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As singer, Jon Hendricks, said about Jimmy: "Jimmy Robinson is one of the greatest drummers in the world. He has such class, finesse, such marvelous time. Everything he does is choice, tasty, groovy, and altogether superb"! Jimmy has performed with some of the greatest names in the jazz tradition, and all over the world. Here are some of the people he has played with over the years: Ben Webster, Johnny Griffin, Buddy DeFranco, Chet Baker, Donald Byrd, Sonny Stitt, Bobby Hutcherson, Milt Jackson, James Moody, Harold Land, Mary Stallings, Woody Shaw, Eric Dolphy and many more. He is listed in a French Jazz history book for his work in Paris in the 60's, and was listed as a Bay Area Jazz Giant in 1999. He is a committed teacher, and is someone who can really pass on the tradition with authority, and with humor.