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Something for you : Eliane Elias sings & plays Bill Evans

Eliane Elias (performer), Marc Johnson (performer), Joey Baron (performer)

Something for you : Eliane Elias sings & plays Bill Evans

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Title
Something for you : Eliane Elias sings & plays Bill Evans
Performer
Eliane Elias  (piano;zang) Marc Johnson  (contrabas) Joey Baron  (drums)
Based on the work of
Bill Evans 1929-1980 (US I) (piano)
Publisher
Blue Note, 2007
1 cd
Playing time
01:03:05
EAN
5099951179526
CDR
JFX4260

About Eliane Elias

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Eliane Elias (Portuguese: [ɛliˈani eˈliəʃ]; born 19 March 1960) is a Brazilian jazz pianist, singer, composer and arranger.

Biography

Elias was born in São Paulo, Brazil. She started studying piano when she was seven, and at age twelve she was transcribing solos from jazz musicians. She began teaching piano when she was fifteen, and began performing at seventeen with Brazilian singer-songwriter Toquinho and touring with the poet Vinicius de Moraes.

In 1981 she moved to New York City, where she attended The Juilliard School of Music. A year later she became part of the group Steps Ahead. In 1993 Elias signed with EMI Classics to record classical pieces, which were released on On the Classical Side.

In 2001, Calle 54, a documentary film by Spanish director Fernando Trueba, included Elias performing "Samba Triste…Read more on Wikipedia