Jimmy Cobb

Jazz in the Key of Blue (Sacd) (SACD 344)

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Jazz in the Key of Blue (Sacd)

Jimmy Cobb

Chesky

090368034465

CHE 126093

SACD 344

JAZZ

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Jazz in the Key of Blue (Sacd)

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A superb, mostly self-taught musician, Jimmy Cobb is the elder statesman of all the incredible Miles Davis bands. Cobb's inspirational work with Miles, John Coltrane, Cannonball Adderly and Co. spanned 1957 until 1963 and included the masterpiece Kind of Blue, the most popular jazz recording in history. On Jazz In the Key of Blue, Jimmy Cobb pairs up once again with 36-year old, Grammy Award winning trumpeter, Roy Hargrove, who has firmly established himself as among the premier players in jazz and beyond. The tried and true pair are joined, this time around, by guitarist Russell Malone and bassist John Webber. Malone, an Albany, Georgia native, built his chops in his twenties as sideman to none other than jazz organ icon Jimmy Smith. And Webber, from the American Midwest, is more than an able torchbearer for past alumni of the region, among them Jimmy Blanton and Ron Carter.

Jazz In the Key of Blue continues to prove Jimmy Cobb's mettle as a bandleader, his imperturbable, rock-steady swing, paving the way for the rhythms and sounds of yet another generation of jazzmen.


PERSONNEL:

JIMMY COBB, drums
ROY HARGROVE, trumpet & flugelhorn
RUSSELL MALONE, guitar
JOHN WEBBER, bass

New York, October, 2008.

TRACKS:

01. Every Time We Say Goodbye
02. With You I'm Born Again
03. I'll Still Be In Love With You
04. Emily
05. Stairway to the Stars
06. I Had the Craziest Dream
07. Remembering U
08. What Will I Do
09. If Ever I Would Leave You
10. We'll Be Together Again