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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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Discography

Jazz in the Key of Blue

Jazz in the Key of...

Chesky Records
2009

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Cobb's Corner

Cobb's Corner

Chesky Records
2007

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Marsalis Music Honors Series: Jimmy Cobb

Marsalis Music Honors...

Marsalis Music
2006

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Cobb's Groove

Cobb's Groove

Fantasy Jazz
2004

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