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 332,919 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Jimmy Cobb is the 452nd most popular musician (up from 1,042nd in 2019), the 2,411th most popular biography from United States and the 140th most popular American Musician.

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Among musicians, Jimmy Cobb ranks 452 out of 2,675Before him are Leonardo De Lorenzo, Van Cliburn, Steve Hackett, Armin van Buuren, Michael Hutchence, and Murray Perahia. After him are Bruno Mars, Wolfgang Sawallisch, Tony Sheridan, Shinichi Suzuki, Ivry Gitlis, and Ben Webster.

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Among people born in 1929, Jimmy Cobb ranks 138Before him are Peter Yates, Michael Michai Kitbunchu, Anne Ramsey, Zeca Afonso, Lee Hazlewood, and Muhammad Said Ramadan al-Bouti. After him are David Kelly, Milton Glaser, Amitai Etzioni, Andrew Bertie, Screamin' Jay Hawkins, and Ödön Földessy. Among people deceased in 2020, Jimmy Cobb ranks 183Before him are Mario Corso, Conchata Ferrell, Hans-Jochen Vogel, Alfred Worden, John Lewis, and Claude Brasseur. After him are Patrick Devedjian, Frances E. Allen, Milton Glaser, Rosa Maria Sardà, Ivry Gitlis, and Paul H. O'Neill.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jimmy Cobb ranks 2,411 out of 15,968Before him are Michael J. Sandel (1953), Lew Wallace (1827), Elgin Baylor (1934), Louis Gossett Jr. (1936), Murray Perahia (1947), and Parry O'Brien (1932). After him are Will Sampson (1933), Wilbur Scoville (1865), Donald P. Bellisario (1935), Clarissa Pinkola Estés (1945), Theodore Sturgeon (1918), and Rex Tillerson (1952).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Jimmy Cobb ranks 140Before him are Dee Dee Ramone (1951), Randy Rhoads (1956), Jason Newsted (1963), Jermaine Jackson (1954), Van Cliburn (1934), and Murray Perahia (1947). After him are Bruno Mars (1985), Ben Webster (1909), Bill Viola (1951), Ira Gershwin (1896), Adam Levine (1979), and Screamin' Jay Hawkins (1929).