rThe Feature artist in this interview is Scott Tecca(one half of the father/daughter Duo"The Tecca's")

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Country Music Explosion:Thanks for doing this interview,Let's first start off by giving us a little background of your life,then we can proceed to the rest of the interview
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Background Q&A

Country Music Explosion: Did you live in a small town or big city?

Scott Tecca:I grew up in Livingston and Libby Montana. I was born in Livingston and lived there until I was 12 years old, then we moved to Libby, MT where I was until my junior year when we moved to Billings, MT.
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Country Music Explosion: Did you attend church?

Scott Tecca:Yes we attended church. Later in life I was a worship leader for our church.
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Country Music Explosion:Do you have any brothers or sisters? If so, are you the oldest, middle, youngest child?

Scott Tecca:I was blessed with an older sister, Connie, who passed away in 1993 from cancer.
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Country Music Explosion: Where did you and your friends like to hang out the most on weekends?

Scott Tecca:Anywhere we could all be together.Growing up in a small town,you get the family feeling with friends.And still today,I am in contact with most of my classmates from Libby, MT.
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Country Music Explosion: Did you finish school?

Scott Tecca:Yes
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Country Music Explosion: What were your fondest memories in school?

Scott Tecca:To be honest,I enjoyed school.You wouldn’t know by my grades,but it was a good time of my life.My favorite class has to be Choir! My choir teacher, Mel Haug and I are still in contact today.
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Country Music Explosion: When it comes to friends at school, do you still stay in contact with them? What kind of things did you all like to do together?

Scott Tecca:Being we moved twice during my school years,I have many friends from all 3 towns we lived in,but my fondest memories are diffidently from Libby.We were there from 5thgrade to 11th.I do still stay in touch with these friends on a regular basis.As for hanging out,seems there was always some kind of gathering happening growing up in a small town.
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Country Music Explosion:Did you ever get in trouble with your friends?

Scott Tecca:Well,there were a couple of instances where we did some crazy things,nothing that landed us in jail,but a couple of close calls.
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Country Music Explosion:What's the hardest thing you have learned in life?

Scott Tecca:I would say,when our son passed away at 16 months.No one ever expects to bury their child.We were young, married for 3 years prior to having Taylor.He was born with a heart defect which made it where he needed a heart transplant to survive.He had the transplant at 3 months old.He did amazing with his new heart, but contracted a cold that turned into pneumonia and triggered a massive rejection to his heart and God took him home March 1st,1994.We were not going to be one of the 90% of families that don’t make it through the death of a child.We will celebrate our 29th wedding anniversary this year.We have two amazing daughters and two granddaughters!
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Country Music Explosion: What is your favorite food?

Scott Tecca:Man I don’t really have a specific favorite food. I just like good food!!
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Country Music Explosion: What is your favorite drink?

Scott Tecca:Water!
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Country Music Explosion: What is your favorite season of the year?

Scott Tecca:Summer for sure.As I have gotten older,I can appreciate the snow birds that flock south from Montana every year during the winter. I used to laugh at them, now I understand completely.
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Country Music Explosion: If your allowed to drink alcohol, which is your favorite?

Scott Tecca:Pendleton 1910 Whiskey and water!
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Country Music Explosion: Is there anything you can’t live without?

Scott Tecca:My family.My wife and I went through some really tough times in our life together.The death of our son, the death of her mom the same day our youngest daughter was born,relationship issues,raising two girls,the challenges of raising teenage girls this day and age with all of the bullying and vindictive spirited girls in school.It’s really a very difficult road.
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Country Music Explosion:Do you have any animals? If so what kind?

Scott Tecca:Yes we have 3 dogs.
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Country Music Explosion: What else can we expect from you in the future?

Scott Tecca:I am leaving my career of 20 years as a Land Surveyor April 27th and going music full time with my daughter Kayla.So,we are starting a whole new journey.Although we have been playing music for the past 2 ½ years,we will now be focused fulltime on our music career.So stay tuned,it’s going to be exciting.We are also ready to get into the studio and record our first full CD. So that will be coming this year.
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Country Music Explosion:What did you like to do growing up?

