ARNETT COBB

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A stomping Texas tenor player in the tradition of Illinois Jacquet, Arnett Cobb's accessible playing was between swing and early rhythm & blues. After playing in Texas with Chester Boone (1934-1936) and Milt Larkin (1936-1942), Cobb emerged in the big leagues by succeeding Illinois Jacquet with Lionel Hampton's Orchestra (1942-1947). His version of "Flying Home No. 2" became a hit, and he was a very popular soloist with Hampton. After leaving the band, Cobb formed his own group, but his initial success was interrupted in 1948, when he had to undergo an operation on his spine. After recovering, he resumed touring. But a major car accident in 1956 crushed Cobb's legs and he was reduced to using crutches for the rest of his life. However, by 1959, he returned to active playing and recording. Cobb spent most of the 1960s leading bands back in Texas, but starting in 1973, he read more...
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ARNETT COBB Blow, Arnett, Blow (With Eddie 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blow, Arnett, Blow (With Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis)(aka Go Power!)
Bop 1959
ARNETT COBB Party Time album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Party Time
Soul Jazz 1959
ARNETT COBB Smooth Sailing album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Smooth Sailing
Soul Jazz 1959
ARNETT COBB More Party Time album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
More Party Time
Soul Jazz 1960
ARNETT COBB Movin' Right Along album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Movin' Right Along
Soul Jazz 1960
ARNETT COBB Ballads By Cobb album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ballads By Cobb
Soul Jazz 1960
ARNETT COBB Sizzlin' album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sizzlin'
Soul Jazz 1962
ARNETT COBB Again With Milt Buckner album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Again With Milt Buckner
Soul Jazz 1973
ARNETT COBB Jumpin' At The Woodside album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jumpin' At The Woodside
Soul Jazz 1974
ARNETT COBB The Wild Man From Texas album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Wild Man From Texas
Soul Jazz 1976
ARNETT COBB Funky Butt album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Funky Butt
Soul Jazz 1980
ARNETT COBB Arnett Cobb Is Back album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Arnett Cobb Is Back
Soul Jazz 1980
ARNETT COBB Keep On Pushin' album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Keep On Pushin'
Bop 1984

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ARNETT COBB Midnight Slows Vol. 2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Midnight Slows Vol. 2
Hard Bop 1978
ARNETT COBB Arnett Cobb / Guy Lafitte ‎: Live In France album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Arnett Cobb / Guy Lafitte ‎: Live In France
Soul Jazz 1980
ARNETT COBB Live at Sandy's album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live at Sandy's
Soul Jazz 1980
ARNETT COBB Live album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live
Soul Jazz 1983
ARNETT COBB Live At Sandy's, More Arnett Cobb And The Muse All-Stars album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live At Sandy's, More Arnett Cobb And The Muse All-Stars
Soul Jazz 1983
ARNETT COBB Arnett Cobb / Dizzy Gillespie / Jewel Brown : Show Time album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Arnett Cobb / Dizzy Gillespie / Jewel Brown : Show Time
Blues 1988
ARNETT COBB Live in Paris 1974 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live in Paris 1974
Soul Jazz 1989
ARNETT COBB Tenor Tribute album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Tenor Tribute
Hard Bop 1990
ARNETT COBB Tenor Tribute, Vol. 2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Tenor Tribute, Vol. 2
Hard Bop 1993
ARNETT COBB Cobb and His Mob in Concert album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Cobb and His Mob in Concert
Blues 2000

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ARNETT COBB Deep Purple : The Definitive Black & Blue Sessions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Deep Purple : The Definitive Black & Blue Sessions
Soul Jazz 1973
ARNETT COBB The Fabulous Apollo Sessions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Fabulous Apollo Sessions
Soul Jazz 1973
ARNETT COBB The Wild Man From Texas (aka Texas Sax) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Wild Man From Texas (aka Texas Sax)
Soul Jazz 1989
ARNETT COBB Blue & Sentimental (aka Blues & Ballads (Featuring Red Garland's trio)) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blue & Sentimental (aka Blues & Ballads (Featuring Red Garland's trio))
Soul Jazz 1993
ARNETT COBB Arnett Blows for 1300 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Arnett Blows for 1300
Soul Jazz 1994
ARNETT COBB The Definitive Black & Blue Sessions - Wild Man From Texas album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Definitive Black & Blue Sessions - Wild Man From Texas
Hard Bop 1998
ARNETT COBB The Definitive Black & Blue Sessions - Jumpin' at the Woodside album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Definitive Black & Blue Sessions - Jumpin' at the Woodside
Soul Jazz 2002
ARNETT COBB Tenor Abrupt album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Tenor Abrupt
Soul Jazz 2016
ARNETT COBB Just Like That album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Just Like That
Soul Jazz 2017

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