Maya’s piano rendition of “Black Butterfly”

Hear Maya’s very personal and riveting rendition of Denise Williams’ Black Butterly.

Black Butterfly (Piano Version), produced by Sonix The Mad Scientist, is a tribute to Trayvon Martin and all souls reaching for their greatest potential.

Click here to listen!


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Watch Season 2 of THE ESSENCE OF MAYA as it comes to a close.

THE ESSENCE OF MAYA has just come to a close.  Check the season finale out here! “Welcome to the Show” feat Maya’s band, Toni Blackman, Maurice Brown, and Big Daddy Kane among others:  WATCH HERE

You can binge-watch the entire season on Maya’s YouTube channel (or subscribe) and catch up before Season Three:
www.YouTube.com/MayaAzucena

Maya and Kane

 

 

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Catch up on SEASON TWO of Maya’s web-series “The Essence of Maya” with season finale airing Tuesday May 27th!

Catch up on SEASON TWO of Maya’s web-series “The Essence of Maya” with season finale airing Tuesday May 27th!

Maya Azucena & Big Daddy Kane

Maya Azucena & Big Daddy Kane

If you haven’t already watched season two of “The Essence of Maya”, you can power watch the episodes here!

 

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NEW SINGLE “LOOK” with Parisian Artists JOHN BANZAI & BLUE NEFERTITI (of Les Nubians)

Check out LOOK Maya’s latest collaborative independent single done with renown poet and singer from Paris. Produced by “Fearless” producer DAVIDO.

"LOOK" feat John Banzai, Blue Nefertiti & Maya Azucena

“LOOK” feat John Banzai, Blue Nefertiti & Maya Azucena

 

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THE ESSENCE OF MAYA launches Season 2

In Season 2 of The Essence of Maya, we follow Maya in the days leading up to her performance at Restoration Rocks Festival 2013, on a line up with the legendary Big Daddy Kane. With trips to her sister Pilar’s house, to full band rehearsal in Manhattan, this season offers a more intimate look into Maya’s regular life as an artist in her hometown of Brooklyn, NY. (directed by Rae Maxwell).

Maya Azucena & Big Daddy Kane

Maya Azucena & Big Daddy Kane

WATCH TRAILER SUBSCRIBE TO THE ON-GOING SERIES ON YOUTUBE and iTUNES podcasts

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Sly Reimagined: The Music of Sly & The Family Stone Up Coming Performances

Catch Maya on March 29th and May 10th performing with Global Noize in Sly Reimagined; a tribute of music to Sly & The Family Stone.

March 29th, 2014Berks Jazz Festival – Redding PA

Crowne Plaza Reading Ballroom | 9:30 PM

Sly Reimagined: The Music of Sly & The Family Stone featuring
Jason Miles, Nona Hendryx, Maysa, Karen Briggs, Andy Snitzer, Alex Bugnon, Falu, Maya Azucena, Jay Rodriguez, Nick Moroch, Amanda Ruzza, Gene Lake, Ian Cook.

Tickets $40 | http://www.berksjazzfest.com/purchase.htm

 

May 10th, 2014Jazz On the Vine – Milwaukee WI

The Osthoff Resort, Elkhart Lake, WI, United States  | 6:00PM

Global Noize / Sly Reimagined featuring Nona Hendryx, Andy Snitzer & Maya Azucena (directed by Grammy Award Winner, Jason Miles)

| Tickets $75 | http://www.jazzonthevine.net/tickets.html

 

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2014 Innovators of Change w/ special performance by Maya Azucena

On Wednesday, February 26th, at 6 PM for the 2014 Innovators of Change documentary screening and awards event as we honor ten incredible trailblazers, tastemakers, and game-changers along with our special musical guest Maya Azucena (2013 Innovator of Chnage Honoree).

@ JWT NY, 466 Lexington Ave, New York, N.Y. 10017

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

6:00 – 8:30 PM 

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FEARLESS The Video

A colorful cast of women and girls represent various facets of the “Fearless Woman.” Within each character resides different interpretations of a fearless “Spirit”, played by Maya Azucena, in an animated fantasy world designed by director and After Effects Specialist, Donald Robinson Cole. Fearless, the music video, aims to emphasize that within each of us is a world and a greatness that may not be apparent to the outside world.

"I'm Fearless, You may not believe it 'till you SEE IT"

WATCH FEARLESS NOW!

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WEB SERIES Launch on iTUNES & YouTube

THE ESSENCE OF MAYA is a weekly web series that chronicles the intimate, humorous, and gritty behind-the-scenes journey of Maya Azucena’s music career hustle. The series is shot in documentary style, directed and edited by Rae Maxwell (www.RaeMaxwell.com). It introduces viewers to Maya’s colorful world of daily characters and new encounters. It captures her performances on and off the stage, while revealing her heart for humanity. The first several episodes are based on Maya’s adventures in the streets of New Orleans and appearance at the 2013 Essence Festival on a lineup that included Beyonce, Jill Scott, LL Cool J, and others.

A Series by Rae Maxwell

EPISODE 1: “Maya arrives in New Orleans”

EPISODE 2: “Maya and Ivan explore the streets of New Orleans and visit Family Day at Essence Fest”

SUBSCRIBE on Maya’s YouTube Channel or iTUNES now for the weekly episodes.

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Sidewalk Chalk’s ‘Leaves’ Album Release Party – Feb 22nd 2014

Come out to celebrate Sidewalk Chalk’s album release party On February 22nd featuring Maya Azucena & CharlieRED
@ Drom NYC | Saturday February 22nd |  Doors 6:30PM | Show Time 8:15PM

Tickets $10 (SAVE 30% on dinner when you include a Full Dinner for only $20)

Table Reservation (212) 777-1157

Show Schedule
8:15PM-8:45PM - CharlieRED
9:00PM-9:30PM Maya Azucena
9:45PM-10:30PM Sidewalk Chalk


Dorm | 85 Ave A, New York City

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