Jimmy Cobb

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Podcast Episode 244: 5 Tips for Motivation, Jimmy Cobb Remembered, Welch Tuning Systems, and More

In this episode, Mike and Mike celebrate the life and drumming of jazz great Jimmy Cobb. The education segment focuses on Johnston’s five tips to help you keep motivated during these challenging times. Up for review is an innovative new…

Modern Drummer
Jun 3, 2020

Jimmy CobbThe Original Mob Louis Hayes Return of the Jazz Communicators

Jimmy Cobb and Louis Hayes are undeniable architects of modern straight-ahead swing whose extensive discographies read like a jazz history lesson. Cobb cooks at a spry eighty-five, and youngster Hayes is hot at seventy-seven. Plain and simple, these gentlemen are…

Modern Drummer
Aug 6, 2014

Tanglewood Jazz Festival Presents NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Cobb in Master Class for Drummers

Free to drum students, Sept. 4 session Precedes "NEA Jazz Masters Concert" LENOX, Mass., Aug. 2011 -- NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Cobb will present a Master Class for Drummers on Sunday, September 4, at the Tanglewood Jazz Festival. The master class –which…

Modern Drummer
Aug 18, 2011

Jimmy Cobb: Kind Of Blue And Beyond

Jimmy Cobb was one of the most popular drummers of the late 1950s. He began playing at an early age and found his influences among the bop pioneers. “Max Roach was the hippest music going,” remembers Cobb. “I also listened…

Modern Drummer
Apr 18, 2011