History Hunter is a (501c3) non-profit organization started in 2011. We are an educational project that uses music, storytelling and live performance to teach young audiences world history and culture. We aim to inspire with stories and songs of Courage, Confidence, Compassion and Hope!

Richie Castro is a modern-day troubadour who has spent the last 18 years sharing his passion, talent and love of music with people all over the world. He is a true traveling musician; he has lived and performed in Asia, Europe, Mexico and throughout the United States. Over the last 10 years Richie has been performing educational storytelling shows for children in schools, libraries and theaters. Recently he has developed another exciting project which is inspired by his years of music and travel.
His latest creation, "The History Hunter Project" includes a multi-act musical stage production, teaching world history through Music , storytelling and theatrics! 8 song CD complete with sing-along comic book, as well as live performances in the United States and Canada. The aspiration of the History Hunter project is to inspire young audiences with songs and stories of Courage,Compassion, Confidence and Hope.

"From the very beginning, I have stood in awe and watched History Hunter take on a life of its own. What started out as a small idea has become the biggest thing I've ever been a part of." ~Richie Castro

The making of our History Hunter picture book and music CD.

-A Global Collaboration-

Twenty-four artists/musicians from eleven different countries came together to create the music and picture book.

Richie Castro - USA Colorado
Duke Sharp - USA Montana
Pavel Ramirez - Sweden
Drew Leone - USA Hawaii
P. Zijay Pratat Mishra - India
The Kai Dao Gang
Bang Mango Cools (art director, storyboard and artist)

Dave Houston (percussion and drum arrangement)

John Nash (character voices)

Aaron “the gwon” Gordon Wilson (backup vocals)

Kevin Bradley (salsa horns)

Kristina “Llama” Jessen (violin and backup vocals)

Michelle Lipper (backup)

Ana Gracey (lead vocals)

Reggie “crash queen” McCullough (lead and backup vocals)

P. Zijay Pratat Mishra, Hindu Priest (tablas and chants)

Antonio Sazastio (accordion)

Bruno Gsell (studio engineer and drums)

Rocio Plana Freixas (CD design, artist)

Pavel “Pavelito” Ramirez (producer, music arrangement, lead guitar)

Boonhugsa (Thai instruments and percussions)

Kiatpreecha T.”Ping Pong” (recording engineer)

Mr. Beer (artist)

Mr. Senni (percussions)

Jason Madrid (artist)

Drew Leone (percussions and artist)

Jeremy Madrid (chief artist-storyboard)

Duke Sharp (mandolin)

New Jersey
Paul “P-Body” Cooper (bass and programmed drums)

New York
Craig Smith (sax)
Reggie McCullough - Holland
Aaron “the gwon”
Gordon Wilson - Canada
Llama Jessen - Canada
Paul “P-Body” Cooper - USA NJ
Craig Smith - USA NY
Rocio Plana Freixas - Spain
Bang Mango Cools - Australia
Jeremy Madrid- USA Hawaii