Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Luísa Maita (is a Brazilian singer-songwriter whose debut album was released in US and Europe by Cumbancha Discovery label in May 2010. Luisa was born in São Paulo, Brazil on April 27, 1982, into a musical family. Her father, Amado Maita, was a composer and musician and her mother, Myriam Taubkin, is a music producer. The samba was very present in Luisa's early days because of the experiences with her father in Bexiga, a working class neighborhood in São Paulo famous for its culture, food and music, and where Vai-Vai, São Paulo s most traditional samba school, is based. Luisa starts singing her father's compositions and also classic sambas and bossa nova. Her professional career begins at the age of seven, singing in some jingles.