Tower of Power, a ten-piece horn-driven soul-funk ensemble, blew the roof off the Aotea Centre last night with a blistering show. The group dates back to 1967, and have been recording and touring steadily through the decades since their formation in Oakland, California, waaay back then… Continue reading
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With a history that reaches back almost fifty years, Tower Of Power has established a legacy of being one of the top funk and soul bands to come out of the San Francisco Bay area. A big part of that legacy is the Tower Of Power horn section, led by founding member Emilio Castillo. The Tower Of Power horns have played on sessions with everyone from Little Feat to Rod Stewart. The 13th Floor’s Marty Duda spoke to Emilio Castillo as the band leader was readying his crew to make a rare trip to New Zealand. Continue reading
Sensational 10-piece American soul funk band Tower of Power come to New Zealand in October for one show only.
Tower of Power, best known for its powerhouse five-piece horn section, plays at ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre in Auckland on Wednesday 5 October. Continue reading