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 in New York and I (in Dinton) have been trying to connect for a full half hour. We resort to the telephone.


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


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


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.


1 Oct 2011

Latin Grammy Nomination!

Eliane’s song “What About The Heart (Bate Bate)” is nominated for a Latin Grammy for Best Brazilian Song (recorded on the Light My Fire album). Eliane wrote the music and lyrics. Congratulations to Eliane!!!


29 Sep 2011

Light My Fire is the buzz

Associated Press

“Eliane Elias stands out from other Brazilian singers because she not only has a deep-rooted feel for the rhythms of her native land but also is fluent in the American jazz idiom after spending some 30 years in the United States. Light My Fire showcases her talents as a four-tool player — singer, pianist, arranger and songwriter — with a romantic collection of classic Brazilian songs, American pop and jazz standards set to Brazilian grooves,


10 Jun 2011

LMF Off & Running…

Eliane’s newest release “LIGHT MY FIRE” is off to a great start:

Debuted at #3 on Bilboard Magazine Traditional Jazz Charts
Debuted at #4 on Bilboard Magazine Contemporary Jazz Charts
Reached #3 on iTunes Jazz Charts
Reached #4 on Amazon.com


10 May 2011

Eliane Featured on Pandora

Pandora – Legends & Icons

This month on the digital radio station Pandora, the “Legends & Icons” campaign features exclusive interviews of four artists: Eliane Elias, George Benson, Esperanza Spalding and Josh Radin and a 25-song artist mixtape by each.


7 May 2011

Light My Fire set for May 31, 2011 release on Concord Picante

Pianist/vocalist/composer/arranger Eliane Elias (pronounced eh-lee-AH-neh eh-LEE-ahs) has grafted various elements of jazz, pop, soul and other styles to her deep Brazilian roots to create a hybrid groove that exists comfortably on any hemisphere. Borrowing from an array of sources and singing in a variety of languages, Elias consistently forges a sound that appeals to listeners of every geographic locale and cultural persuasion.

Her new album, Light My Fire – set for a May 31,


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