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Emilio Castillo

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Birthday
24, 1950
Birthplace
Detroit, MI
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthplace
Detroit, MI

About

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.

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.

Trivia

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

Family Life

He grew up in Detroit, Michigan.

Associated With

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.