Jimmy Cobb

Jimmy Cobb

American jazz drummer (1929-2020)
Acclaimed hard bop jazz drummer, best known for playing on Miles Davis' Kind of Blue.Wikipedia
BornJanuary 20, 1929
HometownWashington, D.C., United States of America
SpouseAnn Porter (m 1962 - 1987) , Dinah Washington (m 1951 - 2020)
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Jimmy Cobb: Gifted jazz drummer for Miles Davis

  • Jimmy Cobb, the jazz drummer who helped drive Miles Davis’ masterpiece Kind of Blue, an album of transcendent lyricism and spontaneity that also became one of the top-selling jazz recordings of all time, died on 24 May at his home in Manhattan. He was 91.The cause was lung cancer, said his wife, Eleana Tee Cobb.

Albums

So Nobody Else Can Hear
So Nobody Else Can Hear
2000
Cobb's Pocket
Cobb's Pocket
2019
The Original Mob
The Original Mob
2015
Original Mob
Original Mob
2014
Live At Smalls
Live At Smalls
2010
Jazz in the Key of Blue
Jazz in the Key of Blue
2009
Cobb's Corner
Cobb's Corner
2007
Taking a Chance on Love
Taking a Chance on Love
2006
Marsalis Music Honors Series: Jimmy Cobb
Marsalis Music Honors Series: Jimmy Cobb
2006
Cobb Is Back in Italy!
Cobb Is Back in Italy!
2005
Tribute to Wynton Kelly & Paul Chambers
Tribute to Wynton Kelly & Paul Chambers
2004
Cobb's Groove
Cobb's Groove
2003
Four Generations of Miles: A Live Tribute to Miles
Four Generations of Miles: A Live Tribute to Miles
2002
4 Generations of Miles
4 Generations of Miles
2002
Only for the Pure of Heart
Only for the Pure of Heart
1998
Encounter
Encounter
1994