Thanks to our friends at Jazzwise magazine for breaking the news of our 5th edition. The piece highlights headline star, Carmen Lundy, at the Pizza Express Jazz Club as well as Claire Martin at Watermill Jazz and Festival Director, Georgia Mancio‘s ambitious opening duo sets.
Read the full story here
“The Revoice Festival has been going successfully for the past four years and is drawing attention to both the well-known and, most importantly, the new jazz singers on the block. Long may it continue”
Derek Ansell reviews Barbara Raimondi’s ‘Singin’ Ornette’ for Jazz Journal. Read the full review here
Barbara Raimondi, Tony Kofi, Furio di Castri
Photo by Roger Thomas
Fantastic interview with the dazzlingly original, Carmen Souza. She speaks about her Cape Verdean heritage, using language and dialect as another instrument and her dedication and belief in her music.
Georgia Mancio spoke to BBC London’s Simon Lederman on 1 October about this year’s festival. And showcasing the brilliant array of UK instrumentalists she will be playing with sang two live songs with pianist Grant Windsor and accordionist, Maurizio Minardi.
Listen again (30 mins in) here
“[ReVoice! 2013] promises to be even bigger, more diverse, and better than ever”
Our friends at the wonderful blog Jazz Shaped have written a very personal preview of this year’s line-up which you can read here
You can listen again to Georgia being interviewed by Ruth Fisher on Notes and Tones, Solar Radio. Lots of music from all the ReVoice! artists plus insights from Festival Director, Mancio.
Notes and Tones with Georgia Mancio 18 September 2013
Vocalist and writer, Alison Bentley, has long been a fan of Kevin Mahogany. In anticipation of ReVoice! 2013’s opening nights, she has written a preview for London Jazz News detailing his “remarkable voice and effortless swing”.
And interviewed the man himself. Read it all here
Much acclaimed jazz writer and musician, Peter Quinn, writes his preview of ReVoice! 2013. Peter has long been a champion of ReVoice!, previously interviewing Festival Director, Georgia Mancio, and reviewing for Jazzwise Magazine. He currently holds the record for number of American Hot pizzas consumed on consecutive days.
Read his preview here
Feeling hot hot hot!
Highly acclaimed saxophonist and composer, Tony Kofi, debuts with Barbara Raimondi‘s stunning new project Singin’ Ornette. Tony has not only studied Mr Coleman’s music in depth over the years but he also worked and recorded with him.
Read about this and the Singin’ Ornette project here as first seen on London Jazz News
Ornette Coleman and Tony Kofi recording ‘For The Love of Ornette’
Ornette Coleman and Tony Kofi