Billy Cobham Crosswinds

Billy Cobham - Crosswinds (1974) {Atlantic} [Re-Up]  Music

Posted by tiburon at May 22, 2012
Billy Cobham - Crosswinds (1974) {Atlantic} [Re-Up]

Billy Cobham - Crosswinds (1974) {Atlantic}
EAC 0.99pb4 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | 190MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Fusion

Billy Cobham's second date as a leader was one of his better sessions. Four songs (all originals by the leader/drummer) comprise "Spanish Moss – A Sound Portrait," and, in addition, Cobham contributed three other pieces. The selections team him with guitarist John Abercrombie, both of the Brecker Brothers, trombonist Garnett Brown, keyboardist George Duke, bassist John Williams, and Latin percussionist Lee Pastora. In general, the melodies and the vamps are reasonably memorable. Cobham also takes an unaccompanied drum solo on "Storm." Worth searching for by fusion collectors.

Billy Cobham - Inner Conflicts (1977) {Wounded Bird}  Music

Posted by tiburon at April 27, 2018
Billy Cobham - Inner Conflicts (1977) {Wounded Bird}

Billy Cobham - Inner Conflicts (1977) {Wounded Bird}
EAC 0.99pb4 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | 249MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 94MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Fusion, Jazz-Funk

A solid effort that has been dismissed based upon its associations with two Cobham lemons, Simplicity of Expression: Depth of Thought and B.C., all recorded around the same time. This recording finds Cobham continuing to explore the funk genre; however, the overall mood here is quite darker and more introspective, similar to Crosswinds. "Inner Conflicts" is a haunting song that includes Cobham's experimentation with electronic percussion and synthesizer. "Nickles and Dimes" is a page out of Cobham's early work, while "El Barrio" is heavily influenced by African rhythms. Of note, Prince's former sidekick Sheila E. performs here with her father Pete. The closer, "Arroyo," is another of Cobham's memorable compositions that he continues to perform.
Billy Cobham - The Atlantic Years 1973-1978 (2015) [Official Digital Download]

Billy Cobham - The Atlantic Years 1973-1978 (2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44.1 kHz | Time - 357:52 minutes | 3,89 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

The fully "Remastered Eight-Album Set Features" The Legendary Drummer's Output From Atlantic Records Offered For The First Time Since The '70s. At the dawn of the 1970s, Billy Cobham built his legend with his bandleader debut, Spectrum. Raw, daring and overflowing with adrenalin, the album topped the Billboard Jazz charts. Having played for Miles Davis, Horace Silver and Mose Allison, Billy Cobham had joined the legendary Mahavishnu Orchestra in 1971, before signing to Atlantic as a solo artist in 1973. Worshipped today as a titan of drumming, Billy Cobham's career is now in its fifth decade.
Billy Cobham, Steve Khan, Alphonso Johnson, Tom Scott - Alivemutherforya (1978) {2002 Legacy} **[RE-UP]**

Billy Cobham, Steve Khan, Alphonso Johnson, Tom Scott - Alivemutherforya (1978) {2002 Legacy}
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and log | scans | 273 mb
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 105 mb
Genre: jazz

Alivemutherforya is the 1978 album by Billy Cobham. Steve Khan, Alphonso Johnson, and Tom Scott, with help from Mark Soskin. Originally released on Columbia, this is a live recording and as the title explains, this is "a live mother for you". This is a Legacy CD released in 2002.

Billy Cobham - Compass Point (1997)  Music

Posted by TmanHome at Feb. 5, 2017
Billy Cobham - Compass Point (1997)

Billy Cobham - Compass Point (1997)
Jazz, Fusion, Jazz-Rock | MP3 320 kbps CBR | 86 min | 201 MB
Label: Purple Pyramid | Rel:1997

Recorded live at Compass Point Hotel in the Bahamas in 1997, this double-disc album features legendary jazz drummer Billy Cobham performing with his quartet. Backing Cobham here are guitarist Carl Orr, bassist Stefan Rademacher, and keyboardist Gary Husband. This is highly engaging fusion and post-bop-influenced jazz.
Jazz Legends: Billy Cobham - Live Palais Des Festivals Hall Cannes 1989 (2004)

