A legendary Jazz Drummer passed away on Sunday after a battle with lung cancer. Jimmy Cobb who was famous for his work on Miles Davis’ highest-selling album passed away at age 91.
Cobb was known for playing the drums on Miles Davis’ Kind of Blue album from 1959. The Washington D.C. native leaves with credits on the highest selling jazz album of all time. According to Billboard the album has sold more than 4 million copies. Cobb was the last surviving member from that album.
Cobb’s wife announced his passing on Facebook saying that the musician died at his home in New York City. Cobb was recording music as recently as last year when he released his album This I Dig of You.