Jack Costanzo
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The Inch Worm (Digitally Remastered 97)
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Spoken Tag (Bongo Commercial) (1996 Digital Remaster)
3
I Love Paris
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Maleguena (Instrumental) (2003 Digital Remaster)
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Drum-A-Mania (Instrumental) (2003 Digital Remaster)

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Jack Costanzo

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A premier percussionist and one of the few to emphasize bongos over congas, Jack Costanzo taught himself both bongos and congas, and made three visits to Havana in the '40s to learn Afro-Cuban rhythms. He toured and performed with Stan Kenton in 1947 and 1948, then worked with Nat King Cole from 1949 to 1953. Costanzo continued to periodically play with both Cole and Kenton through the '50s, working with Kenton until 1957 while also heading out his own. This group recorded in 19... Read more

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