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Review: Cobham shows again fusion still lives

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Want the fountain of youth? Ask Billy Cobham. Like fellow drummer Roy Haynes (even older, nearing 90) 70-year-old Billy Cobham plays up a storm. On Saturday at The Egg’s smaller Swyer Theatre, Cobham revisited his 40-year old “Spectrum” album with a trio well-matched to his power and precision. By the time Cobham recorded “Spectrum” to launch a prolific solo career, he’d already co-invented fusion with Miles Davis and the Mahavishnu Orchestra. But “Spectrum” introduced Cobham ...


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