Nuit Et Jour
'Chanteuse and incorrigible Francophile Rossio has finished another album of finger-snapping balladry and romantic jazz, Nuit et Jour...' - Willamette Week 'With the help of such top-flight jazz cats as Tom Grant and Dave Captein, Rossio pays loving tribute to the flavor of Paris with a program of Cole Porter, cabaret tunes and jazz standards sung in French. She's celebrating the release of her new CD Nuit et Jour...' - The Oregonian 'Smart, knowledgeable, stylish and bright, Carol Rossio's intercontinental mosaic of classic American songbook and French cabaret staples (Nuit et Jour) puts an ironic spin on songs of love. The ebullient swing of her jazz accompanists buoys the dark and brittle gaiety of material created for Paris between the wars.' - Music Critic Lynn Darroch 'French tunes will tickle your ears.' - Portland Tribune Artist Carol Rossio Bio Highlights: + Opened for Grammy nominee Angelique Kidjo + Opened for Grammy winner Poncho Sanchez + Recorded 'Nuit et Jour' jazz standards CD with renowned jazz pianist Tom Grant + Recorded 'French Remix' pop originals CD in Portland and Paris Performances: + Smithsonian Jazz Age in Paris + Alliance Francaise Bastille Day + Nike World Master Games + Northwest International Film Festival + Portland Art Museum + French American International School Discography: 'Nuit et Jour' - a charming collection of jazz standards sung in French and English - was recorded with internationally acclaimed jazz pianist Tom Grant, bassist Dave Captein and drummer Graham Lear. Black and white...yin and yang...day and night...the insightful cinematographer illumines love's pendulum of changing rhythms - from the thrills of ecstacy to the depths of despair. Join us on location in the City of Lights. Ecoutez le soundtrack de ce film noir... 'French Remix' - a delightful selection of seductive French/English vocals on a sizzling bed of acoustic jazz and island-influenced pop originals, featuring driving hand percussion, upright bass and frenetic sax solos that transport you to an exotic Moroccan café - was produced with Paris-based musician and composer Jim Cuomo. Recorded with stellar musicians in both Portland and Paris, the 'French Mix' world premiere CD release party was held at Café de Cluny in the heart of Paris' Latin Quarter.