Gino Castillo

Friday, December 13, 2019
Two performance times: 7:15 p.m. & 9:30 p.m.

Hear percussionist, composer, singer, and educator Gino Castillo perform at Middle C Jazz. Castillo was named Jazz Artist of the Year for the City Paper Music Awards in 2013 & 2014, the Jazz Artist of the Year for the Independent Tone Awards in 2015 & 2016, and won the jazz hit single of the year for the Independent Tone Awards in 2018.

Gino Castillo's background includes an honorary degree in percussion teaching, percussion studies, and many private lessons Including several years of weekly sessions with Oscarito Valdes. Castillo has collaborated with many international artists, such as:

Earl Klugh, Al Turner, Michael Mossman, Quentin Baxter, Etienne Charles, Horacio el Negro Hernández, Oscarito Valdés, Eddie Venegas, Charleston Jazz Orchestra, Charleston Smooth Jazz Orchestra, Lowcountry Latin Jazz Collective.

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