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“A Musical Journey: Together In Peace”, a project Paula Maya was invited to take part in as one of the singers, was released on September 21st 2017 on International Peace Day coordinated with the United Nations. On the third week of October  
it reached #2 on the Billboard World Chart!

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)
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ABOUT


Paula Maya is a Brazilian singer, songwriter, keyboardist and recording artist with six CDs released and songs in several compilations with artists such as Jimmy Cliff and Carolyn Wonderland. Her music and performances are strongly influenced by Brazilian music, world-pop and also jazz.


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 
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.” (read more reviews here)


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




PROGRAMS



BOSSA NOVA TRIBUTE

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



PAULA MAYA BAND

"Finally something that is hotter than the weather outside!"
- Audience member at McNay Art Museum Jazz Concert Series
"It’s all rolled together so seamlessly that it makes for a captivating whole."
- Texas Music Monthly
"Superb"
- Wisconsin Public Radio
Paula Maya is a keyboardist, singer, songwriter and band leader from Rio de Janeiro, nominated Best Brazilian Musician living in the USA. Her 5-piece music group performances are exhilarating with songs that bring together traditional Brazilian percussion instruments and music styles such as Bossa Nova, Samba and Baião, with electric instruments and multi-lingual lyrics. American Pop Music, Reggae, Latin Jazz and World Music from South America and Africa all live in peace and harmony in Paula Maya's authentic vibrant music. A high energy, fun and positive show that features Paula Maya's sultry voice and keyboard playing, and the delicious interplay between herself and her international band members. Paula Maya is a recording artist with six CDs released and songs in several compilations with artists such as Jimmy Cliff and Carolyn Wonderland.


Paula Maya is also available as a solo artist and with smaller ensembles.





Song List
MUSIC

NEW CD
ILUMINAR
AVAILABLE

BOOKING CONTACT

paulamayabooking @ gmail.com
512-994-5892