HANKO
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Band to Join, Vocalist, Vocalist - Tenor, Background Singer, Other.

ABOUT

I am a high energy front man that sings and dances on stage. I was the lead vocalist for the ELA BATTLE OF THE BANDS CHAMPIONS "COLD DUCK,we toured with Santana,Malo, War and James Brown. I also replaced Lil Willie G. and became lead singer for the legendary Midniters and Cannibal and Thee Headhunters, I was on Dick Clarks "Your Big Break singing as the Wicked Wicked Wilson Picketts, "LAND OF A THOUSAND DANCE," which I won a trip to the National Finals on KCOP CHANNEL 13 seen nationally representing the City of Los Angeles were I placed 2nd in the Finals. I am on MUSIC AS HANK CASTRO THERE YOU CAN HEAR ONE OF MY 3 CDS THAT I HAVE RECORDED AND DISTRIBUTED IN TOWER RECORDS AND VIEW MY CONCERT VIDEO PERFORMANCES OF THE BIG BREAK AND A CONCERT AT THE FLAMINGO HILTON IN LAUGHLIN NEV. I TOURED WITH ALAN BECKS PACIFIC CONCERT GROUP AND DONNIE BROOKS OLDIE BUT GOODIE CLASSIC ROCK REVUE FEATURING CHUCK NEGRON FROM THREE DOG NIGHT, AL WILSON, JEWELL AKINS, BRENDA HALLOWY, BRENTON WOOD,CUBA GOODING SR AND THE MAIN INGREDIENT, GQ, ROSE ROYCE, HEAT WAVE, THE GAP BAND. I HAVE PERFORMED AT THE GREEK THEATER, BB KINGS, WHISKEY A GO GO, THE LA STREET SCENE AND HAVE APPEARED ON THE HOLLYWOOD CHRISTMAS LANE PARADE FOR MR JOHNNY GRANTS FAREWELL TO THE TROOPS CONCERT IN LOS ALAMITOS FOR THE TROOPS HEADING TO BOSNIA. I have a 4 octave range and I can perform 3-4 sets consistantly and dynamically without going hoarse. I love to entertain and I love to perform with horns aka Tower of Power, Blood Sweat & Tears, James Brown etc.

Screen name:
HANKO
Member since:
Apr 03 2007
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
35
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
6-7 nights a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Elvis, James Brown, Otis Redding, Wilson Pickett, Rick James, Teddy Pendergrass, all Motown male singers. 3 Dog Nite, Stepenwolf, Credence Clearwater,David Clayton Thomas,etc.

EQUIPMENT

I have a sound crew, web designer who's building my site at www.macarecords.com I have a 2002 Toyota Highlander that can assist in transporting members of the group or a p.a. system...