Tag Archives: Billy Cobham

Joe English – Seated at a Table I Don’t Cross My Hands Over to Eat

SKF NOTE: Here’s the back story to my interviews with Joe English. In this excerpt, Joe talks about always playing a right-handed drumset without crossing his hands over. Joe English: I’ve been playing like that all my life. When drummers … Continue reading

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Max Roach: Every Drummer Should Play a Melodic Instrument

SKF NOTE: This exchange with Max Roach took place on July 15, 1981 at his home in Connecticut. The back story is posted here.  I asked Mr. Roach if he thought musicians should be aware of the business side of … Continue reading

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Billy Cobham’s Tama Artstar Drumset 1984

SKF NOTE: From the February 1984 Down Beat magazine. One in a long line of Billy Cobham‘s great looking drumsets.

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Billy Cobham ‘Simplicity of Expression’ Ad 1978

SKF NOTE: I’m not a Billy Cobham album expert, but I don’t recall this album at all. The ad is from 1978.

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Billy Cobham Obscure Endorsement Ads 1972, 1976

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