... 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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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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Gwilym Simcock, Pat Metheny, Linda Oh, Antonio Sanchez

Gwilym Simcock on tour in March 2020 with Pat Metheny, Linda Oh and Antonio Sanchez

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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

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