Sometimes I forget just how amazing he still is.
Dynamics. Style. Fundamentals. Brilliance. Power. Innovation.
All wrapped up in one man.
For all of you “gospel choppers” – BILLY COBHAM was probably the guy who influenced the guy who influenced the guy you were influenced by. Yes indeed! That is how influential Billy Cobham is.
Drummers like him know when to hold back and when to explode? That, my friends, is how you set yourself apart.
A friend on Facebook asked today..who is the greatest living drummer. I said Vinnie Colauita. Vinnie can do everything…VERY well. I would probably include Billy as my close second.