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Miles Davis | Miles Ahead (Soundtrack) | Vinyl LP 180 Gram

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The release of the movie MILES AHEAD, Don Cheadle's wildly entertaining and moving exploration of Miles Davis, will be accompanied by this new soundtrack featuring musical highlights from Miles' career and new recordings overseen by Grammy Award-winning jazz/hip-hop artist Robert Glasper.

This is a perfect primer on Davis' career for the new fan and a brilliant audio keepsake of the film for those who've studied his works inside and out. The album features 11 tracks from across Miles' catalogue from 1956 to 1981, select dialogue from the film featuring Cheadle in character, and five original compositions written, co-written, produced or performed exclusively for MILES AHEAD by Robert Glasper. These cues include –What's Wrong with That?" a jam that closes the movie imagining Cheadle as Miles playing in the present day with guest performers Glasper, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Gary Clark, Jr. and Esperanza Spalding; plus –Gone 2015," an end-credits song featuring guest verses from rapper Pharoahe Monch. Cheadle also pens new liner notes for the album discussing the selection and creation of the songs on the soundtrack.

LP Track Listings:

1. Miles Ahead (4:26)

2. Dialogue: –It takes a long timeÄ" (:05)(*)

3. So What (9:07)

4. Taylor Made (1:01) - Taylor Eigisti

5. Dialogue: –Listen, you talk too goddam muchÄ" (:34)(*)

6. Solea (excerpt) (4:50)

7. Seven Steps To Heaven (edit) (3:24)

8. Dialogue: –If you gonna tell a storyÄ" (:07)(*)

9. Nefertiti (edit) (4:54)

10. Frelon Brun (5:40)

11. Dialogue: –Sometimes you have these thoughtsÄ" (:14)(*)

12. Duran (take 6) (edit) (5:35)

13. Dialogue: –You own my musicÄ" (:07)(*)

14. Go Ahead John (part two C) (3:38)

15. Black Satin (edit) (3:11)

16. Dialogue: –Be musical about this shitÄ" (:07)(*)

17. Prelude #II (6:33)

18. Dialogue: –Y'all listening to themÄ? (:05)(*)

19. Junior's Jam (3:28) _ Robert Glasper, Keyon Harrold, Marcus Strickland

20. Francessence (2:08) _ Robert Glasper, Keyon Harrold, Elena Pinderhughes

21. Back Seat Betty (excerpt) (5:31)

22. Dialogue: –I don't like the word jazzÄ" (:18)(*)

23. What's Wrong With That? (5:14) - Don Cheadle, Robert Glasper, Gary Clark, Jr., Herbie Hancock, Keyon Harrold, Antonio Sanchez, Esperanza Spaulding, Wayne Shorter

24. Gone 2015 (5:23) _ Robert Glasper, Keyon Harrold, Pharoahe Monch

(*) from the soundtrack of the film, Don Cheadle as Miles Davis

All other tracks performed by Miles Davis, except where noted