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Packing up songs to Japan’s 60 Years of Bossa Nova Official Celebrations – Focus Brasil Press Awards

After a successful USA Tour, with performances in New York, California, Florida and New Jersey; Australia based Brazilian singer-songwriter Juliana Areias, the “Bossa Nova Baby”, salutes 60 years of Bossa Nova presenting her original album Bossa Nova Baby in Japan as the featuring artist of the 7th Focus Brasil Press Award. She will open the event with intimate Bossa Nova Baby concert at the Brazilian Embassy in Tokyo on the 4th of September for a guest audience and then she will close the event with a free concert for 450 people at the Fukiagi Hall in Nagoya on the 9th of September. Get your free tickets now.

The Bossa Nova Baby concert features the exuberant arrangements of the 12 original songs of the Bossa Nova Baby álbum produced in Perth, Western Australia with the support of The Department of Culture and the Arts of Western Australian and of a successful crowd-funding campaign – as well as exclusive arrangements of Bossa Nova classics such as “Waters of March”, “The Girl from Ipanema” and “Rio”.

Juliana will be joined by a stellar line-up of jazz musicians based in Japan, including Australian saxophonist Andy Bevan and guitarrist Hirishi Nakanuma in Tokyo ; and Brazilian bassist Bete Bezerra quintet in Nagoya featuring Japanese instrumentalists Manabu Suzuki – sax and flute, Shinobu Wakayama – piano, Komori Atsushi-guitar, Naoto-Tanii – bass and Hideki Shibata – Drums.

It has always been my dream to visit and perform in Japan. I am very excited to present the contemporary songs of the Bossa Nova Baby album paying tribute to the 60 years of Bossa Nova and showing its evolution at the same time. It will be a magical artistic encounter of 3 nations -Japan, Brazil and Australia – sharing our common language: our the love for music and bossa nova.” – tells Juliana Areias.

Juliana Areias has performed on major stages internationally including the Sydney Opera House, Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club in London, the Green Room in New York City, The Bickford Theatre in Metropolitan New York, the Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland, the Auckland Festival in New Zealand and the legendary Beco das Garrafas in Rio de Janeiro.

As a teenager Juliana was personally introduced to the Bossa Nova founders by the iconic Brazilian music historian and journalist Ruy Castro – who also named her the “Bossa Nova Baby”. This direct contact with the Bossa masters inspired her to become a professional singer and songwriter.

Before moving to Australia, Juliana Areias began her music career in Europe and lectured in New Zealand, but it was her first original album “Bossa Nova Baby” produced in Perth that elevated her to the next level. Featured on ABC National Radio on Australia Day 2016, the CD received multiple music award nominations and earned regular air play around the world. Filled with original tunes, the CD is an infectious blend of bossa-nova with samba, jazz, pop, funk, choro, ballad, and tango rhythms.

Now it is your turn to experience live the sounds of the Bossa Nova Baby in concert.

More information, media clips, and social media links at http://www.JulianaAreias.com /

JULIANA AREIAS – BOSSA NOVA BABY ALBUM – FETURING REVIEWS

– “The idea of mixing styles and cultures is reflected in Areias’ life and her music.”, Daily Record, Bill Nutt.– USA

– “Rhythmically perfect and passionate vocal delivery” – Jazz and Beyond , The Australian, John McBeath. – Australia

– “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. – Australia

– “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. – Australia

– “It’s bossa that plays soccer with Jazz – as it has since the 60’s – and scoring a goal. Bossa Nova Baby” is a welcome surprise of good Brazilian music, made far away.” – O GLOBO– Antonio Carlos Miguel – Music critic and judge member of the “Latin Grammy Award”. Brazil

A wonderful Brazilian-Australian bossa nova baby with contemporary bossa nova songs.“Key and Chords – Patrick Van de Wiele . – Belgium, Europe

– Listen to “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

– Photos and videos: www.julianaareias.com

Bossa Nova Baby Show Video teaser https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qNRNrVqC6Kk

Mas que nada – live video in Australiahttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f4vB_LU3b7U

Media clips about Juliana Areias around the worldhttps://julianaareias.com/juliana-areias-in-the-press/

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Let’s face it. Perth is great! It is time to celebrate it!

