... 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

 

News

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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Joe Locke, Gwilym Simcock

Johannes Berauer’s Hourglass plus Gwilym with Joe Locke

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Johannes Berauer’s Hourglass launch plus Gwilym with Joe Locke at Kings Place

Gwilym will play a set with vibraphonist Joe Locke at Kings Place on 5th September before the album launch of a new album out on Basho “Hourglass” featuring new music by Austrian composer Johannes Berauer.  Gwilym also features in the Hourglass quintet together with Mike Walker on guitar, Thomas Gould on violin, Martin Berauer on electric bass and Bernard Schimpelsberger on percussion and drums.
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Upcoming concerts

20
Feb
2019
United Kingdom London 606 Club
Gwilym Simcock and friends
with John Parricelli guitar, Laurence Cottle electric bass, Martin France drums
8:30pm
90 Lots Rd, Chelsea, London SW10 0QD 020 7352 5953
28
Feb
2019
United Kingdom Sheffield Firth Hall
Gwilym Simcock Solo Piano
7:30pm
Firth Court, Sheffield University
03
Mar
2019
United States Ann Arbor, Michigan Kerrytown Concert Hall
Gwilym Simcock Solo Piano
8:00pm
04
Mar
2019
United States New York City, NY Dizzy’s
Gwilym Simcock Solo Piano
7:30pm
06
Mar
2019
United States Easton, PA Williams Center for the Arts
Gwilym Simcock Solo Piano
8:00pm
317 Hamilton Street (at High Street) 610-330-5009

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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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