Billy Cobham

Jazz fusion, Musical Artist

1944 –

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Who is Billy Cobham?

William Emanuel "Billy" Cobham is a Panamanian American jazz drummer, composer and bandleader, who permanently relocated to Switzerland during the late 1970s.

Coming to prominence in the late 1960s and early 1970s with trumpeter Miles Davis and then with Mahavishnu Orchestra, Cobham according to Allmusic's reviewer is "generally acclaimed as fusion's greatest drummer with an influential style that combines explosive power and exacting precision.

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Born
May 16, 1944
Panama
Also known as
  • Cobham Billy
  • Cobham, Billy
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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