Tommy Castro is an American blues, R&B and rock guitarist and singer. He has been recording since the mid-1990s. His music has taken him from local stages to national and international touring. His music sit squarely at the centre of an evolving tradition of rock and blues. Born in San Jose, California in 1955, Tommy Castro first picked up a guitar at age 10. According to all the press and hype and hoopla for a time during the 1990s, Tommy Castro was pegged as the next big star of the blues.