*Jazz drummer Jimmy Cobb, the last surviving member of the ensemble sextet of Miles Davis’ iconic album, Kind of Blue, died Sunday of lung cancer at his home in Manhattan.
The 1959 album Kind of Blue is considered one of the greatest jazz records of all time.
It was honored as a national treasure by the U.S. House of Representatives, had widespread radio play and often is regarded as the best-selling jazz album in history.
Cobb worked on several other Davis albums including Sketches of Spain, Someday My Prince Will Come, Miles Davis at Carnegie Hall, and The Complete Blackhawk.
He is survived by his wife and two Legendary Jazz Drummer Jimmy Cobb, Who Played On ‘Kind Of Blue’, Dies at 91