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April 2018

Hampstead Arts Festival

Birdsong / Cân Yr Adar Album Launch

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Album launch dates 10/11/12/13 May. The Birdsong project has finally been recorded 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

Birdsong/Can Yr Adar

Birdsong / Can Yr Adar Album

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Birdsong / Can Yr Adar Album Out Now!

The long awaited album with Kizzy Crawford and Gwilym with the Sinfonia Cymru is out next month and albums can be pre-ordered now at Jazzcds.  More information and links to samples on the Birdsong page.

“the gorgeous melodies of Kizzy Crawford combine with the exquisite arrangements and production of Gwilym Simcock to produce one of the year’s most beautiful, surprising and joyous releases”. Peter Quinn, Jazzwise, 4 stars Recommended
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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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Gwilym Simcock, Pat Metheny, Linda Oh, Antonio Sanchez

Gwilym Simcock on tour again in Europe, US and Canada with Pat Metheny, Linda Oh and Antonio Sanchez

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Gwilym on tour in Europe, US and Canada 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. On April 16th Pat Metheny will be honoured in Washington D.C. as an NEA Jazz Master. Read More