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.




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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, 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 
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

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 bilingual songwriting style, as well as favorite Brazilian and American covers, including her Patsy Cline renditions. Paula also tells a few stories behind some of the songs in this intimate setting.


PAULA MAYA BAND

Paula Maya band performances blend Brazilian roots rhythms, such as Samba and Baião, MPB (Brazilian Pop Music), Bossa Nova and other world rhythms such as African Soukous, Bolero and Tango. A high energy, fun and positive show that features Paula Maya's powerful voice, songwriting and keyboard playing and her world class band.





MUSIC

NEW CD
ILUMINAR
AVAILABLE

BOOKING CONTACT
paulamayabooking@gmail.com
512-994-5892