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UPCOMING SHOWS

Paula Maya is a 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 songs are strongly influenced by
Brazilian music, World-Pop and Jazz. Texas Music Monthly writes about Paula's latest release 'Iluminar': "It’s all
rolled together so seamlessly that it makes for a captivating whole."

Nominated Best Brazilian Musician living in the USA in the Focus Web News 2016 Press Awards.

“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 and her band have performed at some of the largest music festivals in the US including Bumbershoot in Seattle, Gay Pride Parade in San Francisco and Austin New Years Eve at Auditorium Shores in Austin, TX.



Paula Maya is a Grammy and Latin Grammy Awards Voting member. Her publishing company Palavras e Sounds
is a member of BMI.


Paula Maya is proud to be a City of Austin Cultural Arts Division grant recipient for the
production of ATX Celebrates International Women's Day 2018 , with three other female musicians.



"Finally something that is hotter than the weather outside!"
- Audience member, McNay Museum Jazz Series


“Keyboardist, singer, and songwriter Paula Maya creates sophisticated and soothing melodies.”
- KUTX 98.9 ATX review of 'Iluminar'


“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.”
- Inside World Music


"Superb"
- Wisconsin Public Radio NPR review of 'Iluminar'





PROGRAMS


Paula Maya is a keyboardist, singer, songwriter, band leader and teacher from
Rio de Janeiro. Her music is strongly influenced by Brazilian music, World-Pop
and Jazz. Programs available are:


CONCERTS

Paula Maya

Paula Maya and 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 songs. Paula Maya is also available solo and with smaller ensembles.

For video, music and more please go to paulamaya.com/paulamaya

Paula Maya & Bossa Nova Tribute

Paula Maya and her 5-piece band pay tribute to this golden era of the Brazilian music repertoire. Besides authentic Brazilian Bossa Nova, their performance adds elegance, movement and beauty to any occasion providing a soothing, sultry sound that is both relaxing and makes you want to dance. You will hear all the classic songs: Girl from Ipanema, Chega de Saudade (No More Blues), Corcovado (Quiet Nights). Paula Maya is also available solo artist and with smaller ensembles.

For video, music and more please go to paulamaya.com/bossanova


WORKSHOPS

Bossa Nova For Everyone!

Bossa Nova For Everyone! is for musicians of all ages. This 60-minute workshop is open to beginner, intermediate and advanced musicians and places no restrictions on a musician's instrument of choice, including voice.The goal is for students to learn one of the most famous Brazilian songs of all time: The Girl From Ipanema (Garota de Ipanema).

For more info please go to paulamaya.com/workshops


MUSIC LESSONS

Paula Maya has been teaching private lessons in classical piano technique, harmony, theory and improvisation for 30 years. In addition, she was invited to teach a few music workshops at the EMP Museum in Seattle when it first opened, now called the Museum of Pop Culture. Paula is also a professional singer and like to include basic voice training in the lessons.

For more info please go to paulamaya.com/musiclessons


PRIVATE PARTIES

Are you or your company looking for the perfect entertainment for your next party? Paula Maya and her music group performances are exhilarating with songs that bring together traditional Brazilian percussion instruments and music styles such as Bossa Nova, Samba and more. We perform at a variety of private and corporate events.

For more info please go to paulamaya.com/privateparties



MUSIC

NEW CD
ILUMINAR
AVAILABLE

Song List
BOOKING CONTACT

paulamayabooking @ gmail .com
512-994-5892