Eliane Elias

    Genre : Jazz Vocal

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About This Act :

Pianist /singer/songwriter, Eliane Elias is known for her distinctive and immediately recognizable musical style which blends her Brazilian roots, her sensuous, alluring voice with her impressive instrumental jazz, classical and compositional skills. Her first album release, “Amanda” (1984), was in collaboration with Randy Brecker. Since then, her albums continue to receive rave reviews. One of her albums, “Solos and Duets” (hailed by Musician Magazine as “a landmark in piano duo history), in which she collaborated with Herbie Hancock, received a Grammy nomination in the “Jazz Instrumental Video” category. In the 1997 Downbeat Readers Poll, her recording “The Three Americas” was voted Best Jazz Album. Eliane Elias was named in five other categories: Beyond Musician, Best Composer, Jazz Pianist, Female Vocalist, and Musician of the Year.