Billy Cobham

Biography

William Cobham, 16 May 1944, Panama. Cobham began playing drums while growing up in New York City, to where his family had moved while he was still a small child. He studied at the city’s High School of Music before entering military service. In the army he played in a band and by the time of his discharge had achieved a high level of proficiency. In the late 60s he played in the New York Jazz Sextet and with Horace Silver. In 1969 he formed the jazz rock band, Dreams, with Michael Brecker... Read more

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jazz
fusion
jazz fusion
drums
funk
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