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A2 Juliana Areais - Kings Park Festival 2014-98Festivals, Concerts, Corporate, Public &  Private Event.

For quotation  call 0405279160

or email:  juliana@julianaareias.com

 

 

– TESTIMONIAL by Leigh Jarrett | PAN International – Australia,

  •  “As the producer of sunset@subi; the City of Subiaco’s free concert series, I was delighted to discover the beautiful and talented Juliana Areias. Juliana’s experience is extensive and shows in her very polished but relaxed performance style. The promise of something special had a large audience turn up to be treated to an afternoon of stunning classic and contemporary bossa, samba, fusions and originals, which had even the most reserved up and dancing and clapping along to the infectious rhythms. Juliana has put together a band of  accomplished and passionate musicians who perfectly compliment Juliana in creating a truly authentic sound and memorable experience.” 

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    Juliana Areias Sextet at the Kings Park Festival 2014. Photo by Dani Mendes

Find below information about: the description of act and thematic show options available; production requirements;  photo, audio & video promo kit; repertoire list, testimonials from clients and biography.

  • DESCRIPTION OF ACT

Juliana Areias

From the beach sands of Brazil to the world, Brazilian singer Juliana Areias’ career, centered on traditional and contemporary Brazilian Music, includes a performance at the revered Montreux Jazz Festival.

Juliana Areias music embraces several shades of the Brazilian musci spectrum and its resonance upon jazz, French, Latin, Pop, Rock and other international musical styles.

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

Formats:

AAAA Ju Claremont Quarter 2014 March end 2014 Juliana Areias duo ,trio or quartet formats provide the perfect atmosphere for corporate, public or private cocktails and dinners: warm, joyful, classy but not too intrusive.

AAAA Bunbury 2Juliana Areias quintet or sextet format is perfect for corporate, public or private parties and dinners transporting and inviting the guests to experience a full Latin Jazz atmosphere where you can feel like dancing.

Thematic shows:

These are Juliana Areias’ most popular thematic shows :

The Bossa Nova Baby

FB_Profile_image_300Bossa Nova Baby is her nickname. And now also the title of her first original album.

The show presents the Bossa Nova Baby CD live.

The album is a selection of 12 original songs composed by Juliana Areias all around the globe and recorded in Perth with some of the most highly regarded jazz musicians in Australia.

On stage, they create a contemporary dialogue between bossa, samba, jazz, tango, choro, pop, baiao , ballade and funk through songs like “Maré Cheia”, “Belas Artes”, “Meu Lugar” and “Night in Takapuna”.

The album is sponsored by The Department of Culture and the Arts of The Government of Western Australia and by a very successful crowd-funding campaign that gathered together Juliana’s fans and supporters from Australia, Brazil, USA, UK, France, Switzerland, Italy, Qatar, Andorra and New Zealand

_ The Album “Bossa Nova Baby” reflects the present, here and now, as well as the richness of the whole spectrum of Brazilian music with its multiple influences, combined with the wonderful quality of music we produce here in Perth, Western Australia. Perth is considered the most isolated metropolis in the world, yet I think, it’s one of the most inspiring, musical and artistic places I have ever experienced – celebrates Juliana Areias, based in Perth since 2009. _ Just as Bossa Nova Baby is my musical nickname, bossa nova is my very essence as a singer and songwriter.

The Bossa Nova Show

Juliana Areias Bossa Nova Baby by Flavio Rosa-1Bossa Nova is more alive than ever through the voice of Brazilian singer Juliana Areias, bringing with her the magic subtleties, stories and the evolution of the bossa rhythm that has inspired people to sway gently for over 50 years.

Known as The Bossa Nova Baby – a nickname given by Brazilian journalist Ruy Castro (author of Bossa Nova’s history book Chega de Saudade) – Juliana’s love for this seductive music evolved into a desire to become a professional singer after meeting and learning directly from some of its creators.

The concert will embrace timeless bossa classics – such as; The Girl from Ipanema, Desafinado, One note samba, Mas que nada,  No more blues ( Chega de Saudade), Waters of March ( Aguas de Marco)  – that were introduced to the Western English Speaking world by Antonio Carlos Jobim, Joao & Astrud Gilberto, Sergio Mendes, Stan Getz, Charlie Byrd, Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra –  as well as breathtaking new songs and fresh arrangements with its resonance reflecting upon Diana Krall,  Herbie Hancock, Al Jarreau, Raphael Rabello, Joao Donato, Cazuza, Marisa Montes, Rosa Passos and other more recent jazz & contemporary music icons.

On board with Juliana Areias on this sensuous musical journey, you can expect a stellar line up of musicians including the most sought-after jazz musicians based in Australia.

