Hello Family & Friends,

Just want to check in and give you guys a quick update. I am grateful for the fact that I am able play my trumpet again. However, I have my good days and I have my bad days. Last week was great and I even recorded a couple of videos.

These last few days have been a different story. I have been struggling a little more than last week with the horn. I am just trying to stay positive and accepting the fact that this will take time and lots of patience.

I hope you will enjoy the video that I recorded last week of me playing Clifford Brown’s “Joy Spring” and having fun with the Acapella app.

Thanks again for being there for me, and for all the love and support!


Keep jazz alive!


[FULL VIDEO: http://bit.ly/GCjoyspring]

The inability to work, and the cancellation of public performances due to the COVID-19 crisis, has impacted my income. For those that wish to help, any gifted funds will go towards medical expenses, living expenses and completion of recording projects prior to my surgery, as the future is uncertain. 🙏🏼


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PAYPAL: gilbertc1972@aol.com or paypal.me/gilbertcastellanos

USPS: Gilbert Castellanos, PO Box 161251, San Diego CA 92176

FED EX/UPS: Gilbert Castellanos, 3288 Adams Ave #161251, San Diego CA 92176

Checks can be made out to “Gilbert Castellanos”