LaTouche' is: 5-piece band playing Traditional style Cajun music and
progressive cajun music.
La Touché was started in April 1987 by Wilson Touchet.
WILSON TOUCHET - BAND LEADER, ACCORDIAN PLAYER, was raised in the cajun
parish of St. Martin, La., on a farm producing mostly cotton &
Cayenne Pepper. His dad was a sharecropper and moved several
times in Cypress Island and Breaux Bridge La. Wilson spoke only
Cajun French until he started school and learned English. He was raised
around cajun music.
JEROME THOMASSE, is from Port Allen, La.. He has performed with other
bands before playing with LaTouche'. He is a singer and song
CALVIN GAUDIN, DRUMMER, is from New Orleans, La. He has been with Wilson &
LaTouche' the longest. Calvin also plays Rub-Board and Triangle
on our Acoustic Gigs.
EDDY DELONEY, GUITAR, is from New Orleans via Shreveport, La. He has
written songs for 2 LaTouche' recordings and handles most band
Gil Giroir, FIDDLE PLAYER, Is from Morgan City, La. And has performed in
several Popular bands over the years.
LaTouche' has performed at the John Anson Ford Theater in
Hollywood, Ca., on river boats in New Orleans, the University
of Miami, Blossom Music Center in Akron, Ohio for MCA Records,
Walker, Minn., Grand Portage, Minn. Other places include Michaul's
Restaurant and Mulate's Restaurant in New Orleans. New Year's Eve Public
Street Party in Mobile, Al. and the Internatonal Celtic Festival
in Glasgow, Scotland.We also can provide you with your own
Cajun fest with bands dancers and food.
La TOUCHE' now has 5 CD's available in the U.S.A. and a
release in the United Kingdom.