|Paulinho de Costa|
|Birth name||Paulo Robert de Costa|
|Born||May 31, 1948|
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
|Instruments||Percussion, conga, bongos, pandeiro|
Paulinho da Costa (born Paulo Roberto da Costa on May 31, 1948) is a Brazilian percussionist, who has worked with Andy Taylor.
Born in Rio de Janeiro, Paulinho is considered one of the most recorded musicians of modern times. Playing over two hundred percussion instruments, he has participated in thousands of recording sessions, Grammy Award-winning albums, hit songs, soundtracks, radio and television commercials.
He has done crossover work in a variety of music genres including: Brazilian, blues, Christian, country, disco, gospel, hip hop, jazz, Latin, pop, rhythm and blues, rock, soul, world music and also contributed to Andy Taylor's debut album Thunder, released in 1987.
A selection of creditsEdit
- Alice Cooper
- Aretha Franklin
- Belinda Carlisle
- Bob Dylan
- Andy Taylor
- Bryan Ferry
- Rod Stewart (A Spanner in the Works)
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