Quiet is the Star, new album coming soon
Georgia is in post production for her 8th album, the duo follow up to Songbook, featuring 9 new songs co-written with Grammy-winning pianist/composer, Alan Broadbent. Quiet is the Star is expected to be released end of 2020 / early 2021 alongside the publication of a book of all of Georgia and Alan’s songs to date (30 and counting!)
Expected end of 2020/beginning 2021. Watch this space! Album artwork by Simon Manfield.
Interview with Straight Ahead Show, Solar Radio
Georgia spoke to fellow jazz vocalist Jo Harrop and producer David Lewis on their long running jazz show Straight Ahead, to play some favourite tracks as well as her own and talk about future album plans with Alan Broadbent and their Songbook, ReVoice!, Hang and much more.
Georgia and pianist Kate Williams were invited to remotely record 3 of their favourite jazz standards for Cubitt Sessions, recorded and filmed separately in their own homes during lockdown in June 2020.
Georgia spoke to fellow jazz vocalist Jo Harrop and producer David Lewis on their long running jazz show Straight Ahead, to play some favourite tracks as well as her own and talk about future album plans with Alan Broadbent and their Songbook, ReVoice!, Hang and
Sunday 27 September, 8pm UK, (12pm PDT), Georgia joins LA based vocalist/educator/producer Cathy Segal-Garcia for her now legendary Noontime Hangs, started in response to the Covid-19 Lockdown. An informal but detailed chat, Cathy’s past guests have included: Cheryl Bentyne, Janis Siegel, Claire Martin, Roseanna Vitro,
AWARD-WINNING VOCALIST / LYRICIST / PRODUCER
Multi award-winning /nominated vocalist, lyricist and producer, Georgia Mancio, is one of Europe’s most respected, adventurous and multi-faceted new artists. Her multi-lingual music references classic jazz and Latin alongside her own astonishing writing, always stamped with an unfailing emotional integrity.
Georgia’s most recent album, Finding Home (2019), co-produced with pianist/composer Kate Williams and her acclaimed Four Plus Three ensemble with special guest classical guitarist John Williams, was awarded Best Album in 2020 Parliamentary Jazz Awards.
It follows her seminal Songbook (2017) co-written with Grammy-winning pianist/composer Alan Broadbent, launched at a sold out headline show at Ronnie Scott’s (“unequivocally, one of the gigs of the year” Jazzwise) with subsequent performances across Europe and the US, including famed New York clubs Dizzy’s, Kitano and Mezzrow.
From 2010-2014 Georgia produced her now iconic ReVoice! Festival in association with the Pizza Express Jazz Club. Across 5 multi-venue editions she presented over 160 artists including: Rebecca Parris, Tuck & Patti, Raul Midon, Gregory Porter (his first UK booking), Beady Belle, Carleen Anderson, Carmen Souza, Karin Krog and Diana Torto/Kenny Wheeler/John Taylor and performed 44 sets herself.
Since 2017 Georgia has produced 3 editions of her new series, Hang, showcasing her ever-evolving creativity as a curator and collaborative kudos and versatility with artists including Ian Shaw, Liane Carroll, Nigel Price, Nikki Iles, Alina Bzhezhinska, Gareth Lockrane, Trish Clowes and Tom Cawley.
Georgia’s other credits include 2019 BBC Proms (soloist and UK Vocal Assembly), Bobby McFerrin, Bobby Wellins, Gwilym Simcock, Jason Rebello, Robert Mitchell, Darius Brubeck, Pat Metheny (lyric approval) and multiple nominations in the Parliamentary, British Jazz and Urban Music Awards
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.
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.