Jazz Legends: Billy Cobham - Live Palais Des Festivals Hall Cannes 1989 (2004)
Video: NTSC, MPEG-2 at 6 000 kb/s, 720 x 480 at 29.970 fps | Audio: AC-3 6ch. at 448 kb/s, AC-3 2ch. at 448 kb/s, DTS 6ch. at 755 kb/s
Genre: Jazz | Label: Quantum Leap | Copy: Untouched | Release Date: 20 Feb. 2006 | Runtime: 65 min. | 2,34GB (DVD5)

Generally acclaimed as fusion's greatest drummer, Billy Cobham's explosive technique powered some of the genre's most important early recordings including groundbreaking efforts by Miles Davis and the Mahavishnu Orchestra before he became an accomplished bandleader in his own right.
Billy Cobham - Inner Conflicts (1978) {2014 Japan 24-bit Fusion Best Collection 1000}

Billy Cobham - Inner Conflicts (1978) {2014 Japan 24-bit Fusion Best Collection 1000}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (image)+CUE+LOG -> 280 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 93 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 15 Mb | 5% repair rar | 24-bit remaster
© 2014 Atlantic / Warner Japan | WPCR-28147
Jazz / Fusion / Jazz Funk

Features 24-bit digital remastering. Comes with a mini-description. A solid effort that has been dismissed based upon its associations with two Cobham lemons, Simplicity of Expression: Depth of Thought and B.C., all recorded around the same time. This recording finds Cobham continuing to explore the funk genre; however, the overall mood here is quite darker and more introspective, similar to Crosswinds.

Billy Cobham - Total Eclipse (1974) [Reissue 2005]  Music

Posted by jclane at Feb. 13, 2014
Billy Cobham - Total Eclipse (1974) [Reissue 2005]

Billy Cobham - Total Eclipse (1974) [Reissue 2005]
EAC Rip | FLAC Image + Cue + Log - 271 MB | MP3 CBR @320 kbps - 104 MB | Full scans - 142 MB
Label: Atlantic Masters | Catalog.#: 8122-76585-2 | Genre: Jazz Fusion

This is Billy Cobham's third solo recording under his own name and is a fine follow-up to Crosswinds. The mini-suite "Solarization" not only showcases the band's technical abilities, but also Cobham's strong compositional skills. It also features a schizophrenic piano solo ("Second Phase") from the underrated pianist Milcho Leviev, who sounds like a mutation of Cecil Taylor and Bill Evans.
Billy Cobham - Compass Point (2013) [2CDs] {Purple Pyramid} [Re-Up]

Billy Cobham - Compass Point (2013) [2CDs] {Purple Pyramid}
EAC 1.0b3 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | 543MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Fusion

Recorded live at Compass Point Hotel in the Bahamas in 1997, this double-disc album features legendary jazz drummer Billy Cobham performing with his quartet. Backing Cobham here are guitarist Carl Orr, bassist Stefan Rademacher, and keyboardist Gary Husband. This is highly engaging fusion and post-bop-influenced jazz.
Jazz Legends: Billy Cobham - Live At The Palais Des Festivals Hall Cannes 1989 (2006)

Jazz Legends: Billy Cobham - Live At The Palais Des Festivals Hall Cannes 1989 (2006)
Video: NTSC, MPEG-2 at 6 000 Kbps, 720 x 480 (1.333) at 29.970 fps | Audio: AC-3 2 channels at 192 Kbps, 48.0 KHz
Genre: Jazz | Label: Quantum Leap Group Limited | Copy: Untouched | Release Date: 20 Feb 2006 | Runtime: 58 min. | 3,67 GB (DVD5)

Only a few times in history has a musician been singled out as the world-class mentor of his instrument. Billy Cobham is one of those few artists. For over 30 years, he has received international acclaimed as the total consummate drummer. Billy Cobham's explosive technique powered some of the fusion genre's most important early recordings - including groundbreaking efforts by Miles Davis and the Mahavishnu Orchestra - before he became an accomplished bandleader in his own right.