... 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

Birdsong / Cân Yr Adar

Birdsong / Cân Yr Adar

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After a hectic September touring the US with Pat Metheny, a three week tour with The Impossible Gentlemen Gwilym is turning his hand to yet another creative 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. There are dates in Wales with a finale on 14th November at The Hampstead Arts Festival as part of the EFG London Jazz Festival. Read More

Gwilym Simcock to join Pat Metheny Group

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Gwilym will be playing some interesting a varied concerts this Spring ahead of the exciting tour planned with jazz legend guitarist Pat MethenyPat has picked Gwilym for his new quartet with Linda Oh (bass) and Antonio Sanchez (drums) to tour all round the world from May this year.  Some of the dates have been announced, but many are still in the pipeline so do keep checking his website for more information as it comes in. Read More

Gwilym Simcock, Pat Metheny, Linda Oh, Antonio Sanchez

Gwilym Simcock to join Pat Metheny Quartet

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Gwilym to play with Pat Metheny

Gwilym will be playing some interesting a varied concerts this Spring ahead of the exciting tour planned with jazz legend guitarist Pat MethenyPat has picked Gwilym for his new quartet with Linda Oh (bass) and Antonio Sanchez (drums) to tour all round the world from May this year.  Some of the dates have been announced, but many are still in the pipeline so do keep checking his website for more information as it comes in. Read More

Upcoming concerts

Gwilym Simcock  

21
May
2024
United Kingdom York National Centre for Early Music
Lighthouse Trio
7:30pm Admission: £19.00 (£17.00 concessions | £7.00 under 35).
St Margaret’s Church Walmgate 01904 658338
24
May
2024
United Kingdom Manchester Stoller Hall
Lighthouse Trio
Part of the Manchester Jazz Festival
8:00pm
Chetham’s School of Music, Long Millgate
30
May
2024
United Kingdom London Kings Place
Lighthouse Trio
8:00pm
York Way
22
Jun
2024
United States Rochester, New York Rochester Jazz Festival
Duo with Tommy Smith
6:00pm
Christ Church, 141 East Ave
22
Jun
2024
United States Rochester, New York Rochester Jazz Festival
Duo with Tommy Smith
9:00pm
Christ Church, 141 East Ave
26
Jun
2024
Germany Hamburg Jazz Baltica
with Emma Rawicz
6:00pm
26
Jul
2024
United Kingdom London, London Pizza Express Jazz Club
with Emma Rawicz
7:00pm Admission: £30.
10 Dean Street
26
Jul
2024
United Kingdom London, London Pizza Express Jazz Club
with Emma Rawicz
9:30pm Admission: £25.
10 Dean Street
27
Jul
2024
United Kingdom Worcester Three Choirs Festival
with Thomas Gould
Corelli Sonata Op 5 No 1 Arvo Pärt Fratres Corelli Sonata Op 5 No 9 Purcell Dido’s Lament Corelli Sonata Op 5 No 12 ‘La Folia’
2:30pm Admission: £32, £26, £12, Under 25s Free.
St Martin’s Church
29-01
Aug
2024
United Kingdom Ambleside Zeffirellis
Ambleside Days Jazz Festival
7:30pm
Compston Road

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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

complete discography