Wednesday, June 28, 2017

UK/USA/CANADA: Gwilym Summer 2017

Gwilym  will be playing a series of solo piano concerts in the US and Canada starting 23rd June

Gwilym 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.
Find out more about the solo dates here
Wolfgang Muthspiel with his Rising Grace Project
Gwilym will then be on back on tour with guitarist Wolfgang Muthspiel,  with his Rising Grace Project.
This 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.
Rising Grace Tour Dates
Dave Holland

Ambleside Festival in honour of John Taylor

August 31st – September 3rd 2017
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.
Ambleside Days
Thomas Gould

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".

All Tour Dates
Andy Scott and Group S Promo Video
Coming LIVE to Manchester Jazz Festival on 1st August
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