Scott Tecca:Anything outside.If I could be outside,I was there.I hated being inside.Kids these days are missing out on what life has for them outside!Too many are focused on TV,Phones,Internet and video games.We didn’t have that when I was a kid.We made our own games outside.I really feel that kids are missing out nowadays.
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Country Music Explosion: What kind of hobbies did you have growing up and have right now?

Scott Tecca:Growing up,my dad was really into old cars.In fact at one time in Livingston,we had 13 classic cars in our driveway.I was always around and working on cars with dad.He also taught me to play guitar.I started playing when I was 3 and by age 5 I was playing all by myself.Today,I still play guitar and I love working on my 1937 Dodge.One day, it will be road ready,I hope!
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Country Music Explosion:What is your biggest goal in life? Name three of your biggest weaknesses.

Scott Tecca:My biggest goal in life is to play music and entertain our fans for the remainder of my life.Not be rich and famous at all,but make a living playing music.My three biggest weaknesses would have to be,Hunting,my daughters and my granddaughters. Would do anything for them.
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Country Music Explosion: What hidden talents do you have?

Scott Tecca:I was a hunting guide in Northwest Montana for a few years.
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Country Music Explosion: When & where were you born? Did you grow up to adulthood there?

Scott Tecca:I was born in 1967 in Livingston Montana where my mom and dad and my dad’s parents were born.We left there when I was 12, but I did grow to adulthood in Montana.
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Country Music Explosion: Did you grow up at this location?

Scott Tecca:Up to age 12
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Country Music Explosion: Where have you lived? What section?

Scott Tecca:I have spent all but 9 years of my life in Montana.Those nine years we spend in Coeur d’Alene,Idaho.With our new adventure of full time music coming this May, we will be relocating to Oregon to be closer to the coast and to have more opportunity for music venues.
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Country Music Explosion: What year were you born?

Scott Tecca:1967
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Country Music Explosion:Did you go to college,if so what is your major?How supportive were they about you going away to college?Did you get along with your roommate?Why did you go into that major?

Scott Tecca:I went back to college 12 years after High School.I was married with one child when I went back,and we had our second daughter the year before I graduated.I received an Associate’s Degree in Surveying.Surveying has been an amazing career and I am licensed in both Montana and Idaho.I will be keeping those licenses current and have as a fall back if needed.Surveying gave me the ability to work in a career that was outdoors where I love to be.
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Country Music Explosion:How far back can you trace your ancestors?

Scott Tecca:On my mom’s side,we can trace back to the Mayflower.My dad’s side is a bit harder to trace.His grandfather came to Montana from Italy when he was a child with his brother,after their parents were killed in an accident.So we don’t have much about them prior to them coming to the states.
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Country Music Explosion:Do you know if your parents,grand-parents, great-grandparents were the ones to migrate to the US?

Scott Tecca:My great-grandparents on the Teccas side came from Italy. Farther back on my mom’s side to the Mayflower.
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Country Music Explosion:Where did they come from?

Scott Tecca:Teccas came from Italy.
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Country Music Explosion:Did they come with families or did they begin family in the US?

Scott Tecca:Great-grandpa Tecca came from Italy with his brother.
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Country Music Explosion:What was a typical weekend like growing up?

Scott Tecca:Playing outside with friends and working on cars with my dad.Music seemed to always be a part of everyday not just the weekends.
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Country Music Explosion:What role did your parents play in your education?

Scott Tecca:They taught us the value of an education and got us to school daily.
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Country Music Explosion: What language(s) do you speak?

Scott Tecca:Good Old English
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Country Music Explosion:How was your educational experience from K-12?

Scott Tecca:Overall,great.I don’t remember having any real issues in school,other than not paying attention as much as I should have.
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Country Music Explosion:What schools did you attend? Where located?

