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Live Jazz: Eliane Elias and Her Trio at Catalina Bar & Grill (3/3/2014) - By Don Heckman Eliane Elias’ memorable performance at Catalina Bar & Grill last night was an impressive reminder of the creative interpretations that the Brazilian-born pianist/singer brings to every song she touches. It recalled the first time I heard Eliane in action, several decades ago at the original Catalina Bar & Grill, when it was... Read more »
London Times review of Eliane at Union Chapel (10/7/2013) - At first it seemed it might be the wrong venue. After all, Eliane Elias is much more used to playing Ronnie Scott’s when she comes to London. Yet by the end of the evening the Brazilian singer-pianist had turned the crowded Congregational church into the most intimate of nightclubs. It makes perfect sense for her... Read more »
Eliane Elias: Brazilian musician blends piano, voice (8/16/2013) - Pianist Eliane Elias was nine months pregnant with her daughter, Amanda, when she finally gave in to her then-husband, jazz trumpeter Randy Brecker, and agreed to sing on their forthcoming 1986 CD, named for the newborn who became singer-songwriter Amanda Brecker. Elias was always singing lovely songs from her native Brazil around the house but... Read more »
Some Velvet Morning – Jazzwise Feature (7/24/2013) - Pianist and singer Eliane Elias always brings a rarefied blend of sensuality and intelligence to everything she plays – be it her recent Brazilian treatment of classics by The Doors and Dave Brubec, her outstanding instrumental work as a solo artist, or her collaborations with Herbie Hancock and as an early member of Steps Ahead.... Read more »
Ouest France review of Eliane Elias in Caen Fr. (7/10/2013) - Ten minutes after the doors opened, the church of Saint-Nicolas de Caen is already packed on Thursday night for the highlight of the festival Voice Viva Voce. People are impatient to listen to one of the most beautiful voices in contemporary jazz. Eliane Elias, accompanied by three musicians on the scene. Direction to Brazil surfing... Read more »
ICON Suggests: Eliane Elias, I Thought About You (A Tribute To Chet Baker) (7/10/2013) - A one-of-a-kind pianist and performer, you never know what Eliane Elias will do next. The Brazilian native is an indefatigable interpreter of song, effortlessly shifting between styles and moods. In concert, she has a story behind every tune and infuses her playing with a party-like groove, yet she remains a consummate musician with a deep,... Read more »
“I Thought About You” #1 (6/27/2013) - I Thought About You remains the #1 Pop Tribute on Amazon.com sales USA, and it is the #1 Jazz Record in France,  Amazon.com  6/26/13
Read what Robert Fritz says about Eliane’s new cd (6/13/2013) - Robert Fritz is an award winning film writer, director and best-selling author. Read his review here.

I Thought About You: A Tribute to Chet Baker

Elias’ latest recording I Thought About You (A Tribute To Chet Baker) offers her personalized spin on her connection to the singer-instrumentalist tradition and arrives with a statement of purpose: jazz repertoire can sound totally fresh when delivered with ingenuity and passion.
#1 Pop Tributes, Amazon USA
#1 Amazon Jazz, France
#1 Most Wished For, Amazon USA
#2 iTunes Jazz, USA
#2 iTunes Jazz Charts France and Brazil
#4 Billboard Jazz Charts and Current Jazz Charts USA

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The Making of I Thought About You: A Tribute To Chet Baker