Bob La Castra & The Martini Club
HOTA and Bleach* Festival present Bob La Castra and The Martini Club
There’s an old adage which says ‘you’re judged by the company you keep’ – in which case, Bob La Castra and The Martini Club, can be certainly be considered in the highest echelons when it comes to musicianship.
Between Bob, Toni Allayialis (female vocal/percussion), Polisi Fitz (Bass), Kristen Linehan (Keyboard), Andrew Hobbler (Guitar) and Alejandro (Alex) Osorio (Drums/percussion), they’ve performed and recorded alongside the likes of Randy Crawford, Branford Marsalis, The Platters, The Drifters, Renee Geyer, Glen Shorrock, Tommy Emmanuel, INXS, James Morrison, Petula Clark, Anthony Warlow, Grace Knight, Vince Jones, Doug Parkinson, Tina Arena, Rick Price, Marcia Hines – and the list goes on…
When you throw-in performances at select venues, such as ‘Ronnie Scotts’ (London) ‘Dizzies Club’ (NY) ‘House of Blues’ and ‘The Baked Potato’ (LA), then you know that you’ll be keeping ‘great company’, when this fine array of musicians, bring their own inimitable brand of sophistication to the HOTA.
Performing consummate Jazz, Soul, Soul-Jazz, Latin and Latin-Jazz songs, from some of the most influential artists and composers of all time, Bob and The Martini Club will take you back to a bygone era, when ‘music had feeling’ – and you could ‘feel the music’.