Billy Cobham: Spectrum (1973)


Track list:

A1 01. Quadrant 4
A2 02a. Searching for the Right Doo
— 02b. Spectrum
A3 03a. Anxiety
— 03b. Taurian Matador

B1 04. Stratus
B2 05a. To the Women in My Life
— 05b. Le Lis
B3 06a. Snoopy’s Search
— 06b. Red Baron


All selections except #2b,5b (Spectrum & Le Lis):
Billy Cobham – percussion
Tommy Bolin – guitar
Jan Hammer – electric piano, acoustic piano (not on 6b), Moog synthesizer
Lee Sklar – Fender Bass

#2b,5b (Spectrum & Le Lis):
Billy Cobham – percussion
Joe Farrell – flute (2b), soprano sax (2b), alto sax (5b)
Jimmy Owens – flugelhorn (2b,5b), trumpet (5b)
John Tropea – guitar (5b)
Jan Hammer – electric piano, Moog synthesizer
Ron Carter – acoustic bass
Ray Barretto – Congas

Released: 1973
Label: Atlantic SD 7268

Recorded at Electric Lady Studios, New York, N.Y.
All selections except #2b,5b: May 14 & 15, 1973
#2b,5b: May 16, 1973

Re-mixed at Trident Studios, London, England
Recording and re-mix engineer and “All Around Object Ear”: Ken Scott

Producer: William E. Cobham Jr. (for Bilham Cobly productions)

Cover painting: Jeff Snider
Back liner photo: Armen Kachaturian
Inside liner photo: Urve Kuusik
Album design: Stanislaw Zagorski