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Juliana Areias channels Rita Lee (Brazil’s Pop Rock Queen)

Sat 9 Dec 2017  at Geoffrey’s Studio ( end of Government Rd Nedlands, Perth) – 7-10pm. Tickets Early Bird $20 / Adult $25 / Family $45  BOOK NOW

Featuring:

Juliana Areias – Vocals
Marcus Tranjan – Guitar
Dana Ogle – Percussion

Juliana Areias invites you to celebrate the Brazilian rock queen’s extravagant music and, to enjoy a delightful Saturday night with family and friends on December 9 from 7pm at Geoffrey’s Studio in Nedlands. This evening will showcase some rich swinging arrangements of well-loved Rita Lee hits – an irresistible mixture of Rock’ n Roll, Blues, Pop, Shuffle, Swing with Latin Rhythms such as Bolero, Samba and Bossa Nova.

Rita Lee has inspired countless musicians, including Juliana, through her expressive and interpretive music, come hear all your favourite Rita Lee and the Mutantes band tunes down at the studio for a sensational and soul filling night of music!

Get to know Rita Lee – Brazil’s iconic tropical pop-rock singer/songwriter superstar has sold more than 60 million albums worldwide, has been performing for over 50 years and is turning 70 this year. For decades, she has been singing about the beauty of women’s freedom of expression, sexuality, pleasure, desires and life aspirations – well before Madonna hit the scene. Don’t miss this unique celebration of one of the greatest Brazilian artists played by some of Perth’s most passionate musicians!

* Delicious Brazilian BBQ & guarana , soft drinks by Churras available for sale from 7pm. Come earlier to drink, eat and socialise. Concert starts 8pm.

Juliana Areias channels Rita Lee

When?      Dec 9 from 7 to 10 pm

Where?     Geoffrey’s Studio – at the end of Government Rd – Nedlands

How much?     $20 each for group of 10 people / $25  adult / $45 Family ( two adults with kids up to 15 years old)  – BOOK NOW

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DATE
SAT 9 Dec 2017 – 7-10pm

Location

Geoffrey’s Studio
End of Government Rd, Nedlands, Perth, Western Australia 6009

Contact Details

Juliana Areias 0405279160 – juliana@julianaareias.com

Marcus Tranjan – 0421417439 – mtranjan@gmail.com

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Juliana Areias, the Bossa Nova Baby declares her love for Rita Lee, the Queen of Rock.

Juliana Areias channels Rita Lee (Brazil’s Pop/Rock Queen)- Concert

Celebrating Rita Lee’s 70 birthday (31 Dec 2017) in Perth, Western Australia – the most isolated metropolis of the world

Irresistible, irreverent, witty, daring, fun, radiant, eclectic and romantic idealist – these are just few of the words used to describe the music and personality of Rita Lee, Brazil’s iconic tropical pop-rock singer/songwriter superstar. Rita Lee has sold more than 60 millions albums worldwide, has been performing for over 50 years and is turning 70 on the 31st of December 2017.

Juliana Areias invites you to celebrate Rita Lee’s music and discover Juliana’s own “psychedelic” side! Rita Lee was the daughter of American and Italian immigrants, and her music is the “most complete translation” of the cosmopolitan spectrum of Sao Paulo City – a mixture of Rock’ n Roll, Blues, Pop, Shuffle, Swing with Latin Rhythms such as Bolero, Samba and Bossa Nova.

Rita Lee, Queen of Rock, was Juliana’s very first musical influence.

The show will feature Juliana Areias (vocals), Marcus Tranjan (guitar) and Dana Ogle (percussion) performing songs from Rita Lee’s endless list of greatest hits, such as the infectuous Lança Perfume (Perfume Spray – Prince Charles’s declared favourite tune), Ovelha Negra (Black Sheep), Doce Vampiro (Sweet Vampire), Mania de Você (Mania of you), Mutante (Changeable), Nem Luxo, nem Lixo (Neither Luxury nor Rubbish), Esse tal de Rock in Roll (This certain Rock in Roll), Ando Meio Desligado (I have been a bit absent minded)… as well as her Beatles arrangements and collaborations with other iconic Brazilian composers and singers such as Cazuza – Perto do Fogo (Near the fire), Zelia Duncan and Maria Rita – Pagu (a witch who died in the inquisition), Ed Motta – Fora da Lei (Outlaw) , Paulo Coelho – Arrombou a Festa (Broke into the Party), Elis Regina – Alo Alo Marciano (Hello Mars Alien) and Joao Gilberto – Jou Jou Balangadã and Brasil com S (Jou Jou Bijoux / Brazil with S).

