... 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

15
Nov
2019
United Kingdom Cambridge Cambridge Jazz Festival
Gwilym Simcock Solo Piano
7:00pm
St Catharine’s College Chapel
21
Nov
2019
United Kingdom London 606 Club
with Tim Garland
8:30pm
90 Lots Rd, Chelsea, London SW10 0QD 020 7352 5953
04
Mar
2020
Australia Perth Riverside Theatre
An Evening with Pat Metheny w/ Antonio Sanchez, Gwilym & Linda Oh
8:00pm
06
Mar
2020
Australia St Kilda Palais Theatre
An Evening with Pat Metheny w/ Antonio Sanchez, Gwilym & Linda Oh
8:00pm
07
Mar
2020
Australia Sydney State Theatre
An Evening with Pat Metheny w/ Antonio Sanchez, Gwilym & Linda Oh
8:00pm
13
Mar
2020
Argentina Buenos Aires Teatro Gran Rex
An Evening with Pat Metheny w/ Antonio Sanchez, Gwilym & Linda Oh
8:30pm
14
Mar
2020
Argentina Buenos Aires Teatro Gran Rex
An Evening with Pat Metheny w/ Antonio Sanchez, Gwilym & Linda Oh
8:30pm
17
Mar
2020
Brazil Rio de Janeiro Vivo Rio
An Evening with Pat Metheny w/ Antonio Sanchez, Gwilym & Linda Oh
9:30pm
20-21
Mar
2020
Chile Santiago Teatro Caupolican
An Evening with Pat Metheny w/ Antonio Sanchez, Gwilym & Linda Oh
8:30pm
23
Mar
2020
Peru Lima Gran Teatro Nacional
An Evening with Pat Metheny w/ Antonio Sanchez, Gwilym & Linda Oh
8:30pm
AV. JAVIER PRADO ESTE, CDRA. 2225, SAN BORJA

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Latest releases

Gwilym Simcock & Yuri Goloubev

Reverie at Schloss Elmau

Gwilym Simcock and The Impossible Gentlemen

Internationally Recognised Aliens

Gwilym Simcock and The Impossible Gentlemen

The Impossible Gentlemen

Good Days At Schloss Elmau

complete discography