"... what distinguishes Elias as one of today's leading bossa nova interpreters is her superb musicianship, the way she floats above the rhythm and meshes her vocals with her robust jazz piano accompaniment.*****"
"Elias' strength's as a jazz artist, combined with her roots in São Paulo, make her one of the most impressive interpreters of jazz-linked bossa novas, sambas and choros..."
LOS ANGELES TIMES
"...a celebration of the vitality of a culture overflowing with life and natural beauty"