Simcock, Garland, Sirkis
Collectively known as Lighthouse or The Lighthouse Trio pianist Gwilym Simcock, saxophonist Tim Garland and drummer/percussionist Asaf Sirkis recently signed to ACT records. “Lighthouse”, their debut for the label, was released in spring 2012.
"A well structured album full of intelligent, colourful writing with each tune telling a story and with an excellent standard of musicianship throughout."
"An excellent, superbly constructed performance with the group exhibiting an admirable control of dynamics. The playing varied between the fierily exuberant to the downright beautiful."
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
The story of a remarkable life and an indomitable spirit that addresses its subject with sympathy and honesty allied to painstaking detail. It's also highly readable and good value for money.
Ian Mann visits two iconic London jazz club, The Vortex and Ronnie Scott's and enjoys performances by trumpeter Yazz Ahmed and the American quintet Kneebody.