With 4 million hits on YouTube, British singer songwriter George Montague is enthralling a global audience with his music
George performed in the Jazz Arena at this years Cheltenham Jazz Festival, backed by his six-piece ‘notsobigband’ some of the UK’s finest session musicians on bass, drums, guitar, saxophone, trumpet and trombone
George also won Cheltenham Jazz Festival’s ‘Search for a New Jazz Star’ - their competition set up with Decca Records
Giving exciting, energetic, engaging performances characterised by his originality and a genuine sense of joy, George has a true passion for playing his songs live on piano, guitar and ukulele
George performed at the International Independent Charts Download Music Awards ceremony - nominated for 3 awards including Best Album & Best Live Performance
Through each years run of gigs and festivals, including supporting Tim Minchin at The Eden Project as part of the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad, George plays his unique blend of original music: funk, jazz, rock and pop - FUZZROP
George Montague’s debut album ‘have you met George’ was produced at Rockfield Studios by Matt Butler (Paul McCartney, Madness, Luther Vandross). 11 original songs, all written and performed by George; accompanied by a team of highly experienced musicians.
Published by independent record label Spider in the Bath Entertainment, it is available in stores and online through Proper Music Distribution.
Songs from the HYMG album are on the BBC Radio playlist, being played on BBC6 Music, Independent and International Radio stations; George has been featured in the press, on BBC TV News as well as a documentary series.
"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