Joe Porcaro

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Joe Porcaro (April 29, 1930 – July 6, 2020) was an American jazz drummer. He was born in Hartford, Connecticut. He was known for performing with Toto. Porcaro led a jazz group with Emil Richards.[1] He was one of the founders of the Los Angeles College of Music. He performed movie scores with James Newton Howard, John Williams, Jerry Goldsmith, James Horner and Danny Elfman.

Porcaro died on July 6, 2020 in Los Angeles, aged 90.[2]

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  1. Mattingly, Rich. "Emil Richards". Percussive Arts Society. Retrieved 22 August 2017.
  2. "Toto: morto Joe Porcaro",, July 7, 2020 (in Italian)