Saturday, October 29, 2011

Eliane Elias Plays Live (2010) [Blue Note/EMI]

Eliane Elias Plays Live (2010) [Blue Note/EMI]
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Genre ~ Contemporary, Standards | Label ~ Blue Note/EMI

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. All her recordings went top five on Billboard and top five on the radio charts in the U.S., with many reaching number one. In Japan, four of Eliane’s recordings received the Gold Disc Award from Swing Journal, (including consecutively her last three releases). Her 2007 release, Something for You, received the Best Vocal Album of the Year Award in Japan. In 2008, Eliane was the number two artist in CD sales in France on the Annual Jazz Charts. ~Eliane Elias official site

01. Just Friends (10:30)
02. Bowing to Bud (10:49)
03. If You Could See Me Now (5:37)
04. Have You Met Miss Jones (10:47)
05. Embraceable You / But Not for Me / Jazz Influence / Who Knows (6:37)
06. Peggy's Blue Skylight (8:01)
07. Desafinado (18:12)

Eliane Elias - piano
Marc Johnson - bass
Joey Baron - drums

Recorded live in Amsterdam at The Bimhuis; on May 31st, 2002
This recording was made available by NPS Radio
NPS Radio Producer: Paul Harvey
Sound Engineer: Dick Lucas
Mastering Digital Preparation: Steve Rodby
Mastered by Rich Breen at Dogmatic Sound
Photographs by Tom LeGoff & Yuka Yamaji
Art Direction: Kaoru Taku
Release Coordination: Ken Arai
A&R Director: Kazuhiro Kobayashi