Our audio samples and songlist are below. Just click on the song title and the music should begin to play.


The Joker - Steve Miller

Cantaloupe Island - Herbie Hancock

The Way You Look Tonight - Frank Sinatra

I'm Tore Down - Freddie King

Into The Mystic - Van Morrison

Georgia - Ray Charles

Stir It Up - Bob Marley

Mercy Mercy Mercy - Cannonball Adderley


Please use our contact page for booking information and availability and we will be in touch promptly. Or, simply give Clifton a call at 704-905-4131.

Tim Gordon - Sax and Percussion
Tim has played with Aretha Frankiln, Ray Charles, Pink Floyd, Harry Connick Jr. and he also toured for many years with The Temptations and The Four Tops. He is a gifted entertainer, a talented musician, and an educator with a big heart and a generous spirit.
Mark Stallings - Keyboards and Vocals
Like Tim, Mark plays with immense technical skill, professional intensity, and feeling. Jazz, blues, and honky-tonk style piano, B-3 organ, Stevie Wonder style electronic piano, YOU NAME IT! Mark is a joy to watch and he is well-respected as one of the most diversely talented keyboard players in the state.
Rick Blackwell - Bass and Vocals
Rick is a long time member of the Monday Night Allstars which holds captive audiences every Monday night at the famous Double Door Inn. In addition, he has recorded with Chairman of The Board and toured with Crystal Bernard and Folk and Country music legend, Kathy Mattea. Rick is a force on the bass guitar and his vocals rank among the best in Charlotte.
James Brock - Drums and Percussion James is the son of two musicians, Carol and Jim Brock. His father, Jim, who is also a professional drummer and percussionist, bought James his first drum (a brass Pakistani Doumbek) when he was seven years old. James can't remember a time when he hasn't played music. His gift for rhythm has granted calls from Robin Rogers, Chuck Johnson and Charlyhorse, Don Dixon and the Jump Rabbits, India's Chugge Khan and Rajasthan Josh, Wavyspace, The Smokin Jays, among others.

Clifton Castelloe - Vocals and Guitar
For the past ten years, Clifton has performed as one half of the popular acoustic guitar duo, Melonbelly - named Top Rock Duo in the United States by Gigmasters, and awarded Favorite Entertainment three years in a row by The Bride's Book Magazine. He has played over 500 wedding-related events and many corporate events for clients such as BMW, Toyota, Wells-Fargo, Bank of America, Maker's Mark, Carhartt, Coca-Cola and more.

Clifton assembled The Ace Kickers after recording original music with many of the players, and now the live band has garnered great success as a unit - offering high caliber live entertainment for special events in Charlotte and the Carolinas.


For booking information and availability please call Clifton at 704-905-4131,
or email: Thank you!

Clifton Castelloe, Agent
The Ace Kickers

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