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Brownsville native Rick del Castillo is a professional musician/producer/engineer & composer that has been writing, recording, teaching and performing both nationally & internationally for the past 35 years. His highlights include 8 studio albums with the award winning band, Del Castillo, numerous awards including Producer of the Year (2x) at the coveted Austin South By Southwest Music Conference & Festival. He wrote the award winning (Gold Medal, Park City Film Music Festival 2006) score for the short film Killing Snakes. He has scored and/or performed music for numerous feature films including Kill Bill Vol. II, Spy Kids 3D, Once Upon A Time In Mexico, Shorts, Planet Terror, Sin City 1 & 2, Machete & Machete Kills. He has also appeared & performed on national television for The George Lopez Show, Killer Women & The El Rey Network’s T.V. Series From Dusk Til Dawn, seasons 1 & 2.. Rick has also produced & recorded many regional, national & international acts at his home studio Smilin’ Castle Studio while continuing to work with his band Del Castillo. Rick is happy to be joining Curious Chords as a guitar, bass & drum instructor.