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Local, Grammy-nominated R&B singer Maysa talks new covers album ahead of Capital Jazz Fest

Local, Grammy-nominated R&B singer Maysa talks new covers album ahead of Capital Jazz Fest

A Grammy nomination is a dream of countless musicians. But how much does it change their lives after the awards show ends?

In the case of Maysa, the answer turned out to be not much. Beyond her performance fee increasing a bit, the Gwynn Oak resident, who was nominated for best traditional R&B performance at the 2014 Grammys, life returned to normalcy rather quickly.

“I didn’t really see a big change anywhere else to be honest with you, other than the fact that I can say that forever and ever,” said Maysa. “It’s just fun to say ‘Grammy-nominated.’”

Last week, Maysa released “Love is a Battlefield,” an album of mostly covers that she hopes will hold fans over as she...

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