Originally from Perugia, Italy, Eleonora Bianchini is a young Italian singer who creates a warm and charming atmosphere through the sound of her voice; in May 2016 she's been elected by the readers of JAZZIT, an Italian Jazz Newspaper, as on of the "Best Italian Female Voice" ranking on 4th position.
At the age of nine, Eleonora began studying piano. Shortly thereafter, she began to incorporate singing into her unique form of musical expression.
She attended the Music Conservatory in Perugia Italy studying opera singing from1999 to 2003.
During the same period, she was enrolled in the jazz studies department at the “Music University” in Rome.
After that, Miss. Bianchini attended the Berklee Clinics at the Umbria Jazz Festival in the summer of 2002, and she was awarded a scholarship for the prestigious Berklee College of Music. On the same occasion, she was hand picked by Italian musician Giovanni Tommaso as the singer for the Berklee student quintet who performed for Orvieto Jazz Festival.
Since then, Eleonora has been studying at Berklee in Boston, where she has performed in many of the events and concerts at the College. She has collaborated with artists such as Oscar Stagnaro, Mark Walker, Jamey Haddad, John Pierce, Jon Hazilla, Ruswell Hoffmann, Bernardo Hernandez, Egui Casrtillo, Mattew Nicholl, Alon Yavnai, Leo Blanco, Dan Moretti, and has also recorded for Danilo Perez’s new Big Band project.
On November 2007 she collaborated in a duet with the legendary Brazilian singer Rosa Passos for her concert at the Berklee Performance Center in Boston, (MA), and on the next year, Eleonora performed with the famous singer from Peru Eva Ayllon at the prestigious Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center and Queens Park in New York as well as Latinoamericando Festival in Milan (Italy) and Fiestaroma in Rome.
From 2009 to 2011 Eleonora was based in New York City, where she becamed part of the international musical scene by doing shows at Zinc Bar, Tutuma Social Club, Jules Bistro, Dix Hills Performing Art Center, and many more collaborating with musicians such as Portinho, Klaus Muller, Felipe Salles, Hector Martiñon, Juancho Herrera, Aquiles Baez, Leo Traversa and many more.
Since 2003 Eleonora is an assistant teacher at the Umbria Jazz Clinics, where she has been collaborating with Dennis Montgomery III for his Gospel Choir Ensamble, with Donna McElroy, Mattew Nicholl, Sarah Brindell, and Ann Peckam.
From 2012 to 2013 Eleonora lived in Quito, Ecuador teaching music at the “Universidad San Fransisco de Quito”, IMC (Institudo de Musica Contemporanea) and on 2012 she releases her second music intitled “Esperare” started in New York and finished in Quito.
Actually the italian singer songwriter lives in Rome where she collaborates with one of the main jazz bass player in the country, Enzo Pietropaoli in a duo called DOS; between 2014 and 2016 they recorded two albums with Fone Jazz Records, "Dos" and "In Sight".