You already know a film starring Leslie Odom Jr. as legendary singer Sam Cooke has to have an incredible soundtrack, and that is precisely what you get with the tracks featured in One Night time in Miami. Primarily based on the Kemp Powers play of the identical title, the Regina King-directed movie follows a fictionalized dialog between boxer Cassius Clay (Eli Goree), soccer participant Jim Brown (Aldis Hodge), Cooke, and activist Malcolm X (Kingsley Ben-Adir), on the historic evening of Feb. 25, 1964, when 22-year-old Clay defeat Sonny Liston and have become the world’s heavyweight boxing champion. Oscar-winning composer and trumpeter Terence Blanchard helmed the movie’s music and gave it the jazzy really feel of the early Nineteen Sixties. Alongside Odom Jr.’s vocal skills — sure, that is him singing not Cooke — you possibly can hear different legendary artists like L.C. Cooke and Billy Preston. Get able to get misplaced in 1964 by listening to the One Night time in Miami soundtrack forward.