... 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


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

Dave Holland at Ambleside Festival 2017

Gwilym Simcock at Ambleside Days Festival this weekend

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Ambleside Days Festival in honour of John Taylor

August 31st – September 3rd 2017

Gwilym to play with Dave Holland in four “double bill” concerts at Ambleside Festival

The brand new Ambleside Festival will feature Dave Holland, Norma Winstone, Tim Garland,  Asaf Sirkis, John Halliwell, Gwilym Simcock,  Mike Walker, Nikki Iles, Mark Lockheart, Steve Watts, James Maddren, Darrell Hall and Joe Locke – all  musicians inspired by  the great British pianist John Taylor. Read More


Upcoming concerts

Sep 2017
United Kingdom Kenilworth Kenilworth Arts Festival
Gwilym Simcock Solo Piano
8:00pm Admission: £12 + 1.20 booking fee. St John’s Church, Warwick Road
Sep 2017
Netherlands Breda Chasse Theater
Delta Saxophone Quartet ft Gwilym Simcock
Sep 2017
Germany Ulm Stadhaus Ulm
Duo with Yuri Goloubev
Sep 2017
Germany Reutlingen The Mu e.V.
Duo with Yuri Goloubev
8:00pm Der Pappelgarten, Marie-Curie-Str. 27
Sep 2017
United Kingdom London Kings Place
with Thomas Gould and Bernhard Schimpelsberger
8:00pm York Way

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Latest releases

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

Let’s Get Deluxe

Gwilym Simcock Instrumation


Gwilym Simcock & Yuri Goloubev

Reverie at Schloss Elmau

Gwilym Simcock and The Impossible Gentlemen

Internationally Recognised Aliens

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