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Christine Allen

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 2018

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

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

Wolfgang Muthspiel

Gwilym on Tour this summer with Wolfgang Muthspiel Quintet

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Gwilym will be on back on tour with guitarist Wolfgang Muthspiel,  with his Rising Grace Project.

This tour will feature trumpeter Tim Hagans, bassist  Larry Grenadier and drummer  Jeff Ballard. Wolfgang’s latest release is with ECM Records “Rising Grace”. The tour will take the band to the Garana Festival in Timisoara, Romania, North Sea Jazz Festival in Rotterdam,  Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland, the Casa del Jazz in Rome, Judenburg in Germany and a visit to one of Gwilym’s favourite hotels – where he has recorded two albums – Schloss Elmau in southern Germany.

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Gwilym Simcock

Gwilym Simcock playing a short series of solo concerts in US and Canada

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Gwilym  will be playing a series of solo piano concerts in the US and Canada starting 23rd June

Gwilym starts a short solo tour of the US and Canada beginning at Rochester Jazz Festival and ending at Montreal Jazz Festival. In between he will visit Ann Arbor, Michigan, Cleveland, Ohio and Toledo, Ohio.  You can also catch him playing solo in the UK in September at the Kenilworth Festival in September.

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