... 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

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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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Upcoming concerts

Gwilym Simcock  

04
Oct
2022
Brazil São Paulo Sala São Paulo
An Evening with Pat Metheny w/ Antonio Sanchez, Gwilym & Linda Oh
9:00pm
06
Oct
2022
Uruguay Montevideo Auditorio Nacional del SODRE Dra. Adela Reta
An Evening with Pat Metheny w/ Antonio Sanchez, Gwilym & Linda Oh
9:00pm
08
Oct
2022
Argentina Buenos Aires Teatro Gran Rex
An Evening with Pat Metheny w/ Antonio Sanchez, Gwilym & Linda Oh
8:30pm
09
Oct
2022
Argentina Buenos Aires Teatro Gran Rex
An Evening with Pat Metheny w/ Antonio Sanchez, Gwilym & Linda Oh
8:30pm
12
Oct
2022
Peru Lima Gran Teatro Nacional
An Evening with Pat Metheny w/ Antonio Sanchez, Gwilym & Linda Oh
8:00pm
AV. JAVIER PRADO ESTE, CDRA. 2225, SAN BORJA
15
Oct
2022
Mexico Mexico City Teatro Metropólitan
An Evening with Pat Metheny w/ Antonio Sanchez, Gwilym & Linda Oh
8:00pm
15
Dec
2022
Germany Homburg Kulturzentrum Saalbau
with Thomas Gould and Miriam Ast
7:30pm
Obere Allee 1
18
Jan
2023
Germany Bayreuth Das Zentrum
Gwilym Simcock with The Stuttgarter Kammerorchester
Gwilym Simcock: Werk für Klavier und Orchester, Auftragskomposition des SKO Claude Debussy: Childrens Corner (arrangiert für Klavier und Streichorchester von G. Simcock) Benjamin Britten: Simple Symphony op. 4
8:00pm
Internationales Jugendkulturzentrum, Äußere Badstr. 7a Bayreuth

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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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