Monday, September 21, 2015

Miles on Monday: NYFF trailer includes
Miles Ahead footage, and more

This week in Miles Davis news:

* A trailer released last week for the New York Film Festival includes some very brief footage from Miles Ahead, the film about Davis directed by and starring Don Cheadle that will close the festival on October 11. In addition to the frames of Cheadle as Davis (pictured), the trailer includes clips from many of the festival's 26 main lineup features.

* Following up on the recent unveiling of the Miles Davis statue in Alton, IL,  St. Louis writer Terry Perkins has penned an article for Down Beat about the ceremony, and the Miles Davis Memorial Project has posted on their Facebook page links to two more photo sets of the festivities.

* In an article for Financial Times, the dean of a business school in France described "how he finds inspiration in Miles Davis."

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