Tracy Thomas is a rock singer-songwriter and recording artist based in Los Angeles. She released her debut album, "Before the Dawn," in July 2010 in Los Angeles, and is currently recording her 2nd solo album, as well as an album for her new hard rock band Doma Carta. Both albums will be releasing in the New Year. Notable venue highlights over the past few years include House of Blues Sunset Strip Mainstage, Whisky A Go Go, Troubadour, Viper Room, Key Club Hollywood, Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood, House of Blues Dallas, The Knitting Factory Hollywood, BB King's Universal City, Foundation Room at House of Blues Sunset, Molly Malones, Mile High Club at Busby's East, Nola's Downtown LA, The Priory Hotel (England), The Prince Albert (England), Pencester Gardens (England), Gospel Forum (Germany), IBC Stuttgart (Germany), Downtown Burbank Arts Festival, The Haven Social Club (Canada), and Coast Christian Fellowship.
Tracy has also been a worship leader for many years, and is currently leading worship at Expression58, Ascend Malibu Fellowship, Pasadena International House of Prayer, Fusion Hollywood, and RuachLA. In the past she was a regular worship leader at The Bridge Santa Monica, Malibu Vineyard, Vineyard Xtreme, as well as guest leading in other churches in the Los Angeles area. She regularly leads worship for conferences and events as well.
In addition, Tracy is currently recording a multi-album project of songs written by the worship leader of the Azusa Street Revival. The first album will be released in the New Year, with numerous albums to follow over the next few years. Her band, Doma Carta, recently recorded a remake of Dennis Jernigan’s song "On My Knees" as part of a compilation album of Dennis’ notable compositions, entitled "Sing Over Me."
Tracy has an extensive background as an actor, and just recently starred as herself in the documentary "Gone South: How Canada Invented Hollywood," a comedic feature length film about famous Canadians in Hollywood. It is set to release mid 2014. Tracy has performed with Dan Aykroyd, Dave Foley, and Dave Thomas in the feature film "White Coats," as well as Daniel Baldwin in "Double Frame." She has notable TV credits as well. She has a BFA in Acting from the U of A, and has worked at the Stratford Festival and the Shaw Festival in Canada, and has an extensive theatre resume. For more info on her acting career, visit tracyt.com.
First and foremost I want to thank my heavely Father for opening the doors to make this dream a reality and for giving me the songs for this record. All the credit goes to Him. I want to thank Messiah for the ultimate sacrifice He made to set me free and to make His love a reality to me.
A huge thanks to my sweet husband Julian, who has done so much for me during this process and put up with a lot of headaches time and time again. You helped me so much with this. Thank you, my love!
A million thanks to my producer and engineer, Isha Erskine, for the tireless hours you sowed into this album. Isha, you’ve been kinder than I can imagine and your generosity is astounding! You were amazing to work with. And thanks to Christie for giving up so much of your time with him, so that he could be working on the record!!!
My wonderful musicians, Michael Elsner, Julian Fletcher, Jack Kelly, Simon Huber, Robert Steele, Jen Oikawa and Josh Leon, for sacrificing so much of your time and energy to make this record sound beyond what I could have imagined. Thank you so much for the phenomenal artistry you brought to the music.
I want to thank my Mom and sister for all of their love and support throughout the years as I’ve been pursuing my dreams.
My wonderful "Gaga" (Grandfather) who has always championed everything I’ve done in my career and should really be my agent, the way he talks me up! Thanks to my lovely "Nanny" (Grandmother) who was not only my inspiration for the song "Goodbye", but who was one of the most important people in my life.
My Dad for his interest in my music over the years, and for teaching me my first guitar chord - D.
My band mates at The Bridge Santa Monica, Eddie Marz, Rick Towne and Wayne Ahlberg, for years of dedication and commitment, and for helping me grow as a musician (and for giving me gear!)
Mike Lawson for putting so much hard work into my career and for so much encouragement on this long road.
Glenwood Place Studios for the opportunity to track such a great record in an incredible facility.
Brad Blackwood for putting the awesome final touches on the record.
Gary & Karen Zethraeus for all your support over the years. Thanks to Joseph & Julie Olsen for raising me up as a leader and mentoring me in worship. Thanks to James & Rebekah Parker, and the whole Freedom Church gang, for all the honor and respect you showed us, and for raising us up in our giftings. We love you guys so much! Thanks to Ory & Lisa Brochet for all the years of support and encouragement of me as a worship leader. And thank you Lisa for the amazing guitar!!! See how great it sounds, and what good use it’s come to!!! Thanks to Arnold Rozema for helping me become a better guitarist in the very beginning! Thanks to all the folks at St. Paul’s for the training in worship over the years.
And thanks to the countless individuals who have encouraged me as a musician, singer, and worship leader over the years. Your support has been invaluable. May you all be greatly blessed in return!
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