... 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


Dave Holland at Ambleside Festival 2017

Gwilym Simcock at Ambleside Festival

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Ambleside 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, James Maddran, Asaf Sirkus, John Halliwell, Gwilym Simcock,  Mike Walker, Nikki Iles, Mark Lockheart, Steve Watts, James Maddren, Asaf Sirkis, John Helliwell, Steve Watts, Darrell Hall and Joe Locke – all  musicians inspired by  the great British pianist John Taylor.

The concerts will take place over 4 days in the cinema at Zeffirelli’s and Gwilym will be playing on all four evenings. You can book your tickets now on the Ambleside Days website.

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Thomas Gould

Gwilym Simcock/Thomas Gould

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Gwilym will be playing some concerts this Spring with fabulous violinist Thomas Gould.

Hear them in Manchester, London, Bradford on Avon and Hull.
Thomas Gould and Gwilym will play an eclectic mix of Bach, arranged as only Gwilym can, alongside more contemporary jazz pieces.  In Manchester they will be appearing at the new Stoller Hall at Chetham’s School of music with Salford guitarist Mike Walker with whom Gwilym plays in The Impossible Gentlemen.  In London these three musicians will be joined by bassist Martin Berauer and percussionist Bernhard Schimpelsberger at Thom’s old school UCS in Hampstead. Check Tour dates for details.

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Upcoming concerts

Apr 2017
United Kingdom Bradford on Avon Wiltshire Music Centre
Duo with Thomas Gould
7:30pm Ashley Road 01225 860100
Apr 2017
United Kingdom Hull Middleton Hall
Duo with Thomas Gould
7:30pm University of Hull
May 2017
Italy San Benedetto Palarivieral
An Evening with Pat Metheny w/ Antonio Sanchez, Gwilym & Linda Oh
May 2017
Italy Assisi Teatro Lyrick Assisi
An Evening with Pat Metheny w/ Antonio Sanchez, Gwilym & Linda Oh
May 2017
Italy Bari Teatro Team
An Evening with Pat Metheny w/ Antonio Sanchez, Gwilym & Linda Oh

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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