Spring news: Sunset songs , Perth & Sydney Concerts

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This spring brings exciting news and concerts!

The production of the “Bossa Nova Baby Album” is progressing in full swing – or , shall we say “in full bossa” – thanks to the amazing talent and passion of all the musicians and professionals involved in the project and  with the support of the Department of Culture and the Arts and fans around the world. You can pre-order your copy of the album now.

Following a month of shows at the Crown Casino and aCINE VIVO LIFE Juliana Areias special invitation to perform at the Cine Vivo – 10th Latin American Film Festival  (20/9), Juliana Areias is confirmed to perform on the closing day of the Kings Park Festival , on 28/9 – 12.30pm- 2pm at the main stage, located in the WA Botanic Garden, near the corner of Lovekin and Forrest Drives. The Belleville Gypsy Quartet and  Libby Hammer Big Band are also part of the program.

SUNSET SONGS MINI LOGOThe new season of SUNSET SONGS  begins on 02/10! Every Thursday 6.30-8pm  at the Kiosk Floreat Beach  – Brazilian Music and the beach, the perfect combination, this year featuring Juliana Areias & Gus Potenza.  This musical residency started in 2010 with  So Brazil Duo and  it has become a musical tradition in Perth since then. Come and find out why so many people love to be there and enjoy a happy hour of  stunning sunset & sound tracks.  ( Challenger Parade – City Beach . Ph:  92850048.)

505 logo - Juliana Areias Brazilian SingerAbuka logo Juliana Areias Brazilian Singer AustraliaIn October,  Juliana Areias heads to Sydney for a one night only concert with ABUKA at the 505 on the October 16th. Together they will showcase original songs as well as their influences from the vast Brazilian and world music scene. More details coming soon!

Book now.  (505: 280 Cleveland St Surry Hills – Corner of Cleveland and Perry St).

 

 

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Official support from the Department of Culture and the Arts

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​Hello Bossa Nova Babies!!!

​​Now it’s official !  The Department of Culture and the Arts of The Government of Western Australia (DCA) is also funding the Bossa Nova Baby Album production!

​Thank YOU, the amazing supporters and sponsors of our successful Pozible Crowd-funding campaign. You were  the first people to believe in this recording dream and to show that this project is credible and feasible. Therefore we hit  this new milestone together!

​Now we can produce the album exactly as it was idealized. The whole production is starting in August 2014!

​Find your name and the full list of supporters​ here.  New pre-orders of the album can be made​ here.

​Please keep in tune, follow and share Juliana Areias’ ​​website​​facebook page​youtube channel,  ​twitter and ​Instagram for more updates and to help us to promote the album.

Thank you very much! Muito Obrigada!

​​Bossa Nova Kisses!

​Ju :)

​Juliana Areias
​www.julianaareias.com

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LIVE AT THE PIAZZA – WORLD CUP BRAZIL SPECIAL – BEYOND SAMBA, SOCCER AND CARNIVAL

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AAAA Piazza 2014 1The City of Perth – Winter Arts Season 2014 and the Northbridge Piazza’s popular Sunday Piazza Live music series, present a World Cup special with The Juliana Areias Brazillian Experience on 22 June -2-3pm – Free Family Event.

A musical journey beyond samba, soccer and carnival discovering more colors and sounds of Brazil through the authentic Brazilian voice of Juliana Areias combine with the musicality of her unique band composed by Marcio Mendes (guitar/percussion/vocals), Paul Millard (sax/flute), Joe Southwell (bass) and Chris Tarr (drums).

Let’s celebrate life Brazilian style!

Juliana Areias is producing her first original album tiltle ” Bossa Nova Baby”.

Find out more about her music and keep in tune

with Juliana Areias’ updates by visiting and subscribing to her:
– Website: www.julianaareias.com
– Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/JulianaAreias.BrazilianSinger
– Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/JulianaAreiasMusic

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May it be! Perth International Jazz Festival & Perth Jazz Society Sunday Sessions

PIJF 2014 Juliana Areias and Tal Cohen Perth International Jazz Festival 2014 Perth Jazz Society Laneway Lounge Sunday sessionsSunday’s Sessions – from 4/5 to 25/5 – Juliana Areias @ Laneway Lounge presented by The Perth Jazz Society  (414A Murray Street 6000 Perth T: (08) 9321 2508 ). – 6.30=8.30pm . Tickets  on the door – $10-15 with free drink. 

(* Pre-booking available only for the 11/5 – As part of the Perth International Jazz Festival.  BOOK NOW )

May it be!

