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Billy Cobham

COUNTRY:  Switzerland

GROUP:  BILLY COBHAM BAND

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BORN IN: Colon, Panama

LIVES IN: Bern, Switzerland

DRUMMING SINCE: 1947

CURRENT BAND/PROJECT:
Billy Cobham Band

BIGGEST INFLUENCE(S): Roy Haynes, Elvin Jones, Ed Thigpen, Grady Tate, Louis Bellson, Papa Jo Jones, Mel Lewis,Tony Williams, Max Roach, Morris Goldenberg, Vic Firth, Buster Bailey, Buddy Rich, Ronnie Bedford, Sonny Payne and Rudy Collins

FAVORITE ALBUM DIDN’T PLAY ON: “Porgy and Bess”, Miles Davis

CAREER HIGHLIGHT(S): Performing in the Basel Tattoo with H.M. Grenadier Guard Jazz Ensemble, Summer 2011

FAVORITE SABIAN CYMBAL:
AAX El Sabor Picante Hand Crash

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Billy Cobham Spectrum 40 Tour

Billy Cobham became a legend in part for his landmark debut solo album Spectrum released in 1973. Drawing from his experiences at the time with Miles

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Cape Breton International Drum Festival

This tenth anniversary edition of the Cape Breton International Drum festival was billed as “The Year of the Legends”, and it fully live

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Billy Cobham At Ronnie Scotts In London

Billy Cobham continues to journey through many genres with his unique sense of fusion expression. Whether its through the sensitivity of modern jazz,

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