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Paulinho Da Costa

Paulinho Da Costa was born on May 31, 1948 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is known for his work on Traffic (2000), The Mexican (2001) and The Color Purple (1985). See full bio »

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Known For

Traffic Music Department
The Color Purple
The Color Purple Music Department
Powwow Highway
Powwow Highway Music Department


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 2000 Traffic (musician: percussion)
 1990 Madonna: The Immaculate Collection (Video) (musician: percussion)
 1989 Powwow Highway (music performer)
 1987 Michael Jackson: Bad (Video short) (musician: percussion)
 1985 The Color Purple (percussion - uncredited)
 1985 We Are The World: The Story Behind The Song (TV Movie documentary) (musician: percussion - uncredited)
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 2001 The Mexican (performer: "Oye")
 1986 Olivia: Soul Kiss (Video short) ("Emotional Tangle", "Toughen Up")
 1985 We Are The World: The Story Behind The Song (TV Movie documentary) ("We Are the World", uncredited)
 1983 Rock & Rule ("Dance, Dance, Dance")
 1978 Moment by Moment ("Everybody Needs Love")
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 2009 Diana Krall: Live in Rio (Video)
Percussion (as Paulinho DaCosta)
 1985 The Color Purple
African Musician
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 1985 We Are The World: The Story Behind The Song (TV Movie documentary) (special thanks)
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 2001 Diana Krall: Live in Paris (Video)
Himself (as the Diana Krall Band)
 1987 The 1st Annual Soul Train Music Awards (TV Special)

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