Tower of Power
Tower of Power is a horn-based funk/soul band from Oakland, California. In the mid-1960s, 17-year-old tenor saxophonist Emilio Castillo moved from Detroit, Michigan, to Fremont, California. He started a band called the Motowns, specializing in soul music. In 1968, Castillo teamed up with baritone saxophonist Stephen "The Funky Doctor" Kupka and trumpet/trombone player Mic Gillette, moved to Oakland, and began writing original material. They changed the band's name to Tower of Power and began playing frequently in the Bay Area.
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Tower of Power
Tower of Power is a horn-based funk/soul band from Oakland, California. In the mid-1960s, 17-year-old tenor saxophonist Emilio Castillo moved from Detroit, Michigan, to Fremont, California. He started a band called the Motowns, specializing in soul music. In 1968, Castillo teamed up with baritone saxophonist Stephen "The Funky Doctor" Kupka and trumpet/trombone player Mic Gillette, moved to Oakland, and began writing original material. They changed the band's name to Tower of Power and began playing frequently in the Bay Area.
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To An Old Friend
Inspired by George Orwell's "1984" - Big Brother is listening... another early recording effort on less than pro gearmore
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Bodega Cat
New Single coming out March 12. Every corner has a Bodega and Every Bodega has a Cat. Latin piano sample with boomin Drums and Trippy Guitar. Hope y’all enjoy more
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Hoosier Daddy
another tune from the unreleased movie soundtrack - straight up Southern Rock - recorded on less-than-pro gear but still fun...more
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