Singer-Songwriter - Terri New
Terri New is an explosion of freshness, of dynamic vocal skill and great professionalism. This talented singer/songwriter is sure to impress. With a fresh soulful energy and attitude to jazz classics, elegant choices in material and phrasing, this woman is destined to be your new favorite jazz singer. From subtly nuanced ballads to soul drenched blues, the emotional power of Terri’s delivery is perfectly framed by the elegant simplicity of the arrangements of these classic melody-driven, lyrically-charged jazz standards. Her sultry, playful vocals can be heard on eclectic and an impressive range of tunes, varying from traditional jazz mixed with old-timey blues and originals. A modern stylistic mix of Ella Fitzgerald and Laura Nyro. The “New” Show is an intriguing collection of songs from the Great American Songbook that focuses on romantic love, life, hope and friendship. The tunes are beautifully arranged and performed, sung with refreshing directness, subtlety, and sensitivity to the lyrics.
THE GRACE OF THE UNTAMED - Vocals, Lyrics -Terri New / Music JS Stanton
“If there ever were a time, when we can truly sense the wondrous ‘interconnectedness of all beings,’ it is when we reflect on the elephants of Thula Thula. A man’s heart’s stops, and herds of elephants’ are grieving. This man’s oh-so-abundantly loving heart offered healing to these elephants, and now, they came to pay loving homage to their friend.” So, how, after Anthony’s death, did the reserve’s elephants — grazing miles away in distant parts of the park — know? Here is the story of Lawrence Anthony.
ZIMBABWE DRUMS - Vocals, Music, Lyrics - Terri New / Arrangement - Bob Esty
This song features the musical talents of many well-known international musicians including Castle Wall, the famed horn section on Michael Jackson’s Thriller album. Denny Seiwell (credits include Joe Cocker, Wings, Pablo Cruise) Bassist, Bob Glaub (credits include Jackson Brown), percussionist Bill Summers (credits include Herbie Hancock) and on Drums, Rick Slazer (credits include James Taylor, Rod Stewart). Terri’s backup singers include Beth Anderson who is known for her vocals on the “Never Ending Story” theme song.
THE PEOPLE - Vocals, Music, Lyrics - Terri New / Arrangement - Bob Esty
Terri was invited to sing this song at President Havel’s, (the playwright President from the Czech Republic) convocation at UCLA Royce Hall, Los Angeles, CA, The song "The People" written by Terri about their revolution which she witnessed.
For more compositions and vocals by Terri New check out this YouTube playlist!