Teresa "Tess" Escoto. Her voice is soulful yet reflects the deep Latin roots from Texas to Mexico.
Performing with the Gospel Musician Association of America, she met Rodena Preston, sister to Billy Preston and started attending Andraé Crouch's church, New Christ Memorial. Andraé took her under his wing singing on his Christmas album and other projects.
Tess was given the position as Youth Choir Ensemble director, at Andrae's church, with previous being director Olivia McClurkin, she shaped and motivated the choir members and developed an outstanding praise team. During that time she started working on her own project Isaiah 61, opening for such acts as Crystal Lewis, Angelo & Veronica, Out Of Eden, and Marcos Barrientos.