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(NPR)   2020 continues its tear through drummers like a never ending Spinal Tap tour, this time claiming Jimmy Cobb, Miles Davis' drummer on the iconic album Kind of Blue   (npr.org) divider line
    More: Sad, Miles Davis, Jimmy Cobb, John Coltrane, Kind of Blue, Eleana Tee Cobb, right place, Miles Davis' First Great Sextet, Wynton Kelly  
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2020-05-25 6:21:09 PM  
8 votes:

Billy Liar: RIP, sticks man

Kind of Blue recorded over 2 days, released four months later.


What a great album.  Sounds like a great excuse to wax memorial on Memorial day and give this album a spin on my nice system.  Cheers to you, Jimmy Cobb.  The 700 watts I'm converting directly to heat is in your honor! This how audiophiles pour out beer.

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2020-05-25 6:33:57 PM  
7 votes:
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Cobb was married to Dinah Washington way back when.
 
2020-05-25 5:45:16 PM  
6 votes:
RIP, sticks man

Kind of Blue recorded over 2 days, released four months later.
 
2020-05-25 9:23:09 PM  
3 votes:

AuralArgument: 91 isn't a sudden unsurprising death, sad but it's a good run


I think Fark user image is because he was the last living member of the Kind of Blue recording sessions.  Now there's no one with first hand knowledge of the creation of that iconic moment in music.
 
2020-05-25 7:28:38 PM  
3 votes:
91 isn't a sudden unsurprising death, sad but it's a good run
 
2020-05-25 11:11:26 PM  
2 votes:

VisualiseThis: derpes_simplex: Billy Liar: RIP, sticks man

Kind of Blue recorded over 2 days, released four months later.

What a great album.  Sounds like a great excuse to wax memorial on Memorial day and give this album a spin on my nice system.  Cheers to you, Jimmy Cobb.  The 700 watts I'm converting directly to heat is in your honor! This how audiophiles pour out beer.

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I don't know what I'm looking at, what is it?


It's a stereo for crazy people.  I'd be more specific if there were a brand name or something, but I built it from scratch and it's one of a kind so there really isn't much left to say without getting into an engineering discussion.
 
2020-05-26 4:47:06 PM  
1 vote:

derpes_simplex: VisualiseThis: derpes_simplex: Billy Liar: RIP, sticks man

Kind of Blue recorded over 2 days, released four months later.

What a great album.  Sounds like a great excuse to wax memorial on Memorial day and give this album a spin on my nice system.  Cheers to you, Jimmy Cobb.  The 700 watts I'm converting directly to heat is in your honor! This how audiophiles pour out beer.

[Fark user image image 850x413]

I don't know what I'm looking at, what is it?

It's a stereo for crazy people.  I'd be more specific if there were a brand name or something, but I built it from scratch and it's one of a kind so there really isn't much left to say without getting into an engineering discussion.


Are...are those vacuum tubes?
 
2020-05-26 4:17:48 PM  
1 vote:

Another Government Employee: Billy Liar: RIP, sticks man

Kind of Blue recorded over 2 days, released four months later.

And he was only paid scale.


Yeah this kills me.  Like $100 for the entire thing with no royalties.  He had to keep working his butt off.  He could have been set for life with just .5%.

His cymbals and brushwork on the snare on that album is the gold standard.  RIP you cool cat.
 
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