Born and raised in the skillet of Far Northern California,
Tracy Jean Manuel is your average
clarinetist-turned-jazz-drummer-turned-alt-folk-singer/songwriter. As a
full-time-student-turned-art-turned-design major, she’s turned duct tape into dresses and tea
bags into tapestries. Whether or not any of it turns out as planned is another
Manuel’s other preoccupations and projects are varied and tend to involve erratic crossovers between the worlds of visual art, design, drums, tea, puns, bright green vultures, and any/all other things music in and around Redding, California. In addition to her solo work, she's often spotted playing drums with the fine folks of the local Jim Dyar Band when home from studying at UC Davis.