Meu Amor, Bianca Rossini's Followup to the Critically Acclaimed Kiss of Brasil, Heralds the Arrival of a New Bossa Nova Star
For Release: February 5, 2012
Press Release by: Bianca Rossini
Acclaimed Brazilian Bossa Nova recording artist Bianca Rossini has done it once again!
Bianca's newly released EP Meu Amor features 4 Bossa Nova songs co-written by Bianca and her partner Dana Kaproff. Meu Amor follows her internationally acclaimed debut album Kiss of Brasil, which has been featured by more than 80 Jazz radio stations in the US and in more
than 15 countries in Europe. It is featured on the top Bossa Nova playlists on Pandora,
MOG and Spotify. Kiss of Brasil has made Bianca an instant star in the Bossa Nova world! Critics worldwide have praised
"Honest, captivating and original—Meu Amor is a keeper! In a field as overpopulated as Brazilian jazz, the only way to make
an impression is with originality. Bianca Rossini is an original. On Meu Amor, her latest CD, the Rio-born, Los Angeles-based Bianca's captivating, self-penned
compositions and stunning vocal performances resonate long after the first listen.
Bianca's honeyed, sensual voice is golden: smooth yet commanding, classic but cutting-edge.
The arrangements, production and musicianship are all first-rate—a perfect match for
Bianca's honest, velvety, assured delivery. Like Kiss of Brasil before it, Meu Amor is a keeper, an exciting new work from an artist steeped in classicism but with an
ear toward the future. I can't get enough of this music!" Jeff Tamarkin - Associate
Editor, JazzTimes magazine
"What a treat to be entertained by the sultry and alluring voice of Bianca Rossini
once again. Her new EP Meu Amor is a continuation of the beguiling sound that we experienced with her last outing.
So, as that one was a "Kiss of Brasil," Meu Amor is the embrace. You feel the subtle excitement of romantic nights in a Brazilian
breeze. Meu Amor - listen and enjoy!" - Malvin Massey Jr. - General Manager - WUMR U92 FM - "The Jazz
Bianca's new song "Faxineira" is one of Bianca's favorites. A Faxineira is a cleaning
lady in Brasil. Bianca explains: "While I was in Brasil just before I released 'Meu
Amor,' I played 'Faxineira' in different homes where there was a big crowd including
the people who worked in the house. As they listened to my song 'Faxineira,' everybody
would samba! At the end of one performance, a faxineira was crying. I asked her why
and she said: 'This is the first time I have ever heard someone celebrate faxineiras.
Your song makes me so very happy.' I hope that my song 'Faxineira' will inspire a
new look at the faxineiras who deserve much appreciation. Brazilian faxineiras are
in fact an intrinsic and a very important work segment that support the family life
in Brasil, as the Hispanic home workers are in the US."
Bianca stars in the title song of Meu Amor cinematic black and white music video by Award-winning and Emmy-nominated cinematographer
and director James Chressanthis and produced by Film Producer/Writer Tony Frere, co-starring
Bianca's sensual and lyrical style continues in Meu Amor (all the songs are in portuguese)
with the addition of Baião Faxineira. Released by Apaixonada Music, Meu Amor is available worldwide at www.biancarossini.com, iTunes, Amazon, cdbaby.