Scott Tecca:I attended the Livingston public schools as well as Libby public schools.Graduated high school from Billings West High in Billings Montana in 1986.
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Country Music Explosion:Compare your junior high to high school involvement?

Scott Tecca:I was in several choirs in both Junior and High school.I played basketball in Junior High and Wrestling in High School.
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Country Music Explosion: What kind of activities or organizations were you a part of?

Scott Tecca:I was in three choirs my senior year with one being a traveling choir.
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Country Music Explosion: Do you and/or band have social media accounts where fans can reach out to you? if so, what is the URL for them?

Scott Tecca:Oh yeas we have all of the good old social media accounts!

Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/scott.tecca
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https://www.facebook.com/TheTeccas/

Reverb Nation:
https://www.reverbnation.com/theteccas

Twitter:
https://twitter.com/TheTeccasMusic

YouTube:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtORuUmd7ekiXQcCDk1vM9Q

Instagram:
https://www.instagram.com/scott_tecca/

https://www.instagram.com/theteccas/
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Music Q&A

Country Music Explosion:What role did your parents play in your Music Career?

Scott Tecca:My dad taught me to play the guitar at age 5.My grandpa Tecca was a blind musician who played the drums, piano,accordion and sang in a local band. Music has always been a big part of my life.
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Country Music Explosion:What did your parents and friends say when you told them you wanted to be a singer?

Scott Tecca:My family and friends have always been a big supporter of my music and my desire to sing and play.Of course,there were those who were negative,but I learned who to distance myself from and who to surround myself with to lift me up and support me.
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Country Music Explosion:Some Artist sing part time,like a hobby,are you making this a Career or Hobby?

Scott Tecca:It started as a hobby a few years ago with playing in a duo with my oldest daughter Kayla.As of May 2018,we have became a full time Duo and chasing a career in music.
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Country Music Explosion:What's your most favorite thing about singing?

Scott Tecca:I love to write songs about life experience and I love to see how it affects people in different ways.
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Country Music Explosion: What's the first concert you attended?

Scott Tecca:ZZ Top 1983, REO Speedwagon, 1985
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Country Music Explosion: What genre of music can't you stand to listen to?

Scott Tecca:RAP, but I do like some.
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Country Music Explosion: If you could dabble in another genre of music, what would it be?

Scott Tecca:Christian Country Music
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Country Music Explosion: What kind of music do you listen to today?

Scott Tecca:Country from old to new.
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Country Music Explosion: What embarrassing songs might we find on your MP3 player?

Scott Tecca:Buck Cherry Crazy Bitch
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Country Music Explosion:When it comes to your music,Do you have one that You're most proud of? If so what is the name of it?

Scott Tecca:I would say Whiskey in Heaven is one of my best songs I have written.
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Country Music Explosion:Can you tell us if there is a story behind the song?

Scott Tecca:It was inspired by a very good friend of mine who took his life after a long battle with migraines.I was the one who found him up in the mountains in one of our favorite hunting spots.This song has touched so many in ways I didn’t imagine it would.
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Country Music Explosion:Which of your songs do you feel most people can relate to? Can you tell us the story behind the song?

Scott Tecca:These Days is a song about growing up in a small town.Many people have commented the relationship to this some.From the small town life,to having their family all around them,to just remembering their grandparents.People that grew up in the city don’t know what it was like growing up in small towns where family was all around,life was struggle daily to make ends meet,and to watch those towns close up when mining,timber and rail road’s shut down and the affect it had on families and the towns themselves.
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Country Music Explosion:What message are you trying to send with your music?

Scott Tecca:Just trying to write and play music that tells a story about life,life’s lessons and for people to relate to those songs.
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Country Music Explosion:What age group is your music aimed towards?

Scott Tecca:I try to write music for all ages to enjoy.
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Country Music Explosion:What genre of music do you consider your work to be? Who are your major influences?

