RIP Jimmy Cobb

opentune

Platinum Member
Kind of Blue was my first jazz album. I knew nothing of jazz at the time and a friend recommended I try it.
I put it on, listening 50 seconds ....what no drums? Then it happened.
Great touch this guy.
 

dwsabianguy

Senior Member
Freddie Freeloader will always be the song I start my students on when we start looking at swing jazz. It’s the absolute essence what simple jazz drumming excellence.
 

ineedaclutch

Platinum Member
He will be missed. I remember listening to "So What" from Kind of Blue and taking off the left headphone so I could really hear the ride. Memories. I think I'll do that today.
 
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