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Jimmy Cobb

Primary Instrument: Drums

Born: January 20, 1929    

Jimmy Cobb

Legendary jazz drummer, Jimmy Cobb, was born in Washington, D.C. on January 20, 1929. A superb, mostly self-taught musician, Jimmy is the elder statesman of all of the incredible Miles Davis bands. Jimmy's inspirational work with Miles, John Coltrane, Cannonball Adderly and Co. spanned 1957 until 1963, and included the masterpiece “Kind of Blue”, the most popular jazz recording in history. He also played on “Sketches of Spain”, Someday My Prince will Come”, “Live at Carnegie Hall, “Live at the Blackhawk”, “Porgy and Bess”, and many, many other watermark Miles Davis recordings....
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    The Original Mob

    Smoke Sessions
    2014
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    Remembering Miles - Tribute To Miles Davis

    HighNote
    2011
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    Jazz in the Key of Blue

    Chesky Records
    2009
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    Cobb's Corner

    Chesky Records
    2007
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    Marsalis Music Honors Series: Jimmy Cobb

    Marsalis Music
    2006
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    Cobb's Groove

    Fantasy Jazz
    2004
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    Cobb's Groove

    Milestone
    2003
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