TAMI

TAMI

credit: Randee St. Nicholas

TAMI - A Strong Woman

Tami's music is a like a riveting mystery novel you can't put down. With each song she sings, she reveals another clue to her soul. Wrapped in her voice is the sweetness and twang of country. The sorrow and guts of rhythm and blues. And the hope and reverence of gospel. When sewn together, Tami is a portrait of strength---a strong woman with a story that needs to be told.

Through different musical genres, Tami's debut CD, "Velvet & Steel," creates conversations on survival, humanity and undying love. Bobby Braddock, who penned 13 number one country songs including Tammy Wynette's "D- I-V-O-R-C-E" and George Jones' "He Stopped Loving Her Today," conceived and produced the CD. "Velvet & Steel" is a harmonious collage that offers something for everyone. The CD sparked interest, and Tami became the #1 Breakout artist of the week on Billboard. Her single, "The Sugar Shack," peaked at #11 on Billboard's Dance Chart.

In Thailand, Tami and her voice became highly regarded. She often performed three shows a night, seven days a week. Tami is not looking to fit into one label. She crosses all genres of music and in the process her songs provide a bridge to better days.

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Genre: Soul
Subgenre: Blues
From: Nashville, TN