Quiet is the Star, spring 2021
Sisterly, maternal, romantic, universal: the ties woven through this collection of 9 new songs, the much anticipated companion to vocalist / lyricist Georgia Mancio and Grammy-winning pianist / composer Alan Broadbent‘s 2017 Songbook.
This duo recording, again featuring bespoke artwork from Simon Manfield, will be released alongside Alan and Georgia’s book of 33 co-written songs from both albums and many more besides.
Pre-order details to follow soon.
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, here’s to better days ahead.
Small Wonder Lyric Video
As 2020 draws to a close, Georgia is releasing a series of lyric videos of originals co-written with Alan Broadbent, in anticipation of the publication of their book of songs next year.
This is from their 2017 album Songbook and celebrates the small and unexpected gifts of life.
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,
A new lyric video for Georgia and pianist/composer Alan Broadbent‘s first co-written song, The Last Goodbye. Originally conceived as an instrumental for Charlie Haden’s Quartet West, the lyric adds a poignant story of loss, acceptance and coming of age. From their 2017 album Songbook.
As 2020 draws to a close, Georgia is releasing a series of lyric videos of originals co-written with Alan Broadbent, in anticipation of the publication of their book of songs next year. This is from their 2017 album Songbook and celebrates the small and unexpected
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. Their follow up album Quiet Is The Star is due for release in spring 2021, alongside a book of 33 songs co-written between 2014 and 2020.
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.