Eliane Elias

Agent: Tom Gold

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GRAMMY® winner for Best Latin Jazz Album for Made In Brazil (Concord Jazz)

New album Dance of Time (Concord Jazz) to be released on March 24

Recorded in Brazil, the release features Randy Brecker, Mike Mainieri, Mark Kibble, Amilton Godoy, Toquinho and João Bosco

GRAMMY®-winning pianist/singer/songwriter Eliane Elias has sold over two million records over the span of her career and is known for her distinctive and immediately recognizable musical style which blends her Brazilian roots and sensuous, alluring voice with her virtuosic instrumental jazz, classical and compositional skills. Two years after seducing fans with her GRAMMY®-winning Made in Brazil (Best Latin Jazz Album), Elias returns with the ebullient Dance of Time, set for release on March 24, 2017 via Concord Jazz.  With the presence of extraordinary guests including pianist Amilton Godoy plus singer- songwriting guitarists João Bosco and Toquinho—from Brazil—along with trumpeter Randy Brecker, vibraphonist Mike Mainieri and singer Mark Kibble—from the United States, Dance of Time celebrates certain people who were integral in Elias’ early artistic journey in both Brazil and the U.S. “I wanted to include musicians who were very important in the start of my career,” Elias says. “Dance of Time represents the spectrum of my career from the very beginning until now.”

Recorded in Brazil, Dance of Time also applauds the samba, a genre originating from Bahia, via Africa. Last year marked the 100th anniversary of the first samba ever recorded and registered, “Pelo Telefone.” “Samba is the most authentic and contagious dance rhythm of Brazil, and there is no better place in the world to capture this music. I just had to be in Brazil to make Dance of Time.”

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. With 25 albums to date demonstrating her unique gifts as a pianist, singer, composer and arranger as well as melding her immense talents in jazz, pop, classical and Brazilian music, Eliane Elias is as JAZZIZ magazine has called her, “A citizen of the world” and “an artist beyond category.”

“Elias keyboard work is masterful, and her subtle vocals could melt the coldest of hearts. Her bossa nova and samba material mirrors the songbooks of the Great Brazilian masters.” – DownBeat

“… what distinguishes Elias as one of today’s leading bossa nova interpreters is her superb musicianship, the way she floats above the rhythm and meshes her vocals with her robust jazz piano accompaniment.*****” – Associated Press

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Eliane Elias on Tour:

Date City Location Venue

Sat, 25 Mar 2017

BOSTON

MA

BERKLEE PERFORMANCE CENTER

Tue, 28 Mar 2017

NEW YORK

NY

BIRDLAND

Wed, 29 Mar 2017

NEW YORK

NY

BIRDLAND

Thu, 30 Mar 2017

NEW YORK

NY

BIRDLAND

Fri, 31 Mar 2017

NEW YORK

NY

BIRDLAND

Sat, 1 Apr 2017

NEW YORK

NY

BIRDLAND

Thu, 6 Apr 2017

WASHINGTON

DC

THE HAMILTON

Wed, 19 Apr 2017

LONDON

UK

RONNIE SCOTT'S

Thu, 20 Apr 2017

LONDON

UK

RONNIE SCOTT'S

Fri, 21 Apr 2017

LONDON

UK

RONNIE SCOTT'S

Sun, 23 Apr 2017

GDANSK

POLAND

SIESTA FESTIVAL

Thu, 4 May 2017

SEATTLE

WA

JAZZ ALLEY

Fri, 5 May 2017

SEATTLE

WA

JAZZ ALLEY

Sat, 6 May 2017

SEATTLE

WA

JAZZ ALLEY

Sun, 7 May 2017

SEATTLE

WA

JAZZ ALLEY

Tue, 9 May 2017

PORTLAND

OR

PDX JAZZ @ WINNINGSTAD THEATRE

Thu, 11 May 2017

SAN FRANCISCO

CA

SF JAZZ

Fri, 12 May 2017

SAN FRANCISCO

CA

SF JAZZ

Sat, 13 May 2017

SAN FRANCISCO

CA

SF JAZZ

Sun, 14 May 2017

SAN FRANCISCO

CA

SF JAZZ

Fri, 19 May 2017

KANSAS CITTY

MO

FOLLY THEATER