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's reflections on the sudden and tragic passing of the great British jazz pianist, composer and educator John Taylor.
Ian Mann on the final day of the Festival and performances by Lee Gibson & The Capital City Jazz Orchestra, Dave Jones Quartet, The Session, Steve Waterman Quartet and Hamish Stuart Octet.