‘Music From & Inspired by Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool’, will be released on February 21st.

The definitive audio companion to the acclaimed documentary as well as an essential playlist for fans new and old, ‘Birth of the Cool’ brings together a lovingly curated soundtrack along with audio clips from the film for a unique listening experience.

Listen to ‘Hail To The Real Chief’

‘Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool’

That tracklisting in full:

1. Commentary: Herbie Hancock, Jimmy Heath
2. Milestones (1958)
3. Commentary: Greg Tate
4. Donna Lee (Charlie Parker with Miles Davis) (1947)
5. Commentary: Ashley Kahn, Symphony Sid Introduction
6. Moon Dreams (1949)
7. Commentary: George Wein
8. ‘Round Midnight (1957)
9. Commentary: Carlos Santana
10. It Never Entered My Mind (1959)
11. Commentary: Vincent Bessieres
12. Generique (1958)
13. Commentary: Jimmy Cobb
14. So What (1959)
15. Commentary: Gil Evans
16. New Rhumba (1957)
17. Commentary: Frances Taylor Davis
18. The Pan Piper (Alborada de Vigo) (1960)
19. Commentary: Jack Chambers
20. Someday My Prince Will Come (1961)
21. Commentary: Wayne Shorter
22. Footprints (1967)
23. Commentary: Carlos Santana, Quincy Troupe
24. Miles Runs The Voodoo Down (45RPM Single Edit) (1970)
25. Commentary: Marcus Miller
26. Tutu (1986)
27. Commentary: Erin Davis
28. Hail To The Real Chief (Brand New Recording featuring unreleased Miles Davis performances; Produced by Lenny White & Vince Wilburn, Jr.)

‘Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool’

‘Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool’

Ahead of the broadcast of the Grammy-nominated documentary on PBS’ award-winning American Masters biography series, ‘Music From & Inspired by Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool’, will be released on February 21st.

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