Jimmy Cobb Leader Entry
by Michael Fitzgerald

Generated on Sat, Oct 01, 2011


Date: late December 1981
Location: New York City
Label: [television broadcast]

Jimmy Cobb (ldr), Dave Liebman (af, ss), Alfred 'Pee Wee' Ellis (ts), Freddie Hubbard (t, fh), Steve Satten (c, per), Steve Khan (g), Larry Willis (p), Peter Levin (syn), Walter Booker (b), Jimmy Cobb (d), Victoria Berdy, Jimmy Strassberg (per), Gregory Hines (v, dnc), Marilyn Redfield (v)

a. a-01    So Nobody Else Can Hear - 3:40  (Steve Satten, Susannah Satten) / arr: Alfred 'Pee Wee' Ellis
     Contempo Vibrato LP 12": CV 003 — So Nobody Else Can Hear   
b. a-02    Little Girl - 6:30  (Andrew 'Tex' Allen, Eleana Steinberg Tee) / arr: Alfred 'Pee Wee' Ellis
     Contempo Vibrato LP 12": CV 003 — So Nobody Else Can Hear   
c. a-03    Remembering The Rain [lyric version] - 5:21  (Bill Evans, Eleana Steinberg Tee) / arr: Alfred 'Pee Wee' Ellis
     Contempo Vibrato LP 12": CV 003 — So Nobody Else Can Hear   
d. b-01    My Old Friend - 6:24  (Steve Satten) / arr: Alfred 'Pee Wee' Ellis
     Contempo Vibrato LP 12": CV 003 — So Nobody Else Can Hear   
e. b-02    Pistachio - 3:58  (Alfred 'Pee Wee' Ellis, Eleana Steinberg Tee) / arr: Alfred 'Pee Wee' Ellis
     Contempo Vibrato LP 12": CV 003 — So Nobody Else Can Hear   
f. b-03    Spotlight - 5:08  (Eleana Steinberg Tee) / arr: Alfred 'Pee Wee' Ellis
     Contempo Vibrato LP 12": CV 003 — So Nobody Else Can Hear   
g.     Cute - 3:19  (Neal Hefti) / arr: Alfred 'Pee Wee' Ellis
h.     Four More Blues - 0:43  (Alfred 'Pee Wee' Ellis) / arr: Alfred 'Pee Wee' Ellis
All titles on:      Expansion CD: 6 — So Nobody Else Can Hear   (2000)
     Estee Recordings CD: 0049 — So Nobody Else Can Hear   (2003)

Gregory Hines (v) on a, d; (dnc) on g; Marilyn Redfield (v) on c, f.

A spoken conversation between Bill Cosby and Jimmy Cobb (0:55) is included as the first track on CD issues.

Simulcast on A&E television and 24 radio stations. DVD also issued.

Personnel details need clarification as do variations between issues. Some issues list a final track of "So Nobody Else Can Hear" (reprise) - further details needed.


Date: January 10, 1998
Location: Fable Studios, New York City
Label: Fable

Jimmy Cobb (ldr), Peter Bernstein (g), Richard Wyands (p), John Webber (b), Jimmy Cobb (d)

a. 01    Delilah - 8:05  (Victor Young)
b. 02    Say Little Mama Say - 5:52  (Andrew 'Tex' Allen)
c. 03    Only For The Pure At Heart - 6:06  (Andrew 'Tex' Allen)
d. 04    Stars Fell On Alabama - 4:04  (Mitchell Parish, Frank Perkins)
e. 05    Gingerbread Boy - 4:46  (Jimmy Heath)
f. 06    Johnny Red - 6:09  (John Webber)
g. 07    Smile - 5:58  (Charles Chaplin, Geoffrey Parsons, John Turner)
h. 08    Ma Turk - 6:15  (Andrew 'Tex' Allen)
i. 09    Vida Blue - 10:59  (Peter Bernstein)
j. 10    Riverside - 6:48  (John Webber)
All titles on:      Fable CD: 54264-2 — Only For The Pure At Heart   (1998)

Date: January 5, 2003
Label: Milestone

Jimmy Cobb (ldr), Eric Alexander (ts), Peter Bernstein (g), Richard Wyands (p), John Webber (b), Jimmy Cobb (d)

a. 01    Cobb's Groove - 7:04  (Jimmy Cobb)
b. 02    I Miss You, My Love - 5:29  (Steve Satten)
c. 03    Willow Tree - 5:28  (Richard Wyands)
d. 04    Sweet And Lovely - 6:28  (Gus Arnheim, Jules Lemare, Harry Tobias)
e. 05    Jet Stream - 5:56  (Peter Bernstein)
f. 06    Moment To Moment - 5:53  (Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer)
g. 07    Minor Changes - 8:07  (Peter Bernstein)
h. 08    Bobblehead - 6:51  (Peter Bernstein)
i. 09    Simone - 6:20  (Frank Foster)
All titles on:      Milestone CD: MCD 9334-2 — Cobb's Groove   

Date: July 1, 2006
Location: Sandviken Bangen Jazz Festival - Högbo Bruk, Sandviken, Sweden
Label: [radio broadcast]

Jimmy Cobb (ldr), Grant Stewart (ts), Rob Bargad (p), Jimmy Cobb (d)

a. 01    This Could Be The Start Of Something  (Steve Allen)
b. 02    On A Misty Night  (Tadd Dameron)
c. 03    You Don't Know What Love Is  (Don Raye, Gene DePaul)
d. 04    Falling In Love With Love  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
e. 05    You Go To My Head  (J. Fred Coots, Haven Gillespie)
f. 06    Red Top  (Lionel Hampton, Ben Kynard)

Spoken comments by Cobb (0:29) precede the first selection.


Date: October 27, 2009
Location: Cité de la Musique, Paris, France
Label: [radio broadcast]

Jimmy Cobb (ldr), Vincent Herring (as), Javon Jackson (ts), Wallace Roney (t), Larry Willis (p), Buster Williams (b), Jimmy Cobb (d)

a. 01    So What - 15:43  (Miles Davis)
b. 02    Freddie Freeloader - 15:05  (Miles Davis)
c. 03    All Blues - 14:08  (Miles Davis)

Date: October 29, 2009
Location: Jazznojazz Festival - Theaterhaus Gessnerallee , Zurich, Switzerland
Label: [radio broadcast]

Jimmy Cobb (ldr), Vincent Herring (as), Javon Jackson (ts), Wallace Roney (t), Larry Willis (p), Buster Williams (b), Jimmy Cobb (d)

a. 01    So What - 15:09  (Miles Davis)
b. 02    Freddie Freeloader - 15:58  (Miles Davis)
c. 03    Blue In Green - 11:26  (Miles Davis, Bill Evans)
d. 04    All Blues - 14:33  (Miles Davis)
e. 05    Flamenco Sketches - 9:25  (Miles Davis)