Bianchini has a deft touch and a joyful delivery that can be downright alluring...The man can certainly swing on a melody with creative arrangements and a sense of time that is quite impressive...This is a successful debut by a fine pianist and a sympathetic rhythm section who know their history and mine the Songbook’s possibility with vim, vigor and a sense of modernism. - Huffington Post
A collection of upbeat and charming read of standards. He's got a warm tenor voice... Rich and rewarding.
If you have a fondness for standards (and who doesn’t?) latch onto GIANNI BIANCHINI’s, TYPE 1. This is as fresh an approach to 12 mostly well worn standards as I’ve heard in some time. Bianchini is a special talent.
Finally, mad props to vocalist/pianist Gianni Bianchini
on his beautiful self-released Type I.... he polishes off (his record) to present with eager earnestness.
The piano man's piano trio debut tackles a host of chestnuts but he makes the all modern rather than easy listening pretty music...The young gun takes you and the songs to new places, all of them a treat. Well done. - Midwest Records
(Gianni) resonated harmoniously with the audience which reacted with rapt attention and sustained applause.