Billy Cobham – Stratus (Leaping Ahead #55)

Leaping Ahead Project 2016 #55: 160224

[A song from a band beginning with C]

Jazz fusion drummer Billy Cobham added ‘Stratus’ to his 1973 ‘Spectrum’ album. A tune later sampled many times over, perhaps most notably in Massive Attack’s ‘Safe from Harm’ from their 1991 Blue Lines album.

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2 thoughts on “Billy Cobham – Stratus (Leaping Ahead #55)

  1. Good choice. I haven’t heard this album for a while but I saw Cobham and his band playing in a small club maybe a year or so ago. First time I’d heard live fusion in some time. I had no idea anybody was sampling his material.

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