In between her USA and Japan tours, Juliana Areias is glad to be back home in Perth, Western Australia, celebrating the amazing original music and unique creative community of Perth.

“The greatest cultural lesson I have learned in America, was how much Americans embrace and celebrate their own culture and the arts, making ordinary life extraordinary. Let’s face it,  Perth has some of the best beaches of this planet, mesmerasing sky, trees, birds, friendly people, clean-safe-traffic free streets, a blessed life style and an amazing creative community exporting world class music, fine-art, films…  No more understatements, please. It is time we celebrate how lucky we are to be able to live and produce culture and arts here.  Perth is not just okay. Perth is great! Perth is wonderful! I love Perth! I am in love with Perth… I have always been… but now, even more than ever!I am so proud of calling Perth home and being part of this diverse and dynamic artistic scene. Let’s face the music and dance.”

In this spirit, after her “welcome back home” performances at the City of Perth’s Winter Festival (25/7) – Winter Sounds, celebrating the original music of Western Australia, produced by WAM ( Western Australia Music) and at the Ellington Jazz Club (28/7); Juliana Areias annouces her participation and support for the “Brazil V Australia Capoeira Fundraiser Gig”  at the Rosemount Hotel on Sunday 26th August 2018 featuring an ecletic line-up  from pop ballades, bossa, samba, capoeira to funk performers:

Renata Fantoches (4pm); Helen Townsend (4.45pm); Constanza Herrero (5.30pm); Belle Harvey & Band (6.15-6.45pm), Capoeira show (7-7.15pm);  Juliana Areias (7.30-8pm – with Joshua de Silva – guitar and Rafael Souza – pandeiro); Randa And The Soul Kingdom (8.15pm-9pm), Brazilian DJ (9-10pm).

“Perth’s great music scene gets together to support a genuine school dedicated to teach kids and adults the art of Capoeira, the Brazilian martial art which is more than a self defence fight, it is the expression of dance, music, culture and resistance created by our African slave ancestors which now is admired all around the world. My kids – now teenagers – were among the first children to learn Capoeira at this school and it is such a pleasure to see every year more people discovering and falling in love with it. Come this Sunday to experienceo a watercolour of sounds and how beautiful, fun and powerful Capoeira is. Facebook event : Brazil V Australia Capoeira Fundraiser Gig” – invites Juliana.

#iloveperth #perthisgreat #capoeira #fundraiser #perthlivemusic #perthmusic #perthmusicscene #school #learning #dance #arts #martialarts #australia #children #kids #familyevent #perthevents #sunday #brazil #brazilvsaustralia

Back in Perth – Juliana Areias salutes 60 years of Bossa Nova

Juliana Areias – Celebration of 60 Years of Bossa Nova at The Ellington Jazz Club, Perth, WA -Saturday 28 July 7.00pm – Book now

After a brilliant USA Tour, with performances in New York, California, Florida and New Jersey; Perth-based Brazilian singer-songwriter Juliana Areias, the “Bossa Nova Baby”, is back to salute 60 years of Bossa Nova at the Ellington Jazz Club.

The concert will feature exuberant arrangements of select originals and many of the most-loved Bossa Nova classics – including The Girl From Ipanema, Mas que Nada, and One Note Samba – revealing how Bossa Nova keeps evolving and enchanting the world.

Juliana will be joined by a stellar line-up of musicians and friends: Paul Millard – sax/flute, Ray Walker – guitar, Joe Southwell – bass and Brazilian drummer Fabio Macarrao.

Juliana Areias has performed on major stages internationally including the Sydney Opera House, Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club in London, the Green Room in New York, the Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland, the Auckland Festival in New Zealand and the legendary Beco das Garrafas in Rio de Janeiro.

As a teenager Juliana was personally introduced to the Bossa Nova founders by the iconic Brazilian music historian and journalist Ruy Castro – who also named her the “Bossa Nova Baby”. This direct contact with the Bossa masters inspired her to become a professional singer and songwriter.

Before moving to Australia, Juliana Areias began her music career in Europe and lectured in New Zealand, but it was her first original album “Bossa Nova Baby” produced in Perth that elevated her to the next level. Featured on Australia Day 2016, the CD received multiple music award nominations and earned regular air play around the world. Filled with original tunes, the CD is an infectious blend of bossa-nova with samba, jazz, pop, funk, choro, ballad, and tango rhythms.

