Category Archive: Entertainers C

PAULINHO DA COSTA

Paulinho da Costa Birth name Paulo Roberto da Costa Born May 31, 1948 Rio de Janeiro Occupation(s) Musician Instruments Percussion, congas, bongos, pandeiro, agogo bells, triangle, shaker, tambourine, claves, maracas, temple blocks, timpani, gong, djembe, cabasa, drums, mark tree, castanets, vibraslap, shekere, timbales, cuica, zurna, talking drum, dumbek, sleigh bells, gourd, berimbau, guiro, rainstick, finger …

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SIMON CLIMIE

Above: Simon Climie (right) with Rob Fisher at the Montreux Pop Festival in Switzerland 1988 Simon Climie Birth name Simon Crispin Climie Born 7 April 1957 Fulham, London, England Occupation(s) Musician, singer, songwriter, producer Instruments Guitar, keyboards, vocals Simon Climie (born 7 April 1957) is an English songwriter/producer and the former lead singer of the …

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RONNIE CUBER

Ronnie Cuber Birth name Ronald Edward Cuber Born December 25, 1941 New York City Genres Jazz Occupation(s) Musician Instruments Saxophone Ronald Edward Cuber (born December 25, 1941) is a jazz saxophonist. He has also played in Latin, pop, rock, and blues sessions. In addition to his primary instrument, baritone sax, he has played tenor sax, …

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HANK CRAWFORD

Hank Crawford Birth name Bennie Ross Crawford, Jr Born December 21, 1934 Origin Memphis, Tennessee, U.S. Died January 29, 2009 (aged 74) Genres R&B, Hard bop, Jazz-funk, Soul jazz Occupation(s) Saxophonist, Songwriter Instruments Alto/Baritone Saxophone, Piano Crawford was born in Memphis, Tennessee. He began formal piano studies at the age of nine and was soon …

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LENNY CASTRO

Above: Lenny Castro Radio City Music Hall with Joe Bonamassa Jan 2015 Lenny Castro Lenny Castro (born 1956 or 1957) is an American freelancing percussionist in the studio recording industry in the Los Angeles area. Castro is a percussionist of Puerto Rican descent and was born and raised in New York City. His father Hector …

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CHRIS STAITON

Chris Stainton Also known as Chris Stainton Born 22 March 1944 Yorkshire, England Genres Rock Occupation(s) Session musician, songwriter Instruments Piano, keyboards, bass Christopher Robert “Chris” Stainton (born 22 March 1944, Woodseats, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England) is an English session musician, keyboard player, bassist and songwriter, who first gained recognition with Joe Cocker in the …

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CHRIS JAGGER

Chris Jagger Birth name Christopher Jagger Born 19 December 1947 Dartford, Kent, England Genres Cajun, zydeco, folk, country, roots, blues, rock Occupation(s) Musician, singer, songwriter, actor, producer Instruments Guitar, harmonica, washboard Chris Jagger (born 19 December 1947 in Dartford, Kent) is an English musician. He is the younger brother of the Rolling Stones’ frontman, Mick …

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KALEY CUOCO

Kaley Cuoco Born Kaley Christine Cuoco November 30, 1985 Camarillo, California, U.S. Other names Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting Occupation Actress Kaley Christine Cuoco (/ˈkeɪli ˈkwoʊkoʊ/ KAY-lee KWOH-koh; born November 30, 1985) is an American actress. After a series of supporting film and television roles in the late 1990s, she landed her breakthrough role as Bridget Hennessy on …

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JEREMY CLARKSON

Jeremy Clarkson Born Jeremy Charles Robert Clarkson 11 April 1960 Doncaster, West Riding of Yorkshire, England Jeremy Charles Robert Clarkson (born 11 April 1960) is an English broadcaster, journalist and writer who specialises in motoring. He is best known for co-presenting the BBC TV show Top Gear with Richard Hammond and James May from October …

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DIANA CANOVA

Diana Canova Born Diane Canova Rivero June 1, 1953 West Palm Beach, Florida Other names Diana Rivero Canova Education Hollywood High School Alma mater Los Angeles City College Occupation Actress, singer Diana Canova (born June 1, 1953) is an American actress, director, and professor. Canova was born Diane Canova Rivero in West Palm Beach, Florida, …

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