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13 NW 6th Avenue
Portland, OR 97209 United States
(503) 248-4700 http://startheaterportland.com/

October 2019

$39.50 – $45

PDX Jazz and Soul’d Out present Billy Cobham Crosswinds Project featuring Randy Brecker

75th Birthday Celebration Tour

October 8 | 8:00 pm
Star Theater, 13 NW 6th Avenue
Portland, OR 97209 United States
Billy Cobham

Note: this event is 21+ Billy Cobham came to prominence in the late 1960s and early 1970s with trumpeter Miles Davis and then with the Mahavishnu orchestra. According to Allmusic’s reviewer, Cobham is “generally acclaimed as fusion’s greatest drummer.” He was inducted into the modern drummer hall of fame in 1987 and the classic drummer hall of fame in 2013. Cobham’s influence stretched far beyond jazz: prog contemporaries Bill Bruford of King Crimson listened closely to what he was up to, younger drummers like Danny Carey of Tool learned from him, and even Prince played a version of Cobham’s “Stratus” in concert. There’s maybe no bigger fan than Phil Collins, who has named Mahavishnu’s inner mounting flame as a key influence on his early style.…

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