ArtistInfo Logo  ArtistInfo

Artist Portrait

Eddie Costa

vib, p, 1930-1962 US, Pennsylvania
Musician / Composer / Arranger of Jazz

Edwin James "Eddie" Costa (August 14, 1930 – July 28, 1962) was an American jazz pianist, vibraphonist, composer and arranger. In 1957 he was chosen as Down Beat jazz critics' new star on piano and vibes – the first time that one artist won two categories in the same year. He became known for his percussive, driving piano style that concentrated on the lower octaves of the keyboard.

  • Vibraphone
  • Piano
  • Percussion
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
What's New on Clarinescapade by Various Artists
I Remember You on Clarinescapade by Various Artists
Love and the Weather (2012 - Remaster) on Winner's Circle by John Coltrane
If I Were A Bell on Guys and Dolls Like Vibes by Eddie Costa
How Deep Is The Ocean on Clarinescapade by Various Artists
I've Never Been In Love Before on Guys and Dolls Like Vibes by Eddie Costa
Not So Sleepy (2012 - Remaster) on Winner's Circle by John Coltrane
Lazy Afternoon (2012 - Remaster) on Winner's Circle by John Coltrane
If I'm Lucky (I'll Be the One) (2012 - Remaster) on Winner's Circle by John Coltrane
Seabreeze (2012 - Remaster) on Winner's Circle by John Coltrane

Track list and 30sec audio provided by

Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
The Vibraphone MasterEddie Costa2010Compil.
Complete Studio RecordingsEddie Costa, Sal Salvador2005Compil.
The Best Of Teo MaceroTeo Macero Featuring Art Farmer, Bill Evans + Lee Konitz, Ed Shaughnessy, Mal Waldron + Al Cohn, Charles Mingus, Eddie Bert + Phil Woods, Frank Rehak, Clark Terry + Eddie Costa, Pepper Adams1990Compil.
Tribute To The GreatsSal Salvador Featuring Eddie Costa1986Album
Mission To MoscowZoot SIms1962Single
The Soul Of JazzBill Harris, Joe Wilder, Bobby Jaspar, Pepper Adams, Eddie Costa, George Duvivier, Art Taylor, J. Billy VerPlanck1958Album
The Nature Of ThingsThe Lenny Hambro Quintet featuring Eddie Costa ○ Sal Salvador ○ Barry Galbraith1958Album
At NewportEddie Costa With Rolf Kühn & Dick Johnson + Mat Mathews And Don Elliott1957Album
A Pair Of PianosJohn Mehegan & Eddie Costa W/ Vinnie Burke1955Album
ArtistInfo App
ArtistInfo for iOS and ArtistInfo for Mac are presenting musicians, composers and producers that are envolved in the musical work that you are listening to in Apple Music, iTunes, or Spotify. Discover new music via the network among artists. Manage your favorite musicians and albums via iCloud and share recommendations with your friends via email, AirDrop, or Social Media.

App Store Logo     Mac App Store Logo

To all the music fans that are contributing on Discogs, MusicBrainz and Wikipedia. Thanks to Franz Flückiger for providing Storygram used to visualize band membership.
Universal Link:
ArtistInfo Community
Most seen topics within ArtistInfo:

Top 10 Artists    Top 20 Albums
What others are currently looking for:

Recent Artists    Recent Albums

ArtistInfo Logo ArtistInfo by Metason © 2015-2020 Metason Logo