Thu, February 21, 2013
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Ian Shaw at Seven Jazz Leeds
Ian Shaw and Geogia Mancio, two of the UK’s leading jazz singers team up this special jazz event. Expect to hear the music of Sarah Vaughan, Frank Sinatra and David Bowie as well as Ian’s latest album “Somewhere Towards Love” and Georgia’s “Silhouette”. Two singers at the top of their game – be lovely to see them together at Seven Arts.
Award-winning jazz vocalist, lyricist, producer, festival director and label manager, Georgia Mancio, has established herself as one of the UK's most important new artists earning the respect of audiences, musicians, promoters and critics alike with her innate musicality and subversion of expectations. A performer of pure class and integrity, she has proved herself a true improviser with an unfailing flow and a capacious imagination.
Best Jazz Vocalist "at the BBC Jazz Awards in 2007 and 2004, Ian Shaw has already amassed a number of highly acclaimed albums and is a popular performer both in the UK and the US. An incredibly colourful character, he has been cited, along with Mark Murphy and Kurt Elling, as one of the world's finest male jazz vocalists. He is also a fine stand up comedian!
Ian Shaw will also be leading a masterclass before he concert at 6pm
Seven Jazz Leeds, 31a Harrogate Rd