Scott Tecca:Country music bleeds in my veins!Garth Brooks was my first real influence who moved me to Country Music. From there,wow,there are too many to list.Nowadays,Cody Jinks,Troy Cartright,Eric Church,and Chris Janson to name a few.
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Country Music Explosion: What are your songs about? (What specific themes do they cover?)

Scott Tecca:Small town living, family and life experiences. I want to share my story with people.
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Country Music Explosion: What image do you think your music conveys?

Scott Tecca:Genuine Country music
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Country Music Explosion: How old were you when you knew you wanted to be a singer? At the time did you know what Genre you wanted to sing?

Scott Tecca:I think when I was around 8 years old and hanging out with my grandpa and his band members,I found a true love of performing and singing country music.I loved the 80’s rock,but my voice was too soft and better fit for country music.
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Country Music Explosion:Music-sharing sites and blogs as well as a flood of releases in general are presenting both listeners and artists with challenging questions.What's your view on the value of music today?

Scott Tecca:I think music is the past to the soul.It can heal a broken heart,it can lift a saddened soul and it can bridge a gap between generations.Without music,life would have a huge empty hole,at least for me.
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Country Music Explosion:Which instruments do you play?

Scott Tecca:I play guitar.I can also play the drums and piano a bit.
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Country Music Explosion: What was the first tune(s) you learned?

Scott Tecca:LOL, Bobby Magee
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Country Music Explosion:Is your family musical?

Scott Tecca:My grandpa Tecca played the drums,piano and accordion as well as sang.My great aunt played the piano as well.My dad plays the guitar and sings.My sister Connie played the piano and sang and my daughter Kayla plays guitar and sings with me.
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Country Music Explosion:Describe your family member's musical interests and abilities.

Scott Tecca:Aside from my grandpa Tecca who was in a band for years, all others were mainly hobbies.
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Country Music Explosion:Which famous musicians do you admire?Why?

Scott Tecca:I really admire Garth Brooks.His genuine love of what he does,his desire to help others and his ability to lift up others with his music is very inspiring and I hope to meet him in person one day.
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Country Music Explosion:Which famous musicians have you learned from?

Scott Tecca:Eric Church.I heard an interview once where he stated,just be you and don’t let the industry try to change you into someone you are not. Your music comes from within you.
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Country Music Explosion:What are your fondest musical memories?In your house?In your neighborhood or town?

Scott Tecca:As a large family in Livingston Montana,we had many family gatherings and there was always someone playing music.I remember on trip to Virginia City,Montana with my grandparents,great aunt Mal and my family.We went into an old saloon and there was a piano in the corner and my aunt and grandpa sat down and started to play.People,tourists, came in and were amazed at what was going on.It was such an exciting time watching this.To this day,I can’t explain the feeling for standing in front of a crown that is truly engaged in what you are doing and appreciates it.
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Country Music Explosion:Were you influenced by old records & tapes? Which ones?

Scott Tecca:My mom’s brother was a DJ for 50 years.He would send me vinyl records for Christmas every year.Mostly demos from bands I had never heard of.I remember when I received the Little River Bands album from him one year.It was fantastic.There truly is no sound these days that compares to the sound that came from vinyl records!
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Country Music Explosion:Who are your favorite musicians? Groups? ?

Scott Tecca:Garth Brooks,Alabama was an all-time favorite,Eric Church,Eddie Van Halen was a huge inspiration,musically __
Country Music Explosion: Do you attend sessions? What makes a good session?

Scott Tecca:No I have not attended any sessions.
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Country Music Explosion:How often and for how long do you practice?

Scott Tecca:I use to practice at least 1-2 hours a day.With work and family,things slowed down,but I never quit.I would say I play at least 2-4 hours a week, not including our shows Friday and Saturday nights.
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Country Music Explosion:What do you practice - exercises, new tunes, hard tunes, etc.?

Scott Tecca:I try to practice my songs the most.Setting the lyrics to memory sometimes can be a challenge for new music. Repetition is key for me.
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Country Music Explosion: How do you balance your music with other obligations - friends,family, job?

