"Carmichael's blue-eyes son Todd Morgan drew dancing throngs to his Sunday night concert in Carmichael Park. A Baby-faced darling of pre-teens, teens and seniors, Morgan's following guaranteed adoring crowds. Backed by the Emblems, the 22-year-old performed a variety of rock, blues and original tunes. Morgan plays keyboard and guitar -- and vocalizes in tuneful tenor. A graduate of Rio Americano High, he has performed in the Carmichael summer concert series since his prodigious teens. The musician's season has included gigs at Fair Oaks, Auburn, El Dorado HIlls and Roseville."
“He pounds the keys like Jerry Lee, swivels his hips like Elvis and sings like Jagger. He is Todd Morgan, Sacramento’s answer to the rock ‘n’ roll idol, updated for the modern era. Since his first piano lesson at age 5, Morgan has been fueled by a love of all things ‘60s rock and soul—The Beatles, Chuck Berry, James Brown---with a dash of ‘80s pop (think Michael Jackson, Prince). He formed Todd Morgan & the Emblems in 2007 as a covers-only band, though it quickly began producing original tunes of retro-tinged pop rock. “I felt like it is the kind of music that should be out,” says Morgan of the album. Almost as infectious as its music is the band’s energetic live performances, which often include a dance interlude courtesy of Morgan. “I feel that my job when I am on stage is to give (the audience) energy,” says Morgan. “I give them more life than they already had.” ”
“ Last Thursday night at the Town Center in El Dorado Hills we were treated to another concert by Todd Morgan and the Emblems. The attendance was great and the music was simply awesome. If you haven’t heard this group then you need to keep your eyes and ears out and be sure not to miss the opportunity. They have an energetic and refreshing sound and play with such heart and soul. If you were there you witnessed a whole lot of people with smiling faces and plenty of folks on the dance floor to evidence they were having a good time. To see the schedule for Todd Morgan and the Emblems, be sure to bookmark their website http://toddmorganandtheemblems.com and perhaps they will be back next year at the Town Center in El Dorado”
“Todd Morgan and the Emblems at the Fountains in Roseville 29 Jul 2012 "Last Saturday night (July 28, 2012) we were treated to a FREE concert at The Fountains in Roseville. The concert featured Todd Morgan and the Emblems and the best description that I can give is they were FANTASTIC! They are a rather unique group in that the band members appear to all be in the 20’s and yet sing songs from the 1950’s and they sound as if they belong in that era. Listening to this group last night was like seeing Jerry Lee Lewis live and in person but only better! This group not only can make you feel like you are transported back to the best days of American Rock and Roll, but they also have their own unique sound that could very well bring that sound back. All we need is another Dick Clark and we might just be on to something." ”
“Eric Chun, started with introduction of John Morris, owner of Tanglewood Studios and session I host. Karen Lowry, mixing engineer extraordinaire, was introduced next as John’s assistant. Eric then introduced the musicians, Steve Price of Pablo Cruise fame on the drums, Todd Morgan of Todd Morgan & The Emblems on the keys, Ray Zhou, guitar virtuoso and soon to be Yale student on a full music scholarship (Masters Degree in Guitar), on the guitar of course, and Matt Pinder of The Pinder Brothers on the bass. The consummate professional, Eric took care to introduce other notables in the attending audience including internet radio hosts Myki Angeline of v103 Rock and Cory Marcus of Hot Mix 106. Will Mullins, of Granite Park recorders, who is incidentally hosting the third session on May 5th, was in attendance with his wife Norma. Peter Oakes of Pacific Crest Media and the CCD Expo was on hand to film as was CMS Staff Aurora Berget. CMS staff Kathie Rollins and Chantel Perez. ”