The Daniel Castro Band
Sponsored by Robert Valdez and Julie Friend.
Describing Daniel Castro as a blues artist doesn’t begin to tell the whole story. A highly accomplished guitarist and singer/songwriter with a strong musical point of view grounded in the very best blues traditions is more like it. Combine those talents with original blues-based material and you begin understand Daniel’s strengths as an artist. Well-known for being a dynamic performer who “leaves it all on the stage” night after night, Daniel brings crowds to their feet with his blistering solos, soulful singing, and tight arrangements. Daniel has always played with seasoned musicians, but with his newest incarnation, featuring Johnny Yu on bass and vocals and David Perper on drums and vocals, The Daniel Castro Band raises the bar and is truly a force to be reckoned with.
“Daniel Castro is the latest and one of the greatest blues guitarists to come bursting out of th ehighly competitive West Coast scene. To the classic music of B.B. King, Albert King, and AlbertCollins he has added the three T’staste, tone, and technique. His raw passion warms your soulwhile his deep groove kicks your butt on fine, fresh originals and well chosen covers.” Dave Rubin, Guitar Player Magazine
“Daniel Castro is one of the most dynamic blues guitarists performing in the West Coast.” --Willie Brown, President, Sacramento Blues Society
“He’s got that real deal feel. Daniel Castro is a great musician and entertainer.” - Elvin Bishop