Rod Castro

Session Guitarist, Songwriter

2 Reviews (1 Verified)
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Session guitarist from LA. I can record remotely from my studio on your tracks! I've recently worked with Beyoncé, TLC, Bebe Rexha, Bootsy Collins, Natasha Bedingfield & Ellie Goulding.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).

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  1. Review by Matthew m.

    Rod was simply amazing. He nailed it first time and delivered exactly what I was looking for and I would strongly recommend working with Rod and I look forward to working with him again. Really easy to communicate with and my whole experience was great with Rod.

  2. Review by Ari Blitz

    Rod is an incredible player. Every session we have had together has been exactly how a guitar session should go. Professional, willing to go the extra mile, but most importantly he has the unique ability to elevate your music to levels that you could only dream of. Best in the biz!!!

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  • Beyoncé
  • Ellie Goulding
  • Bebe Rexha
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