About      Gino

"2013 jazz artist of the year" 
Tour, Recording, Educator and Clinician Percussionist, Composer and Singer
His Background included: Honorary degree in percussion teaching, George Gershwin Conservatory (Ecuador)
Percussion studies in Alejandro Garcia Caturla Conservatory and Felix Varela Conservatory (Cuba)
Since then, his musical talent has been heard in many albums, and live shows, as he has collaborated with many international artists, such as: Charleston Latin Jazz Collective, Earl Klugh, Ray Parker Jr, Jessy J, Al Turner, Horacio el negro Hernández , Charleston Jazz Orchestra, Etienne Charles, Michael Mosman, Jose Pepito Gomez, John Benítez, Pascoal Meirelles,, Paulo Moura,  Tito Junco, Alex Alvear , Oscarito Valdés, André Neiva, Zacai Curtis, Rafael Paceiro, Emilio Morales, Frank Rubio, Ymelda Marie-Louisa , Cruks en Karnak, Juan Fernando Velasco, Carmen González, and many more.
​His Teaching experience included Berklee International Network, George Gershwin Conservatory, Centro de Percusion latina GC, and several Clinics

live at The Mezz jazz club Charleston SC

calendar 2014

Charleston Latin Jazz Collective

official website

Gino Castillo

music for your soul


photo: Reese Moore

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07/18

07/12

Velvet Note jazz club Alpharetta Georgia


Gino Castillo quartet

Gino & the FuKubanized Machine 

Pelican Nest, Kiawah Island SC

Gino Castillo quartet

you can enjoy Gino's projects at his permanent residence gig at  voodoo lounge every sunday night or

 Gino's trio at Victor's social club every wednesday in charleston sc



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video

Beach Club, Kiawah Island SC

08/12

Charleston Latin Jazz Collective

live at the Township, Columbia SC

Gino Castillo quartet

Brunch cuban jazz at Republic with the Chef BJ Denis


07/20

City Paper Music Awards winner