is a Keyboard Player/ Singer/ Songwritter/ Composer.
Performing covers and originals
mostly in the Tampa Bay Area .
Son of Vicente Garrido (A popular composer of his time and also 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.)
Following those footsteps,
Eddie Garrido was born in Mexico City, and spent some of his childhood there and in Spain 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 mp3.com and 4 others on the top 10, also two #1 songs in the Christian Charts in the UK (N1M)
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Partial Song List
In addition to the large original repertoire: Eddie Garrido is also a cover artist, performing songs from the best writers in the world and the most popular bands.Music for any occasion Jazz, R&B, Reggae, Latin, Rock & Pop.
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Creative Loafing Best of the Bay.
60’s, 70’s 80’s, 90’s, Latin, Reggae and Comtemporary Pop
The Music in Me by Eddie Garrido
Funky Grooves & All That Jazz by Eddie Garrido
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