La vie em rose in Ipanema

Juliana Areias by JaygaIf Edith Piaf was Brazilian and Carmen Miranda French how would their music sound? This is the music mystery that this amazing show aim unravels.

Fasten your seat belts and free up your imagination to enjoy a stunning collection of breathtaking French classics and other finely selected tunes which have a French connection – interpreted with a Brazilian touch, grooves and accent, plus impeccable accordion and charming guitar– displaying the French influence within Brazilian Music and Jazz.

The concert will embrace timeless classics by Edith Piaf, Henri Salvador, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Joao Gilberto, Joao Bosco and Carmen Miranda.  On board with Juliana Areias on this sensuous and chic musical journey, you can expect “la Crème de la crème ” of the most versatile and legendary musicians of Australia.

Born to Samba

IMG_9415 SanCarnival, the greatest party on earth. It was precisely in a Carnival summer night that Brazilian Singer Juliana Areias was born. This show gives you an unique taste of the Carnival atmosphere . The concert embraces sensuous Brazilian rhythms featuring some of the finest Sambas of all times, uniting traditional and contemporary composers such as: Antonio Carlos Jobim, Jorge Benjor, Noel Rosa, Cartola, Joao Bosco, Gonzaquinha, Djavan, Caetano Veloso, Edu Lobo, Chico Buarque, Luiz Melodia, Lenine,  Zeca Pagodinho, Arlindo Cruz, Eduardo Godin, Rosa Passos,  Rita Lee and Maria Gadu. To perform this show Juliana is supported by a smoking and sensational “Samba Band” and can also provide samba carnival dancers and an unique samba de gafieira traditional couple dance if desired.

Lighting up the Bonfire of the heart show

Juliana Areias Lighting up the bonfire of the heartThe concert is primordially inspired by the colourful Brazilian Annual Winter Festivities where everybody get together to have fun and dance around bonfires in a colonial and regional country style.

From exciting arrangements of bossa nova and samba classics such as The Girl from Ipanema and Mas que nada, Juliana invites the audience to dive into a deeper musical trip to the “five corners” of Brazil, presenting a wider spectrum of its traditional and contemporary rhythmic diversity:

– ‪The “Carimbo” sounds of the ‬Amazon Forest (North);

– ‪The contrasting sounds that comes from the sertao (Brazilian “desert”) and from the sea coast – baiao (“forro”), coco, repente, ciranda, samba de roda, maracatu, afoxe – particularly from Bahia and Pernambuco (North East);‬

– ‪The Baroque/ Spanish/Arabic/Gypsy influences in Minas Gerais music and Urban Babel vibration of ‬Rio and Sao Paulo (Southeast).

– ‪The Guarani indigenous influence of the “Guarania” in ‬Pantanal Forest (West Central) and;

– ‪The European Folkloric influences (South);‬

To perform this show Juliana is supported by a eclectic band displaying very authentic instruments such as cuica, berimbal, pandeiro and cavaquinho.

Nocturnus Show – A Brazilian Halloween / Steam Punk Party

Gus Juliana Areias NocturnusThe concert celebrates the mysteries of the night the Brazilian way, exploring the collective imagination of Latin American culture and its “darker elements”. From traditional Gothic lullabies, seductive vamp ballads, African slave chants, blues and rock magic portions, to evolving energetic samba spells, here is a night to have fun between fantasy and reality. Halloween or steam punk dress is encouraged at this festival of fantastic creatures, tales, myths and songs!

Along with Juliana Areias, you can expect a fantastic “Black Cats” band composed of multi-instrumentalists and vocalists all dressed in Halloween/ Steam Punk Style.

PRODUCTION REQUIREMENTS

STAGE PLAN

Juliana Areias Stage plan

 

For duo – Voice – middle front, harmony ( guitar or keys) left beside

For trio – Harmony ( guitar or keys) – left, voice – middle front, percussion or drums – right or behide.

For quartet – Harmony (guitar or keys) – left, voice – middle front, Bass – right, drums /percusion behide

For quintet – Harmony (guitar or keys) – left, voice – middle, sax in the right , Bass behide left, Drums behide right.

