Paula Maya is a Brazilian singer, songwriter, keyboardist and recording artist with six CDs released and songs in several compilations.
She was nominated for Best Brazilian Musician living in the USA in the Focus Web News 2016 Press Awards.

Paula's new CD 'Iluminar' was nominated for Best 2015/16 World / Global Fusion Album by One World Music in UK. Her band is in the Top Ten World Music Bands in the 2015 & 2014 Austin Chronicle Music Awards. 

Paula Maya is a Grammy and Latin Grammy Awards Voting member.





(bio, pics, press, stage plot)


ABOUT



Paula Maya is a Brazilian singer, songwriter, keyboardist and independent recording artist with six CDs released and songs in several compilations. Her music and performances are strongly influenced by Brazilian music, jazz and world-pop.

She was nominated for Best Brazilian Musician living in the USA in the Focus Web News 2016 Press Awards and voted as one of the Top Ten World Music Bands in the 2015 and 2014 Austin Chronicle Music Awards. Her new CD 'Iluminar' was nominated for Best 2015/16 World-Global Fusion Album by One World Music in UK. Matthew Forss, music writer for Canada-based Inside World Music, writes: '“Paula Maya
creates a stunning release with a good dose of South American pizzazz. Iluminar lights up any mood or situation with grace and authenticity.”



Paula Maya has performed in countless festivals, universities, clubs and listening rooms in the US and Brazil. (read more)





PROGRAMS



BOSSA NOVA

Paula Maya and her band pay tribute to this golden era of the Brazilian music repertoire ... ( read more)


PAULA MAYA SOLO

Paula Maya is a classically trained pianist. Besides showcasing Maya's piano playing, the solo performances feature her eclectic and unique bi-lingual songwriting style. In this intimate setting Paula loves to tell the audience the stories behind the songs.


PAULA MAYA BAND

Paula Maya blends Brazilian music roots with other world-pop rhythms and jazz. Her performances are high energy, keeping dancers on their feet and listeners mesmerized by the quality of her voice, her world class band, and well crafted songs, both in English and Portuguese.









Pic by Lisa Hause
VIDEOS
MUSIC
BOOKING CONTACT
paulamayabooking@gmail.com
512-994-5892