All About Jazz is celebrating Jimmy Cobb's birthday today!
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"... Read more.Place our Musician of the Day widget on your website or blog.