Rita Lee has been passionately singing about the beauty of women’s freedom of expression, sexuality, pleasure, desires and life aspirations for decades – well before Madonna hit the scene. From the time when Rita’s teenage band “Mutantes” participated in the Tropicalia revolutionary musical movement (1966); to her arrest by the Brazilian Military Dictatorship when she was pregnant of her first son (1976); to her life and musical marriage with Roberto de Carvalho, (who she still calls her boyfriend after over 40 years together), here we have a 70 year old super-artist and woman “full of life and grace and keen to make a lot of people happy with her music” – as her song “Saude” (Health) well-says.

Let’s celebrate Rita Lee’s extravagant music and enjoy ourselves on Saturday the 9th of December from 7pm at Geoffrey’s Studio (end of Government Rd – Nedlands).

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Turn it up! Turn it on! Juliana Areias live interview at FarofaWA Radio Show tonight 8/8

Perth 7-8pm // Sydney 9-10pm //Brasil 8-9h.

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Talking about this weekend shows with guitarist Mike Bevan coming from Adelaide to Perth after his Japan Tour to perform together  at Cine Vivo ( Sat 12th) and at The Ellington Jazz Club ( Sun 13th).

Tuesday 8/8 interview in Portuguese at Farofa WA Radio Show – 7-8pm Perth time. Listen online. Farofa WA YouYube Channel to listen later.

Friday  11/8 – interview in English  with Valentine at 6EBA World Radio – 9-10am Perth time.  Listen online.

SAT 12 AUGUST 2017 at CINE VIVOPerth Latin American Film Festival.

Juliana Areias & Mike Bevan (Perth – Brazil – Adelaide) – Double Tribute to Choro & Chico Buarque + Award Multiple winner Brazilian Movie Aquarius.

SUNDAY 13 AUGUST – 6pm  at The Ellington Jazz Club –  Juliana Areias & Mike Bevan  ( Perth – Brazil – Adelaide) –  Bossa & Beyond – $10 – $15 Book now

 

Juliana Areias, the Bossa Nova Baby invites Mike Bevan – one of the best Australian guitarists, based in Adelaide –  for this unique musical collaboration at The Ellington Jazz Club.

Together with bassist Adam Springuetti, they will present an enchanting repertoire of cool jazz, summer sambas, breezy bossas and captivating choros – Brazil’s most sophisticated musical genre, the precursor of samba – authentically performed by Mike in a seven string guitar.

It will also be a great opportunity to enjoy groovy improvisations and interesting originals such as “Estrela Acalanto” ( Star Lullaby) and “Garoto de Copacabana” ( The boy from Copacabana) co-composed by Juliana and Mike during one of Juliana’s trips to Adelaide.

About Juliana Areias

Perth based, Brazil born singer and song-writer Juliana Areias’s career includes performances at Montreux Jazz Festival, Sydney Opera House, Ronnie Scott’s of London and Auckland Festival. Her original album “Bossa Nova Baby” produced in Perth, has featured as the “Changing Face of Australian Music” on ABC Radio National and has been receiving multiple music award nominations, great reviews and continuous radio airplay in Australia, Europe, Japan, USA and Latin America.

While a teenager, Juliana was introduced to the founders of Bossa Nova by prize-winning music historian and journalist Ruy Castro who also dubbed her the ‘Bossa Nova Baby.’ This direct exposure to the Bossa Nova masters inspired her to become a professional singer and song-writer.

For audio, videos, photos and more information visit http://www.julianaareias.com and her facebook page https://www.facebook.com/JulianaAreias.BrazilianSinger/

About Mike Bevan

Mike Bevan has performed jazz, blues and Brazilian music locally, nationally and internationally in Brazil, Japan, Korea and the US.

Mike tours the country regularly and has played WOMADelaide, Bellingen Global Carnival, the Famous Spiegeltent, the Adelaide Fringe and Cabaret Festivals and the Adelaide International Guitar Festival with Doug de Vries and Yamandu Costa.

He has produced two CDs with ‘Caliente’, ‘Bebé’ and ‘Menage à Guitar”; two with vocalist Charmaine Jones, ‘A Small Hotel ‘ and ‘Still’; a solo album, ‘Homage’, and ‘Never too Far Away’, a recent collaboration with his brother Andy Bevan.

#radio #interview #julianaareias #jazz #perth #farofawa #bossanova #chorinho #brasil #australia #aquarius #film #cinevivo #filmfestival #concert #cityofperth

A show tribute to Graham Wood

A red rose on the piano. A special night at the Ellington Jazz Club. Bossa Nova Baby Show Tribute to Graham Wood’s life, talent and legacy. Thank you everyone for being part of it last night. With love from all of us.

