Billy Cobham’s Crosswinds Project

Saturday March 24, 2018
$50 public | $45 members

Jazz fusion legend Billy Cobham announces a multi-city US Tour dedicated to revisiting his second album, Crosswinds, which was originally released in 1974. For this new performance series, known as the “Crosswinds Project,” Cobham and the band will perform updated arrangements of his compositions from this album, supported by Paul Hanson (bassoon, sax); Fareed Haque (guitar); Tim Landers (bass); and Scott Tibbs (keys). In addition to playing material from Crosswinds such as Spanish Moss, The Pleasant Pheasant, Heather, and Crosswind, Cobham and the band will perform wellloved favorites from his breakthrough album, Spectrum (1973), Taurian Matador, Stratus, Quadrant Four and Red Baron.

Cobham’s musical genius has enthralled music lovers around the globe since the early ‘70s when he was a founding member of the Mahavishnu Orchestra. Today, after decades of musical exploration, the versatile Cobham continues to innovate as a master drummer, percussionist, composer, producer, educator and clinician, as audiences around the country will experience through his brilliant Crosswinds Project.