BIOGRAPHY

Fred Costello, born in Syracuse, New York, is a multi-talented musician with a varied career including national radio and TV appearances and numerous recording sessions for which he has either played or written.
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Has appeared in Las Vegas,
   Hollywood, Canada, Bahamas and
   Mexico

Featured as Jazz Organist in
   numerous Jazz Festivals

Began career as a Jazz
   Accordionist before switching to
   organ

Written and recorded for Alexander
   Film Studios

Hosted "Jazz in The Morning"
   radio show for 10 years

Performed in 40 states during an
   11 year road tour

A former semi-pro baseball player
   Fred has run a baseball camp
   since 1978

Has appeared with Mark Murphy,
   Johnny Smith, Chuck Mangione, 
   Slide Hampton, Bobby Darrin, Gene
   Bertoncini, Steve Gadd, Doc
   Severinsen, Lew Soloff, Dewey 
   Martin, Bill Doggett, Gene Cornish
   and the Rochester Philharmonic 
   Orchestra among many others

Elected to the Rochester Sports
   Walk of Fame in 1999

Scouted for the Cleveland Indians

Awarded Critics Choice Award 2007

Received Press-Radio Club
   Award 2009

Released autobiography "A Lifetime
   of Nightclubs & Ballparks" book -
   March 2010

 "Spirit Of The International League
   Award" 2011

Has written for Sports Scene
   Magazine

Featured as top sports organist on
   NBC Game of the Week and
   Newsweek Magazine

Has turned down five major
   league teams as organist
   including the Yankees and Mets


Besides his music appearances,
   Fred heads up Costello Music, a
   teaching studio and band
   instrument rental service

Released CD "Anthology" -
   April 2013

NIGHT CLUBS

Fremont Hotel: Las Vegas,
   Nevada

Playboy Club: Hollywood,
   California

Cal-Neva Lodge: Lake Tahoe,
   Nevada

Capri Club: Tijuana, Mexico

Hurricane Club: Wildwood,
   New Jersey

Kings Inn: Bahamas

Oyster Barrel: Quebec City,
   Canada

Castellani's:  Atlantic City,
   New Jersey

TV/RDIO/PRINT

Regis Philbin Show (LA)
NBC Game of the Week
Newsweek
USA Today
NY Times
Coca Cola Commercial
International Musician
Arthur Godfrey Show
TV Guide (Canada)
Breakfast Club (Chicago)
WSYR-TV Staff

RECORDINGS

Anthology - Saxon Records
Carryin'On - Avanti Records
Where Can You Go - Columbia
April in Paris - Doobee Records
A Day in the Life of a Fool -
   
Parkway
Up Up with America - Lizdon
   Records
Blues Backstage - Saxon





 

 

 

 
















 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 


ADDITIONAL PICTURES



With Nancy Sinatra

With Chuck Mangione

 
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