This week on Wednesday 19th July,  Perth lost Graham Wood, great pianist, academic, co-owner of The Ellington Jazz Club and founder of The Perth International jazz Festival. My condolences to the family, Alex, the kids… May Graham be with his beautiful mother Stella and his father… May Graham always be with us through his music and all that he has created to make a difference.

Of course the show Juliana Areias – Bossa Nova Baby at the Ellington this Friday 21st, could not be a regular one, but also a tribute to Graham’s amazing legacy…

Without Graham, the Bossa Nova Baby album would not sound the same. Without Graham, there would be no Ellington Jazz Club, no Perth International Jazz Festival… It was even Graham who introduced me and recommended the talented young pianist Shai Martin who  performed and shared the Ellington stage with us this Friday… Without Graham all the pianists and jazz students from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) would not be the same… Jazz would not be the same, Perth and Australia would not be the same…

You never know how you feel about death until it strikes…

RIP, Graham… Eternal life to your music, creations and legacy… With love from all of us…

Juliana Areias & Graham Wood. Photo take by Glen Moralee

#grahamwood #cityofperth #jazz #jazzfest #pijf #perthjazzfestival #perthjazz #Australia #WAAPA #ellingtonjazzclub #autralianjazz #RIP #bossanovababycd #showtime #tribute #ellingtonjazzclub #bossanovababy #bossanova #latinjazz #rose #redroses #live #livemusic #perth #australia #brasil #brazil #brazilianjazz

Songs of the Latin Skies

After a beautiful concert last week. Guitarist Karin Schaupp and Katie Noonan, my favourite Australian singer. #bossanovababycd#songsofthelatinskies #katienoonan #karinschaupp #julianaareias #thequarry#perth #australia #brazil #jobim #brasil

Ladies, Happy our day! / Parabens Mulherada!

Happy Women’s Day ! Feliz Dia das Mulheres!

Smooth and strong as a woman. Happy our day! A song about our feminine soul…

Delicada e forte como uma mulher. Feliz nosso dia! Uma canção sobre a alma feminina…

#womensday#diadamulher #femininesoul #almafeminina #bossanovababycd #julianaareias

 

Bossa Nova Baby show at the Ellington Jazz Club

Juliana Areias – Bossa Nova Baby Show

Saturday 25 February 7.00pm at the Ellington Jazz Club – Book Now 

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Calling all bossa nova and samba aficionados. Juliana Areias – Bossa Nova Baby is back after her inspiring tour to Brazil.

The Bossa Nova Baby show has been embraced by audiences across the whole of Australia, Europe and Brazil, showcasing contemporary arrangements of well loved bossa and samba standards – such as “Mas que Nada” and Jobim’s “The Girl From Ipanema”  – as well as Juliana Areias’s original songs from her multi-award nominee album “Bossa Nova Baby”  which has been featured on radio nationally and in Europe, Japan, the United States, New Zealand and Latin America.

Juliana will share her passion and the stage with top musicians Paul Millard (sax / flute), Ben Matthew (piano), Joe Southwell (bass), Vince Pavitt (drums) and surprise guests.

Get ready for a sensuous night of fun, rhythms and beautiful music not to be missed, all to celebrate the Carnival spirit of the week!

More information at : http://www.ellingtonjazz.com.au/event/juliana-areias-bossa-nova-baby/

Hello Australia! Bossa Nova Baby is back – February special shows

andy-bevan-juliana-areias-and-mike-bevanCalling all bossa nova, chorinho and samba aficionados. Juliana Areias – Bossa Nova Baby is back after her inspiring tour to Brazil, the country of Carnival!

In February Juliana will present 3 special concerts :

  • mike-bevanJuliana Areias & Mike Bevan (Adelaide) Quartet at  Fremantle Jazz (12//2) Beyond  Bossa Nova Show – Unifying the “fathers” of Bossa Nova ( Antonio Carlos Jobim) and Chorinho (Pixinguinha).
    Juliana Areias – Bossa Nova Baby (Brazil) and Mike Bevan (Adelaide), sharing the stage with Paul Millard (sax/flute)and @Mike Boase Michael Bo’azz (drums). They will present a stunning afternoon of cool jazz, summer sambas, breezy bossa and captivating choros – Brazil’s most sophisticated musical genre and precursor of samba – authentically performed by Mike on a 7-stringed guitar. It will also be a great opportunity to enjoy groovy improvisations and interesting originals such as Estrela Acalanto (Star lullaby) and Garoto de Copacabana (the Boy from Copacabana) co-composed by Mike and Juliana.

