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Eliane Amherd

Eliane is one of the hottest forces of the New York City's music scene. The Swiss-born singer, guitarist and songwriter graduated from The New School University for Jazz and Contemporary Music, New York in 2000. Since then her original music and lyrics, a groovy mix of all her influences, has been creating quite a buzz. Her album “Now and from Now on” which is broadcast internationally, continues to receive great press reviews and has topped the play list of several US Radio Stations. Besides her performances as a leader or a featured artist in New York’s most famous clubs like SOB’s, Zinc Bar, Nublu, the Jazz Standard, Joe’s Pub, the Blue Note, Cornelia’s Street Cafe, Nuyorican Poets Cafe, she also tours in North- and South America, Canada, Europe and Asia, where she performed at several Festivals like the International Jazz Festival in Hong Kong, the Beijing Nine Gate Jazz Festival, the Shenzhen OCT Loft Festival, the Beishan International Festival in Zhuhai, the Jazzmandu Festival in Kathmandu and the Giant Steppes of Jazz Festival in Mongolia. Eliane also arranged and produced the Swiss Miss Sampler “heimweh”, featuring famous Swiss artists like Eliana Burki, Nubya, Gigi Moto, Mia Aegerter etc

Skylines

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2016
Track listing: Never Is; Gonna Get Up; Money Ain't No Friend Of Mine; Knowing That I'm A Fool; What Have You Done For Me Lately; Turn The World Around; Counting Grains Of Sand; Andromeda; Don't Wanna Be; Courage (Bill Ware Mix); Andromeda (Bill Ware Mix).

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Eliane Amherd: Skylines

Read "Skylines" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

It's five years since Swiss-born, New School graduate singer/songwriter Eliane Amherd released Now And From Now On (Self Produced, 2011). The easy-on-the-ear melodies and upbeat rhythms from that debut album are still a central part of Skylines, but those extra five years show in Amherd's more mature writing style and wider musical imagination. Skylines ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

Hong Kong International Jazz Festival Attracts Top Names

Hong Kong International Jazz Festival Attracts Top Names

The Hong Kong International Jazz Festival is back with a host of great jazz from the 29th September to the 2nd October. Now in its sixth edition, this most iconic of Asian cities provides a spectacular backdrop to a truly exciting series of concerts featuring top international names including the Asaf Sirkis Trio, the Lars Danielsson ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEW

OCT-LOFT Jazz Festival: Shenzhen, China, October 8-23, 2012

Read "OCT-LOFT Jazz Festival: Shenzhen, China, October 8-23, 2012" reviewed by Ian Patterson

OCT-LOFT Jazz FestivalShenzhen, ChinaOctober 8-23, 2012The OCT-LOFT Jazz Festival, in Shenzhen, Gaungdong Province, is one of the youngest jazz festivals in China, yet in just two editions it has already established itself as one of the best. Financially, it can't compete with the Shanghai Jazz Festival, which for its 2012 edition attracted renowned ...

Now And From Now On

Label: Blue Note
Released: 2011

Now And From Now On

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2011
Track listing: Now And From Now On; As If; Me Fe Tan Pliji; Don't Give Up On Me; Feel A Little Sorry For Yourself; Where Is Home; Let Me Explain; Temptation; Trust You; Steady And Slow; Batucada.

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Eliane Amherd: Now And From Now On

Read "Now And From Now  On" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

Eliane Amherd creates bright and cheery, easy to listen to; jazz music that's a perfect soundtrack to sunny summer days. She also writes and performs material with a harder edge, darker and raunchier. She's blessed with a strong voice that's capable of intimate romance and bluesy hollers, and she is a fine guitarist, with touches of ...


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