Her songwriting is highly regarded as poetically positive heartfelt and uplifting. As a bandleader - her music is steeped in hard driving rhythmically charged blues, rock and funk vibes.
Some have likened her sound to Bonnie Raitt or Chrissie Hynde and her guitar playing to Clapton or Santana.
During her time in the Seattle area, Teri received a Best Band award as co-founder of the Red Hot Blues Sisters, and Best Guitar nomination from the Washington Blues Society as well as numerous nominations for jams and other contributions she made to the PNW Blues scene. The Red Hot Blues Sisters released 3 recordings and toured Europe and Canada several times before disbanding.
In 2016 , she released the single “Let Me Love You” and continued working the other 3 songs on her first solo EP.
In 2017, opportunities brought her back to her native California where she finihsed her EP "Back on Track"
West Coast Women’s Blues Revue
After her 3rd tour of Europe, Teri founded WCWBR to feature female artists in 2010 with great success. This group has been performing at festivals, casinos, wineries and clubs touring Memphis, TN – Clarksdale, MS – Idaho, Montana and the West Coast.
Teri currently produces and tours with this showcase which has a rotating cast of featured artists. Artists featured have included Lady A, Stacy Jones, Patti Allen, Josephine Howell, Polly O’Keary, Alice Stuart, Rae Gordon, Lisa Mann, Vicki Stevens and more.