Tricia began her journey in music in 2001, she literally came out of her bedroom with an album, had a CD release party as a fund raiser for the Salvation Army on September 11, 2003 at BJ's Restaurant in Cupertino, CA., by Apple Computer. She was one of the first 200 independent artists on itunes. Her albums to date include, "No Fear in Love, In the Spirit of Love and Eclectic Emotions" her singles, "Another Day in Paradise", Too Good and Baby, You're My Valentine" all add up to 33 songs released so far makes it very clear that this singer/songwriter is a woman on a mission.
On both emotional and spiritual levels, this artist shows her talent with live studio takes on many songs expressing her thoughts and feelings ignited by the heat of her soulful voice and the passion of her performance. The title song and centerpiece of “In the Spirit of Love” sums up Tricia’s journey and victory from childhood to the present loss of love and loved ones. Her lyrics poetically express her deepest feelings.
“My two edged sword pierced every lie, made shadows disappear.” and “Through the valley of sorrow and pain, my sorrow turned to peace.”
With two cover songs on this album from two of her favorite bands recorded with her electric/acoustic Ovation guitar, “Let it Be” by the Beatles and “Thank You” by Led Zeppelin performed live in Madhouse Recording Studio take on her soulful insight and echo with honesty and simplicity.
No two ways about it – this heartfelt album work with four of the selections featuring a full rock band completes Tricia’s ascent from the folk circuit to rock, featuring Aaron Madsen who was written up a few times this year in guitar player magazine on lead guitar and additional guitar tracks, along with Loren Rendler on drums, Harold Martin on bass guitar, Erik Johnsgard on keyboards and MaryEllen Duell with her sweet harmony vocals on the song, "I’m Coming Home"
Tricia's music is defined as eclectic rock with heart and passion, she finds her purpose in life to be her music and reaches deep within emotionally and spiritually to write lyrics to move you. You will find yourself drifting into your own feelings and back to her voice.
Tricia performed in Denver, Colorado for ICVM, an International annual film maker’s conference where Los Angeles composer Jonathon Neal, after listening to her play, shook her hand and said, "Tricia, get out there and perform. Bart Gavigan, writer-film-maker-director asked Tricia to perform before his keynote speech giving her the chance to be heard in front of over 200 film industry execs.
Over the years, having performed at various venues throughout the Bay Area. She performed at the Henderson Pavilion in Henderson Nevada for a benefit concert for an International suicide prevention organization, supportisp.org.
Tricia’s first audition and performance in 2001 was for a concert with seasoned professional songwriters taking place after a national songwriting seminar hosted by, Lewis Greer, Ceo and founder of Do Good Music.com. Tricia and Lewis co-wrote a new song, "You and I" on her new album, "In the Spirit of Love".
Her song "In Heaven 9.11" written and recorded to comfort hearts won finalist with Song of The Year and VH1, produced by James Robinson, Favored Nations acoustic guitarist.
Tricia lost both her parents as a teenager and her only son went to Heaven in 2006, She wrote and recorded. "I Wish You Were Here" for her son Jamie James, it is through her faith in God and the art of music she claims victory and peace over the hard times in her life.