Billboard kicks off Carnival with an exclusive premiere of a track from the Brazilian jazz pianist and singer’s upcoming album. Eliane Elias’ new album Dance of Time celebrates the centennial of samba — and the rhythm of Brazilian carnival. “Samba is the most authentic and contagious dance rhythm of Brazil,” says the celebrated jazz pianist […]
LOS ANGELES – There are two kinds of samba. There is the rough, rootsy street music of early samba greats like Cartola, from samba’s golden age between the 1920s and the 1950s, and there is the softer, lyrical and more musically complex style developed since and is constantly revolving. The undisputed master of the latter […]
Eliane Elias’ Made In Brazil is Grammy winner for Best Latin Jazz Album.
Eliane’s most current album, “Made in Brazil” has been nominated for a Grammy Award in the “Best Latin Jazz Album” category!