Session guitarist from LA. I can record remotely from my studio on your tracks! Recent credits include America's Got Talent, X-Factor, Snoop Dogg, Tyga & Macy Gray. Specializing, in pop, rock, soul & ambient soundscapes.

Rod is a Los Angeles-based session guitarist, composer & songwriter. I've written and recorded music for tv shows including X-Factor, America's Got Talent, Little Big Shots, Batkid Begins (documentary score), Gene Simmons Family Jewels, L.A. Ink & 90210.

He currently composes for Hans Zimmer’s custom music shop Bleeding Fingers. I'm also the resident session guitarist for Skip Saylor and have recorded/written & performed with artists including Tyga, Macy Gray, Wanya Morris of Boyz II Men, Raphael Saadiq, Bian Liunian, Dina El Wedidi, Meklit Hadero, Snoop Dogg, Elliott Yamin, Fishbone, Machine Gun Kelly, Daniel Bedingfield, Multi-Grammy award winning arranger/composer David Campbell, Bobby Brown, Ralph Tresvant, Johnny Gill, E-40, Too $hort, and Bootsy Collins. Rod also records and writes with producers Brian Alexander Morgan (Drake & Eric Benet), Dan Wilson (Phantogram, Weezer, Adele & Taylor Swift) & John Avila (Oingo Boingo).

Send me an email through 'Contact' button above and I'll get back to you asap.

My credits include

Gear highlights

  • Bogner Amplification
  • Nash Guitars
  • Mogami Cables
  • Strymon
  • Malekko
  • Seymour Duncan
  • Elixir Strings
  • Mono Cases
  • Kemper
  • JHS Pedals.

Genres I specialize in

Endorse Rod Castro

or