GWILYM SIMCOCK

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SOLO PIANO

"a jaw-droppingly exciting pianist" James Griffiths, The Guardian

"our finest young piano-player" Jamie Cullum, The Guardian

"among the very best in the world" Chicago Net

Gwilym

Good Days at Schloss ElmauGOOD DAYS AT SCHLOSS ELMAU

solo album on ACT records READ REVIEWS

Tracks are:

01 These are the Good Days
02 Mezzotint
03 Gripper
04 Plain Song
Mercury Prize05 Northern Smiles
06 Can we Still be Friends
07 Wake up Call
08 Elmau Tage

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Aaron Golberg and Gwilym SimcockGwilym has just recorded a new solo piano album "Good Days at Schloss Elmau" for the German label ACT. The music on the album is all new original compositions by Gwilym specially written for the album which was recorded at Schloss Elmau in Bavaria, Germany. The album will be released in January 2011.

His double album "Blues Vignette" also features 8 gorgeous tracks of wonderful solo piano a mix of original compositions, a very original arrangement of the standard "On Broadway" and a stunning interpretation of "Cry Me A River". There is also a beautiful rendition of The second movement of Grieg's Piano Concerto.

 

Aaron Golberg and Gwilym SimcockAs well as solo concerts Gwilym often plays duo with other pianists including iconic British pianist John Taylor. He recently performed with US pianist Aaron Goldberg at the Pizza Express "Steinway Festival"

 

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