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 Agora — Paulinho Da Costa Paulinho Da Costa Agora (Album) Pablo Records 2335 747 UK 1977 Sell This Version
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2310 824 Tudo Bem! — Paulinho Da Costa Joe Pass And Paulinho Da Costa Joe Pass And Paulinho Da Costa - Tudo Bem! (Album) Pablo Records 2310 824 UK 1978 Sell This Version
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MTF 1603 Happy People — Paulinho Da Costa Paulinho Da Costa Happy People (Album) Pablo Today, Pablo Today MTF 1603 Japan 1979 Sell This Version
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2312-143 Sunrise — Paulinho Da Costa Paulinho Da Costa Sunrise (Album) Pablo Today 2312-143 Germany 1984 Sell This Version
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PCCY-10220 Breakdown — Paulinho Da Costa Paulinho Da Costa Breakdown (Album) A&M Records PCCY-10220 Japan 1991 Sell This Version
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Singles & EPs

BD-10926, JD-10926 Ritmo Number One / Toledo Bagel — Paulinho Da Costa Paulinho Da Costa Ritmo Number One / Toledo Bagel (Single) Pablo Records BD-10926, JD-10926 US 1977 Sell This Version
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STEP 3 Deja Vu — Paulinho Da Costa Paulinho Da Costa Deja Vu (Single) Pablo Today STEP 3 UK 1979 Sell This Version
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PRO-3616 Dreamflow — Paulinho Da Costa Paulinho Da Costa Dreamflow(7", Single) Polydor PRO-3616 Philippines 1979 Sell This Version
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S312-143 Taj Mahal / You've Got A Special Kind Of Love — Paulinho Da Costa Paulinho da Costa Taj Mahal / You've Got A Special Kind Of Love Pablo Today S312-143 US 1984 Sell This Version
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PABLO 5155 Taj Mahal / Groove / I'm Going To Rio — Paulinho Da Costa Paulinho da Costa Taj Mahal / Groove / I'm Going To Rio(12", Maxi) Pablo Records PABLO 5155 Germany 1984 Sell This Version
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75021 7231 2 Real Love — Paulinho Da Costa Paulinho Da Costa Real Love(CD, Single, Promo) A&M Records 75021 7231 2 US 1991 Sell This Version