Maya Isacowitz At City Vineyard
This winter, City Vineyard (233 West St in Hudson River Park) will transform into a cozy, intimate music venue where acclaimed national touring artists will perform against the gorgeous background of the Hudson River and the downtown NYC skyline. These special shows will be limited to 100 guests who will also be able to enjoy the new winter bistro menu and a full bar before, during and after the show. SEE THE FULL LINEUP HERE
Tickets are $25 in advance and $28 on the day of the show!
ABOUT THE ARTIST
"The epiphany of sophistication is utter simplicity." Maya Angelou
Maya Isacowitz was born in Israel, in 1987. She is a singer-songwriter, whose parents areSouth African. Maya, whose father is both a musician and a builder of musical instruments, was raised on a kibbutz, a communal village, in a home that was always filled with music.
In her early teens she began discovering her voice, started playing the guitar and writing her own songs.
Over the past two years, Maya has been based in New York, where she recorded her second album, "All Of The Miles", with the innovative producer Jonathan Dagan, of the band J.viewz. She collaborated with top musicians who participated in the album, such as: Katie Kresek- violin (toured and played with Adele, Lana Del Ray, Beyonce), Dave Eggar- cello (Pearl Jam, Coldplay, Frank Ocean), Mathias Kunzli- Drums (Regina Spector). Maya toured throughout the United States, and among other things, featured at theMountain Jam Festival, SXSW Music Festival, and was the opening act for Suzanne Vega in New York City.
The album "All Of The Miles" was released in Israel in August 2015. The first single from the album, "My Child", got into the playlist of the main radio station in Israel (Galgalatz), and has already received excellent reviews in the press. It is due to be released in Europe during 2016.
In 2010 Maya independently recorded her debut album, "Safe & Sound", and beganperforming throughout Israel, accompanying herself on guitar. Maya's performances and unique voice created a strong buzz in the local music scene, and she began receiving attention from the national TV, press and radio.
In August 2011, she officially released her debut album, "Safe & Sound". The singles from the album, "Is It Alright","Safe & Sound" and "Brave Again", were repeatedly aired on the main Israeli radio stations, as well as on the Israel TV Music Channel, with numerous glowing reviews from the critics.
In early 2012, Maya won Israel’s prestigious ACUM award, for “Best New Artist”. Her album reached Goldand the "Safe & Sound" tour included over 100 sold out shows. In July that year, Maya was chosen to be the opening act for Chris Cornellatthe“Shuni Ampitheatre” in Israel. She also collaborated with the successful electronic band, Infected Mushroom,in the track "Wanted To".
Maya's music combines Indie Rock and Pop, Folk, Neo-Soul, Country, Americana Roots and Blues.
“Good music is magical, mesmerizing, beautiful and moving. Maya has all four ingredients in her music. Talent oozes from her and her guitar. Her charisma silently screams. Maya is a unique artist, with a sound that is different from any other Israeli artists who have preceded her". Asaf Nevo- Mako