Rod Castro

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Rod Castro performing with Beyonce
Rod Castro performing with Ellie Goulding at AMP radio.

Rodrigo "Rod" Castro (born June 25, 1983) is an American session guitarist, composer, and songwriter. Castro has written and recorded music for TV shows including Lip Sync Battle, Little Big Shots, X-Factor, America's Got Talent, Gene Simmons Family Jewels and The Two Coreys, LA Ink, 90210 and A&E's documentary Finding Hulk Hogan.

Castro currently works with Atlantic artist MILCK, composes music for The Bleeding Fingers Custom Music Shop (A Hans Zimmer & Extreme Music and his solo project Caroucells.

Session work[edit]

Castro currently works as the resident session guitarist for Skip Saylor and has recorded/written & performed with artists including MILCK, Beyonce, Ellie Goulding, Chloe X Halle, Meklit, Tyga, Ceelo Green, Wanya Morris of Boyz II Men, Raphael Saadiq, Bian Liunian, Dina El Wedidi, LP, Snoop Dogg, Elliott Yamin, Fishbone, Machine Gun Kelly, Daniel Bedingfield, David Campbell, Bobby Brown, Ralph Tresvant, Johnny Gill, E-40, Ronnie Hudson, Too $hort, Scarface, and Bootsy Collins.

Rod was the guitarist and music writer for Day 8, fronted by actor Tom Sizemore. In 2017, Rod Castro appeared on an EP entitled "Rise & Shine" by a studio project named Heavy Machinery.


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