With her distinct voice and evocative sound American born artist and humanitarian Seay (pronounced 'say') has gained prominence as both a vocalist and composer. Originating her signature vocals and uplifting sound the beauty of Seay's award winnning artistry touches a universal chord and has drawn listeners from across the globe releasing several acclaimed albums and singles in the Pop, World and New Age genres airing on several hundred radio, satellite and syndicated programs with several million plays of her videos.
With classical training in both voice and music, Seay's formative years were spent playing piano and studying voice and traveling with her family throughout the Far East, Korea and Japan while her father an army physician finished his medical residency. Growing up in a rich creative Rennaissance household, with a long line of teachers, singers, authors in her family and ancestry, Seay was exposed to the arts and the world's cultures for much of her life. She later attended the prestigious Sotheby's Art Institute in London with graduate studies in Decorative Art and Languages. It was while living in England and returning to her families English roots, her music journey began singing on projects for song publishers Carlin, Motown, Warner Chappel Music, artists Elaine Paige and Annie Lennox and performing in London's music scene. "I have always felt like I am a citizen of the world and much of my creativity reflects that."
Returning to the United States, Seay forged her unique evocative style honing her skills as a vocalist and songwriter studying music therapy with author of the Mozart Effect, Don Campbell. "I have always felt a strong purpose to be apart of the healing in theworld." Under her own label, Tuscan Sun Music, Seay released her debut album '1 Voice' an evocative album of world influences and celestial vocals and was named a Top 10 album of the year on the World New Age Chart with selections featured on the launch of XM's HD Surround on Finetuning alongside Sting, Ray Charles, Enya and Norah Jones. Her sesonal album, 'A Winter Blessing' with several renowned guest instrumentalists, topped the ZMR Top 100 chart and was named on Mainly Piano's Top 30 albums of the last decade while also being nominated for Best Holiday Album. Her inspirational single and video 'All Around The World' celebrating those common ties that join us, has been apart of several humanitarian events which include the opening ceremonies of World Peace Day, Peace Day TV and the theme for Project Peace on Earth's "Love All" Simulcast live From Bethlehem, Palestine on Christmas Day 2012 and seen by millions of people across the globe for which she is a musical ambassador. Seay and her evocative vocal chant piece "Orion's Gate" is featured on Project Peace on Earth's '2 Unite All' and '2 Unite All Vol 2" projects featuring 26 world artists and produced by Grammy winning Indian composer Ricky Kej, with Peter Gabriel and, Roger Water, Stewart Copeland of the Police in support of The United Nations and UNRWA World Peace Initiatives. Seay's music is also a regular addition to several syndicated channels which include Sirius Spa Channel and Music Choice Soundscapes.
Seay has been blessed to work and perform with many gifted musicians, songwriters, composers, producers in film, television, advertising and as a guest artist which include Annie Lennox, Cher, Elaine Paige, Clay Walker, Crystal Gayle, Ricky Kej and the beautiful Christmas release "Breath of Heaven" with Stephen Peppos. Her recent vocal work includes participation on the honor of singing on the world music project "Shanti Samsara" launching the United Nations COP21 Climate Change conference in Paris and "Incredible India - ProYog - From The Birthplace Of Yoga" which was nominated for a Hollywood music and media award, both produced by Ricky Kej. One of the special honors of her musical career has been performing a benefit concert of the songs of Oscar Winning Lyricists Alan And Marilyn Bergman, at the Nashville Jazz Workshop with the Bergmans in attendance.
Seay is also visual artist. Her artwork can be found in private collections and her exhibit "The Power of Sound" has been seen on ABC Lifetime channel and in venues which include The Nashville Jazz Workshop, The Songwriters Guild and Universal Music.
She currently lives in Nashville, Tennessee where she continues singing, writing and creating from her studio. Seay is a voting member of The Grammys, a SESAC affiliated writer and a Music Ambassador for Project Peace On Earth.