Bossa Nova Baby - Juliana Areias. Duo/Trio/ Band

Bossa Nova Baby - Juliana Areias. Duo/Trio/ Band

 

From the Montreux Jazz Festival and Sydney Opera House to your event. Dubbed the "Bossa Nova Baby", this Brazilian born, now Perth-based singer brings a new edge to traditional Brazilian, Spanish and French Jazz tunes and rhythms. 

With a vast repertoire of over 500 songs, Juliana Areia's music embraces a fine selection of timeless bossas, sambas, boleros, French swings, Jazz, Beatles and Pop Rock tunes sung in Portuguese, Spanish, French, Italian and English and all performed with a classy, silky and sultry Brazilian flavour.

Juliana Areias -Bossa Nova Baby has received a nomination for the Best World Music Act – WAMi - Western Australian Music Award and also featured at ABC Radio National on Australia Day as "The Changing Face of Australian Music". 

Juliana Areias' international career includes performances at many major international festivals such as the Montreux Jazz Festival, Auckland Festival, and America’s Cup (NZ). Recent performances include Sydney Opera House, Ronnie Scott Jazz Club (London), Munganga Theatre (Amsterdam), Jazz Up North Series, The Perth International Jazz Festival, The Kings Park Festival, New York’s exhibition “Van Gogh, Dali and Beyond” at The Art Gallery of Western Australia, and Ritmo Festival at The Darling Harbour, where she sang for a crowd of over 30.000 people.

Proud to call Perth home, Juliana Areias is available as a duo, trio, quartet, quintet, septet or full septet with Brass section and is available for all types of private, corporate and Festival/Council events. Taking the Australian and International music scene by storm, with more than a year of consecutive sold-out concerts around Australian and Europe, word is spreading fast of this Latin sensation.  The authenticity and diversity of her performance is sure to bring the perfect charming Latin atmosphere to your event. 

TESTIMONIALS:

"Areias is one of our major assets in terms of Brazilian music and culture in Australia. Bossa Nova is her passion and she represents the style not only singing and composing but she is also a determined Bossa Nova advocate. Hence the fact that she is probably one of the most recommended individuals to talk about Brazilian music/culture in Perth." - Vibez Brazil. Eastside Radio 89.7FM. Sydney

"With a deep sense of groove, engaging charisma and passionate stage presence, Juliana Areias is the quintessential authentic Brazilian singer." RTR  FM

"Juliana Areias is proving to be a band leader and musical "activist" who makes things happen." - Garry Lee. The Jazz Guitar Society of WA

"The warm, passionate voice of Juliana Areias - dubbed the Bossa Nova Baby - encourages the listener to forget its winter, shed the scarf, coat and boots and party, Brazilian style! - Angela King. The Art Gallery of WA.

"As the producer of sunset@subi, The City of Subiaco's free concert series, I was delighted to discover the beautiful and talented Juliana Areias. Juliana's experience is extensive and shows in her very polished but relaxed perfomance style. The promise of something special had a large audience turn up to be treated to an afternoon of stunning classic and contemporary bossa, samba, fusions and originals, which had even the most reserved up and dancing and clapping along to the infectious rhythms. Juliana has put together a band of accomplished and passionate musicians who perfectly compliment Juliana in creating a truly aithentic sound and memorable experience." - Leigh Jarret. PAN International.

“We celebrate the changing face of Australian music with Brazilian-born, Perth based singer Juliana’s excellent, Bossa Nova-centred album." - ABC Radio National, Daily Planet, Lucky Oceans, Grammy Award winner

“The toast of the Perth Jazz Scene. The release of Bossa Nova Baby has elevated her above a mere covers singer or bossa specialist. The singer excels in an elegant co-composed duet (Belas Artes) with Australia’s finest Brazilian-oriented 7-string guitarist, Doug de Vries”. - The Australian, Tony Hillier

“Bossa Nova Baby” is a welcome surprise of good Brazilian music, made far away. It's bossa that plays soccer with jazz – like it has since the 60's – and scoring a goal” - O Globo, Brazil, Antonio Carlos Miguel, Music critic and judge member of the “Latin Grammy Award”

”A wonderful Brazilian-Australian bossa nova baby with contemporary bossa nova songs.“ - Key and Chords, Belgium/Europe, Patrick Van de Wiele. 

“Rhythmically perfect and passionate vocal delivery” - Jazz and Beyond, The Australian, John McBeath

 “Bossa Nova beats strong” - The Western Suburbs, News Corp Australia, Tanya Mac