Now it is your turn to experience live the sounds of the Bossa Nova Baby in concert.

More information at www.JulianaAreias.com

“The idea of mixing styles and cultures is reflected in Areias’ life and her music.”, Daily Record, Bill Nutt. – USA

“Rhythmically perfect and passionate vocal delivery” – Jazz and Beyond , The Australian,  John McBeath. – Australia

–  “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. – Australia

– “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. – Australia

– “It’s bossa that plays soccer with Jazz – as it has since the 60’s – and scoring a goal. Bossa Nova Baby” is a welcome surprise of good Brazilian music, made far away.” – O GLOBO– Antonio
Carlos Miguel – Music critic  and judge member of the “Latin Grammy Award”
. Brazil

” A wonderful Brazilian-Australian bossa nova baby with contemporary bossa nova songs.“– Key and Chords –  Patrick Van de Wiele . – Belgium, Europe

Juliana Areias – Jobim Songbook Concert celebrates Jobim’s 90 birthday and Bossa Nova’s 60th Anniversary

Juliana Areias – Jobim Songbook Concert

Saturday 20 January 7.00pm @ The Ellington Jazz Club – BOOK NOW

Let’s sway all the way to Copacabana Beach!

The Bossa Nova Baby, Juliana Areias is back for her last show at The Ellington Jazz Club, before she embarks on her US Tour.

Celebrating Jobim’s 90th birthday and Bossa Nova’s 60th Anniversary, Juliana Areias presents a tribute to her favourite composer and bossa nova master; Antonio Carlos Jobim.

The concert will embrace timeless Jobim bossa classics – such as; The Girl from Ipanema, One note samba,  Corcovado, No more blues (Chega de Saudade), Waters of March (Aguas de Marco)  – which were introduced to the English Speaking world by Antonio Carlos Jobim, Joao & Astrud Gilberto, Sergio Mendes, Stan Getz, Charlie Byrd, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Diana Krall, Herbie Hancock, and Al Jarreau, Esperanza Spalding; –  as well as other breathtaking Jobim compositions that may sound new for the audience.

On board with Juliana Areias on this sensuous musical journey, the grooviest cats in town: Paul Millard – sax/flute, Ray Walker – guitar, Joe Southwell – bass and Bronton Ainsworth – drums.

Juliana was personally introduced to the Bossa Nova founders when she was a teenager by the legendary Brazilian music historian and journalist Ruy Castro who also named her “The Bossa Nova Baby”. This direct contact with the bossa masters inspired her to become a professional singer and songwriter.

Juliana Areias’s career includes recent touring performances at the Sydney Opera House, at the Ronnie Scott Jazz Club in London, at Munganga Theatre in Amsterdam, at the Beco das Garrafas in Rio, Brazil and at the Tanks Jazz Up North Series in Cairns along with Kate Ceberano and The Cat Empire – as well as The Montreux Jazz Festival, Auckland Festival, America’s Cup (NZ), The Perth International Jazz Festival, WAM Festival, Kings Park Festival and Ritmo Festival at Darling Harbour performing for over 30,000 people.

Her first original album “Bossa Nova Baby”, produced in Perth with the support of the Department of Culture and the Arts of Western Australia, was featured as the “Changing Face of Australian Music” on ABC Radio National. It has been receiving regular air play in Australia, Europe, Japan, USA , Brazil and Latin America.

Juliana is also WAM – Western Australia Music Award finalist for Song of the year – World Music Category 2015 and Best World Music Act 2015/2016.

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

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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

Facebook: Graziele Marronato

Brazilian tour – After Sao Paulo and Rio, Juliana Areias arrives in Salvador


3-jam-do-mam-juliana-areias-bossa-nova-baby-7-jan-2017-img_9360Juliana Areias chega a Salvador para agitar a

JAM no MAM

Depois de encantar público e crítica em São Paulo e Rio, cantora e compositora radicada em Perth, na Austrália, apresenta as canções de seu álbum de estreia “Bossa Nova Baby” para os soteropolitanos, no dia 7 de janeiro

2-jam-no-mam-juliana-areias-bossa-nova-baby-7-jan-2017-img_936702 de janeiro de 2017 – Ano novo, artista nova, oportunidade excelente para quem mora em Salvador e para quem está curtindo a cidade conhecer o trabalho de Juliana Areias, cantora e compositora, que veio da Austrália lançar seu disco “Bossa Nova Baby, estourado nas rádios por lá, e indicado a “Melhor Álbum do Ano”.

