Oprah Winfrey's successful Broadway musical "The Color Purple" features Tony nominated artist Elisabeth Withers as "Shug Avery." Toby produced her debut album on Blue Note Records. Seven songs are written by Toby and Elisabeth, who's voice compares to the early Tina Turner. The first single "Be With You" made it to #6 in the Urban AC radio charts and the second single "Simple Things" stayed several months in the Billboard R&B chart. Read more about Elisabeth's amazing voice at "Articles by Toby" Recording Magazine 8/07.