Scott Tecca:It’s tough!Working 40-50 hours a week and playing Friday and Saturday almost weekly has it’s challenges for sure.But the payoff,satisfaction of performing live and having so many fans show up in support makes it all worthwhile.
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Country Music Explosion:Are you currently looking to be signed to a label?If you’re signed,can you give us a little insight on how you see the way things are done? Is it like a big family?

Scott Tecca:We are currently under management with Salter-Gann Universal Promotions and Management.We are looking to be signed to a label as well.Our management company is like an extension of my family.And I will not accept a label contract that does not feel like a family.Having support of other artists, supporting other artists is key.There is room for everybody in this industry,But some are cut throat and only in it for them.I don’t associate with those kinds of companies or people.I see us in the next year with a label deal,a new CD and a tour.
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Country Music Explosion:Do you have any new releases coming out soon?If so,what is the name of the song,Album and is it available now for pre-order?

Scott Tecca:We have a full CD ready to record,funds needed.The CD will be Titled These Days with the title track of the same name. It is not available yet for per-order. Hopefully soon!
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Country Music Explosion:Where can your music be purchased?

Scott Tecca:We have not released any singles or CD’s at this time.
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Country Music Explosion: Have you released any albums, cd's.. if so can you tell us about them and the process you did to complete it(length of time,favorite song)?

Scott Tecca:I do have 3 songs that are on a Christian CD we recorded back in Idaho when I was on the worship team at our church.It is a CD of all originals from members of the team.It’s titled Original Offerings.We sold out of the CD’s and there are none available,but I do have the songs on our Reverb Nation site.
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Songwriting Q&A

Country Music Explosion:Who writes your songs? What are the main themes or topics for most of your songs? Do you think these topics will change over time?

Scott Tecca:I have written all of the songs for our upcoming CD,"These Days"by The Teccas.The main theme of this CD is family,life and life experiences.Writing is not predictable for me.It’s ever changing in what I am writing about.Yes, I do see it change over time as our lives are changing daily as we go through this journey.
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Country Music Explosion:Is there a certain time you set or a certain place to write songs?

Scott Tecca:I like to write when I’m alone,but there is not a set time for me.If I try and sit and write a song,it feels forced to me.I like songs that flow freely when the time is right and the situation is now.
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Country Music Explosion:Do you find song writing to be difficult and need some sort of help or do they come to you very easy?

Scott Tecca:Both are true.I love to collaborate with others.Some songs have come out in minutes.Others days or weeks. For me,it is about feeling it.If it flows out,tells a story and reflects a time in my life,I feel I have done my job in getting another piece of me out there for others to explore.
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Country Music Explosion:When it comes to writing your songs..Do the songs just come to you,then you write them or Do you have to meet with a publisher and/or other songwriters?

Scott Tecca:They come to me.I do have a guy in Texas who writes,but doesn’t play or sing who has written a couple of songs I am working on.I have never done that before and I think we have a couple of great songs that will be released on the CD. I do look forward to collaborating with other writers in the future.
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Country Music Explosion:How would you describe and rate the music scene of the city/state you are currently living in and how important is it in terms of what you're actually writing about?

Scott Tecca:Montana has a great music scene,but,it’s a HUGE state and the venues are spread far apart.Lots of travel makes for lots of expenses.I know a lot of musicians locally that play in several groups in order to play more often and to not have to travel.We are a traveling Duo as we don’t play with other groups.We do have a full band that we bring in for larger shows on occasion,but mainly it is just us.I believe that if we want to succeed as a Duo,we need to focus on us and not be playing with multiple groups.That is our choice though.I respect what these other amazing musicians are doing,but it locks you into being in it as a hobby and not as a career and advancing that career,in my opinion.
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Country Music Explosion: What are your main impulses to write music?

Scott Tecca:Usually it is a memory that pops into my head that sparks an idea for a song.
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Country Music Explosion:When it comes to song writing,what are your criteria for quality?What are currently your main challenges and ambitions as a writer?