1-jam-no-mam-juliana-areias-bossa-nova-baby-7-jan-2017-img_9381-geleia-solar-ivan-huol-ivan-bastos-felipe-guedes-marcelo-galter-rowney-scott-joatan-nascimento-gabi-guedesVai ser muito gostoso cantar em Salvador porque foi aí que dei meus primeiros passos como cantora, nas areias do Farol de Itapuã, em 1993. Muito emocionante me apresentar pela primeira vez na JAM no MAM, que sempre foi meu point favorito na cidade, desde essa época”, conta empolgada Ju Areias.

O evento escolhido pela artista para este retorno às origens não poderia ser melhor. A JAM no MAM é o projeto que leva aos finais de semana do Museu de Arte Moderna de Salvador uma trilha sonora especial, baseada no melhor estilo das jam sessions. O local tem uma das mais belas vistas da cidade e é ponto de encontro garantido de músicos locais, além de atrair artistas de todo o mundo que, de passagem pela Bahia, encontram ali um espaço democrático para ouvir jazz com “sotaque baiano” e exercitar a arte da improvisação ao lado da banda Geleia Solar — antiga Banda JAM no MAM, que estreia seu novo nome brincando com a tradução de “jam” (“geleia”, em inglês) e com o Solar do Unhão e o clima de pôr- do-sol que caracteriza as sessões musicais em Salvador. A banda é atualmente formada por André Becker, Bruno Aranha, Felipe Guedes, Gabi Guedes, Ivan Bastos, Ivan Huol, Joatan Nascimento, Matias Traut, Paulo Mutti e Rowney Scott.

Juliana Areias irá apresentar algumas de suas 12 composições, que trazem um quê de samba, jazz, funk americano, tango, choro, pop e, claro, muita bossa. Seu primeiro álbum, “Bossa Nova Baby”, conta com participação dos melhores músicos de jazz de Perth, onde mora, e foi produzido com apoio conseguido via crowdfunding, além do patrocínio do Departamento de Cultura e Arte da Austrália. Entre os destaques do disco “Flecha” e “Maré Cheia”, finalistas na categoria Melhor Canção do Ano, no prêmio australiano WAM SOTY 2015.

“‘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 a pena assistir ao “Lyrics video”, um stop motion com a letra da música sendo lavada pelo mar da praia de Cottesloe, cartão postal de Perth. Tem participação da Lilás, minha filha”, explica a artista.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=abXomXnNhxY

Para ouvir “Flecha” e “Maré Cheia” https://soundcloud.com/juliana-areias-1/sets/bossa-nova-baby-cd-order

Fotos e vídeos em:

www.julianaareias.com

A jam session do dia 07/01 terá transmissão online através das redes sociais da JAM no MAM (www.youtube.com/JAMnoMAM). A equipe técnica é coordenada pelos cineastas Sofia Federico e Marcos Povoas.

Show de Juliana Areias na JAM no MAM

Local: MAM (Museu de Arte Moderna)

Endereço: Solar do Unhao, Avenida do Contorno, s/n – Comercio, Salvador – BA, 40060-075

Data: 07 de janeiro

Horário: das 18h às 21h

Preço: R$ 8,00 (inteira) e R$ 4,00 (meia)

Vendas: no próprio local, a partir das 17h

Realização: Huol Criações – Tel: 71 3241-2983

Informações à imprensa:

Graziele Marronato

e-mail: gmarronato@gmail.com

Telefone/Whatssap: 11 953 123 316

Facebook: Graziele Marronato

Skype: graziele.marronato

JAM no MAM – Um espetaculo de som e imagem – primeira do ano

Ivan Huol (bateria), Ivan Bastos (baixo), Felipe Guedes (guitarra), Marcelo Galter (teclado), Rowney Scott (sax tenor e soprano), André Becker (sax alto e flauta), Joatan Nascimento (flugelhorne) e Gabi Guedes (percussão)

Juliana Areias Live at JAM do MAM –  1h17min to 1h.41min