Famous American drummer Jimmy Cobb has died in New York at the age of 91, reports radio station NPR.
According to the publication, Cobb died at his home in Manhattan on Sunday. According to the musician’s wife, the cause of his death was lung cancer.
Throughout his career, Cobb has collaborated with many famous musicians, including Dina Washington, West Montgomery, and John Coltrane.
As noted by NPR, until now, Cobb remained the last surviving member of the first line-up of the “great” miles Davis quintet – one of the key figures of American jazz. The drummer took part in the recording of one of Davis ‘ legendary jazz albums, Kind of Blue.