Multi-GRAMMY® Award nominee, Brazilian pianist / singer / composer / arranger Eliane Elias is known for her distinctive and immediately recognizable musical style which blends her Brazilian roots, her sensuous, alluring voice with her impressive compositional and piano skills.
Eliane's latest recording, I THOUGHT ABOUT YOU: A TRIBUTE TO CHET BAKER will be available on May 28, 2013. Pre-orders on Amazon.com are already charting:
#1 Music – Pop Tribute Albums
#2 Music – Movers & Shakers
#4 Music – Jazz Albums
There’s no question about it: pianist/vocalist Eliane Elias is amazingly versatile. On May 28, 2013, Concord Jazz presents Elias’ I Thought About You (A Tribute To Chet Baker), an album that offers her personalized spin on the work of a key American jazz artist while spotlighting her connection to the singer-instrumentalist tradition (international release dates may vary). It fully demonstrates the range of interests that Elias’ art now boasts, and arrives with a statement of purpose: jazz repertoire can sound totally fresh when delivered with ingenuity and passion.
Editors Picks Downbeat Magazine 2012 | Critics Choice 2012 Jazztimes Magazine | Downbeat Magazine
#1 on France Jazz Charts | #1 on France itunes Jazz Charts | #3 on Billboard Traditional Jazz Charts | #4 on Billboard Contemporary Jazz Charts
Debuted at #1 on the French Charts | #1 Vocal Album – Swing Journal, Japan (May-June 2008)
Eliane Sings and Plays the music of Bill Evans
Gold Disc Award, Swing Journal, Japan | “Best Vocal Album of the Year” award for 2007 in Japan (Swing Journal)
Elias’s style-crossing career has Brazilian roots – she was born in São Paulo – but 30 years in New York have given her an encyclopaedic knowledge of jazz.Financial Times
Eliane Elias, Brazilian-born pianist and vocalist, presented an enviable image as she grinned and tossed her mane of blonde hair, pounding out rhythms with insatiable enthusiasmKansas City Star
"I THOUGHT ABOUT YOU" is a flavorful and delicious offering that should royally please Jazz fans and music enthusiasts. With 14 cuts, there's plenty to hear, and believe me, it's all good.The Entertainment Bank