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Billy Cobham Booking Agency Profile

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Bill Cobham is a jazz drummer, composer, and bandleader. He was born in Panama and immigrated to New York as a child. After attending New Yorks High School of Music and Art and playing in an Army band during the mid-late sixties, Cobham stumbled on the jazz-fusion world and worked with the Brecker Brothers, guitarist John Abercrombie, and the legendary Miles Davis. He is generally accepted as the greatest drummer in the jazz-fusion world whose style as influenced those who followed him. He is known for his unique drum style, being one fo the first to play open-handed lead meaning he plays on a right-handed set, but uses his left hand on the hi-hat in place of crossing is right hand over. Over the years he has worked with an eclectic group of artists from Miles Davis to the Grateful Dead. Cobham is the subject of the documentary Sonic Mirror, centered around his life and his use of music as a form of communication. .

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Frequently Asked Questions about booking Billy Cobham.

Billy Cobham's current work schedule and location in relation to your event's type, date, budget, and locality will play a primary factor in the acceptance of an offer.
CTI can give you exact pricing once we submit your event details to Billy Cobham. How much Billy Cobham does cost to do an event depends on many variables and the fees we show is based on a range derived from our past experience with booking. Popularity, career stage, and current demand can cause an increase or decrease in pricing. The final fee may be more than what is shown, but you should at least have a budget within that range for Billy Cobham to consider an appearance, performance or speaking engagement.
CTI can not give out direct contact information for the agent or manager of Billy Cobham. If you want to send them a message, a gift, or request a free appearance or donation of time, then we will not pass along such material or communications to any of our contacts.
There is low probability for Billy Cobham to work a gig for anything substantially less than the published price range. We will negotiate with Billy Cobham on your behalf, but if your funding is not in place then it will more difficult to book Billy Cobham, because they get many offers to work events that are at or above asking price. It is also important to consider Billy Cobham's travel costs, as they may require an entourage of staff and equipment. If your budget does not factor that in, then there is no benefit for them to want to be hired. We do not personally speak for Billy Cobham, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.
Type
Performer
Style
Jazz
Range
Age Group-30's-50's, Age Group-60's+, Age Group-All Ages, Jazz, Male
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