Miles Davis: Birth Of The CoolMiles Davis (1926-1991) was a jazz composer, trumpeter and multi-instrumentalist. He is considered one of the most important and influential jazz musicians of the 20th century and has always been the epitome of “cool”. In his documentary, filmmaker Stanley Nelson tries to bring the legendary artist’s life to life with his sound, fame and personality. With full access to Miles Davis’ legacy, the film features never-before-seen footage, including studio recordings of its recording sessions, rare photos, and new interviews. Quincy Jones, Carlos Santana, Clive Davis, Wayne Shorter and Ron Carter are just a few of the stars who enriched Davis’ life and career.