    Juliana has performed at the Montreux Jazz Festival, Sydney Opera House, Ronnie Scott’s in London. She has been featured on ABC Radio National, receiving rave reviews and continuous airplay in Australia, Europe,Japan and Latin America. Music historian Ruy Castro has dubbed her ‘Bossa Nova Baby’.

    Mike Bevan has performed jazz, blues and Brazilian music locally, nationally and internationally in Brazil, Japan, Korea and the US. He has payed in WOMAdelaide, Bellingen Global Carnival Famous Spiegeltent Fringe, cabaret and international guitar festivals with Doug de Vries and Yamandu Costa.

  • ravensthorpe-wa-mini-poster-facebook-juliana-areias-bossa-nova-babyJuliana Areias – Bossa Nova Baby show in Ravensthorpe Town Hall – Regional WA   (18/2).
  • Juliana Areias – Bossa Nova Baby back to the Elligton Jazz Club – Perth (25/2). 

The Bossa Nova Baby show has been embraced by audiences across the whole of Australia, Europe and Brazil, showcasing contemporary arrangements of well loved bossa and samba standards – such as “Mas que Nada” and Jobim’s “The Girl From Ipanema”  – as well as Juliana Areias’s original songs from her multi-award nominee album “Bossa Nova Baby”  which has been featured on radio nationally and in Europe, Japan, the United States, New Zealand and Latin America.

Juliana will share her passion and the stage with top musicians Paul Millard (sax / flute), Ben Matthew (piano), Joe Southwell (bass), Vince Pavitt (drums) and surprise guests.

Get ready for a sensuous night of fun, rhythms and beautiful music not to be missed, all to celebrate the Latin spirit of the Carnival Month!

More information at : www.julianaareias.com

Reviews:

–  “We celebrate the changing face of Australian music with Brazilian-born, Perth based singer Juliana’s excellent, Bossa Nova-centred album.” – ABC Radio National – Daily Planet – Lucky Oceans.
 
– “The toast of the Perth Jazz Scene. The release of Bossa Nova Baby has elevated her above a mere covers singer or bossa specialist. The singer excels in an elegant co-composed duet (Belas Artes) with Australia’s finest Brazilian-oriented 7-string guitarist, Doug de Vries”.– The Australian – Tony Hillier
 
– “It’s bossa that plays soccer with Jazz – as it has since the 60’s – and scoring a goal.  –  O GLOBO– Brazil– Antonio
Carlos Miguel – Music critic  and judge member of the “Latin Grammy Award”.
 
– ” A wonderful Brazilian-Australian bossa nova baby with contemporary bossa nova songs.“– Key and Chords, Belgium/Europe –  Patrick Van de Wiele .

 

Australia Day – Brasilia way – Brazilian Tour Last Show at the capital of Brazil.


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Juliana Areias apresenta canções de seu álbum de estreia, “Bossa Nova Baby”, no Australia Day 26/1, no Buraco do Jazz na capital do Brasil. 

Cantora encerra sua turnê em um dos eventos de jazz mais prestigiados da capital brasileira, depois de ter sido muito bem recebida por público e crítica em São Paulo, Rio, Salvador e Fortaleza

Brasília, 23 de janeiro de 2017 – Em dezembro, Juliana Areias chegou de Perth, na Austrália, para apresentar ao Brasil seu primeiro álbum, “Bossa Nova Baby”, lançado lá e estourado nas rádios do país, além de ter sido finalista em diversos prêmios na categoria World Music/Latin Jazz e indicado a Melhor Álbum do Ano em 2015 e 2016 no WAM AWARD.

Agora, depois de passar pelo Espaço Promon, em São Paulo, pelo Beco das Garrafas, no Rio, pela Jam no MAM, em Salvador, e por Fortaleza, Juliana Areias chega a Brasília para apresentar esse rico trabalho amanhã, no Buraco do Jazz, um dos eventos de rua mais badalados de Brasília. “Estou super animada com essa participação neste evento tão vibrante do Distrito Federal, onde vou poder mostrar o trabalho que lancei na Austrália. O mais legal é que ele ocorre justamente no Australia Day. Sinto que estou fechando essa turnê com chave de ouro!”, comemora Juliana.

“Bossa Nova Baby” tem 12 composições próprias (listadas abaixo), que trazem um quê de samba, jazz, funk americano, tango, choro, pop e, claro, muita bossa. Além da voz melodiosa de Juliana, outro destaque do álbum é a participação dos melhores músicos de jazz de Perth, que levaram o suingue do estilo musical à bossa. Com apoio conseguido via crowdfunding, além do patrocínio do Departamento de Cultura e Arte da Austrália, o álbum é o primeiro bebê artístico da artista que estava louca para apresentá-lo a seus conterrâneos.

