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
Three recently rediscovered early reviews by Ian Mann of recordings featuring the vesatile London based pianist and composer Dorian Ford.
Ian Mann on the last day of the Festival and performances by Phronesis with the Frankfurt Radio Big Band conducted by Julian Arguelles, Airelle Besson,Thelonious, and Raph Clarkson's Dissolute Society