Internationally renowned Brazilian pianist, composer and vocalist Eliane Elias is thrilled to announce her new album, TIME AND AGAIN, set to be released on June 28 on vinyl, CD and all streaming platforms via Candid Records.

Her third recording for the legendary label, TIME AND AGAIN proves once more she is a multi-faceted, groundbreaking artist who continues to reach new heights in a brilliant career spanning decades. Straight off of her last two albums which earned GRAMMY® and Latin GRAMMY Awards plus multiple nominations, TIME AND AGAIN gives us Elias’ unique blend of her Brazilian roots and her mastery of jazz, R&B and popular song.

The first single, 'SEMPRE', is out today and features special guest, legendary Brazilian composer, singer and pop star, Djavan. Eliane states, “I wrote the tune ‘Sempre’ (Always) with Djavan in mind, realizing what we have in common and where our lives in music intersect. The lyric talks about how we come from the same place, about our music carrying the sound of the country that formed us both, and about our love of performing and bringing that love and music to people.”

LISTEN TO 'SEMPRE (ft. Djavan)' HERE
Pre-Order "TIME AND AGAIN" HERE

Produced by Eliane with her long-standing team of Marc Johnson and Steve Rodby, "TIME AND AGAIN" showcases Elias’ exceptional songwriting with 8 original compositions. Featured musicians on the album include guitarists Conrado Goys, Marcus Teixeira and Daniel Santiago, along with Marc Johnson on acoustic bass, Marcelo Mariano on electric bass, and drummers Edu Ribeiro and Cuca Teixeira. Guest artists include vibraphonist Mike Mainieri, drummer Peter Erskine, the exceptional guitarist Bill Frisell, percussionists Marivaldo dos Santos and Davi Vieira, and the background vocals of Mark Kibble. Eliane first invited Mark Kibble, the arranger for Take 6 on her 2015 GRAMMY winning album Made in Brazil.

“For TIME AND AGAIN Mark created background vocals on 6 of the 8 songs. I really feel we have a special affinity in the music and together, we’ve created a very unique sound,” says Eliane.

About the Music

The music on TIME AND AGAIN reflects the level of artistry and ingenuity Elias has demonstrated throughout her career. The overarching melody of the opening track, “At First Sight” is a story by itself, but the lyric and music together reveal just how overwhelming and ultimately exhilarating it feels to fall in love in an instant. “Falo do Amor” (I Talk About Love) is dedicated to Eliane’s granddaughter, Lucy, whom she says is a constant source of joy and inspiration. “It’s Time” is a standout track highlighting Eliane’s seductive vocal sound which gracefully rides over the pulsing groove and lockdown rhythm work by bassist Marc Johnson and drummer Peter Erskine. “How Many Times” is a dreamy, hypnotic sonic adventure with supple contributions by two special guests – vibraphonist Mike Maineiri and guitar great Bill Frisell. Rounding out the album, “A Volta” (The Return) is a contemporary Brazilian groove set in ¾ time. The Portuguese lyric describes that feeling of anticipation waiting for something or someone to return. “Making Honey” is a fun, tongue-in-cheek second-line groove where Eliane wonders if others can recognize romance all around as she does. “Too Late,” the final track, portrays someone in the throes of regret over a relationship that reached its end.

Mark Wexler, Head of Candid Records, states: “With each recording, Eliane proves she has no boundaries and showcases her mastery of song, musicianship and vocalese. She is an artist for all seasons and we’re thrilled to present her Time and Again!”

Exceleration Music Partner and producer John Burk states: “Eliane presents a master class of what being a total artist is. I have had the privilege of working with her for many years and she never ceases to amaze me with the brilliance of her recordings and talent. She simply does it all at the highest level of excellence!”

Eliane Elias embarks on a world tour in conjunction with the release of TIME AND AGAIN, including a series of European dates in Spain, France and Portugal, starting on July 4th. Please find all Tour Dates HERE.

Over the course of her distinguished career, Eliane Elias has consistently displayed the ability to integrate the many artistic roles she takes on. This is another landmark recording marking Eliane Elias’ brilliant musical journey.

More about Eliane Elias

With now 32 albums and over 2.5 million albums sold to date, Eliane Elias has a strong presence on Spotify with almost 500 million streams and over 33 million Spotify listens of her song “Little Paradise.” She has toured 77 countries, is a four-time Gold Disc Award recipient, a three-time Best Vocal Album winner in Japan and winner of the 2018 Edison Lifetime Achievement Award in Holland to name a few accolades. Her 2019 and 2021 albums (Love Stories and Mirror Mirror) were both voted “Downbeat’s Best Album of the Year - Masterpiece” and as most of her previous releases, her recordings hit #1 on the jazz charts worldwide. Eilane has received eleven GRAMMY and Latin GRAMMY nominations, in 5 different categories with two GRAMMYS and two Latin GRAMMY Award wins to date. Her 2022 GRAMMY and Latin GRAMMY winning album Mirror Mirror, showcased her mastery of the piano and improvisation in a collection of duets with Chucho Valdés and Chick Corea. With 2023’s GRAMMY and LATIN GRAMMY nominated follow up Quietude, her intoxicating vocals took center stage singing Brazilian standards. With this latest album, her songwriting skills are once again in the forefront showcasing her alluring voice and masterful musicianship, cementing her status as the reigning queen of Brazilian jazz.

About Candid Records

Between 1960 - 1963 founder, A&R man, and producer Nat Hentoff recorded over 30 extraordinary albums for the new Candid Records label. One cannot underestimate the breadth of these recordings - from bebop to the avant-garde, to blues. Candid sat dormant for years until Black Lion Records founder and producer, Alan Bates, bought the label in 1989. The next phase of Candid Records is happening now. Since its relaunch in 2021, with these new phases of recordings, the label has reissued over 28 titles to high critical acclaim. Thanks to brilliant new releases has received five GRAMMY® awards – 2024 winners the Count Basie Orchestra, 2023 winners Terri Lyne Carrington and Wayne Shorter and 2022’s multiple GRAMMY® winner Eliane Elias. Today’s Candid is not only committed to its legacy but looks forward to defining its future with the quality music that is synonymous with its elite heritage. Learn more at www.candidrecords.com

About Exceleration Music

Exceleration Music is a company formed by global music industry leaders Glen Barros, Amy Dietz, John Burk, Dave Hansen and Charles Caldas to invest in the future of independent labels and artists. Exceleration offers personalized solutions to entrepreneurs seeking capital to achieve growth as well as those trying to achieve liquidity or an honorable exit. The company’s growing team of data, sales and marketing experts works to preserve and enhance the legacies of both the entrepreneurs and their artists alike. To date, Exceleration has strategic relationships with SideOneDummy, Alligator Records, Candid Records, Bloodshot Records, Kill Rock Star, Mom+ Pop and the Ray Charles Foundation/Tangerine Records, Heroic Music Group and Redeye Distribution. Learn more at www.excelerationmusic.com

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