Jimmy Cobb

1929 - 2020

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Wilbur James Cobb (January 20, 1929 – May 24, 2020) was an American jazz drummer. He was part of Miles Davis's First Great Sextet. At the time of his death, he had been the band's last surviving member for nearly thirty years. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jimmy Cobb has received more than 360,825 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Jimmy Cobb is the 1,012th most popular musician (down from 452nd in 2019), the 4,977th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,410th in 2019) and the 365th most popular Musician.

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  • 3.27

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Among musicians, Jimmy Cobb ranks 1,012 out of 2,662Before him are Phil Woods, Arif Mardin, Geoff Emerick, Adrien-François Servais, Tony Joe White, and Mike Mangini. After him are János Starker, Tony Visconti, Jason Becker, Dave Lombardo, Daevid Allen, and Ludacris.

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Among people born in 1929, Jimmy Cobb ranks 271Before him are Barry Harris, Carlo Ubbiali, John Osborne, Vija Artmane, Karin Lindberg, and Harry Frankfurt. After him are Henri Pousseur, Francesco Alberoni, Jürgen Ehlers, Michael Harner, Prahlad Jani, and Dominique Fernandez. Among people deceased in 2020, Jimmy Cobb ranks 287Before him are Bernard Stiegler, Sonja Edström, Paul Goma, Hédi Baccouche, Karin Lindberg, and Joseph Vilsmaier. After him are Vladica Popović, Alfred Körner, Johnny Nash, Sisavath Keobounphanh, Juan Giménez, and Nina Bocharova.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jimmy Cobb ranks 4,977 out of 18,182Before him are Gloria Vanderbilt (1924), Sam Jaffe (1891), Richard Carpenter (1946), Maxie Long (1878), Tony Joe White (1943), and Mike Mangini (1963). After him are Chris Hughes (1983), Melanie (1947), David Starr Jordan (1851), Frank Muller (1862), Connie Sawyer (1912), and Embeth Davidtz (1965).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Jimmy Cobb ranks 365Before him are Floyd Council (1911), Hugh McDonald (1950), Al Jardine (1942), Phil Woods (1931), Tony Joe White (1943), and Mike Mangini (1963). After him are Tony Visconti (1944), Jason Becker (1969), Ludacris (1977), David Sanborn (1945), Wynton Kelly (1931), and Woody Herman (1913).