26 Mar 2013

MidwestRecord.com reviews I Thought About You

ELIANE ELIAS/I Thought About You: As much as I look forward to each new Elias album, I wasn’t sure what to expect here. The opening piano riffs were comforting and they soon eased all fears this vocal tribute to Chet Baker was ill conceived and would roll off the rails. The Brazilian accented vocals give […]

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11 Mar 2013

Swept Away a DownBeat Magazine Editor’s Pick

How do you improve a tremendous piano trio? Add Joe Lovano. For their new album of acoustic, original music, the husband-and-wife team of bassist Marc Johnson and pianist Eliane Elias recruited the agile drummer Joey Baron. The trio recordings included here are so strong that it’s clear the musicians could have crafted an entire album […]

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25 Nov 2012

Swept Away receives glowing praise

Jazztimes Not halfway into the first track, Swept Away resonates as a perfectly suitable title for this event, Marc Johnson’s first ECM album since 2005’s Shades of Jade. This time around, he shares the bill with one of today’s truly great pianists, Eliane Elias, a key collaborator for many years, and a musical companion who […]

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24 Oct 2012

Eliane at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley in Seattle

Eliane will be performaing at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley in Seattle from October 25 to 28.  If you are in the area don’t miss her exciting performance.

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30 Jul 2012

Rave reviews from Eliane’s summer tour!

Here are some highlights: “Simultaneously powerful and fragile, Elias played with joy and fervor, and her group was not far behind in power. Leaning on her piano, chords throwing in ‘staccato’, as in Dorival Caymmi Rosa Morena (version she did ‘Rosa blonde’) tearing to dance while singing. Who can sing a song while dancing wasting […]

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4 Jul 2012

Rochester International Jazz Festival Live Review

Rochester City News Eliane Elias wowed the crowd at Kilbourn Hall Wednesday night in a show filled with sambas and bossa novas from her native Brazil. For decades Elias has been known as a formidable pianist; in recent years her singing has become an equally important part of her music. She sang songs by Antonio […]

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4 Apr 2012

Eliane headlining Wiltshire Jazz Festival this summer

Tell your boss he needs to sort out his Skype!” says jazz star Eliane Elias, pointedly but with a laugh, before she says a rushed goodbye. Skype, as you know, is a computer programme that allows you to make free video or “telephone” calls via the internet. Now, with this wonderful piece of technology, Eliane […]

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28 Jan 2012

Eliane is featured in Valor Economico magazine, in Brazil

Eliane is in Brazil this week for the release of Light My Fire in her country. Her feature in the magazine Valor Economico  came out today.   See it here …

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31 Dec 2011

Great singers, great songs 2011 …

A Blog Supreme Both Eliane and her husband Marc Johnson were separately included in NPR’s top 5 recorded vocal songs of 2011: Eliane singing “Light My Fire,” and Marc’s song “Samurai Cowboy” sung by Kurt Elling. Congratulations to Eliane and Marc! Read more @ NPR’s Blog Supreme

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14 Nov 2011

Paris Performance & Light My Fire…

November 13, 2011 Eliane just performed a sold out concert at the 2,000 seat theater,”Le Chatelet” in Paris . We are also happy to announce that Eliane’s new cd, Light My Fire is the #1 Jazz Album on the Jazz Charts in France.

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