Tanya Reichard-Voorhees is gifted with an extraordinarily beautiful voice and the ability to directly translate the contents of her heart into exquisite music. She has delighted coffeehouse audiences both as a solo performer and as half of the full-figured duo Big Mama. Tanya is a Louisiana native and currently resides on the Mississipi Gulf Coast.
The style of Tanya's music ranges from delicate folk to raucous rockin' blues. There's something here for fans of Janis Ian as well as Melissa Etheridge.
From an aging spillway bridge crossing the ageless Louisiana delta ("Asphalt Blues") to the heart of a torturous relationship ("The Gallery"), the songs on Haunting The Ruins, Tanya's greatest album, take the listener on a Southern Gothic journey through dark and dangerous places. Tanya's beautiful, powerful voice is backed by a full band on this confessional collection and the result is ... haunting