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 |


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 |


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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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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"


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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 ( 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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Special Valentine’s Evening Event celebrating One Billion Rising For Justice in NYC

February 14th for a Special Valentine’s Evening event to celebrate ‘One Billion Rising For Justice’ featuring Maya Azucena. The evening will be taking place  in New York City at the Hammerstein Ballroom with the musical sounds of  Maya Azucena, Batalanyc, Natasha Blank, Eve Ensler, Ramya Ramana and more, and  - February 14th, 2014, Doors open at 7:30PM, Show 8PM.

“Come Together, rise up, release, and dance to end violence against women and girls as part of One Billion Rising for Justice.”

What Is One Billion Rising?

ONE BILLION RISING FOR JUSTICE is a global call to women survivors of violence and those who love them to gather safely in community outside places where they are entitled to justice – courthouses, police stations, government offices, school administration buildings, work places, sites of environmental injustice, military courts, embassies, places of worship, homes, or simply public gathering places where women deserve to feel safe but too often do not.  It is a call to survivors to break the silence and release their stories – politically, spiritually, outrageously – through art, dance, marches, ritual, song, spoken word, testimonies and whatever way feels right.


On 14 February 2014, One Billion Rising are escalating their efforts, calling on women and men everywhere to RISE, RELEASE, DANCE, and demand JUSTICE!

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SCREENING & VIDEO PREMIERE: Fearless & New Web Series

Maya’s highly anticipated web series THE ESSENCE OF MAYA directed by Rae Maxwell (, and the music video for FEARLESS directed by Donald Robinson Cole III ( are poised for international release. To celebrate, LIVELYHOOD Presents a premiere of the music video and a sneak peek of the web series on the 12-Foot screen at REBAR in Brooklyn on WEDS FEB 12TH. CLICK TO RSVP


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In less than a month people around the globe (in 168 countries and counting) will come together, rise up, release, and dance to end violence against women and girls as part of One Billion Rising for Justice. FEBRUARY 14th, 2014.

As for Maya, and her band, she will be doing a concert that night on the Hammerstein Ballroom stage in NYC after spending the day with world activists and leaders in the conversation of domestic violence, healing, releasing and manifesting. JOIN US.

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MAYAN NIGHTS: New Music Avaialable Now

2012 may have been “the end of the world as we know it” according to the Mayan calendar. 2014 introduces you to MAYAN NIGHTS, a quirky and sexy new single produced by Prince Amu & Ryan Gordon. LISTEN & BUY NOW

Available at iTunes and all Digital Outlets

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BeadforLife & Maya Azucena Launch New MAZU Collection

New Jewelry Line Empowers Women to Leave Poverty Behind

Introducing a collaboration between BeadforLife and Artist Ambassador Maya Azucena.

BeadforLife is proud to announce our new high-end jewelry collection in collaboration with Maya Azucena. As an Artist Ambassador for BeadforLife, Maya creates music that matters. She has dedicated her talents to singing for change and supporting women’s causes on a global level. Having traveled to our programs in Uganda, Maya was moved firsthand by the resilient women of BeadforLife. She has traveled to their homes, businesses, heard their stories and held their hand as they shared how BeadforLife has changed their life.

The song complements the launch of the MAZU Collection’s overall message –Be the Fearless You.

The MAZU Collection features earrings and bracelets that Azucena helped design with members of BeadforLife in Uganda and BeadforLife’s design team using recycled paper beads. The women in Uganda were once living in extreme poverty on less than $1.25 per day. Income from jewelry sales around the world empowers women to create sustainable business and leave poverty behind, a model established by BeadforLife in 2004.

Be the Fearless You and Shop NOW!

Read more about the MAZU Collection here.

Handmade Fearless Etana Necklace $28.00

Fearless Drop Earring $39.00

Fearless Wrap Bracelet $39.00

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