WINNER of ‘UK Jazz Act Of The Year’ and ‘vocalist of the year’ at the 2022 Jazz FM awards, Georgia Cécile is at the helm of the new wave of UK jazz crossover artists.
Growing up in Glasgow’s jazz scene, Georgia’s grandfather was a renowned jazz pianist.
Inspired by the likes of Nina Simone, Duke Ellington and Stevie Wonder the vocalist and songwriter’s debut album ‘Only The Lover Sings’ topped the UK jazz and blues charts and scooped ‘Best Album’ at the 2021 Jazz Awards. Her most recent release ‘Sure Of You’ , a duo album recorded with her partner, pianist Fraser Urquhart, shot to the top of the UK jazz charts and recently featured as a Jazz FM ‘Album of the Week’. Championed by modern greats: Gregory Porter and Jamie Cullum, Cécile toured as the main support for Gregory Porter opening four nights at the Royal Albert Hall. Cécile’s band of top UK jazz players have featured widely across UK and European Festivals including Love Supreme, Cheltenham and London Jazz Festival. Receiving great support from National and International press, she was recently heralded by The Guardian as one of six jazz artists “blowing up” in 2023 – read here. Now making waves across the Atlantic, she recently performed at SXSW in Austin as well as televised performances with the BBC concert orchestra.