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Friday, March 14 • 12:00am - 12:30am
Maya Azucena

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*Best Female Vocalist nominee: Soul Tracks Readers Choice Awards'06 & '07 **Album of the Year nominee: Soul Tracks Readers Choice Awards '07 ***Best Live Performer of the Year: Agape Indie Soul Awards '07 ****Best Alternative Artist of the Year: AllHipHop.com '05 “Deep and soul-bearing, she sings like she's been everywhere and seen it all,” says CDBaby.com, the online music store where Maya Who?! remains in the Urban/R&B Top Sellers List. Brooklyn-born and raised songbird Maya Azucena is often described as the “hardest working artist I know.” The NY Post recently described Maya Azucena as having a “towering voice which has echoes of old-school divas, like Chaka Khan and Roberta Flack.” “Azucena comes across as a completely real character in her songs, someone you not only believe in, but you're rooting for to win in the end,” asserts the East Bay Express. As Performing Songwriter Magazine puts it: “Maya Who?! Won’t be a question people ask for long.” "Junkyard Jewel is - People's Music. Truly a blast of fresh air! ...Her incredible voice is out there in 3D and we are all better off for hearing it in it's purity." – Brian Michel Bacchus (Soul Feast Music; A&R/ Blue Note Records, Norah Jones) “…storytelling lyrics and soulful, soaring vocals.” – Billboard Magazine “It is an ambitious, acoustic album that should solidify her position as a soul superstar in the making” – SoulTracks.com (World’s #1 soul music website) “Junkyard Jewel…a remarkable new singer’s album” – Recording Magazine “Maya has a very beautiful, soul voice… and she's very convincing with what she is singing about" – Stephen Marley
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Friday March 14, 2008 12:00am - 12:30am
Prague 422 B Congress Ave

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