As Musician: Emily's first instrument was piano. Classical was her focus with a brief stint at Berklee studying jazz. While being a cook at the punk rock club The Rat, she was turned on to electric guitar, (her main instrument now) and hasn't put it down since. Other instruments she's played/performed with, include saxophone, bass guitar, drums and harmonica. Bands she's played in- Boston Bands: Emily Grogan (vocals/guitar/keyboard/harmonica), Red Chord (Alto Saxophone/Guitar/backup vocals), Heidi Saperstein (Bass Guitar), Angeline (Guitar/ vocals/ harmonica), Inky Spoon, Thumb Cramp, and Mr. Butch Experience (Guitar)- NYC Bands: Black Madonna, Screaming Venus (drums). As a Vocalist: Besides fronting her own band-Emily shares vocal duties in her new side project Angeline. She's also done studio vocal work for : Andrea Gillis, Natalie Flannagan, Josh Lederman and Los Diablos, and the The Dirty Truckers. As Songwriter: Her song No Hitch was in the Sony Pictures movie Jawbreaker. She co-wrote a song for vocal powerhouse Andrea Gillis for her new CD. Emily's new side project Angeline, has her sharing writing duties with Linda Viens. All the songs/music on her self released 1st CD False-o-meter and her new CD Io, a One Way Productions release, are written by Emily. She is signed to One Way Productions. Her new 13 song CD, titled 'iO' is scheduled for a late May, 2005 release. 'Io' was produced and written by Emily, engineered and mixed by Darron Burke at Makeshift Studios. It contains some great local musicians: Scott Dakota, Andrea Gaudette, Scott Murawski, Josh Hagar, Mark Bowden, Shawn McLaughlin, Dave Grogan, Tom Halter and Julie Avallone. Emily also has a new side project, Angeline, with Linda Viens and Asa Brebner.
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