Neal Casal (November 2, 1968 – August 26, 2019), a guitarist for Chris Robinson Brotherhood and Circles Around the Sun has purportedly passed away. The CirclesAroundTheSun.com site has been refreshed with his photograph just, and we have affirmed straightforwardly through a companion of Neal’s that the updates on his passing is lamentably valid. Performers and fans have effectively taken to web-based life for an outlet for the miserable news. Ryan Adams has worked with Casal and tweeted out the accompanying message beneath (as did different performers legitimately in Neal’s circle).
Casal started to chip away at early independent demos from 1990 to 1993 at studios in Los Angeles, New York, and New Jersey. During this period he collaborated with his supervisor Gary Waldman, console player John Ginty, and vocalist Angie McKenna. In the wake of marking a distributing manage Warner/Chappell Music, he manufactured a long-standing proficient association with maker/engineer Jim Scott.
In 1994, Casal marked with Zoo Entertainment and recorded his presentation collection at Palacio del Rio, officially possessed by James Stewart and Dean Martin in Santa Ynez, California with maker Jim Scott. The collection highlighted artists Don Heffington, Bob Glaub, Greg Leisz. Casal discharged Fade Away Diamond Time in September 1994 that to essential praise and bolstered by a US visit with his band. In 2015, Casal alongside Adam MacDougall, Dan Horne, and Mark Levy recorded five hours of music as Circles Around the Sun that was played as the pre-show and set break music at The Grateful Dead’s Fare Thee Well shows in Santa Clara and Chicago. These creations were discharged soon after that as the collection Interludes for the Dead, Circles Around the Sun made its live debut at the 2016 Lockn’ Festival at Oak Ridge Farm in Arrington, Virginia. In 2018, CATS discharged their subsequent collection Let It Wander.
In 2016, Casal joined three other Beachwood Sparks alums, Farmer Dave Scher, Dan Horne, and Aaron Sperske, and lyricist Cass McCombs to frame The Skiffle Players. Their presentation collection Skifflin was discharged that year, trailed by the Piffle Sayers EP and Skiff in 2018.