Gwilym Simcock (piano), Mike Walker (guitar), Steve Swallow (electric bass) / or Steve Rodby (bass), Adam Nussbaum (drums)
Inspirational, dazzling, melodically enthralling music from two of the UK’s finest musicians with two great stars of the US jazz scene.
Multi award winning pianist Gwilym Simcock has been named checked as a genius by no less Chick Corea and has worked extensively throughout Europe with the cream of British and international jazz artists including Dave Holland, Kenny Wheeler, Lee Konitz, Bill Bruford’s Earthworks, Bob Mintzer and Bobby McFerrin. Mike Walker is regarded as one of Europe's most exciting guitarists and has worked with George Russell's the Creative jazz Orchestra, Vince Mendoza, Anthony Braxton, Bill Frisell, Tim Berne, and Mark-Anthony Turnage...
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I don’t think I’ll hear a more memorable gig this year so they are worth travelling a long way for.
Album number two - to be produced by Steve Rodby (interviewed here)- is being recorded in the next few weeks – I’m in a state of aural salivation. 29/06/2012 London Jazz
The upper echelon of the jazz world is a place of constantly shifting alliances. But even by those standards, the Impossible Gentlemen is a rare and fabulous group of talents...