Mother’s Day Eve Mowtown: Checo Tohomaso

Sat. May 13th 2017 7:30pm doors at 6:00pm (All Ages)
$20
Harmony and tone are key components of any soul singer worth their salt. That’s the gospel according to Checo Tohomaso, a Vancouver-based choir director and instructor who once toured as a backup musician with Marvin Gaye
An accomplished singer, bassist and keyboardist, he has been hired for some sweet gigs during his 30 years in Vancouver: Celine Dion, New Kids on the Block and Reba McEntire, among others, have sought him out during swings through town.
Tohomaso has kept the soul music flame alive in the years since as the musical director for both the Victoria Soul Gospel Choir and the Vancouver Outreach Community Soul Gospel Choir. He also maintains a career as a solo artist, through which he performs the type of Motown gold that never seems to go out of style. He’s a spirited performer, as anyone who has seen him work a stage with the Victoria Soul Gospel Choir can attest.
Harmony and tone are key components of any soul singer worth their salt. That’s the gospel according to Checo Tohomaso, a Vancouver-based choir director and instructor who once toured as a backup musician with Marvin Gaye -
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remaining tickets will be sold at the door at 7pm

Checo Tohomaso

Music Director, Checo Tohomaso, brings a wealth of musical experience to the Victoria Soul Gospel Choir. Born in Florida, and raised in Hawaii as well as Okinawa Japan, he has entertained with many notable performers throughout his career. Checo was honoured to play keyboards, percussion and sing background vocals for the last European tour of Mo... more info