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Jimmy Cobb – The Original Mob

Jazz  drummer Jimmy Cobb turns 86 years young today, January 20, 2015! Cobb is best known for his time with Miles Davis, during which  he played on  Davis’ Kind of Blue (1959), which is considered by many to be “the quintessential jazz record”.  Cobb was a member of Miles’ rhythm section that included: Wynton Kelly on piano and Paul Chambers on bass.  Cobb is the last surviving player from that session. Cobb also play on other Miles Davis albums including:  Sketches of Spain,Someday My Prince Will Come, Miles Davis at Carnegie Hall, In Person Friday and Saturday Nights at the Blackhawk, Complete, and briefly on Porgy and Bess and Sorcerer.

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