... 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 giftThe 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 roundThe Observer
Gwilym is one of the most exceptional musicians that I have ever known..he's a really significant force in musicPat Metheny
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 (←→).
Gwilym on tour in Australia and South America 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
Gwilym played a great duo gig with bass player John Patitucci on Saturday at the London Guitar and Bass Guitar Show at the Islington Design Centre where John was awarded the lifetime achievement award from Bass Magazine
Gwilym will be playing a series of solo piano concerts in the US, UK and mainland Europe to celebrate his new album on ACT
Gwilym will be touring in the US, UK and Mainland Europe celebrating his forthcoming solo piano album “Near and Now”. The touring starts in late February but there will be dates throughout the year.
Gwilym Simcock and friends7:30pm Admission: £45 per night. Compston Road