Paulinho Da Costa

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Born on May 31, 1948 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Paulinho Da Costa is a percussionist and started his career playing in various Brazilian ensembles and samba groups. Arriving in the USA in 1973, Paulinho played in Sergio Mendes' band for four years before becoming one of the most in-demand percussionists of LA's recording studios in the 1980's. He has recorded with Quincy Jones, Michael Jackson (on the multi-platinum trilogy of "Thriller," "Bad" and "Off The Wall"), the multi-platinum and biggest selling soundtrack of all time Various - Saturday Night Fever (The Original Movie Sound Track), Toto, Madonna, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Diana Krall, Claus Ogerman and countless others. Paulinho Da Costa has also sporadically released solo albums for Pablo Records and A&M Records.
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Albums

2335 747 Paulinho Da Costa - Agora album art Paulinho Da Costa Agora (Album) Pablo Records 2335 747 UK 1977 Sell This Version
2310 824 Paulinho Da Costa - Tudo Bem! album art Joe Pass And Paulinho Da Costa Joe Pass And Paulinho Da Costa - Tudo Bem! (Album) Pablo Records 2310 824 UK 1978 Sell This Version
MTF 1603 Paulinho Da Costa - Happy People album art Paulinho Da Costa Happy People (Album) Pablo Today, Pablo Today MTF 1603 Japan 1979 Sell This Version
NGS 2014 Paulinho Da Costa - Paulinho Da Costa album art Paulinho Da Costa Paulinho Da Costa (Album) Discos CBS NGS 2014 Mexico 1984 Sell This Version
2312-143 Paulinho Da Costa - Sunrise album art Paulinho Da Costa Sunrise (Album) Pablo Today 2312-143 Germany 1984 Sell This Version
395 356-1 Paulinho Da Costa - Breakdown album art Paulinho Da Costa Breakdown (Album) A&M Records 395 356-1 Brazil 1991 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

BD-10926, JD-10926 Paulinho Da Costa - Ritmo Number One / Toledo Bagel album art Paulinho Da Costa Ritmo Number One / Toledo Bagel (Single) Pablo Records BD-10926, JD-10926 US 1977 Sell This Version
STEP 3 Paulinho Da Costa - Deja Vu album art Paulinho Da Costa Deja Vu (Single) Pablo Today STEP 3 UK 1979 Sell This Version
S312-143 Paulinho Da Costa - Taj Mahal / You've Got A Special Kind Of Love album art Paulinho da Costa Taj Mahal / You've Got A Special Kind Of Love Pablo Today S312-143 US 1984 Sell This Version
PABLO 5155 Paulinho Da Costa - Taj Mahal / Groove / I'm Going To Rio album art Paulinho da Costa Taj Mahal / Groove / I'm Going To Rio(12", Maxi) Pablo Records PABLO 5155 Germany 1984 Sell This Version
75021 7231 2 Paulinho Da Costa - Real Love album art Paulinho Da Costa Real Love(CD, Single, Promo) A&M Records 75021 7231 2 US 1991 Sell This Version