ian shaw (voice & piano) georgia mancio (voice)
“Shaw drove the songs along with his powerful piano playing, his voice seething with passion, Mancio’s more quietly contemplative but equally telling. It was a most memorable gig, at once thought-provoking and entertaining” – Jazz Views
“Both singers merged beautifully, the songs and their voices, to create a dynamic…and wonderful entertaining show” – Jazz Leeds Blogspot
Sublime, moving, honest and uplifting partnership, between multi-award-winning singer/pianist, Ian Shaw and rising star vocalist/ lyricist, Georgia Mancio.
In a collaboration spanning 10 years, Ian and Georgia have played several major dates together including: Pizza Express Jazz Club, 606, Pizza on the Park, Hideaway, Pheasantry, Cinnamon Club, Seven Arts and at the City of London, Iford, North Devon and London Jazz Festivals. Ian was featured on Georgia’s albums Silhouette and Live at ReVoice! and Georgia one of the vocalists in Ian’s extravaganza ‘100 Years of British Song’ at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in 2014.
Their shows celebrate the beauty and power of friendship with stunning interpretations of songs from Noel Coward to David Bowie, Elton John to Lionel Bart and much more beyond.
Multi- award-winner, Ian Shaw, is one of the leading jazz artists of our time. Vocalist, pianist, composer, producer, presenter (Ronnie Scott’s international radio show), actor and comedian, Ian has appeared with: Quincy Jones, Abdullah Ibrahim, Cedar Walton, Claire Martin, Guy Barker, Liane Carroll, Cleo Laine and John Dankworth among many others. His current album is Shine Sister Shine (Harmonia Mundi).
Award-winning jazz vocalist/lyricist, Georgia Mancio, is one of Europe’s most respected, adventurous and multi-faceted new artists. Her work includes: Bobby McFerrin, Liane Carroll, Gwilym Simcock, Pat Metheny (lyrics), her own international ReVoice! festival and nominations in the 2017 Parliamentary, British Jazz and Urban Music Awards. Her latest album Songbook – co-written with double Grammy-winning pianist/composer Alan Broadbent was universally acclaimed.