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Jimmy Cobb

Jimmy Cobb

1929 -

Origin: United States

Main instrument: Drums/percussion

Born in 1929, Jimmy Cobb is among the last of the jazz titans still living. This talented drummer, widely recognized as an accomplished accompanist, has worked with a who's who of jazz giants, including John Coltrane, Kenny Burrell, Dinah Washington, Sarah Vaughan, and Billie Holiday. In the late 1950s, Cobb played sideman on the legendary Miles Davis recordings, Porgy and Bess, Kind of Blue and Sketches of Spain. A long-time professor of jazz at Stanford University, Cobb has toured extensively in the U.S. and Europe.


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