A Wisconsin native, Jaye received her Master of Arts in Vocal Performance at New York University and her undergrad from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. She has performed bi- coastally at FringeNYC - Lucile Lortel Theater, Midtown International Theater Festival and with NYMF at Atlantic Stage 2. Additionally she has graced the stages of such theaters as The Algonquin Hotel's Oak Room - Peccadillo Theatre Co, Park Slope's Gallery Players, Prospect Theatre Company, Don't Tell Mama and the ArcLight Theater.
She has long championed the self producing artist with her own PlaidBird Productions and Angry Girl Gang Productions and has plans in the works for a solo theater artists consortium.
She previewd her tribute to the Blossom Dearie Songbook here in Manhattan at The Hour Glass Tavern last year, It had it's Theatrical debut at The United Solo Theater Festival in Theater Row and played two performances Upstairs at Vitello's in their Red Carpet Jazz February Series and most recently at The Cornelia Street Cafe.
Blossom Dearie's last apartment piano authenticated by the
Manhattan Association of Cabaret's and Clubs.
International Review of Music LA Pick of the Week.
- Feb. 11. (Sat.) Jaye Maynard’s Blossom Dearie Songbook.
Maynard explores the delightfully whimsical material favored by
the one and only Dearie, without falling into the trap of imitating
her inimitable singing style. 1 p.m. matinee show. Also Mon.,
Feb. 13. 8 p.m. Vitello’s. (818) 769-0905.