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“People who have used the phrase ‘tearing the place apart’ haven't heard George Montague who has redefined the term at Wychwood.” Stephen Morris, BBC News
“George Montague, may contain nuts!” Mike Read BBC Radio Berkshire
“A true instrumentalist… the gift that keeps on giving, that is George Montague.” Sam Bonham, BBC Introducing
“Montague is obviously a considerable talent, a powerful singer and a more than useful instrumentalist. He’s also got a genuine stage presence, albeit a decidedly wacky one. Mainstream success may beckon… I wouldn’t rule out him headlining the Big Top in the future.” The Jazz Mann: Cheltenham Jazz Festival
"George Montague is phenomenal live!" Paul Moss, BBC Introducing
"Daft, charming and original....Charismatic and talented pianist and songwriter George Montague" Tom Robinson, BBC 6Music
"George’s brand of jazz-rock fusion is breathtaking, calling to mind a worthy comparison with Ben Folds Five. There are elements of soul and funk (along with musical allusions to Mika and Billy Joel) and plenty of fun in his songs... People who have used the phrase ‘tearing the place apart’ haven't heard George Montague who has redefined the term... 'Have You Met George' (debut album) is a celebration of life: It is a musical marvel and something of a masterpiece" Stephen Morris, BBC News
Have you met George? This piano-hitting, string-twanging, gravity-defying singer songwriter multi-instrumentalist with nearly five million views on YouTube, is enthralling a global audience with his exciting live energy and countless contagious original songs.
George is bringing his brand new album direct-to-fans by joining together with music crowd-funding virtuosos PledgeMusic, and the Producer who captured Coldplay’s X&Y album (inc. Fix You, Speed of Sound and Talk) - pledgemusic.com/georgemontague
After performing to an enthusiastic packed audience in the Jazz Arena at Cheltenham Jazz Festival and also winning Decca Records ‘Search for a New Jazz Star’, George continues his #notsobigTour playing piano, guitar and ukulele - doing solo shows with a bass-drum at his feet - or backed by members of his spectacular six-piece notsobigband: some of the UK’s finest musicians on bass, drums, guitar, saxophone, trumpet and trombone - George has been playing venues throughout London and the ‘shires, including the Henley Festival and, later in the year, an Artist Residency at the EFG London Jazz Festival.