‘Kind of Blue’ drum­mer to per­form

Toronto Star - - ENTERTAINMENT -

The last sur­viv­ing mem­ber of the Miles Davis Kind of Blue jazz al­bum is sched­uled to per­form in Al­bu­querque as part of the New Mex­ico Jazz Festival.

Per­cus­sion­ist Jimmy Cobb is slated take part in a trib­ute to sax­o­phon­ist Dex­ter Gor­don at the Al­bu­querque Mu­seum on Satur­day.

The 88-year-old drum­mer still per­forms with his band, Cobb’s Mob, and tours in­ter­na­tion­ally. Cobb was a drum­mer on the Kind of Blue jam ses­sion that also fea­tured Can­non­ball Ad­der­ley and John Coltrane. It is the best­selling jazz al­bum of all time.

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