Concert Vault

The Very Best of Billy Cobham

By: Roger from Oz

10 songs / 2:01:32

  1. 1 Billy Cobham / Drum Solo 03:26
  2. 2 Mahavishnu Orchestra / Open Country Joy 09:04
  3. 3 Billy Cobham / 'Anteres'-The Star 09:54
  4. 4 Bobby and The Midnites / Supplication Jam / Easy To Slip 11:32
  5. 5 Santana and McLaughlin / The Life Divine 10:30
  6. 6 Billy Cobham / On A Magic Carpet Ride 10:04
  7. 7 Mahavishnu Orchestra / Dance of Maya 19:24
  8. 8 Mahavishnu Orchestra / Miles Beyond 15:07
  9. 9 Bobby and The Midnites / Drum Solo 07:19
  10. 10 Billy Cobham / La Guernica 25:12
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Billy Cobham set the gold standard for modern fusion drumming. After briefly driving the rhythms for Miles Davis' quintet, Cobham co-founded the original line-up of Mahavishnu Orchestra with John McLaughlin and took the still nascent combination of jazz, funk and rock into the stratosphere. This incarnation of Mahavishnu burned brightly but quickly, though, and soon the Panamanian-born drummer embarked on an impressive session, solo and instructional career which continues to this day. Included in this playlist are some staggering examples of Billy Cobham's technique and dexterity from one of his more fertile periods of activity. Get ready to be amazed.
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Billy Cobham set the gold standard for modern fusion drumming. After briefly driving the rhythms for Miles Davis' quintet, Cobham co-founded the original line-up of Mahavishnu Orchestra with John McLaughlin and took the still nascent combination of jazz, funk and rock into the stratosphere.

This incarnation of Mahavishnu burned brightly but quickly, though, and soon the Panamanian-born drummer embarked on an impressive session, solo and instructional career which continues to this day.

Included in this playlist are some staggering examples of Billy Cobham's technique and dexterity from one of his more fertile periods of activity. Get ready to be amazed.