Edlene Hart is an international soul singer from Yonkers, NY. She began singing at five, in church, where she was groomed by master keyboardist and musical director John Simmons. A powerful, sultry singer, Hart captivates an audience with her explosive stage presence. Dubbed “Chocolate Thunder”, she is also The Bus Lady in South Florida. Learning from the best, Edlene has shared the stage and recorded with Whitney Houston, Peggi Blu, Eryka Badu, Glen Jones, Issac Hayes, The Delphonics, Melba Moore, and Milara. Also, she opened for Tony Bennett. Hart toured Europe and South Africa singing gospel music. Edlene worked in top bands like The Funk Junkies, The NY Soul Sisters, The F&G Band, Groove Buffet & Steve Wexler, and The Top Shelf Band. Today, she resides in South Florida where she performs jazz, funk, pop, R&B, and Smooth Jazz with The Edlene Hart Band, Spellbound, and The Chill Factor Funk Band.