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.

Honored to present METAX – Official Corporate Sponsor of the Bossa Nova Baby Recording Project

THANK YOU 9 79%  Juliana Areias Bossa Nova Baby CD Crowd Funding 5 March 2014Welcome on board METAX ( www.metax.com.br )! Thank you for supporting culture and the arts worldwide. Thanks to all 88 supporters so far! Any little bit helps, please be the next: http://www.pozible.com/julianaareias 

 

Baby steps: NEW original album!

It’s on! The crowd-sourcing campaign to raise funds for the production of Juliana Areias’ first original album, “BOSSA NOVA BABY”.

By contributing you can pre-purchase the album and be rewarded with fabulous prizes. PLAY  NOW 

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Encore: Juliana Areias now playing!

Juliana Areias has two different performances Saturday & Sunday at Perth International Jazz Festival

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The Bossa Nova Baby is honoured to be filling in for Victoria Newton at the Perth International Jazz Festival on Saturday, 25 May, 3pm at Weld Square.

A blissful and relaxing afternoon full of truly authentic bossa nova leads the tone of Juliana Areias’ concert in the company of Tal Cohen (piano), Mark Shanahan (guitar), Paul Poolley (bass), Chris Tarr (drums).

Following a classic Brazilian jazz repertoire fans will be delighted to enjoy tunes from composers such as Antonio Carlos Jobim, Jorge Benjor (Sergio Mendes/ Brasil 66), Rosa Passos and others.

Our samba de gafieira afficionada, Juliana Areias will also do a very special appearance on Sunday, 26 May, sharing the stage with Marcio Mendes & Perth Samba Social Club at the Perth Cultural Centre. Among the heat of the lively drums and trumpets, Juliana Areias promises a surprise act. Don’t miss out!

THE BOSSA NOVA X – FACTOR

ImageSATURDAY 22 December – 6-8pm –  Juliana Areias – The Bossa Way – End of the Year Show @ The Ellington Jazz Club

In a Christmas mood, time to relax for a sec and indulge yourself in a sensuous bossa nova way. Brazilian Singer Juliana Areias’ last public concert of the year in Perth prior she heads to Adelaide for a New Year’s Eve Celebration.

An intimate performance full of sway and delicious subtleties sharing the stage with finest Australian Guitarist Mark Shanahan and Brazilian Multi instrumentalist Leandro Cezarino ( guitar, cavaquinho and percussion).

In the concert repertoire, classic and contemporary bossa, samba, baiao and maracatus by master composers such as Antonio Carlos Jobim, Baden Powell, Joao Bosco, Guinga ,Djavan, Joyce, Lenine and Maria Gadu – as well as a breathtaking selection of French, Italian , Spanish and Jazz tunes including the swing standards “Autumn Leaves” (Les feuilles mortes) and “I wish your love” (Que reste-t-il de nos amours ); plus surprising jazzy makeover of Pop tunes such as The Beatles’ “Stand by me”, Police’s “ Every breath you take” and Kate’s Perry’s “Firework” – all performed with an irresistible bossa nova accent.

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.

Juliana Areias’ career includes a performance at the revered Montreux Jazz Festival. Her authentic Brazilian voice, sense of groove, engaging charisma and a very personal and passionate stage presence are trademarks of her work.

More information at : www.ellingtonjazz.com.au

Celebration Time

Saturday 5 May – Juliana Areias – The Sounds of Brazil Show @ the Ellington Jazz Club – SOLD OUT  

Brazil! The very word excites the imagination with a delicious and unique blend of rhythms and sensations.

Celebrating the consecutive success of her performances,  Brazilian singer Juliana Areias “  –   is back to the Ellington presenting the “best chapters” of her previous shows – Ginga Brazil / Bossa Nova Baby / La vie en Rose in Ipanema / Born to Samba – as well as new vogue songs.

From fresh arrangements of  Jobim’s classics such as The Girl from Ipanema and Sergio Mendes’ popular samba recording Mas que nada to contemporary  Brazilian icons –  Djavan, Joao Bosco, Lenine, Ceu, Maria Gadu, Maria Rita, Rita Lee, Zelia Duncan,  Adriana Calcanhoto,  Arlindo Cruz, Moacyr Luz  and Aldyr Blanc – The Sounds of Brazil show also features some of Juliana’s original songs.

On board with Juliana Areias on this sensuous musical journey, is a stellar line up of new talents: just arrived Brazilian multi instrumentalist Leandro Cezarino (guitar, cavaquinho and percussion); pianist Jeremy Poole-Johnson, bassist Joe Southwell and drummer Bronton Ainsworth; plus surprise special guests – Marcio Mendes, Carlos Santos and Walber Almeida – and surprise reasons to celebrate. Sound Engineering: Liam Crosby.

Brazilian chanteuse 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 a performance at the revered Montreau Jazz Festival. Her authentic Brazilian voice, sense of groove, engaging charisma and a very personal and passionate stage presence are the trademarks of her work.

More information at The Ellington Jazz Club Website 

Concert proudly sponsored by:

–  Oi Exchange– the best way to send money to Brazil. Perth representant: 0405279160

– Totem  – Brazilian International Fashion Label

– Daniela Collection – hand crafted Brazilian jewellery www.danielacollection.com.au

– Make up by Sand Dance

– Hair designing – Total Brazil Beauty 

– Photos by Jayga McMullen and Santos Group

– Sound engineer: Liam Crosby

– Video by Luis Tasso Santos

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LIVE in the heart of the City

Juliana Areias @ The Shed – Concert Series –  March 7th to April 4th 2012

A very special musical treat for lovers of fine music, dance and entertainment.  Featuring some of the top musicians in town – pianist Tal Cohen, Bassist Adam Springuetti and Drummer Bronton Ainsworth – the band presents original tunes and their interpretations of songs made famous by Antonio Carlos Jobim, Sergio Mendes, Brazil 66, Jorge Benjor, Noel Rosa, Cartola, JoaoBosco, Djavan, Maria Gadu, Vanessa da Mata, Lenine, Maria Rita, Gonzaquinha, Caetano Veloso, Edu Lobo, Chico Buarque, Luiz Melodia,  Zeca Pagodinho, Arlindo Cruz, Eduardo Godin, Rosa Passos and Rita Lee.

The night is also an exclusive opportunity to LIVE experience “Samba de gafieira” – an elegant and fun samba partner dance style originated in the 1940′s in Rio, created from an unique combination of Samba, Tango, Swing and other dance genre styles – that has established its own identity, allowing the dancers to express grace, playfulness, intimacy and strength in a different art form.

Samba de Gafieira Video by Marcelo Amorim & Ana Elisa – from Brasilia. (*Samba de Gafieira Classes in Perth are taught by Alisson Sandi & Audrey Isautier )