Wynton Kelly

Wynton Kelly

American jazz pianist
A wonderfully delicate and inventive jazz pianist who led his own trio and had a famous stint with the Miles Davis Sextet in the late '50s and early '60s.
BornDecember 2, 1931
HometownBrooklyn, New York, United States of America
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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.