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In an interview with New York magazine, Don Cheadle was asked about the status of the Miles Davis film that he has had in development for years. He answered, "It's day by day. I actually just got off the phone with the studio executives about putting it together. It's a difficult time to make films, especially ones that don't have people flying or sequels or cars. So we're grinding, you know. We're struggling through, but it's going to happen."

The Second Disc has published a preview of Miles Davis Quintet - Live In Europe 1967: The Bootleg Series Vol. 1, featuring some insights about the material. You can check out an excerpt below, and read the full article at TheSecondDisc.com.

Miles Ahead: Legacy Launches "Bootleg Series" For Davis

“SECOND GREAT QUINTET” OF MILES, HERBIE HANCOCK, WAYNE SHORTER, RON CARTER & TONY WILLIAMS AT THEIR ABSOLUTE PEAK AFTER THREE YEARS TOGETHER

DELUXE 3-CD + DVD PACKAGE PRESENTS PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED OR FIRST-EVER AUTHORIZED RELEASE OF LIVE RECORDINGS FROM 1967 “NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL IN EUROPE” CONCERTS

Monster celebrates Miles' legendary accomplishments and his 85th birthday with a special giveaway. We invite all jazz lovers to try your chance at winning Miles memorabilia until the contest ends on June 17.

One fan will win a copy of the 40th Anniversary Edition of Bitches Brew. One grand prize winner will receive the Collector's Edition of Miles Davis classics from Sony and Monster Miles Davis Tribute Headphones. Two runner-ups will each receive the 50th Anniversary Collector's Edition of Kind of Blue and Monster Miles Davis Tribute Headphones.

You can now get "The Genius of Miles Davis" at the new regular price of $550.00. This stunning collection includes:

The Music Industry Celebrates Internationally Renowned Music Icon Miles Davis On His 85th Birthday With Special Tributes

Monster fetes music icon Miles Davis on his 85th birthday with an exclusive industry bash at Tribeca Grill. Guests in attendance, including a host of distinguished musicians, were treated to a special advance preview of the forthcoming "Miles Davis Trumpet from Monster" and its accompaniment, Davis' classic Sketches of Spain CD in High-Definition Headphone Surround.

Press Conference today, 4pm at BB’s Jazz Blues and Soups
Downtown St. Louis

St. Louis, May 26, 2011 – This is to inform you that the Miles Davis Festival and Miles Davis Properties, LLC, joins St. Louis, New York and Los Angeles in celebrating Miles Davis' 85th birthday today, May 26th. The St. Louis press conference and Bouillabaisse (Mile’s signature dish) birthday party is being held in collaboration with BBs Jazz, Blues and Soups, Nu-Art Series' Metropolitan Gallery, The Sheldon, the Grand Marias Golf Course in Illinois, and jazz station 88.1 WSIE.

-- Fans Can "Meet & Greet" Members of Miles Davis Family and Special Guests at J&R Electronics, and Preview New Monster "Miles Davis Trumpet" Headphones --

New York, NY, May 26, 2011 - Monster, the leading manufacturer of advanced consumer electronics accessories and high-performance headphones, and creator of the acclaimed Miles Davis Tribute™ and upcoming Miles Davis Trumpet high-performance in-ear headphones, is proud to announce it is joining forces with Miles Davi

The Complete Live At The Plugged Nickel 1965The boxed set "The Complete Live At The Plugged Nickel 1965" is back in stock at the Official Miles Davis Store while supplies last! This esteemed and highly coveted boxed set features Miles Davis and his Second Great Quintet recorded live on 8 CDs.

This item doesn't become available very often for a price of $99.99, so be sure to buy your copy today!

Buffalo Soldier, 9th (Horse) Calvary Before WWII; Original/Only 2nd Platoon Leader of 2nd Ranger Company, the First and Only Black Ranger Organization

(Phoenix, AZ) – Captain Retired Vincent Wilburn, Sr., a much-heralded military veteran who began service to this country as a Buffalo Soldier in the 9th (Horse) Calvary just before WWII, and was the original and only 2nd Platoon Leader of the 2nd Ranger Company, the first and only Black Ranger Organization, died May 7 in Phoenix, AZ. He was 88.

Today only, celebrate the 40th Anniversary of one of the most remarkable albums in Miles Davis' career that virtually single-handedly brought jazz into the commercial rock era at the VIP Pop Market discount price of $59.99!

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