"Prepare to enjoy a kiss so beautiful it will stay with you forever.
Bianca brings an indelible sweetness and emotional honesty to every word she sings.
Her unique sensuality, combined with Peter Roberts' lush production, will seduce you with the pulse of Brazil.
KISS OF BRASIL debuts Bianca's talent as both lyricist and composer. Add to that the contributions
of her amazing co-writers -- Marilyn Berglas, Harvey Mason, Ken Hirsch, Peter Roberts, Steve Rawlins
and Patrick Lockwood -- it creates a magical setting you will never forget." -- Danilo Caymmi
"Kiss of Brasil de Bianca Rossini é um retrato colorido no qual Bianca celebra o amor, além de sua paixão pelo Brasil. Ouvir Bianca é estar em sintonia com um Rio de Janeiro emoldurado pelo clima da bossa nova, um Rio que não lhe abandonou e que permanece lhe falando belezas à alma." -- Sergio Santos
"I was enchanted by Bianca the first time I heard her sing, and now after listening to her album Kiss of Brasil , I'm as impresed with her songwriting as I am with her singing." -- Flora Purim
The evocative original songs of Kiss of Brasil are destined to become Bossa Nova classics alongside of those written by João Giberto and Antonio Carlos Jobim; the “fathers” of Bossa Nova. Produced by Peter Roberts of BDM Records Kiss of Brasil’s intoxicating beat is the new extended genre of Brazilian music that’s taking over the cool jazz movement. One does not have to understand Portuguese to get caught up in the emotion and the passion that Bianca delivers.
Taking a cue from her friend and co-writer, music critic Don Heckman, Rio born Bianca created an album with compositions that is sure to fan the flames of romance. Bianca grew up with international musical influences, and has always had a gift for composing lyrics and music. She has co-written with Brazil's leading composer and singer Sergio Santos, Claudio Nucci and Andre Mehmari. In the LA area, Bianca has also written with Dana Kaproff, Jon Gilutin, Don Heckman and Glenn Scott Lacey. Bianca has stopped counting after writing more than 350 songs in less than 2 years!
About Bianca Rossini
A significant voice in Brazilian music, Rio de Janeiro-born, Los Angeles based Bianca Rossini is renowned for her sensuous performances of Bossa Nova, Samba and Bolero at the forefront of L.A.'s current wave of Brazilian music. Kiss of Brasil is the latest achievement in Bianca’s' multi-faceted career, which includes featured film and television acting roles opposite stars that include James Spader, Hector Elizondo, Richard Dreyfuss, Christian Slater, Dick Van Dyke and Dom DeLuise. Bianca also appeared in Moon Over Parador, The Fast One, Brainiacs, Mobsters, and Bad Influence. Bianca has composed music for TV series The Sentinel and Chicago Hope. She produced and hosted over 100 weekly Los Angeles TV talk shows, "The Bianca Rossini Show," Bianca has authored three books: "Love in Black and White," with photography by Michael Kenna, "A Brazilian Heart – Rubies, Murder, Love and Other Poems," and "Julia – Confessions of a Brazilian Super Model." "Kiss of Brasil" is Bianca's debut all original Bossa Nova album.
KIss of Brasil contains nine songs in Portuguese and one in English. The album includes performances by Grant Geissman, Grecco Buratto, Roberto Montero, Marco Tulio, and Sandro Feliciano.
Kiss of Brasil Song List:
1. Ipanema Paraiso - Lyrics by Bianca Rossini, Music by Peter Roberts
2. O Tempo vai Contar - Lyrics by Bianca Rossini, Music by Marilyn Berglas
3. Nós Dois - Lyrics by Bianca Rossini, Music by Marilyn Berglas
4. Tarde em Copacabana - Lyrics by Bianca Rossini, Music by Patrick Lockwood
5. Verdadeiro Amor - Lyrics by Bianca Rossini, Music by Bianca Rossini & Marilyn Berglas
6. No Silêncio da Noite - Lyrics by Bianca Rossini, Music by Bianca Rossini & Steve Rawlins
7. Circular - Lyrics by Bianca Rossini, Music by Bianca Rossini & Peter Roberts
8. Primeiro de Dezembro - Portuguese Lyrics by Bianca Rossini, Music by Ken Hirsch, English Lyrics by Hal David
9. Perfume de Verão - Lyrics by Bianca Rossini, Music by Patrick Lockwood
10. Corazón de Oro - Lyrics by Marilyn Berglas, Music by Marilyn Berglas & Harvey Mason