Gwilym Simcock

Born 24 February 1981.
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Biography

Gwilym Simcock (born 24 February 1981) is a British pianist and composer working in both jazz and classical music, and often blurring the boundaries of the two.

He is a multi-award winner and was chosen as one of the 1000 Most Influential People in London by the Evening Standard. He was featured on the front cover of the August 2007 issue of the UK’s leading Jazz journal Jazzwise Magazine.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Lighthouse

    Lighthouse 2012

    Reviewed by Peter Marsh
    Technically impressive fare from the trio, but sadly lacking in surprises.
  2. Review of Good Days at Schloss Elmau

    Good Days at Schloss Elmau 2011

    Reviewed by Kathryn Shackleton
    A fluid, sometimes fragile album from the British pianist.
  3. Review of Blues Vignette

    Blues Vignette 2009

    Reviewed by Kevin Le Gendre
    More time and less hype would serve Simcock’s cause well.
  4. Review of Perception

    Perception 2007

    Reviewed by Kathryn Shackleton
    Perception may have been a long time coming, but it’s a gem of a debut.