Pop with passion
Teri seizes the audience with her "no holds barred" pop style. Her
original songs are full of hooks and soul and her lyrics denote
vulnerability, strength and great determination. Her songs combine
dance, rock, trip hop and soul delivering a collage of danceable,
listenable, and memorable music. This is a singer-songwriter who
uplifts and connects with her audience.
Teri has performed in New York, London, Paris, Amsterdam, Berlin, and
Santa Fe. She has collaborated with major recording stars such as
Chrissy Amplett of The Divinyl's, John Roome of the Orb, and DJ Todd
Terry. Her gospel-influenced vocals, her ear for phrasing and harmony
made her a much sought after session singer in New York and a prized
live vocalist in the Southwest.
Teri grew up in Oklahoma and was awarded a vocal scholarship to
Oklahoma State University where she focused on Medieval and Baroque
music. In 1998 she produced the single "Feel Your Power," with DJ Oji,
and moved to New York City where she wrote and recorded with dance
music producers. She began composing songs with more depth and emotion
and her sound continues to evolve.
Her most recent recording project is "Heart" was released in August
2010. The album is a powerful exploration of emotion and spirituality.
Teri's musical influences are vast including such artists as Kate
Bush, Nina Simone, David Bowie, Annie Lennox and the soul of Aretha