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Billy Cobham

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Person Billy Cobham

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Billy Cobham, born May 16, 1944 in Panama, is one of the world’s most influential drummers, best known for his jazz fusion in the 1970s, with John McLaughlin’s Mahavishnu Orchestra, where he pioneered a powerful style of drumming with jazz, rock and funk influences.
He is the first drummer to unseat Buddy Rich in the Down Beat music polls.
Cobham has played and recorded with hundreds of top musicians, including Miles Davis, Freddie Hubbard, Larry Coryell, and Horace Silver; and is famous for his explosive, fast, spectacular playing.

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Discography

Studio Album

1972
Album has 11 releases
1973
Album has 3 releases
1973
Album has 6 releases
1974
Album has 4 releases
1976
Album has 3 releases
1977
Album has 2 releases
1980
Album has 4 releases
1984
Album has 1 releases
1984
Album has 2 releases
1985
Album has 2 releases
1989
Album has 1 releases
1999
Album has 2 releases
2000
Album has 3 releases
2002
Album has 1 releases
2005
Album has 2 releases
2008
Album has 1 releases
2010
Album has 1 releases
2014
Album has 1 releases
2015
Album has 1 releases
2017
Album has 1 releases