…there’s a fascinating glimpse into that in an article in the Vermont Standard about that songwriting retreat the family went to a few weeks ago: Jason Castro paced through the grass with his guitar. He strummed and hummed as if he was in a trance. He paused to sip some beer that rested on a
But they have a nice piece up about CASTRO and “Diamond Dreams”: “Dreams are more valuable than anything else,” Jason says. “It’s about realizing that a lot of people want to squash dreams – they say it’s unrealistic or that you can’t do it. I think a big part of how we’ve gotten to where
…on Yahoo! Music. Or you can listen right here! There is also a nice article to go with: Jason, who’s now a married father of two, explains he decided to form the Castro band after growing weary of the loneliness of touring and recording as a solo act. “I’m coming from a really different place
TV Guide has a “Where are They Now” piece on American Idol Stars; hop on over to the TV Guide website to find out! (Jason is #15 in their photo gallery.) Thanks for the find, ArtTeacher–and to Jason, for tweeting the link!
Here’s a sample: Q: If you could go back and do one thing over in your career, what would it be and why? A: There really isn’t anything I would do different. It has been an incredible journey and a learning experience. When I went on “American Idol,” I had only been singing and playing
From an article in The Ledger about the Shine a Light Gala (see sidebar–no, over on the right…yes, there!): […]Castro’s name came up during a meeting of the program’s advisory council to plan the fundraising weekend. “I said, ‘Who do we need to have as our entertainment?’ and one council member immediately said, ‘Jason Castro,’
…this one in The Oklahoman. I like this bit: I like to stay away from the label “Christian album,” because I think people could listen to this album and wouldn’t feel like it’s all about Jesus but more just hope and joy and just the truths that are found in faith. It is written in
This one on GoUpstate.com: Castro said that this album is a true breakthrough in his songwriting. “It feels like this veil has been lifted,” he said. “I feel like I’m coming into my own. This is just my story to tell.” You can read the full article at the website.
Jason will be releasing “Stay This Way” as the third single off his Only a Mountain album. According to Music News Nashville, it’s currently releasing to radio stations and will go for add on Oct. 18. We’ll keep you posted! Thanks for the find, Jasonized.
From the Carlsbad Current–Argus (emphasis mine): The concert […] is not just for fans of Christian music according to John Pennell, producer at Total Productions, which will be producing the concert. “West is a just a great performer and Castro is on fire right now,” said Pennell. (Or at any time!) For the full article,