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ConnectsMusic is excited to share Georgia’s and Alan’s 10th Anniversary Tour! In celebration of a decade of their globally acclaimed collaboration, double-Grammy-winning jazz pianist / composer Alan Broadbent (Natalie Cole, Diana Krall, Pat Metheny) and multiaward-winning vocalist / lyricist Georgia Mancio (Kate Williams, ReVoice! Festival, Ian Shaw), announce six UK dates, 14-19 November.



Tue 14 Nov – Watermill Jazz, Dorking
Wed 15 Nov – Concorde Club, Southampton
Thu 16 Nov – The Bear, Luton
Fri 17 / Sat 18 / Sun 19 Nov – EFG London Jazz Festival @The Pheasantry, Chelsea


Follow news on Georgia’s website for upcoming tour tickets and more details:




Reuniting for the first time in person since 2019, Georgia and Alan are joined by long-term collaborators, bassist / producer Andrew Cleyndert, and drummer Dave Ohm, to play Dorking’s Watermill Jazz (14 Nov), Southampton’s Concorde Club (15 Nov) and Luton’s The Bear (16 Nov). The tour culminates in a residency at The Pheasantry on the final weekend of the EFG London Jazz Festival (17,18,19 Nov): an apt return to the scene of only their second appearance together, back in 2013.


Described as “one of the most formidable songwriting partnerships of the 21st century” (Jazz Views), their catalogue of 40+ songs has drawn comparisons to Rodgers and Hart, Cole Porter, Joni Mitchell and Stephen Sondheim. It began in 2014, Alan inviting Georgia to conceive a lyric for The Long Goodbye, originally composed for Charlie Haden’s Quartet West.


By 2017, they had launched their first album of originals, ‘Songbook’, in two world-renowned jazz clubs: London’s Ronnie Scott’s (“unequivocally, one of the gigs of the year”, Jazzwise) and New York’s Dizzy’s Coca Cola, Jazz at Lincoln Center.


Their 2021 follow up, ‘Quiet Is The Star’ was among the Arts Desk, Jazz Views and Jazzwise ‘Albums of The Year’, and was released alongside their book of 33 works, ‘The Songs of Alan Broadbent and Georgia Mancio’.


Other notable engagements have included: the Krakow and Rochester International Jazz Festivals; Sage Gateshead and Pizza Express Jazz Club (U.K); Birdland (Germany); NOSPR (Poland); Kitano and Mezzrow (U.S).


With virtuosic performances, both profound and joyous, intimate and epic, “this exquisite yet potent series of reflections on the human condition is too good to miss” (The Jazz Rag).




Georgia Mancio (voice/lyrics)

One of Europe’s most original, adventurous and multi-faceted artists, Georgia’s work includes: the BBC Proms, Bobby McFerrin, Liane Carroll, Ian Shaw, Kate Williams, Pat Metheny (lyric approval), Bobby Wellins, Nigel Price and Jason Rebello. She produced her own festivals ReVoice! and Hang; won consecutive Parliamentary Jazz Awards (2021 Best Vocalist and 2020 Best Album) and been nominated at the Jazz FM, British Jazz and Urban Music Awards.


Alan Broadbent (piano/music)

A global jazz artist, Alan’s credits are impressively far-ranging: Natalie Cole, Woody Herman, Toots Thielemans, Barbra Streisand, Lee Konitz, Johnny Mandel, Paul McCartney and iconic collaborations with vocalist Irene Kral and Charlie Haden’s Quartet West. His recent recordings illustrate the breadth of his talents: from solo pianist (To The Evening Star) and trio leader (Trio In Motion), to Big Band/orchestral arranger and conductor (Grammy-nominated From This Place with Pat Metheny).


Andrew Cleyndert (bass)

Internationally acclaimed, Andrew has worked in the bands of British and international jazz stars including: Stan Tracey, Ronnie Scott, Annie Ross, Bobby Wellins, Gene Harris, Junior Mance, Benny Green and Tamir Hendleman. He is also a highly sought after producer and has run his own label, Trio Records, for 25 years, releasing some 36 albums.


Dave Ohm (drums)

A leading player on the UK and international scene for 35 years, Dave’s credits include: Ian Shaw, Alan Broadbent, Liane Carroll, Benny Golson, Gregory Porter, Claire Martin, Karin Krog, Rebecca Parris and Anthony Strong. He has also fronted his own bands, and co-produced the albums Trapeze (2008) and Silhouette (2010) by multi-award-winning vocalist Georgia Mancio.






“pure perfection” – JazzWax


“outstanding beauty and power…Every lover of song will want to add Mancio and Broadbent’s tour de force to their collection”

– Jazzwise ****

“glows with the kind of craft, style and elegance that was routine in the Golden Age of Song but is a rare delight today … triumphant collaboration” – Mojo CD of the month ****


“Perfect communion” – Jazz, ese Ruido


“Rodgers and Hart, George and Ira, Berlin, Porter, Jerome Kern and Dorothy Fields born again in a different century”

– Bebop Spoken Here


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