JAZZ FUSION VIRTUOSO BILLY COBHAM ANNOUNCES FALL TOUR OF “SPECTRUM 40” SHOW IN 14 U.S. AND CANADIAN CITIES
(San Francisco, California—August 19, 2013)— World-renowned jazz fusion drummer Billy Cobham announces a fourteen-city American and Canadian tour celebrating the 40th anniversary of his breakthrough album, Spectrum, which is widely regarded as one of the genre’s most significant and influential works.
The upcoming Fall Spectrum 40 Tour will brilliantly showcase Cobham’s explosive, complex style of play, which has thrilled music aficionados around the globe since the early ‘70s when he was a founding member of the Mahavishnu Orchestra. Today, after decades of boundless musical exploration, the versatile Cobham continues to evolve and innovate as a master drummer, percussionist, composer, producer, educator and clinician--as audiences around the country will soon experience through the unforgettable Spectrum 40 shows.
In what promises to be a mesmerizing series of performances in unique music venues in various North American regions, Cobham brings together an all-star support group for this landmark tour, featuring Dean Brown (guitar); Gary Husband (piano) and Ric Fierabracci (bass).
Cobham notes, “The Spectrum 40 Tour represents the culmination of my ever-expanding, deepening lifetime journey of creative expression. I am so delighted to return to my roots in the States to share the stage with such stellar musicians on this historic tour, to give audiences a special Spectrum experience and above all, exuberantly celebrate the timeless, universal power of music.”
The Spectrum 40 Tour includes the following cities and venues:
Friday, 9/20/13, 8:00 PM, The Palladium, St. Petersburg, FL
Sunday, 9/22/13, 8:00 PM, Variety Playhouse, Atlanta, GA
Wednesday, 9/25/13, 7:00 PM, The Triple Door, Seattle, WA
Thursday, 9/26/13, 8:00 PM, Aladdin Theatre, Portland, OR
Friday, 9/27/13, 8:00 PM, Uptown Theatre, Napa, CA
Saturday, 9/28/13, 7:00 PM, Kimo Theatre, Albuquerque, NM
Sunday, 9/29/13, 7:00 PM, Taos Center for the Arts, Taos, NM
Tuesday, 10/1/13, 8:00 PM, Dakota Jazz Club, Minneapolis, MN
Thursday, 10/3 /13, 8:00 PM SPACE, Evanston, IL
Friday, 10/4/13, 7:30 PM, The Jazz Kitchen, Indianapolis, IN
Sunday, 10/5/13,8:00 PM, Jazz Café at Music Hall, Detroit, MI
Sunday, 10/6/13, 7:30 PM, Tangier Cabaret Room, Akron, OH
Wednesday, 10/9/13, 8:00 PM, Flato Markham Theatre, Markham, ON
Friday, 10/11/13 and 10/12/13, 8:00 PM, Palais Montcalm,
Quebec City, QC
For more information, visit: www.billycobham.com