Tagged Gwilym Simcock

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Live Review: The 2018 South Coast Jazz Festival

South Coast Jazz Festival Ropetackle Arts Centre, Shoreham-by-Sea Saturday 20th – Saturday 27th January, 2018       The South Coast Jazz Festival kicked off its 4th year with The Jazz Repertory Company performing 100 Years of Jazz in 99 Minutes. In the pre-concert Q&A, drummer and bandleader Richard Pite quoted jazz writer Whitney Balliett who…

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Gwilym Simcock Interview

You’ve recently been touring the world with Pat Metheny. How was that?     “It’s been a fantastic experience and it's been an amazing opportunity to play with one of my absolute heroes (who are Pat Metheny and Keith Jarrett), whose music was responsible for getting me into jazz in the first place, as a teenager….

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Yuri Goloubev Interview

Russian virtuoso bassist Yuri Goloubev speaks to editor Charlie Anderson about his love of jazz.   Tell me a bit about how you started in music.     “Well, I grew up in it. My mum had graduated as a pianist even though she didn’t work much in that realm. She was a music journalist for…