Paula Maya

Paula Maya is a keyboardist, singer, songwriter, band leader and teacher from Rio de Janeiro, nominated Best Brazilian Musician living in the USA. She is a recording artist with six CDs released and songs in several compilations with artists such as Jimmy Cliff and Carolyn Wonderland. Her 5-piece music group performances are exhilarating with songs that bring together traditional Brazilian instruments and music styles such as Bossa Nova with other Latin rhythms, electric instruments and American Pop. The lyrics are heard in Portuguese and English. Paula Maya's passionate voice and keyboard playing and the delicious interplay between herself and her international band members always create a high energy, fun and positive experience, with a repertoire that includes timeless songs from the Bossa Nova era, such as Girl From Ipanema, and Maya's original material.

Paula Maya performs with her 5-piece group, her smaller ensemble and as a solo artist.

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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).

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