Gwilym will be playing a series of solo piano concerts in the US and Canada starting 23rd June
starts a short solo tour of the US and Canada beginning at Rochester
Jazz Festival and ending at Montreal Jazz Festival. In between he will
visit Ann Arbor, Michigan, Cleveland, Ohio and Toledo, Ohio. You can
also catch him playing solo in the UK in September at the Kenilworth
Festival in September.
Gwilym will then be on back on tour with guitarist Wolfgang Muthspiel, with his Rising Grace Project.
tour will feature trumpeter Tim Hagens, bassist Larry Grenadier and
drummer Jeff Ballard. Wolfgang’s latest release is with ECM Records “Rising Grace”.
The tour will take the band to the Garana Festival in Timisoara,
Romania, North Sea Jazz Festival in Rotterdam, Montreux Jazz Festival
in Switzerland, the Casa del Jazz in Rome, Judenburg in Germany and a
visit to one of Gwilym’s favourite hotels – where he has recorded two
albums – Schloss Elmau in southern Germany.
Gwilym to play with Dave Holland in four “double bill” concerts at Ambleside Festival
The brand new Ambleside Festival will feature Dave Holland, Norma Winstone, Tim Garland,
James Maddren, Asaf Sirkis, John Halliwell, Gwilym Simcock, Mike
Walker, Nikki Iles, Mark Lockheart, Steve Watts, James Maddren, Asaf
Sirkis, Steve Watts, Darrell Hall and Joe Locke – all musicians inspired by the great British pianist John Taylor.The concerts will take place over 4 days in the cinema at Zeffirelli’s and Gwilym will be playing on all four evenings.
Gwilym will also be playing with Thomas Gould at Chester Festival on 19th July and Petworth Festival on 27th July and at Manchester Festival on 1st August with Andy Scott and Group S. Gwilym is featured on the new album "Ruby And All Things Purple".