Nine days, 37 artists, one celebration of International Jazz Voices curated by award-winning vocalist, lyricist and producer, Georgia Mancio. A performer of pure class and integrity; a true improviser with a big imagination, Mancio has proved herself one of the UK's most important new artists having worked alongside jazz luminaries such as Bobby McFerrin
, Sheila Jordan
and Cedar Walton
. ReVoice!now in its second yearis a Festival within a Festival in which the ever-adventurous Mancio not only presents some of the best international Jazz, Latin and Soul artists but also collaborates with leading players from the UK scene to produce an entirely different set of music every night.
This year's Festival takes place at the famous Pizza Express in Soho's Dean Street from Friday, October 6 to Friday, October 14at nine days in length it's almost twice as long as the 2010 event.
Highlights include Grammy-nominated Gregory Porter
(October 7 and 8); Kenny Wheeler
's Something Else Quartet (October 10 and 11); Belgian singer and composer David Linx (October 14). Georgia Mancio's own collaborators include guitarist Jim Mullen
(October 9), tenor saxophonist Bobby Wellins
(October 12) and singer-pianist Ian Shaw