Shea Derrick, a Texas native, has been singing for the past twenty years. With a soulful, rock, funky flair- this songstress captures her audience with each flawless note that will have you singing or dancing along. You can see her on Maui with one of her two talented and funky bands, Shea Butter and the Cream or Shea Derrick and the Full Flavor Band.
Joie Taylor has been a saxophonist for over 25 years, and has been a member and leader of several bands. In the Montgomery Jazz Orchestra of the State of Alabama she has performed in small and big bands with Tommy Stewart, Charles Ellington, Kebbi Williams and grammy award winning artists Javon Jackson and Delfayo Marsalis in the 2016 Maui Jazz Festival.
As a member of the world famous Clark Atlanta University Jazz Orchestra begun by Dizzy Gillespie, she has toured Europe as part of the Montreux, Paris, and North Sea Jazz festivals. She can be heard on the released album by Mausiki Scales and the Common Ground. On Maui was a member of Rio Ritmo and currently plays as a solo artist at various locations. She sang as lead vocalist in the group One & One. Her styles include: meditation, jazz, neo-‐soul, electronic/dance, and lounge including original compositions.
Music Education/Training/Bands (1980-2006) Syndey Lanier Alabama
Montgomery Jazz Orchestra
Alabama All State
Clark Atlanta University Jazz Orchestra
Cornell University Jazz Ensembles
Mausiki Scales and the Common Ground
Maui Band Membership
Performance Locations on Maui (2009-2015)
Haiku Flower Festival
The Grand Wailea
Weddings and Private Parties
Makawao Union Church
Maui Yoga Shala
Kono’s on the Green
Wailea Golf Course Gold and Emerald course
Maui Jazz and Blues Fesitival 2016