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Eddie Garrido
Feb. 10, 2021

Eddie Garrido is a Keyboard Player/ Singer/ Songwritter/ Composer. He is Performing covers and originals mostly in the Tampa Bay Area . Son of Vicente Garrido, a very popular composer of his time and credited as the creator of the "Modern Bolero." Vicente Garrido had many hits worldwide as his songs have been recorded by top Latin American artits such as Jose Jose, Luis Miguel, Pablo Milanez, Leny Andrade and American artits such as Nat King Cole and Vicky Carr.

Eddie Garrido was born in Mexico City, and spent some of his childhood there and in Madrid Spain, later he relocated to the USA in his teens, studied music in Minniapolis and started playing in local clubs at the age of 16 touring all around the midwest. In late 1984 he moved to Florida, Miami first, then the Tampa Bay Area. where he resides, and is thankful to have performed long engagements at some of the best venues. The Don Cesar Beach Resort, (Saint Pete Beach), Brassy's (in Island States, Clearwater) Malio's (Tampa) The Fox Jazz Club (Tampa) Captain Kosmakos (Treasure Island) and the Black Palm Restaurant (Pass a Grill) to name a few.

In 2014 Creative Loafing Magazine named Eddie Garrido "Best of the Bay" best solo artist in a restaurant, and a similar award was given to him in 1982 by the "City Pages" in Minniapolis. (Best Top 40 Band).

Eddie Garrido has had a #1 Song on the charts of and 4 others on the top 10, also two #1 songs in the Christian Charts in the UK (N1M) and constantly ranks on the top 10 on Reverbnation.

Some of his favorite writters and influences have been: Burt Bacharach, Sting, Gino Vannelli, Daryl Hall, Antonio Carlos Jobim, David Foster, Jeff Lorber, Pat Metheny, Michael Franks, Michael Bubble, Tony Bennet, Frank Sinatra, Sergio Mendez, Elton John, Billy Joel,
Jason Mraz, Billy Idol, Maroon 5, Yes, Toto, George Benson, Ivan Linz, , Gershwin, Donald Fagen, Michael McDonald, Armando Manzanero and of course his father Vicente Garrido.


1 A Day in the Life
2 5th Floor
3 You'll Learn
4 Africa
5 Alex (Dedicated to My Brother)

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