Brazilian Classics

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All Music Guide - Matt Collar
Featuring tracks culled from eight of her albums, beginning fittingly enough with 1989's Eliane Elias Plays Jobim, Blue Note has compiled a strong collection of pianist Eliane Elias' Brazilian jazz cuts on Brazilian Classics. Elias' classically influenced touch is evident here on such standards as Antonio Carlos Jobim's "Chega de Saudade" and "One Note Samba," as well as her medley of Milton Nascimento works off her 1992 Fantasia release. While it would have been nice for Blue Note to include some rarities or alternate takes, as it stands Brazilian Classics works as a fitting representation of Elias' take on her home country's unique ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Matt Collar
Featuring tracks culled from eight of her albums, beginning fittingly enough with 1989's Eliane Elias Plays Jobim, Blue Note has compiled a strong collection of pianist Eliane Elias' Brazilian jazz cuts on Brazilian Classics. Elias' classically influenced touch is evident here on such standards as Antonio Carlos Jobim's "Chega de Saudade" and "One Note Samba," as well as her medley of Milton Nascimento works off her 1992 Fantasia release. While it would have been nice for Blue Note to include some rarities or alternate takes, as it stands Brazilian Classics works as a fitting representation of Elias' take on her home country's unique sound.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/16/2003
  • Label: Blue Note Records
  • UPC: 724358433722
  • Catalog Number: 84337
  • Sales rank: 58,524

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Eliane Elias Primary Artist, Synthesizer, Piano, Vocals
Ivan Lins Vocals
Naná Vasconcelos Percussion
Jim Beard Synthesizer
Michael Brecker Tenor Saxophone
Jack DeJohnette Drums
Peter Erskine Drums
Eddie Gomez Bass
Marc Johnson Bass
Dave Valentin Flute
Paulinho Braga Drums
Johnny Chance Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Vocals
Malcolm Pollack Vocals
Portinho Shaker
Satoshi Takeishi Drums
Amanda Elias Brecker Vocals
Technical Credits
Heitor Villa-Lobos Composer
Luiz Bonfá Composer
Ivan Lins Composer
Milton Nascimento Composer
Vinícius de Moraes Composer
Randy Brecker Producer
Johnny Chance Producer
Eliane Elias Composer, Producer
James Farber Engineer
Antonio Carlos Jobim Composer
Hitoshi Namekata Executive Producer
Malcolm Pollack Engineer
Christine Martin Executive Producer
Ary Barroso Composer
David McEowen Mastering
Ronaldo Bastos Composer
Fernando Brant Composer
Jessica Novod Berenblat Art Direction
Victor Manoel N. Martins Composer
James P. Nichols Engineer
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