Tower of Power Launches 25-city Tour… One of music’s most renowned soul/funk bands, Tower of Power, has announced a 25-city tour beginning with a five-night run in their hometown of Oakland, California on January 29.
Since its formation in 1968, Tower of Power (TOP) has never failed to tour bringing their unique blend of R&B, funk and an outstanding horn section to the masses. The current line-up features group founder Emilio Castillo, Stephen (“Doc”) Kupka, Francis Rocco Prestia, David Garibaldi, Larry Braggs, Roger Smith, Tom E. Politzer, Adolfo Acosta, Jerry Cortez and Sal Cracchiolo.
The band’s sophomore album, Bump City, produced a string of what would become classic hits including “You’re Still a Young Man” and “What Is Hip?”. TOP has released a total of 26 albums over the last 45 years including live albums and greatest hits collections. Tower of Power has lent their musicianship to some of pop/rock’s biggest names including Elton John, Santana, Bonnie Raitt, Little Feat, Aerosmith, Rod Stewart, Toto, David Sanborn and numerous others.
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