…and they have a very careful recap of the event. Starting with: Castro // photo Jennifer Shorter Castro I started my TTMR adventure on Saturday with Castro, the family band formed by American Idol alum Jason Castro and his siblings Michael and Jackie. The band is the perfect spring and summer band, with a pop/folk
Jason on touring with his sibs: […] Jason says he couldn’t be happier. “There’s no one else I’d rather travel with,” Castro tells Billboard. “Truth is, being on the road is a challenge for anybody with anybody and being with family kind of makes it a lot easier. It at least makes it feel a
Castro teased the release with two superb songs — the title track and “Automatic.” Turns out it was more than a tease. The EP has to rank as one of the year’s best post-American Idol releases. For the rest of the review hop over to Idol Chatter.
There’s a nice band profile on The Hudsucker: Touching on themes such as dreaming big, finding happiness, and loving someone unrequitedly. Diamond Dreams is sure to have a song for every listener. As Jason states, that is Castro’s ultimate mission as makers of music: “Music has the power to transform a day, and the power
Check out #12: 12. These three-person harmonies from Castro Yeah, we like that one too.
This one is from NewReleaseTuesday.com: Its eleven original tracks–all written or co-written by Castro–are primed to appeal to fans both old and new, whether they discovered his unique voice via his captivating run on American Idol, or have found their lives touched by one of his melodic, heartfelt performances in the years since. For the
From Indie Vision Music: Jason’s signature acoustic-pop sound is a great addition to January 2013, with Only A Mountain one of the most lyrically rich and musically relevant releases of the year The full review is over here. An interview and performance on Fox’s Good Day NY: New York News | NYC Breaking News Many
From USA Today’s Idol Chatter: If you still think of Jason Castro as the easygoing folkie from American Idol, his new album may surprise you. For one thing, the dreadlocked singer from the show’s seventh season has picked up an electric guitar. For another, Only a Mountain — out today — depicts a young man
While Castro’s debut CD may have been entitled “Who I Am,” with the release of “Only a Mountain” he really begins to show us just exactly who he is–an incredibly gifted musician and songwriter with a bright and compelling future ahead of him. Sure can’t argue with that! For the full song-by-song review, click on
From NewReleaseTuesday.com: [W]ith Only A Mountain, [Jason Castro] has come into his own. His songwriting has matured, his music has grown more robust and varied, and his performance is consistently passionate and energetic. If listeners embrace it, Only A Mountain could be a breakthrough album for a bright new talent. Check out the full song-by-song