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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.

        
Instruments
  • Vibraphone
  • Piano
  • Percussion
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
What's New on Clarinescapade by Various Artists
I Remember You on Clarinescapade by Various Artists
I've Never Been In Love Before on Guys and Dolls Like Vibes by Eddie Costa
How Deep Is The Ocean on Clarinescapade by Various Artists
If I Were A Bell on Guys and Dolls Like Vibes by Eddie Costa
Adelaide on Guys and Dolls Like Vibes by Eddie Costa
I'll Know on Guys and Dolls Like Vibes by Eddie Costa
Clarinescapade on Clarinescapade by Various Artists
Guys and Dolls on Guys and Dolls Like Vibes by Eddie Costa
Minor Drop on Clarinescapade by Various Artists

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Band Members
Discography



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
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