PerthJazzSociety_logolaneway lounge perth logoJuliana Areias is the special guest artist this May for the Laneway Sessions in Perth

 Perth Jazz Society invited Juliana Areias to perform for four Sundays consecutively in May at the Laneway Lounge (41/4 A Murray Street, Perth City)

 Pairing up with top local jazz musicians, the Brazilian Singer and songwriter, Juliana Areias, will present an eclectic repertoire that ranges from tunes influenced by Brazilian pop rock and French jazz. With her Brazilian jazz / bossa nova flair, this is an excellent option for a unique Sunday session accompanied by Perth’s most delicious top shelf cocktails.

 For lovers of local jazz, one of the highlights of these musical encounters is the presence of one of Perth’s dearest jazz pianist, Tal Cohen, who is flying in from Florida to take part in the second edition of the Perth International Jazz Festival.

“I am looking forward to performing with Tal Cohen again. The sea connects people and not the opposite and this is the motto that will inspire our session. We aim to experiment with our own original songs, so we can expect the unexpected and this how we like our music.”, Juliana Areias.

 Sundays, from 6:30 to 8:30 at Laneway Lounge (41/4 A Murray Street, Perth City)

Entrance fee / general information: www.thelanewaylounge.com.au

Sunday, 4th of May

Pop Bossa with Gus Potenza

 Gus Juliana Areias NocturnusGus Potenza Nocturnus Juliana AreiasJuliana Areias – Pop bossa with Gus Potenza at Lane Way Lounge is a jazzy edition of Juliana Areias
Sunset Sessions at Floreat beach Kiosk. The guitar player and composer newly arrived in Perth from Brazil and brings to the table his Brazilian pop rock background from São Paulo.

The duo will be interpreting legendary songs from acclaimed artists and bands such as The Beatles and classics of Brazilian 1980’s rock in an easy listening bossa nova style.


Sunday, 11th of May

7 Seas

Tal e JulianaTal Cohen - Juliana Areias duoJuliana Areias & Tal Cohen duo present the 7 Seas – a special selection of favourites, originals and improvisations.

Cohen who has relocated to Florida is specially returning to his hometown for the Perth International Jazz Festival. Having played alongside Juliana Areias for the past 3 years, this is the first time that they will be experimenting around their own original compositions together. An opportunity not to be missed!

Sunday, 18th of May

Tribute to Jobim

Graham WoodA Juliana Areias by Lili Riecken 023_20130501Juliana Areias & Graham Woods, a major reference in the jazz scene in Perth. By far the best combination Perth can offer for interpreting the bossa nova classics of master Antonio Carlos Jobim. Challenge your ears and they will agree.

Sunday, 25th of May

La vie en rose in Ipanema

Juliana Areias, Ray Walker & Cathie Travers

Ray WalkerIf Edith Piaf was Brazilian and CaCathie Traversrmen Miranda French how would their music sound? This is the music mystery that this amazing trio aim to unravel. Exploring the French influences, Ray Walker (guitarist) has 50 years in the industry being one of Western Australia’s leading professional guitarists who has performed with musicians such as Joe Pisano and Cathie Travers with the charms of her impeccable accordion playing will perform alongside Juliana Areias. Join in!

About Juliana Areias

O DIA 8 march 2014 RIO Juliana Areias Bossa Nova Baby pbWith over a year of consecutive sold out concerts around Australia, Brazilian Singer Juliana Areias, based in Perth since 2009 is already a reference in the local music scene and abroad.

 Juliana was personally introduced to the Bossa Nova founders when she was a teenager by legendary Brazilian Music historian and journalist Ruy Castro who also named her “The Bossa Nova Baby”. This direct learning and unique experience have inspired her to become a professional singer.

 Juliana Areias has lived for many years in Europe (Switzerland) and New Zealand prior toArt Gallery Juliana Areias page 1 of 2 moving to Australia. Always working in the music circuit, her career includes performances at major international festivals such as the revered Montreux Jazz Festival, Auckland Festival, and American’s Cup (NZ). Most recent 2013 performances include the Inaugural Perth International Jazz Festival, New York’s exhibition “Van Gogh, Dali and Beyong” at The Art Gallery of Western Australia, and Ritmo Festival at The Darling Harbour, performing for over 30.000 people.

Juliana Areias has recorded for the poet, composer and Juliana Areias EPOCA GLOOGLE TRANSLATOR march 2014Brazilian diplomat Marcio Catunda, 6 of his albums produced respectively in Switzerland (Anima Lirica -1997), Bulgaria (Crescente – 2000), Brazil ( Mistica Beleza – 2003/ Itinerario Sentimental – 2008) , Spain (Agua de Flores – 2009) and Portugal (O Jardineiro da Vida – 2010). And now she is producing her first original album, the Bossa Nova Baby. 

