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
Ian Mann on the final day of the 2015 festival with performances by Hackney Colliery Band, Hattie Briggs, Melissa James and the Neil Cowley Trio.
A day of musical surprises including performances from Surnatural Orchestra, In Bed With, John Scofield w. Pablo Held, Medeski Martin & Wood w. Jamie Cullum, Bassekou Kouyate and Julian Arguelles.