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Tara Macri

Air Date: 08-15-15

Delicious pop hooks, meets stirring piano melodies, and a dynamic vocal ability: Tara Macriis a force to be reckoned with.

Toronto born, L.A.-based Tara Macri’s debut single “Strawberry Moon” immediately caught the attention of pop music critics with it's "alterna-pop" flavor and "giant melodies". Garnering raves from KTLA, Pop On And On, Metro, and airplay from radio tastemakers.

Encouraged by her musically inclined family, Tara was introduced to the piano at the age of two and instantly fell in love with the ivory keys. Tara’s devotion to rock, r&b, and pop music, only reinforced what was previously a dream. Singing, writing, and performing are her passion and the ultimate journey.

After refining her acting skills at the prestigious Stratford Festival, and in the process received the esteemed Mary Savage Award, Tara Macri faced the bright lights of New York City. Tara starred on Broadway in the critically acclaimed production of Hairspray, followed by a performance at the famed Hollywood Bowl alongside friend Nick Jonas. Tara’s tenacity, drive, and incomparable voice have taken her from Toronto to New York, Chicago (performing in the acclaimed production Jersey Boys) to settling down her musical roots in the city of Angels. Performing in Los Angeles with friend and guitarist Kenji Chan (Bruno Mars), Tara is ready for her distinct voice to be heard.

“I’ve been working with musicians on this album who have been friends from the very beginning, and above all: they have always believed in me.” Ross King, a correspondent with the BBC, VH1, and KTLA says, "Tara Macri creates a fantastic blend of pop music that leaves me begging for more!" Using an effortless and impassioned voice, with songwriting skills developed by years of tickling the piano, with her trusty guitar close at hand, the singer, guitarist, and pianist has crafted a debut album of timeless pop music; directly from the heart.

Thanks to the efforts of collaborators and friends, producers SA Trackworks, co-writer/producer Rob Wells (Christina Aguilera), musicians Matthew Marston, Mark Neary, Joleen Belle, Peter Calo, Kevin Fox, as well as the venerable music business veteran Don Grierson (Tina Turner, Heart), the song is, ready to be heard. “Strawberry Moon” and "Crazy With You" are available now at taramacri.com, iTunes, with the debut album coming soon.