Tempa Singer Full Bio
Tempa's soulful voice is something to be felt and heard! She sings Blues, Soul, Jazz, and Zydeco. With more than 30 years of professional experience, Tempa knows how to entertain her audience.Tempa has shared the stage with BB King,Mavis Staples, Koko Taylor, Tab Benoit, Jimmy Thackery, Bernard Allison, Luther Allison, Lonnie Brooks, Jeff Beck, and many others.Tempa has played Red Rocks to The Sea Of Galilee, and always gives her audience a music experience they never forget.
TEMPA & NAOR PROJECT - 2012 - Current
The Tempa & Naor Project is an authentic musical exploration grounded in the beauty, richness, and wisdom of the universal human experience.
Through the creative vehicles of collaborative composition and live performance, Tempa and Naor blend layered musical structures with playfully infectious rhythms to form a seamless harmonic flow. Whether performing as a duo or integrating the supportive musical talent of a larger group, this magnetic couple infuses each song with an affectionate resonance that carries and sustains the listener along a journey.
SOUL KITCHEN MAUI - 2012 - Current
Soul Kitchen is acoustic-infused musical alchemy, both blending and transcending the traditional genres of Cajun, Zydeco, Soul, Funk, Blues, Jazz, Classic rock and Middle Eastern influences. The stirring, smoldering voice of award-winning lead vocalist Tempa Singer Nave (Best Colorado Blues Band, Best Soul Album Award) and effortlessly buoyant rhythms of guitarist Naor Nave meld with drummers Kevin Garland's and Kerry Sofaly's funk-filled cues mixed with traditional washboard playing, while Bruce Boege's seasoned saxophone drips with cool. Finally, the subtle and sustaining tones of keyboardist Michael Elam round out the mix to make this exquisite mess of soulful flavors an essential Maui experience for the musical senses.
TEMPA AND THE TANTRUMS - 2000 to 2012
Tempa and the Tantrums have been nominated for 5 Westword Music Showcase Awards and WON Best Blues Band in Colorado in the Westword Music Showcase Awards 2006.Hapi Scratch Records named their lastest album "Voodoo & Angels" Blues Album of the Year for 2007. Tempa and her Tantrums have hosted an award winning Jam..openstage for the last 8 years.(Best Allcomers Jam, WestWord Awards 2007) Tempa and the Tantrums has 3 CDS of their own and their music has been included on national and international Blues compilation CDs as well.Tempa recently finished her tour & teaching in Israel, and is now living on Maui, Hawaii playing music with her Maui band "Soul Kitchen". She is in the process of writing new songs! Stay Tuned, this is gonna be good!