CARL “THE REV” WHEELER – Tickets – Yoshi’s Oakland – Oakland, CA – October 31st, 2017



Tue 10.31

Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

Yoshi's Oakland

Oakland, CA

$35.00 - $75.00

Carl "The Rev" Wheeler
Carl "The Rev" Wheeler
Carl Wheeler's unique R&B style has evolved from his childhood musical director for churches and major recording artists have contributed to his success as a writer/producer with a keen sense of today's commercial market.

At eleven years old Carl began arranging songs as well as conducting interviews and sang for a bay area TV program called "Just Kidding". During his junior and senior years Carl was the assistant conductor for the Castlemont Castleteers at Castlemont High School in Oakland, CA. Along with some high school friends, he became the keyboardist and background vocalist for Shella E. They were the opening act for Lionel Ritchie on the "Dancing on the Ceiling" tour. They also toured Japan with the "Artist".

The group Toni! Toni! Ton'e! Assembled in 1986 and Carl was the Keyboardist and musical director. The Toni's went on to record their first album in 1987 entitled "Who?" The group's second album "Revival" came in 1989. Carl co-wrote many songs on that project including two #1 hits "Feel Good" and "Whatever You Want". Carl also wrote the #1 hit and Grammy Nominated song "Anniversary" from the group's third album "Sons of Soul".

Carl has produced and recorded several Gospel albums and also toured with Walter, Edwin and Tramaine Hawkins. He also toured with Lynette Stephens.

Carl has played with a number of artists such as Bobby McFerrin, Too Short and on the re-mix of "The Morning After". His permanent gig for the past 1 O+ years is the keyboardist for Frankie Beverly and Maze.
But now Carl is re-emerging to bring you music "The Rev's" way.
Venue Information:
Yoshi's Oakland
510 Embarcadero West
Oakland, CA, 94607