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Emilio Castillo

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Birthday ***, 1950
Place of Birth Detroit, Michigan
Age 70 years old
Zodiac Sign Libra
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Emilio Castillo is an American saxophone player and composer, best known as the founder of the band Tower of Power.

BornSeptember 24, 1950, Detroit, Michigan
GenresSoul, funk
InstrumentsSaxophone, vocals, organ, guitar
Years active1965 to present
Associated actsExtension Five, The Gotham City Crime Fighters, Tower of Power

About Emilio Castillo

Founder of the R&B-based horn section and band Tower of Power. He is a multi-instrumentalist, skilled in playing saxophone, guitar, and piano.

Emilio Castillo before fame

His father made him pick something positive to do with his time, so he chose music; his first gig was playing keyboard with The Gotham City Crimefighters.

Achievement of Emilio Castillo

He was inspired to start a soul band after seeing The Spyders perform.

Emilio Castillo family life

He grew up in Detroit, Michigan.

Associations of Emilio Castillo

Castillo and Tower of Power are known for their renditions of Francis Scott Key's "The Star Spangled Banner" at championship playoff games for San Francisco sports teams.

Top Facts You Did Not Know About Emilio Castillo

  • American funk saxophonists
  • Tower of Power members
  • 21st-century saxophonists

Latest information about Emilio Castillo updated on May 05, 2021.

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