New York, USA - In an exclusive interview with When Steel Talks, drummer extraordinaire Billy Cobham speaks on his life-long relationship with the steelpan instrument and the cultural influences from childhood to adult that have impacted his music and life.
His history is with the Afro-West Indian community and Latin community. And unflinching honesty is one of his policies. The drumming virtuoso lays it out in this interview, in his own words.
Been a fan of Billy Cobham for years and years and never knew he played the pan.
Wayne, Junior Gill also plays pan with him, I saw a pic of his instrument it's the most beautiful pan I've seen and this was from 2004 .
1981. Riazzino, Switzerland. Billy Cobham (drums); Mike Stern (guitar); Michal Urbaniak (violin); Gil Goldstein (keyboards); and Tim Landers (bass). Song written by Billy Cobham.