Cobb played on five of Davis’ studio albums, ranging from “Porgy & Bess” in 1957 to “Someday My Prince Will Come” in 1961. Meanwhile, he played LP 1959, “Kind of Blue”. No one, not even Miles Davis, knew how much the album would grow. Jimmy Cobb, the last survivor of Miles Davis, who recorded the cult jazz album “Kind Of Blue” in 1959, died of lung cancer at the age of 91. Born in Washington, DC, Cobb began his “career” in 1950 as an R&B saxophonist, Earl Bostick. Soul and Jazz and Funk is an independent soul website compiled by Charles Waring and Bill Buckley, the two most experienced and respected British soul writers. The drummer also played on LP “Sketches Of Spain” by Davis, another classic. Miles recruited he on Adderley’s recommendation after he had to fire Philly Joe Jones for drug abuse. “It was a day like any other, we had a record day,” Cobb said in 2008. Contact us, we offer very competitive prices to put your ad on our website. In 2008, he was awarded the NEA Jazz Masters. “I don’t think anyone ever thought it would end like this. Subscriptions are processed manually.