Scott Tecca:Song writing is funny.Some people write hundreds of songs.Others have one or two.I fit in the middle somewhere.I have never been one to force a song.Seems when I write,I am just sitting around playing my guitar.Find a cool melody and then words start to emerge.Once that starts,I better start writing things down.I cannot tell you how many songs I have written only to forget what I just sang because of being caught in the moment and not stopping to write it down.So,I have started to record a lot of my jam sessions so I can go back.
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Country Music Explosion:What do you usually start with when working on a new Music?

Scott Tecca:I usually start with a melody on the guitar and it morphs into a song.
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Country Music Explosion:Tell us about the selection process for deciding on what to write about,please.What sources will you draw from for research purposes and how much time goes into research,information gathering and fact-checking in general?

Scott Tecca:Well,that is a tough question as I usually don’t sit down with an idea or try to write about something.The song usually will just come out while playing guitar for me.
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Country Music Explosion:How do you see the role of a song writer in the creative process?Should it amplify public taste,distinguish the good from the bad,inform,and promote artists,or,“illuminate,educate and entertain”fans?Do you feel that, as part of your work, music needs to be explained or should it retain its “inexplicable nature”?

Scott Tecca:A song writer is a story teller,at least I try to be.People can usually tell from my songs what I am trying to get across to the listener.I do however,enjoy telling the story behind the song,where it came from and what, or who, it’s about.
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Country Music Explosion:Whom do you feel your obligation is to,other artists or the fans,and how much do you feel is songwriting restricted by external factors?

Scott Tecca:I feel as a song writer you have no restrictions!If you do,someone has too much control over your creative ability and that needs to change.I feel the obligation is to my fans as well as other artists.You can’t please everyone with your songs.The idea for me is that if I can reach just one person and have them relate in their own way to my song or songs, I have done my job.
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Country Music Explosion:When and why did you start writing songs?

Scott Tecca:I started writing when I was about 13-14 years old.A lot of what I wrote back then was from life.Breaking up with a girlfriend,lost love,stories about life.That seems to be my out.I needed to get what was inside me that I was feeling at the time out to at least paper.What came from that was songs.And I found I had the gift to create songs.Some were pretty silly when I look back,but they were feelings I had inside that for me to heal and move forward,I needed to sing. Music heals!!
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Touring,Concert,Performing Q&A

Country Music Explosion: Have you been on tour?If so,what's the longest tour you have been involved in?

Scott Tecca:We did a 3 week tour last summer while we were on vacation in the Pacific Northwest.We are currently booking a 7 state tour in MT,WY,CO,UT,ID,WA and Oregon at this time.This will start August 9th in Montana and end mid-October in Oregon.
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Country Music Explosion:What's the most gigs you do a year?

Scott Tecca:Last year was our second year playing and we did just over 100 shows while working full time as well.It was a very busy year for us and this year we are shooting for 200.
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Country Music Explosion:Where would you most like to perform?

Scott Tecca:Anywhere that people will come and listen and give us a chance to be heard.Really want to get into auditoriums.Small intimate venues where the crowd is engaged with you.
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Country Music Explosion:Who would you most like to open for?

Scott Tecca:Garth Brooks
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Country Music Explosion:Are you currently doing gigs? if so where?

Scott Tecca:We play every Friday and Saturday nights here in Montana at this time until May when we will be moving to Oregon. Our schedule is posted on our Facebook page, The Teccas.
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Country Music Explosion:Where have you performed?What are your favorite and least favorite venues?

Scott Tecca:We have performed in a lot of different venues in Montana,Idaho,Washington and Oregon.Most are small Breweries and bars.Breweries are great as they close early,8-9pm,so you can get home early!We have played a few dinner,which are awesome as people are generally engaged with us as opposed to bars where they may be there to socialize and not necessarily there for the music.
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Country Music Explosion:Tell us about the selection process you go through when doing a gig?or in the studio?How do you decide which song to perform or record first?

