Cherry Veil is a trio performing music written by singer/songwriter Michael Chodosh. He wanted to express this collective rock sound, rejoicing in life's experiences with sounds described by fans as "soulful, bluesy, ranging from simple rock to jazz influenced or even folk influenced music through thoughtful lyrics and rhythmic melody. Whatever it's called, Indie, Alternative, Variety Rock, Cherry Veil gets people dancing and joyful. Cherry Veil is an experience of current day life and an expression of belief in people.
Michael Chodosh. Songwriter, guitarist, and singer, Michael studied arranging and composition at Berklee College of Music in Boston. Currently he lives in the Denver Colorado area. He performs as the "lead" singer/songwriter/guitarist for the band "Cherry Veil" and is the lead guitarist and co-writer in the progressive rock band Rezen. He sometimes performs as a single and as the lead guitarist and often vocalist with such performers as Steve Altermatt, Deb Schmidt-Lobis, Gayan Gregory Long's "Love Vibe Nation", Sherrie Scott, Dances of Universal Peace and a host of others. Before moving to the Denver area where he now runs CHODOSH GUITAR (guitar and music theory instruction) Michael was based out of Las Vegas Nevada where he performed in shows and at casinos there for several years. Michael has spent the better part of his life recording in studios and performing concerts and shows at clubs throughout the United States with such groups as; Legends in Concert, The Freddie Bell Show, The Checkmates, Rock Around the Clock, The Vision, Latin Fire, Forward Motion, My Brother and Me, The Sherman Gunn Big Band, The Steve Michaels Band, The Casa de Carr show, Shanakee, Skip Jourdan, After Touch, Lost in the Shuffle and many more. He has worked in; show, blues, country, rock, progressive rock, variety, folk, classical and ethnic bands and/or orchestras as a guitarist, vocalist and as an announcer or "M.C." Before moving to Las Vegas, Nevada, Michael ran the Chodosh Guitar and Music Theory School in Elko, Nevada. There he performed and composed pieces for the Northern Nevada Concert Orchestra, The American Cancer Foundation and The American Heart Foundation. He also held classes at the Northern Nevada Community College and was the principal founder of the Elko Jazz Festival which is still on-going today.