Ouest France review of Eliane Elias in Caen Fr.
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 bossa nova rhythms with the song Bananeira, bananier in French. A soft voice, suave put a little sunshine in their hearts.
ICON Suggests: Eliane Elias, I Thought About You (A Tribute To Chet Baker)
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, soulful vibe that she always brings to the material. Over the course of many albums, she has dabbled in pop,
Read Eliane's live concert review at The Flynn Theater, Burlington, VT
Eliane’s concert really swung this week in Burlington
All About Jazz Birdland review
On the fourth night of her weeklong residence at Birdland, pianist Eliane Elias opened her set with an original number, its bluesy nature recalling the work of recently deceased pianist Dave Brubeck. The number gave her quartet— bassist Marc Johnson, guitarist Steve Cardenas and drummer Mauricio Zotarelli — plenty of opportunity to stretch out, with quite a few improvised moments. Elias’ quartet continued with “There Will Never Be Another You,” following the arrangement from I Thought About You (A Tribute to Chet Baker) (Concord,
I Thought About You on Top of iTunes & Amazon Most Wished For lists
Eliane’s newest release, I Thought About You, became available today and within an hour was topping the charts on the major online music retailers.
I Thought About You trends on Amazon’s Music Movers & Shakers
Excitement is building for Eliane’s upcoming release, a tribute to trumpeter and singer Chet Baker. We’ve seen the album on Amazon’s list of Music Movers & Shakers as high as #2 in past few days.