Trish Toledo

An independent artist with an old school sound – meet Trish Toledo, a musical time traveler who reinvests brilliant pop and soul ballads from the early Sixties with modern fire and fortitude.
From south Los Angeles, Trish was born into an Ecuadorian-Guatemalan family with much older siblings. Their musical tastes – plus the influence of her father, who was a musician – provided her with access to music that existed long before her time. While her father’s musical influences permeated her childhood, it was his “musician’s
life” that accounted for his absence from the family. Subsequently, when she became a teen parent herself.
Exploring a classic catalog of material of originals and covers, Trish selects songs to record based on how the themes most faithfully mirror her life experiences. ”What I have gone through, or am going through,” she says.
Trish Toledo does what she does best: sings, performs, and connects a historic line between the music of an earlier era, and the audiences of today. “People are so happy that I’m reviving this music,” Trish concludes. “ Bringing it back – so that a new generation gets to hear this.”

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Events featuring Trish Toledo

Mar 18, 2022
9:00pm — 9:40pm
Presented by
Atomic Music Group
Los Angeles, CA
R & B