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So, who is this Elin, what is her music all about, and how did she end up on this journey? Born and raised in Sweden by an Irish mother and a Peruvian father. Grew up in three distinct cultures and continents: Europe, North and South America. Oldest of six children, fluent in five languages, eight-year resident of New York City, instrumentalist and student of music since the age of seven, and utterly obsessed with Brazilian music! This should give you a start at understanding the colorful complexities and remarkable adventures from which Elin draws her inspirations and expressions. It all began one lazy summer afternoon in Sweden when Elin was 15, in a moment she says altered the course of her life forever… “School was out for summer break and I’d entertain myself, among other things, by going through my parents’ huge record collection.” One day, she randomly picked one out and played it, not really knowing why, only to become mesmerized by a sound she had never heard before

Lazy Afternoon

Label: Blue Toucan Music
Released: 2007
Track listing: Fascinating Rhythm/Telefone; Lazy Afternoon; I Love New York; Aquarela do Brasil; Vera Cruz; Bonita; La Luna; Lush Life; Doralice; Sugar; Casa Forte.

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Elin: Lazy Afternoon

Read "Lazy Afternoon" reviewed by Suzanne Lorge

Swedish-born singer Elin (née Kathleen Clelia Elin Melgarejo) moved to the U.S. as a young adult, won a scholarship to study Portuguese in Brazil, and later received her musical training in vocal jazz at the University of Miami in Florida. Eventually the peripatetic singer settled in New York City, and the local jazz scene is all ...


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