We represent to you MARIA
( from USA
music life begins at the age of 6 when she would sit and listen to
her older sister take piano lessons. After each of her sister's lessons
she would try to play what she had heard and music has never left
her since then, Maria says. She becomes the church organist
while in High School and in college sings with a folk band while also
organizing and leading a gospel choir.
first jazz band has been formed in 1981 after her returning from a
vacation in Europe where she played at Cafe Einstein in West Berlin.
Whenever she vacationed she sought music venues to perform in, including
the Hyatt Regency (Cancun, Mexico), The Blackstone in Chicago, Illinois
and in New York City.
been performing professionally in Ankara, Turkey; Chicago, Illinois;
Casablanca, Morocco; New Orleans, Louisiana; and Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
"Her voice is delicious," states a Woodlands Country Club
member. "She had the most successful band in the Hotel's history,"
says the General Manager of the Hilton Hotel in Ankara. Having the opportunity
to perform with Saxophonist Horace - Alexander Young, drummer Sebastian
Whittaker, and saxophonist Shelly Carrol of the Duke Ellington Orchestra
helped add dimension and maturity to Maria's music. She had played
receptions for some of the world's greatest people including Dick
Clark, Bishop Desmond TuTu and Oprah Winfrey. Though
business management has been her main profession through 1996, music
has been always and will always be her main passion.
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