Lenny Castro – Making It as Top Percussionist in the Industry

Lenny Castro – Making It as Top Percussionist in the Industry
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They say that music is the language of the soul, and nothing could be truer for this Musician. Lenny Castro was born in New York City on Sept. 19th. 1956. He began playing in Salsa bands with Johnny Colon and Eddie Palmieri at the age of 14. At age 19 he was discovered by Melissa Manchester and shortly after moved to L.A. with Melissa’s band, quickly establishing himself as a first call studio musician.Lenny has recorded and toured with artists including Melissa Manchester, Rolling Stones, Elton John, U2, Joe Sample, Toto, Boz Scaggs, Ricky Lee Jones, Wayne Shorter, Adele, Glen Frey, The Eagles, Dan Fogelberg, Fleetwood Mac, Stevie Nicks, George Benson, Steve Lukather, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Rufus and Chaka Kahn, Kid Rock, Liza Minelli, Maroon 5, Dave Koz, Micheal Bublè, Justin Beiber, Justin Timberlake, David Sanborn, Amy Grant, The Crusaders, The Wallflowers, Tom Petty, Dolly Parton, Clint Black, Dwight Yoachum, Rod Stewart, Al Jarreau, Bette Midler, George Duke, Joe Cocker and Joe Bonamassa.
His new solo album is called “Hands of Silk and Stone.” Please welcome my guest today, Lenny Castro.


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