Rik Castillo (Ricardo Castillo) was born in Habana, Cuba in 1987.
Guitarist, Bassist, Composer, Arranger, Productor & Music Director.
He studied Art History in Havana University, Classical Guitar with Marta Cuervo, Electric Guitar with Ivan Vera, Piano with Neno Rodriguez and Electric Bass with Hernan Cepeda.
In Cuba he was working with Norman Bataille Jazz Quartet, Hermanazos (Hip Hop Fussion), Traba (Funky Rock), Juan Camacho (rock), Erick (funky man). He also founded Añejo Blanco with Raul Gonzalez (drummer).
He moved to USA in 2012. In Miami he worked as a Bassist in Miami Silver band.
A Cuban Jazz Guitarist!
A Cuban Composer
Rik Castillo possess a gorgeous repertoire that include American Jazz Standards (Ray Charles, Bart Howart, Paul Desmont, Scot Joplin, Jerome Kern, etc) Brazilian Standards (Zequinha de Abreu, Antonio Carlos Jobin) Classical Guitar Songs (Leo Brower, Ennio Morricone) Popular Songs (Michael Jackson, Bee Gees, Seal, Bill Withers, Eric Clapton, Sting, The Eagles, The Beatles, etc) Cuban and Latin Standards (Armando Manzanero, Irakere, Chucho Valdez, Raul Torres, David Torrens, etc) Country and Spanish Popular Songs, etc
Adding live music to your event will add so much to the experience for you and your guests. His finger-style is a five stars performance that will make your event memorable.