OLD FOLKS revisited ;) or: Some JAZZ FOLKS will NEVER GET OLD!

Not much text today, only some nice pictures & five links.

Ladies first!

#1 Mildred Bailey & Her Orchestra, Eddie Sauter – arr. – 1938 (From the above LP-box)

CD cover

#2 Miles Davis (tp) Hank Mobley (ts) Wynton Kelly (p) Paul Chambers (b) James “Jimmy” Cobb (d) – Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, March 20, 1961; directly transferred from the LP “Someday My Prince Will Come”. (German & English Wikipedia entries on the album).

“Please call me James.” said Mr. Cobb when he played with pianist Martin Sasse & bassist Henning Gailing in Cologne on November 20, 2008.

It was a wonderful evening; James played as sensitively, and as solidly swinging as ever; alas, only a few of the young local drummers made it to the Old Pawnshop (Altes Pfandhaus) in Cologne’s South-End.

P.S., referring to James Cobb’s autograph on my “Kind Of Blue”-LP, the only ‘live’ version of “So What” in the mood & pace à la “Kind Of Blue”:

Pitch corrected TV-soundtrack, April 2, 1959 with Miles Davis, (Julian “Cannonball” Adderley; doesn’t solo), John Coltrane, Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers & James “Jimmy” Cobb & the trombone section of the Gil Evans Orchestra.

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