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.
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[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
[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
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