I don’t have to introduce you guys to Billy Cobham, right? I’d be sad to hear that our readers aren’t fans of/at least aware of Billy’s work in the Mahavishnu Orchestra, one of the titanic fusion bands of the 70’s. You may have also heard Billy’s drumming as sideman for a tremendous list of collaborators: Miles Davis, Quincy Jones, Freddie Hubbard, Sonny Rollins, McCoy Tyner, etc etc.
The good folks at Drumeo recently had Billy in for an extended lesson, entitled The Art of the Rhythm Section. Needless to say, you’re probably gonna want to hit play on this: