Tee Mac Omatshola Iseli MFR, born May 17, 1948, professionally known as Tee Mac, is a Nigerian musician and flautist. He is of cross-cultural Itsekiri and Swiss roots. Tee Mac recorded his first LP, United, in Germany with Polydor International.
|Full Name:||Tee Mac Omatshola Iseli|
|Date of Birth:||May 17, 1948|
|Place of Birth:||Lagos|
|State of Birth:||Lagos State|
Early Life and Education
Tee Mac obtained a first-class economics degree from the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland with a concentration in concert performance of classical music and philharmonic composition from the University of Lausanne.
He formed various ensembles during the course of a fruitful career that lasted more than 40 years, including Tee Mac & Afro Collection in the 1970s.
Tee Mac, with his European band Tee Mac United, released his debut LP, United, with Polydor International in Germany in the late 1970s.
As the renowned Welsh-Nigerian vocalist Shirley Bassey‘s musical conductor and arranger, he also worked in Hollywood, Los Angeles, as a composer for Cidi Croft Enterprise and later for Universal Films.
Tee Mac traveled extensively, performing in the Far East, Latin America, Europe, North America, and South Africa.
Despite this, he consistently supported local Nigerian projects, becoming one of the founding members of the Classical Music Society of Nigeria, which went on to found the Muson Centre, Nigeria’s top music school.
Tee Mac invested time and effort towards advancing the Nigerian entertainment sector when he was elected president of the Musician Union of Nigeria PMAN in 2007.
He was chosen in 2009 to serve as the Nigerian director of the Motherland Group, a project being supported by the Lagos State Government to create a historical slave museum in Badagry.
The Motherland Group was founded by Michael Jackson’s brother Marlon of The Jackson 5.
He was chosen chairman of FAMECorp in 2011, which was founded to construct movie theaters and performance halls around Nigeria and is owned by famous Nigerian musicians and Nollywood celebrities.
- United (1973)
- Save Me (1974)
- Party Fever (1977)
- Mixed Grill (1979)
- Night Illusion (1983)
- Blind Date (1985)
- The Lesser known Flute Composers (classical, 1989)
- The Quanz Flute Concertos (1991)
- Slightly Sinful (pop, 1999)
- Just Like a Dream (2007)
- The City of Mer Kailash (ballet, 2009)
Tee Mac Net Worth
Tee Mac is a veteran Nigerian musician and flautist with an estimated net worth of $400,000.
Tee Mac is married to his beloved wife with their marriage blessed with three sons Victor, Joseph and Kingsley.
- Instagram: @teemac_iseli
- Twitter: @Teemacomatshola