Watch Don Cheadle Channel Badass Jazz Legend Miles Davis

Check out the jazzy new trailer for ‘Miles Ahead’.

“If you gonna tell a story, come at it with some attitude, man.”

That’s not just what Don Cheadle as jazz icon Miles Davis growls in the new trailer for Miles Ahead, it’s a sentiment that embodies the passion project Cheadle stars in, directs, co-wrote and tirelessly raised money to get made. 

Unlike the typical cradle-to-grave Hollywood biopic, Miles Ahead instead focuses on the irascible trumpeter circa 1979 (that’s nearly a decade after he released the classic double album Bitches Brew, folks).” tml-render-layout=”inline” tml-embed-thumbnail=”

His career in turmoil, Davis enlists the help of a pesky Rolling Stone reporter, played by Ewan McGregor, to track down a missing tape of important session music. Check out the trailer for the movie—due to hit theaters on April 1–and see for yourself if Cheadle nails the jazz god’s menacing cool. 


Chris Wilson