PALINDROME" set to be released January 2010
New York, NY: Billy Cobham's 2nd installment in the Fruit From The Loom" series is set to be released at the beginning of 2010 through his production company CREATIVE MULTIMEDIA CONCEPTS." The compositions in Palindrome" represent Billy's re-engagement with music that he created as far back as thirty years ago: songs like Moon Germs" (from Total Eclipse", 1975), A Days Grace" ("Flight Time", 1981) are presented in updated arrangements along with Two For Juan" (1987, Picture This"), Alfa Waves" ("The Traveler",1995) and Mirage" ("Focused", 1997). Rounding out this musical portfolio are never before released compositions: Obliquely Speaking", Isle Of Skye", Cancun Market", Torpedo Flo" and Saippuakivikaupias", the Palindrome song. So, as Billy returns to his roots so does he continue to move forward with fresh ideas for old themes to accompany his most recent musical compositions.
The album features guest performances by Ernie Watts - Woodwinds, Michael Rodriguez - Trumpet, Marshall Gilkes - Trombone, Jean-Marie Ecay and Dean Brown - Guitars, Philippe Chayeb - Bass, Wilbert 'Junior Gill Steel Pan and PanKat, Christophe Cravero - Keyboards and Violin and Marco Lobo - Percussion.