Georgia Mancio and Kate Williams (Finding Home Launch, 606 Club, 15 May, and touring)

Georgia Mancio and Kate Williams will launch their album Finding Home at the 606 Club on 15 May, with the Guastalla String Quartet and special guest John Williams (guitar). Sebastian interviewed them both at Kings Place and found out more about a project which brings many aspects of both of their lives into focus, and has been achieved with extraordinary humanity, compassion and artistry. PODCAST SYNOPSIS: TRACK ONE [00:00] Opening music: The history of Kate and Georgia’s collaboration. Common interests and themes of the album – the natural world [04:30] MUSIC: One for the Bees [09:45] How Finding Home reflects Georgia Mancio’s experiences as a volunteer in refugee camps TRACK TWO [00:00] Kate Williams: the story of inviting her father John Williams to participate in Finding Home [01:50] MUSIC: We Walk [07:40] Arranging Victor Jara’s Caminando, Caminando, memories of Inti-Illimani [09:20] MUSIC: Caminando, Caminando [12:45] Alban Low and finding visual ways to express the themes of the album. The tour plans [20:40] MUSIC: Play Podcast production by Poppy Koronka and Rob Edgar. The Finding Home tour is supported by Arts Council England TOUR DATES:  14 May Watermill Jazz, Dorking (with John Williams) 15 May 606 Club (with John Williams) 31 May Isle of Wight Jazz Weekend 7 June Calstock Arts  8 June Owermoigne Village Hall, Dorchester, Dorset 9 June Colchester Arts Centre 29 June Salvation Army Thornton Heath 7 July Frome Festival 13 July Bolton Abbey LINK: Finding Home can be ordered from Georgia Mancio’s website

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