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 Festival and performances by Ibibio Sound Machine, Remi Harris Trio, Ben Cipolla Band, Elkie Brooks and Darius Brubeck Quartet.
Ian Mann on a day of richly varied music including performances by Shiver, Julian Arguelles, Meadow, Christian Scott, David Sanborn , Mulatu Astatke, Giovanni Guidi and Melt Yourself Down.