Pete Cosey

Pete Cosey

Celebrating Peter Palus Cosey (October 9, 1943 – May 30, 2012), an American guitarist from Chicago who played blues and R&B sessions, and experimental jazz with Miles Davis’ band between 1973 and 1975. His fiercely flanged and distorted guitar invited comparisons to Jimi Hendrix.

Published by baldpomegranatenixon

I'm an expatriate Memphis musician and an instructor at a private music college in Minnesota. I find a greater clarity in my appreciation for music from Memphis and the Mississippi Delta region, now that I've lived away from it for decades, than when I was growing up in the midst of it.

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