Originally from Bowling Green, Ohio, his first solo appearance was at age fifteen with the Toledo Symphony. After attending Interlochen Arts Academy, he graduated with a Bachelor of Music degree from the Curtis Institute of Music, where he studied with Frank Kaderabek. He continued studies at The Juilliard School earning a Master of Music degree as a student of Mark Gould. Since his days at Curtis, Cobb has toured and performed in Asia, Central America and Europe, as well as in the United States. In New York, Cobb is regularly active with many of New York’s top organizations. He can frequently be heard in radio and television commercials and has recorded over eight CDs with the ABQ alone. His first solo CD, One, released by Summit Records, has an all-American program of unaccompanied trumpet solos.