Tamara Garlett is an experienced vocalist, and grew up studying violin, piano, flute, piccolo, and voice. She is originally from Texas, and while she was growing up, split her time between the Pacific Northwest and Texas. Tamara was accepted into a performing arts high school in Dallas, Texas, where she studied theater and music.
Tamara studied classical voice, music, blues, and jazz at Portland State University, and performs jingles and voiceovers on a national basis. You may have heard her voice on the radio, as she has sung jingles and performed voiceovers for clients such as Dr. Pepper, The National Milk Producers of America, and GlaxoSmithKline. While studying at Portland State University, Tamara had the privilege of studying jazz piano with Darrell Grant.
Tamara has been singing in various jazz, funk and soul bands in Texas and Portland for many years. She has had the opportunity to sit in with artists such as The Gatlin Brothers, Dave Brubeck, and Darrell Grant. When not performing with TBone, Tamara enjoys camping, hiking, snowshoeing, rock climbing, and white water rafting with her husband. She is also an avid science fiction reader and fan, and is not ashamed to say that she has read every book that Robert Heinlein has ever written.