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In her native Brazil, Rosa Passos is known and loved as “a feminine João Gilberto.” For a singer/songwriter who carries the soulful cool of bossa nova into a new age, there can be no higher compliment. Mingling the classics of Gilberto, Jobim, Barroso and other masters of Brazilian song with her own enchanting works, Passos sings in a sweet, warm, totally-in-tune voice that the Los Angeles Times has hailed as “sounding a bit like the legendary Elis Regina but with the rhythmic articulation of Ella Fitzgerald.”

That voice and that style, which Brazilian fans have known for years, are pleasures international audiences are now getting to know a little better. Rosa Passos signed to record for Sony Classical/Odyssey in 2004, and her label debut Amorosa features songs included on João Gilberto's classic 1977 album Amoroso, along with other titles closely associated with him, as well as a Gershwin favorite (”'S Wonderful”), the sensuous Spanish classic “Besame Mucho” and her own tribute to Gilberto, “Essa é pr'o João.” Plans are underway for an international tour, to follow the album's release....
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Telarc Records
2006
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    Romance

    Telarc Records
    2008
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    Rosa

    Columbia
    2006
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    Amorosa

    Sony Classical
    2004
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    Entre Amigos

    Chesky Records
    2003
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