Billy Cobham

COUNTRY Switzerland      
GROUP BILLY COBHAM BAND      

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

Danny Thompson

Face To Face

Geoff Dugmore

Mika

Doug Frasure

Leah Turner

Ray Gattner

Edin Hadzagic- HaDzAgA

Sarajevo Philharmonic / Independent / Pakt 5 / Educator