Seattle WA Musicians Network Music MagazineLorraine Foote, Staff A&E writer /"As a songwriter, Theresa Demarst demonstrates her ability to spin a tale - behind which she masterfully creates a mood and a presence that, can alternately send shivers down your spine or make you tap your feet"
Omaha NE Omaha World HearldJim Minge,A&E "This singer songwriter seems to have tamed a savage beast with the power of music"
Portland OR - Oregonian Melanie McFarland, A&E staff" ?.. her sumptuous voice is tinged with a country yodel and supported by tender guitar chords leave the listener wanting for nothing"
Eva Cassidy, Noah Jones, Phoebe Snow, Winona Judd, KD Lang, Linda Ronstadt, Judy Collins, Emmy Lou Harris, Dido
I started out as a country/folk singer songwriter and then about 10 years ago started including Jazz and Blues musicians in the band. I've never looked back.
Full information at:http://www.theresacd.com
Theresa Demarest is a songwriter/producer/independent filmmaker for Joshua Records, LLC in Portland, Oregon. She is currently the Executive Producer of 2 films and a sound track CD in Association with The Free Willy Keiko Foundation. www.keiko.com
The Portland Tribune A&E Staff Writer Janine Robben writes : "Theresa Demarest has been a nun, ....Critical Care RN, ...breast cancer survivor, motorcycle mama. But, most important, she's a singer with a bluesy-folksy-jazzy voice that picks up the high and low notes of each of her experiences and reproduces them with perfect clarity - like a really great sound system." For 2004-'05 Theresa Demarest won the coveted spot as named artist to open for a major act during the Maryhill Winery Amphitheater's 2005 Summer Concert Series.Demarest is music veteran and Award winning Songwriter who appears in festivals, concerts and night clubs every year. Theresa has developed specialty shows like the "Keiko's Dream Tour" appearing in concert with the Free Willy Keiko Foundation.These shows garnered press accolades and were supported by regional arts organizations. In her songwriting Theresa mixes Folk, R&B, Rock, and jazz with her distinctive clear vocals.Theresa performs with 3 Â? 8 musicians from her band depending on venue, sound requirements, and performance budget. The band is able travel. Band members have been performing with Theresa for over 10 years.INSTRUMENTS: Theresa plays Godin Acous/ Electric Guitar, Martin D28, and a Kurzweil Keyboard