'Secrets revealed in the haunting lyrics which transport you to a place inside you long to reach. A voice that lifts you far from your daily travails. Tajna means secret in many Slavic languages. She is a mystery that disarms you, awakens your inner passions, yearnings, leaves you wanting to know more.
Tajna’s myriad talents overtake you as you listen to her songs, each a record of her journey. Born in Sarajevo, raised in Germany, her vision is made manifest as you are allowed entry to her world. As her voice rises, you are lifted, buoyed to a realm of possibility.
Tajna’s lengthy creative career spans the arts including acting, composing, singing, dancing. Listen as she bares her spirit in her songs, come to know her.' - Cary Abrams, poet & writer (NYTimes.com / The Local East Village Blog)
‘…eclectic cosmopolitan songwriter Tajna Tanovic…’ – Lucid Culture
‘…Her voice embodies memories, one is almost taken on a journey into the other world. [...] breathtaking as she completely transforms into the character.’ – The NY Herald
Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter & actress born in Sarajevo, raised in Germany and New York City - Classically trained in piano and opera singing, she taught herself guitar, experiencing Cabaret, Balkan and German folk music, Gregorian chants and gospel. She draws musical inspiration from Scott Walker, Bob Dylan, Cat Stevens and Van den Budenmayer, is influenced by poets Ingeborg Bachmann, Anna Akhmatova and Sylvia Plath. Her songs are an original symbiosis of lyrics and music, ranging from dramatic soul, powerful blues to rebellious rock.