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Elias, Eliane / Bossa Nova Stories
Album:Bossa Nova Stories Collection:World
Artist:Elias, Eliane Added:03/2009
Label:Blue Note 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2009-03-22 Pull Date:2009-05-24 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:10 May3 May26 Apr19 Apr12 Apr29 Mar
Airplays:111312

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1.Sat, 20 Mar 10:Eme O
Music Casserole
4.Tue, 28 Apr 09:Decca
At the Cafe Bohemian
2.Fri, 04 Dec 09:Fo
No Cover, No Minimum
5.Fri, 24 Apr 09:Wedge
Memory Select
3.Fri, 08 May 09:Decca
The Rent Party
6.Fri, 17 Apr 09:Fo
No Cover, No Minimum

Album Review
Decca
Reviewed 2009-03-14 
Jazz-based bossas featuring the sexy voice and cool piano of Elias plus a tight band with solid arrangements. A mix of classic Brazilian tunes plus a few surprises (like Stevie Wonder’s “Superwoman.”) In English and Portuguese. Wonderful, sophisticated music.

*1. Lush and sensual version of the classic. Honey-smooth.
*2. So gorgeous midtempo samba classic. Absolutely delicious.
3. Slow jazz ballad with soft strings and a classic style.
4. Downtemp Gershwin, a romantic slow dance w/sophistication.
5. A sexy midtempo sway with a light, delicate touch.
*6. Toots Thielemans harp accents this slow sway. Wonderful.
7. Relaxed jazz with stylish vocals and hip piano.
8. Slow strings, vocal duet w/a sweeping jazz arrangement.
*9. Playfully sexy midtempo Johnny Mercer classic. Sweet.
10. More harmonica, downtempo w/a hint of blues.
*11. Mid/uptempo w/tripping, light vocals & guitar.
12. Upbeat summertime in Brazil sound. Light & breezy.
*13. Driving piano, fast vocals, gets into a cool jazz jam.
14. Slow love song with a lush orchestral arrangement.


Track Listing
1.The Girl From Ipanema 8.I'm Not Alone
2.Chege De Saude 9.Too Marvelous For Words
3.The More I See You 10.Superwoman
4.They Can't Take That Away From Me 11.Falsa Baiana
5.Desafinado 12.Minha Saudade
6.Estate 13.A Ra
7.Day In Day Out 14.Day By Day