Eliane Elias: Love Stories

On an album recorded partly in Brazil and partly in London Ms Elias has chosen to present her programme of love songs with a big string orchestra, her own vocals and keyboard work, along with long-time collaborator Marc Johnson on bass. Her approach throughout virtually the entire session is a soft-focus Brazilian crooning style with the strings sweeping around her and the occasional snippet of a brass or reed solo. Most of these pieces have a familiar bossa-nova fla
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