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Sounds Like: Clifford Brown, Freddie Hubbard, Lee Morgan
Manager: Mark Sessions
Bio: Southern California trumpet virtuoso, Gilbert Castellanos, makes music that sounds effortless. Skilled with impressive dexterity and control, his clarity of expression moves listeners on a deeply emotional level.
Recognized as a new American master by Downbeat magazine, Castellanos has establish...See Full Bio
“Gilbert Castellanos w/ Azar Lawrence and Alphonse Mouzon at 98 Bottles: This concert tribute to John Coltrane was volcanic and loud, thanks to the explosive dynamics of legendary drummer Mouzon. Lawrence -- the veteran of Miles Davis and McCoy Tyner ensembles -- pulled the considerable energy of Castellanos’ trumpet, Hamilton Price’s bass and Joshua White’s piano into an ecstatic vortex.”