Tempa's soulful voice is something to be felt and heard! She sings Soul, Folk, Blues, Jazz, Rock 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 (Soul Folk)
The husband and wife songwriting team, Tempa & Naor released their first original album, Ember’s Fire on November 10th, 2018.
They crafted powerful and compelling, all-original work touching on themes of transformation, love, loss, and release in the Soul Folk genres of music.
This album of 10 years in the making shares the most intimate journey of Tempa & Naor with their hearts open for the world to see.
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 (Zydeco Soul)
Soul Kitchen Maui 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 11 piece band has won "Best Band On Maui 2017" by MauiTime.
TEMPA AND THE TANTRUMS - 2000 to 2012 (Blues)
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 latest album "Voodoo & Angels" Blues Album of the Year for 2007. Tempa and her Tantrums hosted an award-winning Jam (Best Allcomers Jam, Westword Awards 2007). Tempa and the Tantrums have 3 CD'S of their own and their music has been included on national and international Blues compilation CDs as well.