Scott Tecca:I have a set list I have put together of many of our favorite songs,covers,from my life and my daughter’s life.I have been told that our shows take people on a musical journey through tie as we play songs from several genres and various years.
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Country Music Explosion:Have you been in competitions? Any prizes?

Scott Tecca:We were in a singing competition last year where we made it to the finals.It was a bit discouraging as all the winners were very good,but none played instruments and seemed more like a karaoke contest then a singing contest, just my opinion there.
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Country Music Explosion:Do you perform in public?Describe those occasions?Concerts,radio,TV.online?

Scott Tecca:We perform live in public every Friday and Saturday if not more.We record all of our shows on Facebook Live,as long as the venue sound is good enough quality.Some are just too noisy to record in.
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Country Music Explosion:What do you think about when your preforming?

Scott Tecca:About doing the best performance I can.I get caught up in the crowd.If the crowd is into what we are doing,it makes for a much more enjoyable night for sure.
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Country Music Explosion:How do you handle mistakes during a performance?

Scott Tecca:Well,mistakes happen.Words forgotten, wrong cords.You just play through them and try not to call attention to the mistake.Funny thing is when I mess up,Kayla always gives me the look.Then everyone knows I messed up.I just laugh and keep going.
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Country Music Explosion:Do you get nervous before a performance or a competition?

Scott Tecca:I use to,but not anymore.I am sure when we move to the next level,there will be some nerves for a while, but it’s more excitement really.
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Country Music Explosion:What advice would you give to beginners who are nervous?

Scott Tecca:Just go out there and blow them away and do what you do.Your there because someone thought you were good enough to give you a shot.So go show them what you can do.Nerves will fade after the first song,so pick your best song first! Get their attention and keep them focused from there on with your confidence.
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Band Q&A

Country Music Explosion: What is the name of your band?

Scott Tecca:The Teccas, a father daughter duo
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Country Music Explosion:Who Came up with the name of your band?

Scott Tecca:I did.We tried to come up with a name,but everyone was taken or sounded funny.So we went with our last name,The Teccas.Hey it worked for the Judds!
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Country Music Explosion:Why did you choose that name?is there a story behind it?if so,can you tell us about it?

Scott Tecca:It’s our family name and who we are!
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Country Music Explosion:What are your rehearsals generally like?

Scott Tecca:Go Time.I have been playing many of our songs for years and they are songs that my daughter grew up to listening to me sing at home and around the campfire. So it was easy for her to jump in with harmonies.
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Country Music Explosion:Do you have a set time each week in which you practice or are rehearsals more spontaneous?

Scott Tecca:They are spontaneous for sure.We usually get together when we have some new songs we want to add to the set list.When I write a new song,I record it and send it to Kayla so she can work on her parts.Since we both are still working full time, and have shows on the weekends, our shows have been great practices for some songs.
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Country Music Explosion:What has been your biggest challenge as a band?

Scott Tecca:Getting into new venues.But once we get in,we have been asked back numerous times.
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Country Music Explosion:Have you been able to overcome that challenge?If so,how?

Scott Tecca:Persistence is the key.I have even offered to come play and if we suck,they don’t pay us.And we have yet to play for free.
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Country Music Explosion: What advice do you have for people who want to form their own bands?

Scott Tecca:Do it! Get a great set list together, and go out and play!
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Country Music Explosion: When did you form your band?

Scott Tecca:2015
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Country Music Explosion: What inspired you to make music together?

Scott Tecca:We have been playing music together since Kayla was a little girl.And once she had the spark in High School and I played guitar for her at a talent show,we decided to form The Teccas and see what happens.The response was unreal.Our fan base grew from 1400 fans to over 34000 fans as of today and growing.The response we get at shows is amazing.People love that we are a father/daughter duo and that we are out touring and playing music together as a family.My wife Nicole has been a huge part of us getting out there and pushing me. She travel everywhere with us.
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