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by Chris M. Slawecki
Third-generation drummer Robert Castelli demonstrates the different aspects of great jazz drumming as he leads his live ensemble through his own compositions in this energetic, bouncy and thoroughly lively Party at One World Plaza. A New York State native based in Barcelona (after living for several years in Austria), Castelli throws this collective BOOM down with the help of groove mixologists from around the world: Argentinian guitarist Dani Perez, Swiss keyboardist Gilles Estoppey and Spanish bassist Emilio Martin. ...read more
by AAJ Staff
Meet Robert Castelli: Born in Ossining, New York, to a family of drummers. Studied at Westchester Conservatory and Drummers Collective. First time on stage at eight years old. Growing up in and around New York City exposed him to all styles of music and, as a result, played in eclectic musical situations from pop, rock, jazz, funk, Latin amd Brazilian to Musical Theater. His playing and original music have been written about in the New York Times ...read more