Originally from Houston, Texas, Teresa is based in Los Angeles where she has assembled a group of some of the top LA based touring and session musicians in her band, The Rhythm Tramps. They have been working in the LA area and at blues festivals and clubs throughout the US and Europe for many years. For the last 12 years, the band has also been a favorite on Delbert McClinton’s Sandy Beaches Blues Cruise.
“Teresa James is a true original. When she sings you can feel it in your bones.” ~ Levon Helm, The Band
“Teresa James has a voice that comes from deep down in the soul, as real and authentic as it gets When she sings, you know she means it.” ~ Graham Clarke for Blues Bytes
“I haven’t heard pipes of this caliber in a long time… this is an amazing body of work…this lady has star written all over her.” ~ James “the Blueshound” Nagel KPFT Houston