ACADEMY JAZZ ORCHESTRA: GWILYM SIMCOCKRoyal Academy of Music, The Susie Sainsbury Theatre, NW1 5HT , [Venue Details]
We are delighted to welcome professor of jazz piano and Academy alumnus Gwilym Simcock in this postponed celebration of his 40th birthday, presenting some of his exceptional music for jazz orchestra, including new pieces commissioned especially for the occasion.
He has risen to the top of the jazz community through his work with the Pat Metheny quartet among other high-profile sideman roles, and through a succession of acclaimed releases that have led to a Mercury Music Prize nomination and BBC, Parliamentary and British Jazz Awards.
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