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The Impossible Gentlemen

Anglo/American group featuring the Brit pairing of Mike Walker (guitar) and Gwilym Simcock (piano) with the American rhythm section of Steve Swallow (electric bass) and Adam Nussbaum (drums). Eponymous debut album released on Basho Records in 2011, follow up “Internationally Recognised Aliens” in 2013.


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The Impossible Gentlemen
The Impossible Gentlemen

"At last, a super-group that works. “The Impossible Gentlemen” is an exceptional album, one that combines accessibility and melodic sensibility with a high degree of musical sophistication."

4-5 out of 5

Album Review


The Impossible Gentlemen, Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea, 17/06/2011.
The Impossible Gentlemen, Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea, 17/06/2011.

"The playing by this all star quartet was as sharp as their suits."

4 out of 5

Live Review


The Impossible Gentlemen, The Edge Arts Centre, Much Wenlock, Shropshire, 02/12/2012.
The Impossible Gentlemen, The Edge Arts Centre, Much Wenlock, Shropshire, 02/12/2012.

"It's the sheer quality of the playing and the writing that makes The Impossible Gentlemen such a great band and so much more than an all star jam."

4-5 out of 5

Live Review


Internationally Recognised Aliens
Internationally Recognised Aliens

"Their second album builds upon the success of its acclaimed predecessor. Another triumph for The Impossible Gentlemen."

4 out of 5

Album Review


The Impossible Gentlemen, Arena Theatre, Wolverhampton, 20/10/2013.
The Impossible Gentlemen, Arena Theatre, Wolverhampton, 20/10/2013.

"A superb evening of music delivered by a refreshingly humble but totally brilliant band."

4-5 out of 5

Live Review


JAZZ MANN FEATURES

Way in to the Way Out: Arun Ghosh and Zoe Rahman, EFG London Jazz Festival, 15th, 16th November 2014

Way in to the Way Out: Arun Ghosh and Zoe Rahman, EFG London Jazz Festival, 15th, 16th November 2014

Part lecture, part musical performance, Ghosh and Rahman present an A to Z of their musical influences and personal jazz histories. Informative, educational and entertaining.


Book Review; “Different Every Time – The Authorised Biography of Robert Wyatt” by Marcus O’ Dair.

Book Review; “Different Every Time – The Authorised Biography of Robert Wyatt” by Marcus O’ Dair.

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.


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