biopic

The Miles Davis Movie: Remember When Wesley Snipes Was Going To Play Miles Davis?

That’s correct… the star of such Hollywood films like “New Jack City,” “Passenger 57,” “White Men Can’t Jump,” “Major League” and “Mo Better Blues” was close to adding the Miles Davis story to his acting resume. It’s no big secret that a film version on the life of Miles Davis has been around the Hollywood … Continue reading

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The Miles Davis Movie: Herbie Hancock To Score Miles Davis Biopic

Directly below this post we noted a recent interview that Erin Davis (Miles’ son) and Vince Wilburn Jr. (Miles’ nephew) did with YRB Magazine; Wilburn Jr. noted that a new writer, Steven Baigelman, is collaborating with Don Cheadle on an updated draft of the script. Big news for followers (me) of the Miles Davis Biopic. … Continue reading

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The Miles Davis Movie: New Screenwriter Working With Don Cheadle

Although the Oscar-nominated screenwriting and producing duo Chris Wilkinson and Stephen J. Rivele are still listed on IMDB as part of the Untitled Miles Davis Biopic, Erin Davis (Davis’ son) and Vince Wilburn Jr. (Davis’ nephew), in a recent interview with YRB Magazine, reveals that a new writer, Steven Baigelman, is collaborating with Don Cheadle … Continue reading

biopic / news

The Miles Davis Movie: New Screenwriter Working With Don Cheadle

Although the Oscar-nominated screenwriting and producing duo Chris Wilkinson and Stephen J. Rivele are still listed on IMDB as part of the Untitled Miles Davis Biopic, Erin Davis (Davis’ son) and Vince Wilburn Jr. (Davis’ nephew), in a recent interview with YRB Magazine, reveals that a new writer, Steven Baigelman Steven Baigelman, is collaborating with … Continue reading

Music

The Complete Columbia Album Collection: Two Reviews!

LA Times: The set affords listeners a welcome opportunity to explore intriguing but less-celebrated albums such as “Miles in Tokyo,” featuring Davis’ brief pairing with avant-garde saxophonist Sam Rivers in 1964, and the ahead-of-its-time ambient-funk explorations of 1972′s “On the Corner.” New York Magazine: What makes this truly valuable, and not just another marketing trick … Continue reading

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The Miles Davis Movie: Should Don Cheadle Be Working On This Pose?

It’s a legitimate question. No denying it’s a classic and unforgettable shot of Miles Davis; the leg slung over the folding chair, the chinos, the cigarette in hand – the contemplation of Lord knows what. So while Cheadle might be tied up these days portraying Col. James ‘Rhodey’ Rhodes / War Machine, hopefully he has … Continue reading