In June Georgia will be releasing her 7th album, Finding Home, co-produced with pianist and composer Kate Williams.
Over 2 years in the making, Finding Home, is a collection of songs, old and newly co-written, arranged for trio, string quartet and voice. From the tragedy of the refugee crisis to romantic spoken word groove, reworked classics from Chile, Brazil and the Great American Songbook and a focus on the natural world, loss and hope: Finding Home prompts many questions and delivers multiple answers.
The Finding Home Arts Council England assisted tour starts 21 March.
“But in the end there is also her delicate artistry, the simple (or rather, definitely not so simple) act of conveying and bringing emotion to words and notes. And as the evening went on, one could feel the audience becoming increasingly wrapped up in the power of the words, the stories, the emotion.” London Jazz
“Mancio at the height of her appreciable powers, with tempos perfectly chosen, phrasing that served to heighten the song’s narrative, and an ever deepening expressive range. Jazzwise
Photo by Tatiana Gorilovsky
To promote Georgia’s upcoming Hang, she was interviewed and played live on both BBC London’s Robert Elms Show and BBC Radio 3’s InTune. She was also interviewed on London Live TV. You can listen again to the radio sessions below.
2018 marks my 18th anniversary as a professional musician. After an epic year in which I played my first US dates with my song-writing partner Alan Broadbent, recorded my 7th album with pianist/composer Kate Williams and our octet project Finding Home, was nominated Best Vocalist in both the Parliamentary and British Jazz Awards and even got married, I’m celebrating with the second edition of my mini festival Hang.
I have created 4 bespoke shows: collaborating with the cream of the UK’s jazz, latin and improvised scenes to showcase new music and concepts in one of Europe’s most iconic venues. Here are 18 reasons why you should join us:read more…
“Georgia Mancio’s way of not just singing beautifully but to convey emotion in different guises was proved again and again”
Georgia’s new octet project with pianist/composer Kate Williams and the Guastalla String Quartet received a rave review for their recent gig at London’s 606 Club. Read here and watch out for new album news in Spring 2019.
Photo: Finding Home by Dave Ohm
LondonJazz interviewed Georgia ahead of her second Hang at the Pizza Express Jazz Club 10-12 October.
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