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 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.”
(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 bi-lingual songwriting style, as well as favorite Brazilian and American covers and a few stories about some songs.


PAULA MAYA BAND

Paula Maya band performances blend Brazilian MPB with African soukous and other world-pop rhythms. A high energy, fun and positive show that feature world class musicians and Paula Maya's beautiful voice.









Pic by Priscila Yazbek
 Pic by Priscila Yazbek
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BOOKING CONTACT
paulamayabooking@gmail.com
512-994-5892