What We Say:
A native of Eugene, Oregon, Bonham began singing at age 5, playing the violin at 9, and piano at age 14. After transfering to Berklee College of Music to study voice, leaving her full violin scholarship at the University of Southern California behind, she began to write her own songs on the guitar. Since then Tracy has released three solo albums, received two Grammy nominations, an MTV Video Music Award nomination, and has performed on albums with some of the best musicians in the business including Aerosmith, Mandy Moore, Blue Man Group, Wayfaring Strangers, Latin Playboys, Ron Sexsmith, Mark Oliver Everett (of The Eels), and Juliana Hatfield. Tracy’s latest album, entitled Masts Of Manhatta, will be releaed July 13. It was produced by Tchad Blake (Pearl Jam, Elvis Costello, Tom Waits) and features the guitar work of Smokey Hormel (Beck, Johnny Cash, Neil Diamond).