ROCK’N THE RICHMOND, VIRGINIA MUSIC SCENE WITH CLASSIC BLUES ROCK INSPIRED ORIGINALS.
Emma Garell grew up using her singing voice to speak for her. Emma is a small quiet woman that surprises live audiences as she lulls the listener into a sense of whispered magic, then out of nowhere, she belts with the power of the greats. Her early interest in showtunes evolved as she attended School of Rock (SoR) throughout her teen years. Her experience at SoR laid a powerful foundation and appreciation for musical history of all genres. Departing SoR at 17 she built her own cover band, Bismuth, that quickly grew from her covering hits by Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin and AC/DC into creating her own sound. Now we have “Emma Garell” supported by a team of talented and variable musicians.
Cody Mausolf acts as her right hand man as well as drummer. Cody’s roots are in doom metal and he brings a performance pattern like no other. Dylan Lawson on guitar works in studio with her for those complicated riffs while also continuing to front his own project of progressive “sad boy” metal. Classic rock influenced guitarist Camden Harrahy is a crossover not only from SoR years but played drums during the Bismuth stage of Emma’s evolution. And funk bassist, Sammy P. Stiles, brings an unexpected flair to live performances while he continues to play in funk bands around the Richmond area and DJ at WRIR 97.3.
Emma has a wide range of vocal gifts, you won’t be surprised to hear a wide array of musical styling, all within the power of a haunting voice.