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Cozy Cole

Primary Instrument: Drums

Born: October 17, 1906 | Died: January 31, 1981    

Cozy Cole is considered to be one of the most perfect drummers jazz has produced, possessing an incomparably solid tempo with dreamy clearness and unstoppable power!

William Randolph “Cozy” Cole,was a life-long student of the drums, studying at Julliard in the mid-1940s,and with the New York Philharmonic's Saul Goodman.

Most of his long career was as a sideman for such leaders as; Willie Bryant, Cab Calloway, Lionel Hampton and Louis Armstrong. Even before these, Cozy had played with Benny Carter's first (and un-successful) band. That band also had such un-known names as Teddy Wilson (piano); Chu Berry (tenor sax) and a young trombonist named Dickie Wells....
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Source: James Nadal

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    Who's Who In Jazz, Vol. 3

    Charlie Parker Records
    1980
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    French Festival - Nice, France 1974

    Charlie Parker Records
    1979
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    Drum For Dream

    Charlie Parker Records
    1977
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    Cozy Cole

    Charlie Parker Records
    1974
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    It's A Cozy World

    Charlie Parker Records
    1964
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    Rockin' Drummer

    Charlie Parker Records
    1963
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    Cozy And Bossa / Big Boss

    Charlie Parker Records
    1963
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June 13, 2011

Cozy Cole

Featured recording “Cozy Cole Hits”

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Cozy Cole Hits

Love Records (2000)
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