Soto Band History
SOTO has emerged as one of the hottest Latin – Funk – R&B – dance bands of the millenium. Soulful Ballads, Latin rhythms, hot dance grooves and High-energy choreographed stage shows, has made SOTO the most entertaining musical group of today. SOTO, a Latin American musical powerhouse is a self-contained group which includes family members and founders Bruce & Artie Soto!
Based out of Norwalk California, the brothers started their own dance band and would perform at school talent shows, school dances, fundraisers, weddings, night clubs and eventually made it to concert tours in which they have worked with groups such as EARTH, WIND & FIRE, PATTY LA BELLE, DION WARWICK, JAMES BROWN, PONCHO SANCHEZ, TITO PUENTE, TEENA MARIE, WHITNEY HOUSTON AND MARC ANTHONY just to name a few and can be seen with Ricky Martin on his “One On One” Asia MTV special as his back up band. SOTO has traveled throughout the world including, HONG KONG,THAILAND, SINGAPORE, INDIA, INDONESIA, GUAM, SAIPAN, HOLLAND and was the first Latin American band to perform in BEIJING CHINA.
Their debut CD single “STAY” (a beautiful love ballad sung in Spanish and English) opened many doors for SOTO. Their second single “EASY” featured on Tommy Chong’s Reggae compilation album went straight to #1 in the Islands of Hawaii, Guam & Saipan. SOTO’s latest CD “Another Night At The Gig 1st Set” has songs from their club performances and is selling out everywhere! Now available “SOTO LIVE” 2nd Set. Don’t miss the excitement of SOTO’s live stage show. “It’s non stop energy that will have you singing and dancing all night long”