... a formidable musician as well as a formidable pianist, with a feeling for the way harmony can create architecture as well as momentary colours – a rare gift

The Telegraph

Rises to the occasion with depth of feeling, nuance and technical brilliance.

The Independent

Adventurous yet as sophisticated and technically brilliant as ever, Gwilym Simcock’s latest album marks a new stage in his career.

The Evening Standard

Gwilym Simcock’s prodigious creations on the piano straddle the border between classical and jazz to mesmerising effect…a stupendous improviser and a remarkable musician all round

The Observer

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Louis Vuitton Foundation

Gwilym playing a solo concert at Louis Vuitton Foundation in Paris on 3rd May 2018

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Gwilym will be playing a solo piano concert at the amazing Louis Vuitton Foundation in Paris on 3rd May 2018 

Gwilym will the playing a solo concert at the incredible Louis Vuitton Foundation in Paris on 5th May 2018.  Tickets go on sale on 24th October 2017.  The spectacular building was designed by Frank Gehry and was opened in 2014 as a cultural centre for the citizens of Paris.
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Northern Chamber Orchestra

Gwilym playing 2 concerts with Northern Chamber Orchestra

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Gwilym  will be playing 2 concerts with the Northern Chamber Orchestra on January 12th and 13th 2018

Gwilym will be joining forces with the Northern Chamber Orchestra in January for two concerts featuring his music. On the 12th they will appear at the new Stoller Hall at Chetham’s School of Music in Manchester where Gwilym was a student and then on 13th at Macclesfield Heritage Centre.
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Rob Buckland

Gwilym playing 20th anniversary concert at Wiltshire Music Festival

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Gwilym  will be playing a special 20th anniversary concert at Wiltshire Music Centre on 9th December 2017

Gwilym  and leading saxophonist Rob Buckland join forces with a classical string quartet to perform original compositions and arrangements inspired by French music and musicians. Drawing on their wide ranging experience as collaborative jazz artists, they will explore links between jazz, improvisation and the music of Debussy, Dutilleux and Ravel.

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Gwilym Simcock Pat Metheny

Gwilym Simcock on tour this autumn in Europe with Pat Metheny, Linda Oh and Antonio Sanchez

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Gwilym on tour in Europe and US with “An Evening with Pat Metheny”

Gwilym will be back on tour with jazz legend guitarist Pat Metheny.  The quartet includes Pat, Gwilym,  Linda Oh (bass) and Antonio Sanchez (drums).  The concert is called “An Evening with Pat Metheny” and features  many of the great classics from the Pat Metheny Real Book. Do check the dates for more information. Read More

Kizzy Crawford

Birdsong / Cân Yr Adar Recording to begin

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After a hectic year touring the US and Europe with Pat Metheny, a two week tour with Wolfgang Muthspiel Gwilym will be recording his Birdsong project with Welsh singer Kizzy Crawford and players from Sinfonia Cymru. Birdsong / Can Yr Adar  tells a story through music inspired by Carngafallt, home to a complex ecosystem, which makes up some of the country’s rainforest territory and can be found near Powys. Thanks are due to The Hampstead Arts Festival, PRS Foundation and Sinfonia Cymru who have generously funded this recording. Read More

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Upcoming concerts

09
Dec 2017
United Kingdom Bradford on Avon Wiltshire Music Centre
Gwilym Simcock jazz octet with members of the Wiltshire Youth Jazz Orchestra and WMC Chorus
7:30pm Admission: Tickets: £18 Students: £9 Under 18s: £9. Ashley Road 01225 860100
12
Jan 2018
United Kingdom Manchester Stoller Hall
Gwilym Simcock with Northern Chamber Orchestra
Simcock – Cumbrian Thaw for piano and strings Debussy arr Simcock – Children’s Corner 7:30pm Admission: £25, £18, £12. Chetham’s School of Music, Long Millgate
13
Jan 2018
United Kingdom Macclesfield Macclesfield Heritage Centre
Gwilym Simcock with Northern Chamber Orchestra
Simcock – Cumbrian Thaw for piano and strings Debussy arr Simcock – Children’s Corner 7:30pm Roe Street
22
Jan 2018
United Kingdom Shoreham Ropetackle Arts Centre
Duo with Yuri Goloubev
South Coast Jazz Festival 8:00pm Box office: 01273 464440. 01273 464440
02
Feb 2018
United Kingdom Southport, Lancs Southport Jazz Festival
Gwilym Simcock/Mike Walker/Asaf Sirkis
10:30pm Royal Clifton Hotel

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Latest releases

Gwilym Simcock and The Impossible Gentlemen 'Let's Get Deluxe'

Let’s Get Deluxe

Gwilym Simcock Instrumation

Instrumation

Gwilym Simcock & Yuri Goloubev

Reverie at Schloss Elmau

Gwilym Simcock and The Impossible Gentlemen

Internationally Recognised Aliens

complete discography