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  Eliane Elias

   Light My Fire


Light My Fire


Since the mid-1980s, pianist/vocalist 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 - wields this universal sound to explore the various corners of the human heart - from romance and passion to the shared joy of being alive and embracing everyone into the dance of life. Along with four compositions written or co-written by Elias herself, the album also includes covers of familiar works by songwriters as diverse as Jim Morrison and the Doors, pop icon Stevie Wonder, and jazz saxophonist Paul Desmond. Elias weaves it all together into a cohesive whole by injecting each of the twelve songs with distinctly Brazilian grooves that alternate effortlessly between the fiery and passionate to the cool and sophisticated.


ARTIST SITE   |   RELEASED: May 31, 2011   on Concord Picante

TAGS: Jazz | Latin


   

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TRACK LISTING


1. Rosa Morena
2. Stay Cool
3. Aquele Abraco
4. Light My Fire
5. Isto Aqui O Que E (Silver Sandal)
6. My Cherie Amour
7. Toda Menina Baiana
8. Bananeira
9. Made In Moonlight
10. Turn To Me (Samba Maracatu)
11. Take Five
12. What About the Heart (Bate Bate)

 UPCOMING TOUR DATES

 May 
 22 
Paris, France
Eliane Elias with Rick Margitza at Maison Des Océans
 Jun 
 28 
Cleveland, OH, US
Eliane Elias with Raúl Midón at Hanna Theatre
 Jul 
 10 
Vienne, France
Bresil with Sergio Mendes, Eliane Elias, and Vinicius Cantuaria at Théâtre Antique
 Jul 
 16 
Los Angeles, CA, US
Boz Scaggs with Lee Ritenour, Dave Grusin, Eliane Elias, and 1 more… at Hollywood Bowl
 Aug 
 01 
Marciac, France
Youn Sun Nah with Eliane Elias at Chapiteau
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