press quotes

“Her lyric-writing is sophisticated and sensitive beyond her years”   Jazz Wax   (US)

“superb life-drawn lyrics”  Sandy Brown Jazz

“intelligent and evocative lyrics”  The Jazz Mann 

“delicately evocative lyrics…Mancio’s instinct for poignant detail so exact”  The Observer

“clever wordplay…the lyrics are enchanting”  Kind of Jazz

“Mancio’s lyrics consistently hit the emotional and aesthetic bullseye”  Jazzwise

“imaginative, poetic storytelling”  AP Reviews

“Lyrics penned so beautifully”   JazzLocal32 (New Zealand)

“It’s refreshing to hear new material that sounds both modern and timeless”  Jazz Weekly (US)

“Mancio’s heartfelt lyrics balance pithy, simple-profound sentiment with a discreet dexterity”  Mojo

“of most interest were Mancio’s own lyrics, which, very unusually for jazz songs, take an interest in everyday life… explored … with both drama and tenderness”  The Arts Desk

with alan broadbent

with kate williams

with others