Jack Costanzo

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Costanzo in July 2003

Jack Costanzo (September 24, 1919 – August 18, 2018) was an American percussionist, dancer, composer, bandleader and actor. He was born in Chicago, Illinois. Costanzo was known for his works with Marlon Brando, Rita Moreno and for his appearances on The Ed Sullivan Show. Costanzo formed his own band in the 1950s which recorded and toured internationally.

Costanzo died of complications from an aneurysm at his home in Lakeside, California on August 18, 2018, aged 98.[1]

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  1. "Jack "Mr Bongo" Costanzo, dead at 98, collaborated with Judy Garland, Nat 'King' Cole, Marlon Brando". San Diego Union Tribune. August 20, 2018. Retrieved August 18, 2018.

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