Tower of Power - What Is Hip? - 2011 Alameda County Fair - Bass Sax
Playing their last show in the U.S. before leaving for Europe -- next stop Paris, France --Chuck Hansen joins Tower of Power for his third time, performing at the 2011 Alameda County Fair, Pleasanton, California USA.
In 1968, Emilio Castillo first met Stephen Kupka at the Alameda County Fair.
Prior to the show, Doc was with co-producers and Strokeland Superband Alumni, Jeff Tamelier & Chuck Hansen at The Track Shack Studios, writing and recording tracks for the Strokeland Superband's next CD.
The Oakland Raider's, John Otten, co-writer of A Soulful Kind of Love, recorded on Bumped Up To First Class, was also on hand to woodshed his new tune with Doc and Jeff.
Show personnel, included:
Emilio Castillo, Leader, Vocals, Tenor Sax
Stephen 'Doc' Kupka, Baritone Sax
Francis Rocco Prestia, Bass
David Garibaldi, Drums
Larry Braggs, Vocals
Roger Smith, Keyboards
Tom E. Politzer, Tenor Sax
Jeff Tamelier, Guitar (Sub for Jerrry Cortez)
Adolfo Acosta, Trumpet
Sal Cracchiolo, Trumpet (Sub for Lee Thornberg)
Chuck Hansen, Bass Sax
Saturday, June 25, 2011
Alameda County Fair