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!!!
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, and original tunes. […]
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
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.
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, 2011, release on Concord Picante, a […]