 Juliana Areias music embraces several shades of the Brazilian music spectrum and its resonance upon jazz and other international musical styles.

Her authentic Brazilian voice, sense of groove, engaging charisma and a very personal and passionate stage presence are the trademarks of her work.

Press: Claudia Rondon

(CJR Media Consultancy – claudiajrondon@gmail.com)

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BOSSA NEWS SHOW – Celebrating over 100% success of the CD Crowd-funding Campaign

Juliana Areias-49 c Thank youYOU did it! Thanks to YOU, the Pozible crowd-funding campaign to produce the Bossa Nova Baby Album has been successful !  Contribute now and be part of it!  Thanks for your amazing support!  (  See full list of supporters  here )

Let’s celebrate it together !

- FRIDAY 4 APRIL – JULIANA AREIAS – BOSSA NEWS SHOW at the Ellington Jazz Club – 7pm – Book now

Juliana Areias-108 c After the milestone performance at “Mare cheia” – On the rise concert” greeting listeners for the very first time with her original work, Juliana Areias steps on stage again to sing more classic and contemporary bossa nova.

Juliana Areias-63bRecently compared to renowned contemporary bossa nova singer Bebel Gilberto by Brazil’s acclaimed EPOCA Magazine and O DIA newspaper, Juliana Areias brings to the Ellington on the 4th of April a heart full of gratitude and good news about Bossa Nova Baby Album crowd funding campaign.

This is a beautiful opportunity for Perth jazz fans to enjoy another little taste of Juliana Areias’ original work whilst witnessing and taking part in this inspiring catharsis that comes into fruition live. To celebrate with Juliana Areias, bringing their always appreciated skills and talent, will join the stage Graham Woods (piano), Marcio Mendes (guitar / percussion), Paul Millard (sax / flute), Pete Jeavons (bass) and Chris Tarr (drums).

Photos by Dani Mendes.

- FRIDAY 4 APRIL – JULIANA AREIAS – BOSSA NEWS SHOW at the Ellington Jazz Club – 7pm – Book now

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These are the amazing “angel supporters” of this Album –  in Australia, Brazil, Italy, France, New Zealand, Qatar, Andorra, England,  USA and Switzerland – so far!

  See full list of supporters  here

CORPORATE SPONSOR OF THE ALBUM

  1. *** METAX ***

HONORARY PRODUCERS OF THE ALBUM

  1.  *** Geoffrey Drake-Brockman ***  
  2. *** Jose Wilson Areias Mendes *** 
  3. *** Marcia & Reginaldo Farias Santos Family ***
  4. *** ZAMBELLI’S PIZZA ***

SPECIAL PATRONS OF THE ALBUM

  1. ***Odair Ortega***
  2. ***Frederico Correa Ramanzini***
  3. ***Graca Cabral Mendes***
  4. ***Ascelino Teixeira Mendes*** 

CAMPAIGN SPONSORS

  1. Fashion clothes by MELKO/ TOTEM AUSTRALIA,
  2. Jewelry byDANIELA COLLECTION,
  3. a draw of AU$500 by OI EXCHANGE ,
  4. Samba no pe dance classes by SANDDANCE 
  5. Dance classes all styles by  JUAN RANDO DANCE ACADEMY 
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Over 100 supporters and less than two weeks to be part of it !

 

— We are almost there! Hurry up and be part of it, pledge now at: http://www.pozible.com/julianaareias

Thank you for your support!

Live demo of 3 songs that will be recorded at the Bossa Nova Baby Album : http://www.pozible.com/julianaareias

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World’s eyes in Rio. Rio’s ears in Perth.

Rio de Janeiro! Carnival has just finished in the Capital of Samba and while the city gets ready to host the next Soccer World Cup 2014 and Olympics Games 2016, one of its greatest newspapers  Jornal O DIA dedicated a half page article to Brazilian Singer Juliana Areias –  Bossa Nova Baby next album in the International Women’s Day. Rio de Janeiro, the city of Antonio Carlos Jobim  and most of Bossa Nova’s icons. Rio, always embracing music and culture.   ( Google’s translation of the article /   Online article )

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-Second article published this week in Brazil about the Bossa Nova Baby Recording Project : Magazine – REVISTA EPOCA – Editora Globo by Bruno Astuto with Acyr Mera Junior, Dani Barbi :.www.pozible.com/julianaareias    Google’s translation of the article  / Online article

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A Big clap and special thanks to journalists Ricardo Schott , Bruno Astuto, Acyr Mera Junior, Dani Barbi, Karla Rondon Prado, Claudia Jardim Rondon and Rodrigo Vasconcellos.

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