 

  • AVERAGE STAGE AREA REQUIRED (minimum preferred) Duo – 2m x 1m                     Trio – 2,50m x 1,50m             Quartet – 3m x 2m
  • Quintet – 6m x 3m              Sextet 8m x 4m
  • SPECIFIC SURFACE – not required
  • SET-UP TIME REQUIRED – 60-30 minutes before the start of the performance.
  • PRODUCTION REQUIREMENTS :– If  in open air, performance area needs to be covered or protected from rain and direct sun light on the instruments. – If  in dark area or during the night. Appropriate lighting need to be provided.– If available, loading area close to the performance area and parking for each perfomer.A) When the artist is providing the PA System:– A table for the mixer and a power point close to the performance area needed to be provided.– Chairs without arms for guitar, keyboard and drum.
  • B) If the event organisers is providing the PA System, these are our requirements– 3 DIs for guitar, bass and keys – 3 mics for lead voice, percussion/backing vocal and sax/flute– standard drum set mics – If possible one stage monitor per person on stage. – Chairs without arms for guitar, keyboard and drum.– power point on the stage

PHOTO, AUDIO AND VIDEO PROMO KIT

 

The channel contains : 3 live demos of 3 original songs:

– Estrela Acalanto

– Garoto de Copacabana

– Mare Cheia

Plus 2 previous studio recordings made in 2010:

– Sinfonica

– Na desventura de um desesperar

 

  • YOUTUBE LINKS

Youtube Channel  link with over 50 videos of live performances in duo, trio and band formats –

– Mas que nada – my most popular video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f4vB_LU3b7U

– Sunset at Subi Concert DEMO video- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qiUDMGTHjGg

– Mare-cheia original song video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RFHMnLWOudk

– Estrela Acalanto Video (forro – lighting up the bonfire of the heart concert style) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0_a8RltTdI

  • TESTIMONIALS FROM CLIENTS :

 

  • -With a deep sense of groove, engaging charisma and passionate stage presence, Juliana Areias is the quintessential authentic Brazilian singer.  Article published by RTR FM
  • – December 2013 .- “Juliana Areias is proving be a band leader and musical “activist” who makes things happen. – Garry Lee – The Jazz Guitar Society of Western Australia JGSSWA # 142, June 2013 – Page 3.
  • – “As the producer of sunset@subi; the City of Subiaco’s free concert series, I was delighted to discover the beautiful and talented Juliana Areias. Juliana’s experience is extensive and shows in her very polished but relaxed performance style. The promise of something special had a large audience turn up to be treated to an afternoon of stunning classic and contemporary bossa, samba, fusions and originals, which had even the most reserved up and dancing and clapping along to the infectious rhythms. Juliana has put together a band of  accomplished and passionate musicians who perfectly compliment Juliana in creating a truly authentic sound and memorable experience.” – Leigh Jarrett | PAN International – 2011

 

  • – “The warm, passionate voice of Juliana Areias – dubbed the Bossa Nova Baby – encourages the listener to forget its winter, shed the scarf, coat and boats and party, Brazilian Style ! – Article published by Angela King – The Art Gallery of Western Australia – July 2013
  • – Areias is one of our major assets in terms of Brazilian music and culture in Australia. Bossa nova is her passion and she represents the style not only singing and composing, but she is also a determined Bossa Nova advocate. Hence the fact she is probably one of the most recommended individuals to talk about Brazilian music/culture in Perth. Posted by  Vibez Brazil – Eastside Radio 89.7FM  – Sydney – February 2014
  • REPERTOIRE LIST

 

  • Over 500 tunes including a fine selection ofBossa Nova, Samba, Bolero, Jazz, Pop, Beatles, French and Italian classics such as :
    • Mas que nadaThe girl from IpanemaOne Note SambaQuiet nights, Quiet stars ( Corcovado)WaveDesafinadoHow InsensitiveWaters of MarchBrazil ( Aquarela do Brasil)TristezaBesame MuchoLa barca

      Sabor a mi

      They can’t take there away from me

      When I fall in love

      Every breath you take ( in accoustic jazzy style)

      All my loving ( in Bossa Jazzy style)

      Stand by me (in bossa jazzy style)

      Fireworks (in bossa style)

      Autumn Leaves ( Les foille mortes)

      I wish your love ( Que reste-il de nous amour)

      La vie em rose

      Mon amant de Saint Jean

      Hymne à l’amour

      La foule ( amor de mis amores)

      Syracuse

      Estate

  • BIOGRAPHY

JULIANA AREIAS – THE BOSSA NOVA BABY – BIO

 

From the beach sands of Brazil to the world, Brazilian singer Juliana Areias’ career, centered on traditional and contemporary Brazilian Music, includes a performance at the revered Montreux Jazz Festival.

Recently compared to renowned contemporary bossa nova singer Bebel Gilberto by Brazil’s acclaimed EPOCA Magazine and O DIA newspaper and with 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 to 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 performances include the Inaugural and secound edition of the 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 Brazilian 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.

 

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Contemporary dialogue between bossa nova, Jazz, pop, funk, rock, samba, choro, forro, MPB and tango

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