sábado, 3 de octubre de 2009

Elin Kathleen Melgarejo ( II )


Elin Kathleen Melgarejo
"Elin"
Jazz / Bossanova / Pop
NEW YORK - Estados Unidos

Elin is currently touring in Japan until Sept 26th, and then she hits Guam for a few dates. See Events page for more details...
Elin just returned from San Francisco where she played to a packed room of 200+ people at the famed Yoshi's (Oakland) and received a standing ovation! She will definitely be back soon...
Elin has already toured Japan and Guam twice this year, plus Florida, Washington DC, Boston and El Salvador.
Last year Elin sold out Jazz at Lincoln Center when she headlined Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola for the first time. In 2007 - Elin's debut at Dizzy's - she sold out the club on her last of five nights closing for legends Flora Purim & Airto Moreira.
The 15th annual Billboard World Song Contest awarded Elin an honorable mention for her song, "I Love New York" in 2008.
Elin's song "La Luna" won 3rd place in the Latin Category of the 2008 International Songwriting Competition(ISC) out of more than 15,000 entries worldwide. With the most impressive group of judges and the largest grand prize of any songwriting competition, ISC is the leading global songwriting event.
Last year Elin shared the stage with Chaka Khan, Wyclef Jean, George Benson, George Duke, and Stanley Clarke at the 3rd annual "Jazz in the Gardens" Music Festival at the Dolphin Stadium in Miami!
Immediately following her performance in Miami she participated in the 2008 "Festival Internacional Jazz Peru"which was held March 19-23 in Lima, Peru.
Elin heads off to Japan for a tour the first week of April! She will visit 5 cities in 6 days. See Events page for more details...
On August 25th, 2008 Elin sold out Jazz at Lincoln Center when she headlined Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola for the first time. In July 2007 - Elin's debut at Dizzy's - she sold out the club on her last of five nights closing for legends Flora Purim & Airto Moreira.
The 15th annual Billboard World Song Contest awarded Elin an honorable mention for her song, "I Love New York" in 2008.
Elin's song "La Luna" won 3rd place in the Latin Category of the 2008 International Songwriting Competition(ISC) out of more than 15,000 entries worldwide. With the most impressive group of judges and the largest grand prize of any songwriting competition, ISC is the leading global songwriting event.
On Saturday, March 15th Elin shared the stage with Chaka Khan, Wyclef Jean, George Benson, George Duke, and Stanley Clarke at the 3rd annual "Jazz in the Gardens" Music Festival at the Dolphin Stadium in Miami!
Immediately following her performance in Miami she participated in the 2008 "Festival Internacional Jazz Peru"which was held March 19-23 in Lima, Peru.
Elin debuted at the Blue Note in 2008. She will be back again on Sunday, June 7th. Make sure you catch it!
In January 2008 Elin debuted in the Canary Islands at the magnificent Auditorio de Tenerife headlining the "Jazz Nórdico" Series.
A resounding thank you to WBGO 88.3FM in NYC for playing daily spins of my debut, Lazy Afternoon!
You can now purchase Elin's CD, Lazy Afternoon, at the world-famous COLONY in Times Square and also atLounge in SoHo.
Elin's music now available on iTunes
Lazy Afternoon, Elin's debut album, placed extremely well on the JazzWeek charts after its release: On the World Music Chart, it debuted as the #1 most added album and jumped from #42 to #12 in one week, then peaked at #6. On the Traditional Jazz Chart, it was the 6th Most Added CD, and jumped to #45 on the College Jazz Chart its second week, then peaked at #4.
Lazy Afternoon was officially released on September 5th, 2006 nationwide, and is now available at major retail stores across the U.S., all major online sites, and at Blue Toucan Music.
The album can now be heard on jazz stations and shows across the nation and is garnering rave reviews! Check out your local jazz station and show some extra support by calling in a request for your favorite song from the album.
Elin and her music featured in Jazziz Magazine!
(Annual Women's Issue, July 2006)

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