Pauliina May has been studying vocal jazz in Pop/Jazz
Conservatory, Finland (1992-96) and Rotterdams Conservatorium
in Holland (1996 -2000).
She has been studying with jazz singers/teachers, such
Murphy, Christine Correa, Denise
Jannah, and Nancy Marano.
She had her own jazz quartet and she performed with several
jazz musicians in Finland before moving to Holland.
THE SECOND PRICE OF THE ERASMUS JAZZ PRICE!
May won the second price in a Jazz Contest 2001 (Erasmus
Jazzprijs) held in Rotterdam, Holland. All the candidates
were nominated into this contest. The contest had two
rounds. The first round was held on March, 11th, where
she was chosen to the final on March 18th. The first price
was given to a trombone player Louk Boudesteijn (Holland).
The yearly Erasmus Jazz Price was organised on 2001 the
sixth time by the Concert - and Congress Hall, de Doelen,
the organisation "Friends of the Rotterdams Conservatorium"
and the Doelen Café.
Pauliina May played the competition together with her
group "Pauliina May Jazz Combo": Milan Bonger,
s.&altosaxophones, Marc Bischoff, piano, Alex Milo,
bass and Gijs Dijkhuizen, drums.
Pauliina May is available with professional
jazz musicians from Holland from formations of a duo to
MAY JAZZ QUINTET:
(lead vocals, piano, bass, drums and a saxophone player
giving the right jazzy flavor)
See Pauliina live at the club Teerkamer in Woudrichem, NL
LISTEN to Pauliina May with Jazz n Easy
MAY JAZZ QUARTET:
(lead vocals, piano, bass and drums)
lead vocals, bass, piano
MAY DUO (with pianist)
May Duo offers you all you wanted to hear from those golden
nostalgic and swinging beloved jazz standards.
Pauliina Mays jazzy sound and highly appreceated stage
presence establishes an elegant focus for your event. Pauliina
May Duo is a perfect solution for an elegant dinner-party,
reception or gala-night.
MAY DUO (with guitarist)
Perhaps you prefer a jazzy sound with a virtuose guitarist?
Or space is not enough or suitable for a piano?
Pauliina May works as well with a guitarist.