The musical odyssey of the Tower of Power began in 1968, when Emilio Castillo met Stephen "Doc" Kupka. When Doc auditioned during a band rehearsal at Castillo's house, Castillo's father called him into the kitchen and offered the following advice: "Hire that guy, he's got something." Doc and his signature baritone sax sound were now in the band, and on August 13, 1968, Tower of Power, as we know them today, began playing gigs and soon became well known.
Since the beginning, Tower of Power has never stopped touring and recording. Always in demand, the band never fails to entertain and amaze their fans. They are truly blessed to have a dedicated following that often travels to see the band, and in many cases fans will plan their vacation or work schedule around an appearance of TOP.