Emory Toler

Emory Toler

Emory Toler..Known As Emory..Born In Brooklyn N.Y, Raised on the Sounds Of Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Chaka Khan… And Other soul Pop Legends Given to him as a Young Boy,,By His Father a local Musician… Grew up in The Baptist Church with His Grandmother,Nora johnson.. Here He grew to love all things musical..Entering gospel choirs in middle school,,where he honed his vocal Talents..They would travel to local and out of state gospel shows to perform,it wasnt until high school he went out for the Legendary Apollo Theatre to try his hand at performing for the masses..coming in 2nd place,, then branching out with small groups of his own,doing the open mic circuit in N.Y which was booming at the time..such places as Cafe Wha, The Groove,The Village Underground… and Legendary places like Nell’s owned by the wonderful stage/screen performer/singer Nell Campbell,also The sugar Bar owned by The Legendary singers/duet Ashford and Simpson..Where you would see the likes of Prince,Phyllis hyman,Chaka,and other great Talents. He Begin to meet other Singers,Producers,,and started performing with local Top 40′s bands,Performing @ social functions,wedding bar mitzvahs,you name it he did it!,,,In 1999 in getting his 1st opportunity to travel to switzerland and finland being 1 of the only R&B,jazz bands to perform at the Finland Expoo(Jay Sweeney Band f Emory)with the likes of the Yellow jackets, And The Legend,,Ray Charles,,, , with that came other projects singing background For Legendary Dance Diva Barbara Tucker,also singing background  on some of her hits,Going on Tour with her(chicago,canada-london-performing in san-francisco.gay pride///Also singing background for Soul Singer Tony Terry, Tania Gardner, and others,,,pop,R&b Group Ruff Endz…. There he had the opportunity to travel to Japan performing live with bands and backing tracks in Hotels ,,Restaurants..all over asia, “I actually lived over there for about 2 1/2 years”..coming back and forth to the states which begin a friendship w a local dj named Romain, always a songwriter Emory began to write material and began To record locally for dance projects,,the 1st The Keep hope Alive Project on the Great King Street Label(Dance Artist United for life) which was to raise money for Aids Worlwide…Since Then he has worked with some of the top producers,writers around..jellybean Benitez(of madonna), George mena, Marlon D, Souldynamic,Gruv masterz…..just to name a few…He continues to work and bring his brand of Soul,Pop  Dance Music..recording and performing all over the World…