Miles Ahead is a 2015 film about the jazz great, Miles Davis (played by Don Cheadle) and takes its title from Davis' 1957 album. Skipping around in time, it depicts Davis' attempts to get his career back on track following a period of inactivity and drug addiction in the 1970s, his adventures with a fictional journalist (played by Ewan McGregor) who wants to profile him, and his troubled marriage to a former dancer. The film's score covers Davis' actual recordings throughout his career, beginning with Agharta (1975) before jumping back and forth in scenes featuring Kind of Blue (1959), "Someday My Prince Will Come" (1961), Bitches Brew (1970), and We Want Miles (1981), among others.
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