Bianco returns to Birdland with her solo show Party of One Sept. 20 at 6 PM and Sept. 21 at 7 PM. Visit BirdlandJazz.com for more information.
Rise and Fall of Little Voice Optioned as Broadway Vehicle for YouTube Sensation
At Birdland, Christina will "perform a mix of your favorite pop, standard and Broadway tunes in her own voice, as well as impersonating the great divas who have inspired her. Audiences can expect celebrity readings, unlikely musical interpretations of familiar songs and an A-to-Z of 26 'bonus' impressions. From Ariana Grande to Celine Dion to Barbra Streisand, no celebrity is safe!"
In her own words, Bianco breaks down her viral "Forget You" video below. Watch the performance, and follow her notes below!
Britney Spears – Disinterested vocal fry
Celine Dion – Precision. Pointing. Love!
Liza Minnelli – Energetic, punchy, LIVING! Exclamation!
Drew Barrymore – Monotone hippie. Heart of Gold.
Kristin Chenoweth – Perky cuteness on helium
Bette Midler – Bawdy. Heart. For audiences love.
Bubble – Absolutely bonkers!
Zooey Deschanel – Adorably droll & mellow
Barbra Streisand – Indulgently legato and Fabulous!
Judy Garland – Unsteady grounded-ness
Norah Jones – Liquidly languid looseness
Shirley Bassey –The ruling QUEEN DIVA! In Command!
Edith Piaf – Stiff, serious, fragile. Naked emotion.
Keira Knightley – Talks Through Her Clenched Teeth!
Julie Andrews – Smiling, lovely lucid round tones!
Alanis Morrissette – Lead with Hair. 'Yeah.' Yodeling angst!
Penelope Cruz – Vaneella SHKy (makes mom laugh)
Christina Aguilera – Crouch down! Riff hand up!
Gwen Stefani – Strut and tremor
Katherine Parkinson – Soothing & deliberate
Bernadette Peters – Pouty, playful. Done with love!
Shania Twain – Laid back and in control.
Patti LuPone – Owns the room. Mostly vowels.
Cheryl Cole – Dear in headlights. Beautifully comatose.
Bjork – Quirky Nordic Yoko Ono