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New York City, NY | Established. Jan 01, 2013

New York City, NY
Established on Jan, 2013
Solo Pop Singer/Songwriter




""Fly Away (Free Bird)" by Yaniza"

From the first cheery ukulele strum, this song is like a drink of water. Yaniza’s twinkling, bright vocals against a lush natural backdrop make her video for "Fly Away (Free Bird)" a refreshing musical feat. At once invigorating and zen, Yaniza’s confidence as a singer and songwriter beams in this song, whose style shares the charm and whimsy of artists like Lenka and Lykke Li. Perhaps the most refreshing thing about "Fly Away (Free Bird)" is the purity of it. An uncomplicated arrangement and universally smile-inducing lyrics compliment each other to make for simple pleasure you’ll want to hear again and again. This song is but a bud in Yaniza’s sure-to-blossom career. If you’re interested in the audio equivalent of a sunny day, give Yaniza’s "Fly Away (Free Bird)" a listen. - Indie Witches

"Premiere: Yaniza Brings Positive Power With Smiley ‘Fly Away (Free Bird)’ Visuals"

NYC singer-songwriter Yaniza continues her mission to empower women in her new video ‘Fly Away (Free Bird)’.

Alongside crafting encouraging music the artist, who doubles as a teacher during the day, also uses her energy to work closely with organizations that foster empowerment for women. Yaniza has served as the director of an all-girls summer camp called Curious Jane and also performed for The Camaraderie NYC, a group that provides women in the New York area with a safe space and new friends. All of that comes through with the visuals for Yaniza’s single ‘Fly Away (Free Bird)’, available exclusively on SheBOPS today, which consists of several young females beaming away on a sunny day to compliment the cheery melodies of ‘Fly Away’. - SheBOPS


Yaniza brings us her newest single “Fly Away (Free Bird).” The song reminds me of something you would hear on a Disney movie when an adult is teaching a kid to be themselves. It’s pretty cute if I must say. If you’re having a bad day, I suggest giving this song a play, you’re guaranteed to smile! - Elite Muzik


Contigo - Single | 2019
Fly Away (Free Bird) - Single
| 2018
Secrets - Album | 2016
Sticks & Stones - EP | 2014



Yaniza is a bilingual singer-songwriter from New York City! She sings in English and Spanish and usually has a huge smile on her face :) Yaniza's tunes bring joy and sunshine to its listeners through catchy lyrics meshed with acoustic guitar, ukulele, or piano base. Her self-directed music videos also captivate her audience through images of positivity and happiness. 

Yaniza initially grew her fanbase by posting acoustic covers of pop songs on YouTube. Her covers of Melanie Martinez songs are particularly popular, with her version of Pity Party gaining over 130,000 views. Overall, Her YouTube channel has thousands of subscribers and over 600,000 cumulative views. Yaniza’s Spotify numbers are also climbing, with her cover of Becky G’s “Mayores” reaching over 60,000 streams and appearing on the site’s official “Hits Acusticos” playlist.

These days, Yaniza primarily reaches people with her many original songs. She has had the opportunity to complete an EP, an album and 3 singles with incredibly talented producers in NYC, including Gian Stone and Joe LaPorta. Yaniza's newest original song, “Contigo,” (2019) is her first Spanglish jam and, quite possibly, the catchiest song she's ever written! Her chill, ukulele tune, “Fly Away (Free Bird)” continues to capture the hearts of people of all ages, with a particular draw to young children. Yaniza is a Pre-K teacher by day and often sings this song with her students as per their request :) Yaniza’s other original songs include “Losing,” (2019) a heartbreak ballad, and albums “Secrets” (2016) and “Sticks & Stones” (2014). This smiley singer’s songs have been covered by many indie blogs, such as SheBOPS, Indie Witches, Wonky Sensitive, Listen & Learn Music, and more!

Yaniza has played weddings, corporate events, and festivals including The Coffee Music Festival, Musikfest, Ladybug Festival and more. She has also played many venues around NYC, including Rockwood Music Hall, Pianos, Mercury Lounge and more, with guest appearances at B.B. King and Irving Plaza. She was named Artist of the Month twice at The Bitter End, and was a semi-finalist in the NY Coffee Music Project competition in 2017 and The Celebration of Music Contest (Bethlehem, PA) in 2019.

After performing in music venues all over NYC since 2013, Yaniza finally ventured out on her first tour in 2019, which included festivals, solo shows, and radio appearances! Yaniza is booking more gigs as she writes new bops and shoots her shot at numerous auditions along the way!

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