... 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

Gwilym is one of the most exceptional musicians that I have ever known..he's a really significant force in music

Pat Metheny

News

Gwilym Simcock

Inside Music on BBC Radio 3 on Saturday 16th May 1 p.m.

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Inside Music

Gwilym demonstrates that music has no boundaries as he explores sounds ranging from suspended choral harmonies by Eric Whitacre and celestial spirals on the harp, to a rarely heard piano quartet by William Walton and three intriguing minutes from Argentinian composer Astor Piazzolla. Plus two very different sides of JS Bach and an irresistible Russian waltz.

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Acoustic Triangle

Acoustic Triangle celebrate 20 years

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Malcolm Creese – double bass
Tim Garland – saxophones and bass clarinet
Gwilym Simcock – piano

Acoustic Triangle, the award-winning jazz trio, celebrates its twentieth year this year. However with the current lockdown the tour will now take place in 2021.  Watch out for updates. Above all the band is well known for its performances in sacred buildings and concert halls around the world. The players’ unique ability to move effortlessly between jazz, classical and world music styles

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From This Place Pat Metheny

New album with Pat Metheny, Linda Oh and Antonio Sanchez out Feb 21st 2020

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From This Place

The new record features ten compositions by Metheny, who is joined by long-time drummer, Antonio Sanchez, Malaysian/Australian bassist Linda May Han Oh, and British pianist Gwilym Simcock as well as the Hollywood Studio Symphony conducted by Joel McNeely. Meshell Ndegeocello (vocals), Gregoire Maret (harmonica), and Luis Conte (percussion) are special guests on From This Place, Metheny’s first album of new material since 2014’s Kin (←→).

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Upcoming concerts

03
Jun
2020
United Kingdom Swaledale Swaledale Festival
Acoustic Triangle
POSTPONED TO 2021
10:30pm
12
Jun
2020
United Kingdom Cambridge Stapleford Granary
Acoustic Triangle
POSTPONED TO 2021
7:30pm
Bury Road, Stapleford 01223 849004
13
Jun
2020
United Kingdom Walton on Thames, Surrey Riverside Barn
Acoustic Triangle
POSTPONED TO 2021
7:30pm
20
Jun
2020
United Kingdom Southampton Turner Sims
Acoustic Triangle
POSTPONED TO 2021
8:00pm
22
Jun
2020
United Kingdom Sevenoaks, Kent The Ship Theatre
Acoustic Triangle
POSTPONED TO 2021
7:30pm
23
Jun
2020
United Kingdom York NCEM York
Acoustic Triangle
POSTPONED TO 2021
7:30pm
24
Jun
2020
United Kingdom Worksop, Notts Worksop College
Acoustic Triangle
POSTPONED TO 2021
7:30pm
27
Jun
2020
United Kingdom Oxford St John The Evangelist
Acoustic Triangle
POSTPONED TO 2021
7:30pm
28
Aug
2020
Austria Grafenegg Grafenegg
With LSO Percussion Ensemble
10:30pm

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Latest releases

Quartet Quintet

Quartet Quintet

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

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