Billy Cobham

COUNTRY Switzerland      
GROUP BILLY COBHAM BAND      

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

Biography

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:
El Sabor

Ed Thigpen

Freelance/educator

Liberty DeVitto

Ronnie Spector, Billy J Kramer

Gene Hoglan

Dethklok, Fear Factory

Mario Garruccio

Jojo Mayer

Nerve

 

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