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Arnett Cobb

Born: Aug 10, 1918

Death: Mar 24, 1989

Birthplace: Houston

Profession: Musician

Nationality: United States

Arnett Cobb

Date of Birth : Aug 10, 1918
Date of Death : Mar 24, 1989
Birth Place : Houston

Arnett Cleophus Cobb was an American jazz tenor saxophonist, sometimes known as the "Wild Man of the Tenor Sax" because of his uninhibited stomping style. Cobb is credited with writing the words and music for the jazz standard "Smooth Sailing", which Ella Fitzgerald recorded for Decca on her album Lullabies of Birdland.


  • Musician

Also known as

  • Cobb, Arnett
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