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About: Elisete
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About: Elisete in a show
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About: Elisete
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About: Elisete
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About: Elisete
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Bio - Elisete

Elisete – the Israeli-Brazilian singer, composer, and songwriter, released her first album 'Luar e Café' (Moonlight & Coffee) in April 2004 and her second album 'Gaagua' (Longing) in March 2006. Her album 'Elisete - Remixes' was released in 2007 and it features songs from her previous acoustic albums in remix versions. Her new acoustic album 'Minhas Cores' (My Colors) will be released this year.

Elisete is an independent artist who believes that talent, optimism, and a lot of hard work will take her to the place where she wants to be.

Minhas Cores (My Colors) – The New Album

The new CD was recorded half in Israel and half in Brazil. Half of the songs are in Hebrew and half in Portuguese. The album reflects Elisete the way she feels: half Israeli and half Brazilian.

The new album is acoustic and still very up to date, lyrical, a bit melancholic maybe, romantic, and sensual.

The album was produced by Israeli-Brazilian producer Avi Levin together with Elisete, Roni Ben-Ezra, and Ron Laor as co-producers. They were very involved in all the production and arrangements of the songs.

Three singles from the album have been released so far to the radio stations: 'Kvar Lo Carnaval' (It's Not Carnaval Anymore), 'Fantasia' (Fantasy), and 'Yam' (Ocean).

'Gaagua' (Longing) - The Second Album

The album resembles Elisete: an almost impossible mix of simple words that touch deep in your soul with Brazilian rhythms and melodies that just make you dance. In 'Gaagua,' Elisete goes beyond songwriting and singing; she is actively involved in all the production stages, including the arrangements.

This album was dedicated to the late Israeli composer Ehud Manor.

The music site QUBE gave 'Gaagua' third place in the list of the best Israeli CDs for 2006.

The song 'Shalom Dikaon' (Goodbye Depression) was included in a compilation that was released in Germany. All the profits from the CD were dedicated to the building of a new hospital that specializes in spinal disorders in Africa.

'Luar e Café' (Moonlight & Coffee) - The First Album

This album is the summary of a year of intensive work trying to portray through music her life in Israel and in Brazil. The album was received with enthusiasm and got excellent reviews. The songs are played on numerous radio stations, and video clips of various songs were shown on the Israeli music channel (Channel 24) and throughout the Internet.

'Luar e Café' – The theme song from the album entered a compilation disc released in China and Taiwan. The song 'Capoeira' received many remix versions, and one of them was released in a compilation album in France.

'Elisete - Remixes'

This CD features songs from the acoustic albums that Elisete has released before: 'Luar e Café' and 'Gaagua,' in remix versions.

The electronic music field is not new to Elisete, and we can find touches of it in previous CDs. The album was created with the collaboration of leading producers of electronic music who liked her music and wanted to participate in the project.

The Shows

Elisete tours Israel with her band in a unique show, sweeping the audiences off their feet. In her show, Elisete blends her original Hebrew songs with Brazilian classics in Portuguese. The band comprises six talented musicians who also contribute their talent to the musical arrangements.

Elisete – A Cultural Ambassador

Elisete's songs are heard worldwide. Elisete and her music serve as a double ambassador – of Israeli culture as well as Brazilian culture. Elisete made a tour to Brazil in 2008 where she also served as a kind of Israeli cultural ambassador when she was interviewed on different TV shows about her work and about Israel.

At the end of 2009 and the beginning of 2010, Elisete went on tours to Italy and Ukraine, and in both tours, she gave shows and lectures about Israel with great feedback from her audience.

In addition to her own show, Elisete performs with jazz pianist Roni Tzur in a Brazilian Jazz show, collaborates with international DJs and electronic music producers on mutual projects, and initiates other projects. She also collaborates with other Israeli artists from different fields of music: Idan Raichel in his new project, Daniel Zilbershtein, Bezalel Aloni, Offer Nissim, and others.

Elisete collaborates with artists abroad as well: Hector Contreras from the U.S., Mark Holiday from England, Marco Malinverno from Switzerland, Eddie Valdez from Brazil, and others…

The label Selecta Beats from Belgium released ten of her tracks of electronic music last year, including her song 'Black is Beautiful'.

The Story in Short

Elisete was born in Brazil and came to Israel in 1991, directly to the Gulf War, which was the background for the period when she acquired her Hebrew. Her life story is a long saga with optimistic conclusions. Elisete says she sings to bring joy to people in general. Cynics reading this declaration will laugh. Cynics hearing her say it will be engulfed by her magic and believe it. With this drive and with her energy and joy, Elisete sings about life from the most Israeli perspective and also the most Brazilian one. The lines of Elisete have warmth, simplicity, and a lot of love. Her voice and rhythm take us to her unique Brazil that is always in her heart.

Elisete speaks six languages and now she is learning two more: Russian and German!

For more information about Elisete: www.elisete.com
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