Award-winning Vocalist / Lyricist / Producer
Multi award-winning /nominated vocalist, lyricist and producer Georgia Mancio, is a supreme storyteller who creates work of authenticity, adventure, beauty and bite. Whether interpreting her own luminous originals or standards, Georgia’s evoking performances connect deeply with her audiences and linger long in the mind.
Her copious industry acknowledgements include consecutive wins at the Parliamentary Jazz Awards: Best Vocalist 2021 and Best Album 2020 for Finding Home with Kate Williams . She has also received several nominations at the Jazz FM, British Jazz and Urban Music Awards.
Her revered partnership with Grammy-winning pianist/composer, Alan Broadbent, has yielded two albums (Quiet Is The Star, Songbook), two books (The Songs of Alan Broadbent and Georgia Mancio) and engagements across Europe and the US, including Ronnie Scott’s and Jazz at Lincoln Center, NYC.
Other credits include: BBC Proms, Ian Shaw, Liane Carroll, Bobby McFerrin, Pat Metheny (lyric approval), Gareth Lockrane, Nigel Price, Alina Bzhezhinska, Tom Cawley, Robert Mitchell and her own festivals ReVoice! and Hang.
Georgia is also a vocal tutor at City University and co-runs Hugh & Marion’s, Eltham Jazz Club.
Georgia has advocated, volunteered and raised funds for this charity which seeks to find safe, legal routes for child refugees and vulnerable adults. Safe Passage were tour partners for 2019 Finding Home tour.
phone credit for refugees
Georgia discovered this invaluable charity whilst volunteering in the unofficial refugee camp known as 'The Jungle' in Calais. A vital resource for displaced people to stay safe and in touch with family and aid workers.
“impossible not to fall in love with her voice…a magnificent example of strength and talent” Jazz in Europe
“[Mancio] has everything covered – technical mastery, expressive range and a remarkable versatility” The Observer 4****
“the archetype of a modern singer who can style-hop at will and produce…thoroughly musical and textually convincing versions of – er – anything” London Jazz News
“a warm, rich playful sound with intimate, hip phrasing and spot-on intonation…Mancio brings grace and wisdom to each song. Her lyric-writing is sophisticated and sensitive beyond her years” Jazz Wax (US)
“an object lesson in subtlety…in the impact of nuance…It’s beautiful” All About Jazz 5*****
“velvety voice and clear articulation” Jazz Podium (Germany)
“a sublime vocalist [who] has forged an enviable reputation with both credibility and talent to spare” Jazzwise 4****
“a performer of character, conviction, and relaxed virtuosity” The Guardian 4****
“the elegance of the great singers of Jazz…impossible not to be seduced” Jazzeseruido (Spain)
“The lethal cool of a Mafioso stiletto…Mancio left the crowd begging for more” The Evening Standard 4****
“pure, well enunciated vocals…a highly skilful storyteller…The air of fragile beauty was haunting and effective” Jazz Mann
“The brilliant voice of Georgia Mancio” Robert Elms, BBC Radio London
Quiet Is The Star, album promo
Watch this album promo for Georgia’s forthcoming album, Quiet Is The Star, out now!
New book, out now!
The Songs Of Alan Broadbent and Georgia Mancio is a book of all 33 of Alan and Georgia’s co-written works. Available in both digital and physical formats (wire-bound to stay open!), this 94-page volume is presented with the elegance and expanse of an art book: with clear
New Xmas Song
No Santa, no snow, no bells and no religion but a new, heartfelt Xmas song from Georgia and writing partner Alan Broadbent, recorded remotely in their own homes on both sides of the Atlantic ahead of the holiday season. Stay safe and well into 2021,