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Fans have never been disappointed by the concerts which Billy Cobham has presented over the years. The upcoming show by the artist is expected to be no different than his usual standards, giving fans ample reason to hurry to secure their Billy Cobham tickets .
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Billy Cobham was one of the founding members of the Mahavishnu Orchestra and performed both important roles as drummer and leader of the band. This venture put Billy Cobham on the map of the music industry and was the first major breakthrough he went through. Since then the artist has been one of the most consistent musicians the industry has seen. He has worked tirelessly to achieve the perfection he is famous for today and is proud to have his music style be a big influence in the modern world’s jazz and fusion genres. Billy Cobham’s music is not only powerful and memorable, but it is also made up of complex compositions and arrangements that are extremely pleasing to the ear.
The artist has had the chance to explore music from different origins and geographical regions, using his studies to bring diversity and creativity to his music. Born in Panama but brought up in New York, Billy Cobham has had a good idea on how to bring to cultures and styles together, which he eventually exercised in his music. To top it off, he has lived in Switzerland, becoming a truly multicultural artist with a lot of experience behind his back. Billy Cobham used the chance of having such a wide cultural exposure to broaden his musical base which was later put to good use in his music career. Using his extremely broad musical base he has ventured into a lot of professions which include musician, percussionist, composer, educator, clinician and producer.
Billy Cobham has the honor of being called one of the world’s finest drummers who has a powerful music style that makes a strong impact on his listeners. Working primarily in the jazz genre, Billy Cobham mixes up his music style with rock n roll and funk and creating the ultimate jazz fusion that has been ruling the hearts of his fans since the 1970s. He has the notable distinction of being one of the first drummers in the world to open handed lead, which is basically a drummer that plays with a right hand but reaches out for the hi-hat with his left hand, instead of crossing over with his right arm. This is a remarkable technique that Billy Cobham mastered back when it was considered extremely difficult by the other musicians in the industry. He was an inspiration for many younger drummers who were entering the music field and they benefit greatly from his experiences and techniques.
The musician’s techniques and skills in his field paved the way for some of the best compositions the world has seen which include the ground breaking work done by Mile Davies and the Mahavishnu Orchestra. As a band member and a band leader, Billy Cobham has released numerous albums, all of which have diverse and creative music and have been unmatched by all the other music available in the industry. His debut album "Spectrum" came out in 1973 and was a marvelous piece of work. The music on the album was a creative and innovative combination of various instruments that came together to produce beautiful music. These instruments included the electric and the acoustic guitars, bass, flute, keyboards, trumpets and many more. The album stood out with its high quality compositions and the forceful mixture rock and jazz genres blew the listener’s mind away with its complexity and smooth flow.
Live performances by Billy Cobham are energetic and soothing at the same time. His mere presence on the stage exudes such charm and charisma that he puts the audience in even greater awe when he begins to play his music. So get a hold of Billy Cobham tickets and see for yourself how amazing the artist is.