Rik Castillo is a Cuban-American jazz guitarist and composer within the Bebop, Latin Jazz, Afro-Cuban & mainstream jazz idioms. Harmony, rhythm & articulation from traditional Jazz and Afro-Cuban music are combined in an exquisite way.
He studied Classical Guitar with one of the most recognized teachers of the instrument in Cuba, Marta Cuervo; and Jazz Guitar with one of the greatest guitarist of all time Pat Martino.
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.
I offer a variety of band formats
Solo Guitar (Jazz/Latin)
Guitar and Piano (Jazz/Latin)
Guitar and Voice (Jazz/Latin)
Deluxe Trio: Guitar, Upright Bass and Voice (Jazz/Latin)
Jazz Quartet: Guitar, Bass, Piano & Drums
A Full Band: Voice, Guitar, Bass, Piano & Drums
Custom Band: Tell us what you are looking for!