Excellence in Jazz

Hosted By Gary G. Vercelli, Dennis Newhall, Victor Forman

The Giants of Mainstream Jazz plus today's most exciting straight-ahead emerging artists with contemporary vocals and spices of Blues and Latin Jazz.

Schedule

Sunday – Friday, 7 p.m – 11 p.m.
Rebroadcast next day on JazzStream, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
on Music Station

 We Get Support From:
Become a Supporter 
 We Get Support From:
Become a Supporter 

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 Permalink

Excellence In Jazz Playlist, April 29, 2015

  

Listen to Excellence In Jazz for your chance to win Eliane Elias: Made In Brazil!

 

Elaine Elias: Made In Brazil

 

By Gary G. Vercelli

 

April is Jazz Appreciation Month and April 30 has been declared International Jazz Day. This occasion is celebrated worldwide, including a great concert in Paris, France featuring Herbie Hancock, Hugh Masekela, Wayne Shorter, Till Bronner, and Elaine Elias.

 

I can’t think of an artist who better exemplifies jazz as a world force than Eliane Elias. A child prodigy in her native Brazil, Eliane was already transcribing piano solos at age twelve and teaching improvisation at one of Brazil’s most prestigious schools at fifteen! She made her way to the jazz mecca of New York City in 1981 and was quickly noticed by colleagues. After work with the innovative jazz fusion band Steps Ahead, Eliane was signed to Blue Note Records.

 

While she first recorded as a pianist, Elias soon began infusing her genteel vocals and more Brazilian content into her albums. Her latest effort for Concord Records was recorded in Brazil and includes the talents of many of her countrymen, including the legendary Bossa Nova composer Roberto Menescal.

 

Made In Brazil contains six Elias originals and two classics from Antonio Carlos Jobim, plus two Ary Barroso standards, and two gems from Menescal.  Orchestral arrangements on seven of the twelve tracks were expertly crafted by  Rob Mathes and ” imported” from London’s Abbey Road studios.

 

Made In Brazil  is, quite simply, an indispensible collection that reflects the Brazil of yesterday, today, and tomorrow!

Playlist

7:00pm
7:00pm
Joey Calderazzo: My Foolish Heart BUY from Going Home
7:08pm
Hot Club Of The Americas: La Vie En Rose (feat. Cecile McLorin Salvant) BUY from Federico Britos Presents Hot Club Of The Americas
7:14pm
Tim Warfield: 'Round Midnight BUY from Spherical - Dedicated To Thelonious Sphere Monk
7:18pm
Ernestine Anderson: You Make Me Feel So Young BUY from Ernestine Anderson Swings The Penthouse
7:21pm
Royce Campbell: Watch What Happens BUY from Romancing The Tone
7:30pm
Jose James: Tenderly BUY from Yesterday I Had The Blues: Music Of Billie Holiday
7:33pm
Cassandra Wilson: These Foolish Things BUY from Coming Forth By Day
7:37pm
Steve Gadd: Desu BUY from 70 Strong
7:44pm
Royce Campbell: Once I Loved BUY from Romancing The Tone
7:52pm
Miles Davis: So What BUY from Kind Of Blue (Legacy Edition)
8:00pm
8:01pm
Eliane Elias: A Sorte Do Amor (The Luck Of Love) BUY from Made In Brazil
8:08pm
Ben Sidran: Blue Camus BUY from Blue Camus
8:13pm
Steve Gadd: Duke's Anthem BUY from 70 Strong
8:20pm
Pat Martino: Naima BUY from Nexus
8:26pm
Al Di Meola: Siberiana BUY from Pursuit Of Radical Rhapsody
8:34pm
Hot Club Of The Americas: Nuages BUY from Federico Britos Presents Hot Club Of The Americas
8:39pm
Mary Stallings: Close Your Eyes BUY from Feelin' Good
8:44pm
Harry Allen: Always True To You In My Fashion BUY from For George, Cole And Duke
8:48pm
Sarah Partridge: Perspective BUY from I Never Thought I'd Be Here
8:54pm
Duke Pearson: The Phantom BUY from The Phantom
9:00pm
9:06pm
Eliane Elias: Brasil (Aquarela Do Brasil) BUY from Made In Brazil
9:12pm
Joyce Elaine Yuille: Tryin' Times BUY from Welcome To My World
9:17pm
Ben Sidran: Soso's Dream BUY from Blue Camus
9:24pm
Pat Martino: Sun On My Hands BUY from Nexus
9:31pm
Jose James: What A Little Moonlight Can Do BUY from Yesterday I Had The Blues: Music Of Billie Holiday
9:38pm
Tony Adamo: Messengers Burn BUY from Tony Adamo And The New York Crew
9:43pm
Steve Turre: Bu BUY from Spiritman
9:50pm
Brian Charette: Good Tipper BUY from Good Tipper
9:53pm
Eddie Palmieri: Cafe BUY from Putumayo Presents: Puerto Rico
9:59pm
Pete Rodriguez: Guaguanco De Amor BUY from El Conde Negro
10:00pm
10:07pm
India: Mi Primera Rumba BUY from Llego La India Via Eddie Palmieri
10:13pm
Tony Adamo: General T BUY from Tony Adamo And The New York Crew
10:18pm
The Jazz Crusaders: Fire Water BUY from The Best Of The Jazz Crusaders
10:24pm
Gil Scott-Heron: Lady Day And John Coltrane BUY from Pieces Of A Man
10:28pm
John McLaughlin: Encuentros BUY from After The Rain
10:36pm
Duke Ellington: Isfahan BUY from The Far East Suite
10:41pm
John Pizzarelli: I Feel Fine/Sidewinder BUY from Double Exposure
10:45pm
John Scofield: Scotown BUY from Uberjam Deux
10:49pm
Mose Allison: Middle Class White Boy BUY from Mose Chronicles: Live In London, Vol. 1
10:52pm
John Stein: Nica's Dream BUY from Raising The Roof

More From Excellence in Jazz