MP3 Téa - Method to the Madness
A soulful experience infused with pop, jazz, and a dash of euro.
5 MP3 Songs
URBAN/R&B: Soul, POP: Pop
Walking into a room where TĂ©a is playing, you will find a sultry, soulful, and powerful voice bellowing over black and white keys. Her radiant passion for music and extensive musical background may cause listeners finding it hard not to be drawn in instantly.
At the young age of seven TĂ©a was introduced to her other half - the piano. Taking lessons and playing constantly in a musical home in Belgrade, Serbia, she soon learned how to turn piano keys into colorful music. Shortly after, she began performing in classical music concerts along with competing and winning prizes in local, national, and international competitions. At age twelve TĂ©a learned to play the guitar, at thirteen she wrote her first song, and at fifteen she had her first band. Educating herself quickly, TĂ©a received an A.R.C.T. diploma at the age of nineteen, and at the age of twenty-three she received a B.A. in music from the University of British Columbia.
As a teen, TĂ©a and her family relocated to Vancouver, British Columbia where she continued to pursue her music. She found herself writing more frequently, whenever and wherever the inspiration would strike. Whether it be at home or on the go, TĂ©a is continually creating new ideas - âI donât have a radio or a CD player in my car so I tend to come up with a lot of melodies and lyrics while Iâm driving.â
Her passion for music in general shows through the moment you carry a conversation with her. - âI saw the Rolling Stones last year and the second they walked on stage I started crying. They hadnât even played one note and I was in tears.â And just like the Rolling Stones, TĂ©aâs music captures your ears and leaves your foot tapping to an ever so catchy beat.
In the past, TĂ©a has worked with producer John Webster (Tom Cochrane), Troy Samson of Hipjoint (Corry Lee, Kelly Rowland), and collaborated with award winning singer/songwriter Annette Ducharme (âSinking Like a Sunsetâ). Then, after hearing (and liking) an album produced by Howard Redekopp (Tegan and Sara, 54-40, New Pornographers, Mother Mother), she thought it was time for a new experiment. The collaboration between TĂ©a and Howard resulted in an EP well worth the wait and very well worth the listen. âMethod to the Madnessâ was born.
With lyrics mirroring the entity of love, and soulful vocals sitting comfortably in space and time where the old world meets the new, it is hard not to notice the pure talent that dances behind the black and white keys. A multitasking artist with one hand on the keyboard, the other on a pineapple shaker, and a voice projecting melodies you later find yourself humming to, it is no wonder why this young musician draws such a crowd.
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