Castro, Joe

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Name
Castro, Joe Gender: M
Joseph Armand Castro
born on 15 August 1927 at 11:35 (= 11:35 AM )
Place Miami, Arizona, 33n24, 110w52
Timezone MST h7w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 21°55' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 27°19 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 04°32'



Biography

American bebop jazz pianist, based primarily on the West Coast of the United States. He was critically lauded by the likes of Leonard Feather who described his style as "assertively swinging," and Dave Brubeck, who had known Castro since the early 1950s, as "an extremely talented individual, a fine musician, an excellent pianist and a tasteful performer." In 1958, he moved to Los Angeles to be associated almost exclusively with Teddy Edwards, Billy Higgins and Leroy Vinnegar. His albums as leader include Mood Jazz (1957), Groove Funk Soul! (1958) and Lush Life (1960). He died on 13 December 2009.


Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • associate relationship with Vinnegar, Leroy (born 13 July 1928). Notes: Music collaborators

Events

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes birth certificate: http://genealogy.az.gov/azbirth/0982/bc1124.pdf

Categories

  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Pianist)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Jazz (Bebop)