BEHIND THE MUSIC
Dr. Tracy Celaya
The good doctor is in! We know that planning events is challenging. That’s why we provide you with a single point of contact to handle all of your planning needs. Tracy is the perfect liaison between you and your entertainment.
Tracy has a Doctorate of Management in Organizational Leadership, she is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), holds her MBA, and she’s magnificent to work with! She speaks the language of executives, event planners, and musicians and does it with class, style, a down-to-earth personality, and fun.
Tracy is also TreJa’s leader, namesake, and ace vocalist. Her voice has landed her on the Billboard™ Charts and taken her performing around the world sharing the stage with many other talented artists including Arizona favorites Sister Sledge and Marion Meadows, and she holds the distinguished honor of performing at the 2012 Super Bowl victory celebration for the New York Giants! If that were not enough, she is also a powerhouse of genuine authentic talent with a combined gift for singing (English & Spanish) and performance that will take your breath away! When it comes to seamless event management and world-class entertainment, there is no substitute for TreJa’s #1…
During your event you want the music to sound as true as possible to the original songs you love. So does every platinum-selling recording artist. Our musical director has a proven track record as a bandleader delivering authentic, true-to-life musical renditions on television, in movies, on tour around the globe, and in rooms big and small. He’s done it for some of the biggest artists in the world and he’s committed to doing the same at your event.
Mel is a two-time Grammy™ winning, chart-topping bass player extraordinaire. His name resides at the top of the industries most respected, capable, and accomplished list of musicians. He has shared both the studio and stage with some of the biggest names in show business: Eddie Murphy, Tony Shalub, Marc Anthony, Monica, Brian McKnight, George Benson & Al Jarreau, Jennifer Hudson, Gladys Knight, Dave Koz, Najee, Marion Meadows, Chuck Loeb, Wayman Tisdale, Toby Keith, Kenny Loggins, Sheila E., Kirk Whalum, and Eric Marienthal, just to name a few. He is one of the more recorded bassists on the Billboard™ Charts, having amassed over 600 albums (9 #1’s), 25 Top 10 singles, and 10 #1 singles to his credit. He is also the co-founder and musical director of TreJa’s award-winning sister group, Bad Sneakers. Simply put, the man cannot be stopped!
All of the planning and authentically performed music doesn’t mean much if it doesn’t sound pleasant to your guests. Matt is our resident sound expert, drummer, co-founder, and cares deeply about your guest’s listening experience. When the band sounds good, your guests feel good and this leads to a successful event.
A Phoenix native, TreJa’s solid backbeat is a staple and veteran of the AZ professional music scene since 1994. He is a true lover of all things music and a genuine aficionado of lyrics and songs. Matt’s extensive experience brings an attentive and savvy ear to the band’s sound. In addition to being a ranking member of the TreJa squad, he also the co-founder and manager of her award-winning sister band, Bad Sneakers. When he is not manning the drums behind either one of these groups, he can be found creating, engineering, and teaching at his home studio. It should also be noted that he brews one of the most reputable cups of coffee in his neighborhood. Not kidding.