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November 3, 2010

The Traneumentary: Jimmy Cobb

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Legendary drummer Jimmy Cobb has performed and recorded with many of the most prolific jazz artists including Miles Davis, Dinah Washington, Wes Montgomery and Sarah Vaughan. Jimmy’s work with John Coltrane is most recognized on Miles’ recordings such as Kind of Blue and Someday My Prince Will Come. While Trane was recording various sessions for the Prestige label, he recruited Jimmy to play on several albums. On this episode, Jimmy recounts working and recording with John Coltrane.


Excerpts featured in this episode:
“Love Thy Neighbor,” “My Ideal,” “I’m A Dreamer, Aren’t We All,” “Invitation” and “Spring Is Here” – all taken from the Coltrane box set Fearless Leader.

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