... 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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2016 Final BBC Young Jazz Musician

Gwilym’s Trio at BBC Young Jazz Musician Final 24th November

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Gwilym’s trio at QEH for BBC Young Jazz Musician final

Gwilym is delighted that again his band will back the finalists in this year’s BBC Young Jazz Musician.  This year it will be part of the EFG London Jazz Festival, at the Southbank Centre’s Queen Elizabeth Hall.

This year’s finalists will perform with Gwilym,  jazz bassist and composer Paula Gardiner and jazz drummer and composer Asaf Sirkis.

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Upcoming concerts

24
May
2019
United Kingdom Bradford on Avon Wiltshire Music Centre
with Adriano Adewale (percussion) and Jason Rebello (piano)
7:30pm
Ashley Road 01225 860100
30
May
2019
France Coutances Jazz Sous Les Pommiers
Celine Bonacina Cristal Quartet
+33(0)2 33 76 78 68
26
Jun
2019
Italy Udine Udine Piano Festival
Gwilym Simcock Solo Piano
31
Jul
2019
United Kingdom Chester Storyhouse
with Rob Buckland and the Ensemble Deva String Quartet
8:00pm
Hunter Street
02
Aug
2019
United Kingdom Chester Storyhouse
with the Storyhouse Big Band
8:00pm
Hunter Street
29-01
Aug
2019
United Kingdom Ambleside Zeffirellis
Gwilym Simcock Solo Piano
AMBLESIDE DAYS

Compston Road
28
Sep
2019
Italy Cremona Cremona Musica
Gwilym Simcock Solo Piano
Performance at International Yamaha Disklavier Competition
4:00pm
29
Sep
2019
Italy Cremona Cremona Musica
Gwilym Simcock Solo Piano
Judge at International Yamaha Disklavier Competition
04
Oct
2019
United Kingdom London Kings Place
Gwilym Simcock Solo Piano
London Piano Festival
7:30pm
York Way

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Latest releases

Near and Now

Near and Now

Birdsong/Can Yr Adar

Birdsong/Can Yr Adar

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

Let’s Get Deluxe

Gwilym Simcock Instrumation

Instrumation

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