Calling 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 :
- Juliana 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.
- Juliana 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
Carlos Miguel – Music critic and judge member of the “Latin Grammy Award”.