From Chicago born piano prodigy, to three year military Veteran, to Broadway Composer, Emme Kemp is all music. She was coached by eminent pianist Egon Petri and she attended NYU, North Western University, and Berklee College of Music.
Ms. Kemp has delighted audiences throughout the US, Europe, and Asia. She has performed in festivals in Umbria Italy and Martinique and has performed in New York's Waldorf Astoria and before Princess Grace and Prince Rainier at the Hotel de Paris in Monte Carlo-Monaco.
Ms. Kemp has also performed at theaters in Osaka, Tokyo and Toronto, Canada. Currently Ms. Kemp is celebrating 75 years Dancing on the Keys(tm).
Ms. Kemp wrote lyrics and music for and acted with the first Broadway Company of Bubbling Brown Sugar. She is also co-writer of the hit title tune Bubbling Brown Sugar.
Ms. Kemp has performed throughout the US and Internationally in many clubs, college campuses, and festivals. Her music has been featured on commercials and popular shows such as the Gong Show among others.
Ms. Kemp's television and film appearances include Sweet and Low Dow with Sean Penn, The Guiding Light, The After School Special Series, Captain Kangaroo, ET's salute to Rag Time Master Eubie Blake along with her featured documentary for PBS' SCE TV. As an Actress, she toured with the National Company of the musical "Raisin" based on Lorraine Hansberry's classic play "Raisin In the Sun."
Emme Kemp's Tomorrow's Woman featured on PBS' SCE TV (1982)
Emme Kemp at The Staten Island Jazz Festival performing Miles Davis' "So What"
Emme Kemp's Solo Improvisation on Cole Porter's Love for Sale
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