Emmanuel is from Charlotte, NC and began his musical journey at the age of 9 learning the guitar. At age 11, he picked up the alto saxophone and played in a variety of ensembles in church and with the music program, Community School of the Arts, throughout middle school and high school. He also played in his high school marching band, concert, symphonic and jazz bands. He holds his Bachelor’s Degree in the Music Industry from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke and is currently working on his Masters in Jazz Studies at North Carolina Central University.
Emmanuel teaches piano, ukulele, guitar, drums and saxophone.