Maya Lisa

Soul/R&B/Funk Singer

PLAY MY MUSIC

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Agenda

AGENDA 2018
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14/04 Jamal Thomas Band album releaseJazzclub Minden, DE
15/04 Jamal Thomas Band album release, Hot Jazz Club, Münster, DE
24/04 Jamal Thomas Band album release, Paradiso, Amsterdam, NL
25/04 Jamal Thomas Band album release, Jazz Club Dizzy, Rotterdam, NL
27/04 Jamal Thomas Band album release, Barinton, Cologne, DE
28/04 Jamal Thomas Band album release, LoVart, Cologne, DE
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04/05 Maya Lisa French chansons, Claudius Therme, DE
07/05 Sol Kulturbar, Mülheim a/d Ruhr, DE
12/05 Jamal Thomas Band album release, Breda Jazz, Breda, NL
13/05 Whitney Houston Medley with orchestra, Hilden, DE
23/05 Whitney Houston Medley with orchestra, Hilden, DE
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07.06 Maya Lisa Club night, Einund Fünfzig, Cologne, DE
09.06 Roadrunner, Kempen, DE
10.06 Erlebnishof Gertrudenhof, Hürth, DE
16.06 Cover-Auftritt, Papenburg, DE - private event
19.06 Clubnight with Xaver Fischer, Frankfurt, Cologne
27.06 Maya Lisa music, Laxmi's club, Cologne, DE
30.06 Clubnight with Xaver Fischer, Giessen, DE
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01.07 Roadrunner, Köln, DE
08.07 Whitney Houston Medley, Schlosspark, Hilden, DE
13.07 French songs, Claudius Therme, Köln, DE
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10.08 Falco Tribute Band, Austria
24.08 Roadrunner, more info soon
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01.09 private wedding
16.09 Erlebnishof Gertrudenhof, Köln, DE
22.09 private wedding
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12.10 French night, Claudius Therme, Köln DE
28.10 Erlebnishof Gertrudenhof, Köln, DE
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November USA tour (Nashville, Macon (GA))
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23.12 Russian event, more info soon
31.12 New years celebration, more info soon

Maya Lisa's projects:

The Jamal Thomas Band

Our new album with the Jamal Thomas Band called "Funk don't move, it grooves" has just been mastered. The new album will  be released on the 14th of april (2018) in Jazzclub Minden. I am very proud of the album and that the process of two years of work has been finished. I cannot wait to release it and show everybody the hard work that we did. 

Maya's world

After a busy year of concerts in different sorts of musicscenes (clubs, weddings, sessions), it's time for my own project: Maya's world.
I've been collecting many songs over the years and by the influences of different musicstyles (classical, R'n'B and modern music), I am trying to search for a mixture of styles that represent music from my heart and soul. It's hard not to be seduced by the commercial music business, but I am on the right way to write music and letting go of all judgements (mainly from myself). I am happy to do this with different musicians that I admire so much.  


 

Biography

That the talented singer-songwriter Maya Lisa is blessed with a gift, shows by the fact that she has worked with some of the best musicians in the business. She is lead vocalist, writer and dancer in the group of award winning funk drummer Jamal Thomas (Maceo Parker, the S.O.S.Band). Lisa has written the lyrics for the theater tour Mr. Richard Parker by avant-garde jazz master fluteplayer Chris Hinze (oct.2017-dec.2017). 

Music is second nature for Maya. As a young girl she studied music theory and violin. Maya began an intense concentration on singing at the age of 12 and in 2004 she began studying classical singing and graduated from the acclaimed CODARTS conservatory in Rotterdam. From 2014-2015 Maya studied the experimental theatre master: This Is Music Theatre Education on the Royal Conservatory of The Hague.

Though classically trained, Maya has always had a fascination for R&B and soul music. Her solo debut (set for release end of 2018) will be imbued with these influences. A production which shows Maya’s passion for singing and her capacity to connect the listener with her heart. She likes to be an example for those who want to transform their dreams into reality. An ambition she also expresses in her socially engaged songs.


Jamal Thomas is clear about Lisa’s future: “Maya is extremely talented. I have worked with many great singers and she becomes one of them. Calm, explosive and always well prepared. She is loaded with knowledge, creative at the drop of a hat and a great songwriter. I enjoy working with her. Look out for Maya Lisa, this beautiful voice of the future.”   

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Wonderful shot by Laurence today! 
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Our single is now on spotify and itunes:
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Maya Lisa in the building! 
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Will it go round in circles ? With these awesome musicians! 
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Don t forget to come to Solingen next monday. Will be a great gig! 
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Here we go!
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Custom made Maya Lisa Vision Ears😍😊
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After an african make up tutorial.
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Getting ready for the show tonight... I loooooove make up 🌸😊
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„I d rather be poor, than selling my soul.“ is the title of one of my new songs that I m working on. I love being a singer and I love music. This is all I live for and I ve always only lived for that. 
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Funky funky funky!
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Yesterday was an amazing show in the oldest theatre of Amsterdam. The audience was so nice and enthusiastic! 
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I met Laurence today in the metro station and he took out his camera and captured this! Wow, what a great photographer @laurence_chataigne_photography 
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Classic photo from Jasmijn Fleur Photography #mayalisa #portrait #classic #classiclook #closeup #closeuppic #singer #rnbsinger #soulsinger #sängerin #sängerinköln #booking #classy #classylady #style #styledshoot #stylegram #female #woman #femininist #instasinger #singersongwriter #musicians #artist #artistic
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Ready for the stage! 
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Do I rap.. yes I do! DOOWOP! 
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Great gig with these fellows today! What a difference a band makes... 🎵...Our guitarplayer @jonas_vogelsang hat to rush to play a gig in the church, so he s not in the shot 🙊
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Rockin the stage! 
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Another wonderful night with great musicians on stage. Thanks EinundFünfzig for having me again.❤️
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