“Foi interessante ver instrumentistas de jazz australianos dando o tempero deles a ritmos tão tipicamente brasileiros. Acho que isso traz uma sonoridade nova ao álbum e reflete o que é este trabalho e minha carreira com um todo: a união de uma raiz brasileira muito forte, sempre presente, mas com influências dos lugares por onde passei. As faixas, inclusive, foram compostas em parceria com músicos do Brasil, Austrália, Nova Zelândia e Europa”, conta ela.

Buraco do Jazz com participação de Juliana Areias

Data: 26 de janeiro (Australia Day), quinta-feira

Horário: das 18h às 23h

Local: Quadra 412 Sul

Preço: gratuito

Banda: Alexander Haichenok (teclado), Carlos Cardenas (sax), Thiago Wojtowicz (sax).

Informações: https://apps.facebook.com/events/256336921464466/

Algumas canções, “Flecha” e “Maré Cheia”, foram finalistas na categoria Melhor Canção do Ano, no prêmio australiano WAM SOTY 2015.

Para ouvir “Flecha”, “Maré Cheia”, “Belas Artes” e “Última Canção de um Amor” em streaming:

https://soundcloud.com/juliana-areias-1/sets/bossa-nova-baby-cd-order

Fotos e vídeos em:

www.julianaareias.com

Sobre as faixas do álbum, por Juliana Areias:

“Flecha” é uma homenagem aos 450 anos do Rio. Pensei no próprio São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, com suas flechas e misturei à alegoria das flechas do Cupido, de Oxossi e do Centauro.

“Maré Cheia” foi composta em parceria com Johannes Dimyadi, violonista indonesiano, radicado na Nova Zelândia. É uma canção cheia de balanço, que cheira a mar e verão. Conta a história de um pescador e uma sereia se preparando para um encontro. Vale à pena assistir ao “Lyrics video” / Stop motion com a letra da música sendo lavada pelo mar da praia de Cottesloe, cartão postal da cidade de Perth. Tem participação da Lilás, minha filha: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=abXomXnNhxY

“Garoto de Copacabana” é uma homenagem a Tom Jobim, à bossa nova e sua “Garota de Ipanema”.

“Dia a dia” é sobre a vivência em São Paulo, em ritmo de tango cinematográfico.

“Como Vai” é a canção pop do álbum. Tem ares de Steve Wonder e Rita Lee, que foi minha primeira referência, inclusive “Bossa Nova Baby” como um todo é dedicado a Rita Lee e Tom Jobim. 

“Night in Takapuna” é a única canção em inglês do álbum e homenageia a praia de Takapuna, meu local favorito Auckland, Nova Zelândia, onde me tornei mãe.

“Estrela Acalanto” é para os filhotes Jobim e Lilás, nomes que escolhi em homenagem a Tom e Djavan.

– “Última Canção de um amor” compus para Genebra, “Meu lugar”, para Salvador, e “Missão”, para Perth, cidades que amo e onde morei.

–  “Belas Artes” foi escrita para o artista e escultor cibernético australiano, Geoffrey Drake-Brockman, em mente, que virá ao Brasil pela primeira vez nessa turnê.

O que a imprensa já disse sobre a Bossa Nova Baby:

“Celebramos a nova face da música australiana com o excelente álbum de bossa nova da cantora brasileira, sediada em Perth, Juliana Areias”. – Lucky Oceans – Rádio ABC, Austrália

“Destaque na cena de Jazz de Perth, o lançamento do álbum Bossa Nova Baby eleva Juliana Areias a um novo patamar, acima de uma mera intérprete ou especialista de bossa nova. A cantora surpreende em uma elegante composição em parceria com Doug de Vries, o mais eminente violonista de sete cordas australiano”. – Tony Hillier, The Australian

“É bossa que bate bola com o jazz, como vem acontecendo desde os anos 1960, e que acerta o alvo”. – Antônio Carlos Miguel, G1

“Maravilhoso bebê brasileiro-australiano, ‘Bossa Nova Baby’ com composições contemporâneas de Bossa Nova”. – Patrick Van de Wiele, Key and Chords, Bélgica

“Ritmicamente perfeito e apaixonante performance vocal”. – John McBeath – Jazz and Beyond, The Australian

“Bossa nova pulsa forte”. – Tanya MacNauhton, The Western Suburbs, Austrália

Informações à imprensa:

Graziele Marronato

e-mail: gmarronato@gmail.com

Telefone/Whatssap: 953 123 316

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