Teneia Sanders & The Hi-Jackers
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Teneia Sanders & The Hi-Jackers

Phoenix, Arizona, United States | SELF

Phoenix, Arizona, United States | SELF
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"radio quote"

"Teneia Sanders is right up there with the Beyonces and Milleys in my book. She's just as talented as those artists if not better." - Paul Saltzman, filmmaker and director of "Prom Night in Mississippi"

"Radio quote"

"I heard Teneia live..She blew me away. What an amazing voice" - Laura Shine, Creative director of WFPK radio Louisville

"Magazine Press"

"With her amazing voice, unique guitar rhythms and moving lyrics, it won’t be long before this up-and-coming artist will be known nationwide for her talent”" - Cherry Grrl, New York

""A cross between Ani DiFranco and Aretha Franklin""

"A cross between Ani Difranco and Aretha Franklin" - Herman Snell from Jackson Free Press


2004-Teneia Sanders
2007- SoulCatcher
2011-Confessions of a Scorpio



Sultry and sassy frontwoman-Teneia Sanders, is an accomplished singer-songwriter from Jackson, Mississippi. The 28 year-old's music has made it to the big screen recently in the HBO documentary, Prom Night in Mississippi, featuring actor Morgan Freeman. Sanders wrote a touching and compelling song called, "Stand" for the documentary that has done very well in the US, Europe, and Canada. Voted best singer-songwriter 3 years in a row in Louisville and an artist to watch for in Jackson, this singer-songwriter will captivate you and leave you speechless. With her debut LP, "SoulCatcher," Sanders caught the ears of the CDBaby staff, who then featured her on the front page of their website as an artist to be heard. Sanders teamed up with her bandmates, The Highlands in 2007,to bring a soulful/folk/ pop sound to her music. With great melodies and great arrangements Teneia Sanders and the Highlands are now releasing their first full length record together called "Confessions of a Scorpio." Now available on iTunes.