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“Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool” Sneak Peek Screening

February 23, 2020 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Gem Theater
1615 E 18th St
Kansas City, MO 64108
"Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool" Sneak Peek Screening @ Gem Theater | Kansas City | Missouri | United States

Join KCPT Kansas City PBS for a special advance preview screening of AMERICAN MASTERS: Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool, which premieres Feb. 25 on Kansas City PBS.

Discover the man behind the legend. With full access to the Miles Davis Estate, the film features never-before-seen footage, including studio outtakes from his recording sessions, rare photos and new interviews. Quincy Jones, Carlos Santana, Clive Davis, Wayne Shorter, Davis’s son Erin Davis and nephew Vince Wilburn, bassist and Davis collaborator Marcus Miller, and Ron Carter are just a few of the luminaries weighing in on the life and career of the cultural icon.

Local support provided by the American Jazz Museum, the National Archives at Kansas City, Bruce R. Watkins Center, and the Greater Kansas City Black History Study Group.