Brazilian composer Eliane Elias to take stage in Istanbul
The concert at the Cemal Reşit Rey Concert Hall will start at 8 p.m.Brazilian pianist, singer and composer Eliane Elias will be on the stage at Istanbul’s Cemal Reşit Rey Concert Hall March 24 at 8 p.m.
Together with Herbie Hancock, she was nominated for solo and featuring performance for the best jazz performance in the 1995 Grammys. Praised by “Musician Magazine,” she was evaluated as the cornerstone of piano performance. In 1997, “The Three Americas” album was elected as best jazz album by the “Downbeat Readers Poll.”
Elias was awarded with prizes for best musician, best composer, best jazz pianist, female vocalist and musician of the year. Recognized as an excellent performer of Brazilian virtuoso Antonio Carlos Jobim’s music, Elias was awarded with the best vocal prize for “Sings Jobim” in Japan, which was on top of the charts for three months consecutively and was elected best album in Brazil.