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Primary Instrument: Drums

Born: May 16, 1944

The legendary Billy Cobham, with his matchless, dazzling, ambidextrous skills as a drummer, has applied the same insistent fervor to his long list of monumental achievements. He’s an accomplished composer and record producer.

It is a rarely known fact that he was at the forefront of the electronic music industry and it’s development through Jazz. He was one of the first percussionists, along with Max Roach and Tony

Williams to utilize the Electronic Drum Controller made in 1968 by the Meazzi Drum Company in Milano, Italy while on concert tour with Horace Silver in Europe. He is one of the few Percussionists, specializing in the Jazz drum set to lead his own band. The award winning Cobham has custom designed trend setting acoustic and electronic drum sets and has endorsed products that he created and refined....
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Featured recording “Compass Point”

Compass Point

Cleopatra Records
2013
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    Palindrome

    Victor
    2013
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    Compass Point

    Cleopatra Records
    2013
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    Original Album Series

    Victor
    2012
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    Fruit From The Loom

    Victor
    2010
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    Drum N Voice Vol. 3

    Victor
    2010
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    Cobham Meets Bellson

    Victor
    2007
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    A Latin Soul

    Victor
    2007
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