Maria Eva hails from the island of Marinduque, Philippines.
She's born to a family of musicians. Her grandfather, father and
brothers are all members of a brass band. Her sisters play musical
instruments too. Her mother has been very supportive of her singing
since she's small.
She started singing at a very young age and developed
her God- given talent by singing hymns and praises as a soloist
in churches. She joined and won singing competitions held in different
places. Later, appeared on television programs and heard in different
Maria Eva came to Japan at the age of 26. She started
her career as a singer singing soul and pops music then later on
found her niche in jazz music.
Her 1st solo concert was held in 1991 at the Theater Sun Mall. The
first CD entitled "Maria Eva's Club" was released in the
same year. Her powerful voice and profound interpretation of the
lyrics endow the songs with special meaning.
Maria Eva has firmly established her reputation
in the music industry, performing with veteran jazzmen as Yuzuru
Sera, George Kawaguchi, Eiji Kitamura, Norio Maeda, among others.