sun26may8:00 pmMARIA HO7:30PM | $17.50-$22.50

About the Artist(s)

Maria’s soulful and soothing sounds captivate audiences in a musical breeze of jazz standards, French, pop and original songs. Her spellbinding stage presence will uplift your mind and brighten your day. Maria has recorded with George Robert, Phil Dwyer, Richie Cole, Warren Vaché, Krishna Booker, Lionel Young, Campbell Ryga, Fred Stride and Seamus Blake.

Maria’s music has received rotation airplay on KUVO in Denver, WAMC/Northeast Public Radio, Coast to Coast AM, Penthouse Radio in New York, DR P1 and DR P8 Jazz in Denmark, and CBC Radio in Canada. Maria has performed in Italy, Las Vegas, Denver, and the B.C. Interior. In 2024, Maria was selected to perform at Hermann’s Jazz Club through the Victoria Music Strategy Grant.

Maria’s voice has a most revealing almost transparent quality. Her superb diction brings true beauty to the entire performance. The technical quality of her recordings and arrangements represent benchmark levels of performance. Maria’s personality and delivery on recordings and in person has that special honest dimension. She builds a believable story making the lyrics her own, while transporting me back in time to the romantic period when pen set to paper in creating these songs that we all revere. Yes, Maria represents a musical breeze with the kiss of a butterfly to our ears.

With Miles Black on piano, Emilio Suarez on bass and Dave Say on tenor saxophone