Light My Fire

The reviews of Eliane Elias all-new album “Light My Fire” are now coming in strong. And they are – literally – on fire!

This review on says “..highly innovative pianist..continue to dazzle and hypnotize” calls “…every song a winner” and gives the album 5 out of 5 stars!

Qon Stage calls the album “sultry and sexy” in this review.

Soundsandcolors says that “Eliane’s beautiful voice makes you fall in love with the album” in this review.

Tim Taylor says in his review on Audiophile Audition that “Light My Fire is to me a great presentation of the music of living life as lived in Brazil.  Elaine Elias is a top-class artist and a joy to listen to”. Read the full review here.

Downbeat Magazine makes the album an editors pick and says that it features an “intoxicating mixture of original and iconic songs flavored by the bossa nova vibe of her native Brazil” in this review.

And Eliane is the cover Story in the June/July 2011 issue of Latin Beat Magazine – there’s a short interview with her and they say that “This Brazilian goddess of Latin jazz is at the peak of her career and sounding better than ever”. Read here.

ABC News points out exactly what makes Eliane unique as an artist by saying that she “stands out from other Brazilian singers because she not only has a deep-rooted feel for the rhythms of her native land but also is fluent in the American jazz idiom after spending some 30 years in the United States”, and also calls her version of “Take Five” “strikingly original”! Read the full review here.

Last but not least – read an extensive interview with Eliane Elias about “Light My Fire” published on June 9 in Jazztimes Magazine by clicking here.