Gwilym Simcock, Mike Walker, Adam Nussbaum, Steve Rodby
"The upper echelon of the jazz world is a place of constantly shifting alliances. But even by
those standards, the Impossible Gentlemen is a rare and fabulous group of talents" The Times
The Impossible Gentlemen Named Best Jazz Ensemble At 2013 Parliamentary Jazz Awards!
Launching the new album out in Summer 2013
RAVE REVIEWS IN LONDON AND UK
29/06/2012 London Jazz
I don’t think I’ll hear a more memorable gig this year so they are worth travelling a long way for.
Album number two - to be produced by Steve Rodby (interviewed here)- is being recorded in the next few weeks – I’m in a state of aural salivation. Read More
27/06/2012 David Sinclair, The Times 4 stars****
The upper echelon of the jazz world is a place of constantly shifting alliances. But even by
those standards, the Impossible Gentlemen is a rare and fabulous group of talents. Read More
14/06/2011 Jack Massarik, Evening Standard 5 stars *****
Crazy name, crazy group, but crazy like foxes. An OBE, please, for the anonymous producer who thought to introduce two US veterans, bassist Steve Swallow and drummer Adam Nussbaum, to a couple of Mancunian mavericks who had never worked together before. Read more
"Packing more into eight tracks than many could manage in that number of albums ...it’s simply outstanding" BBC MUSIC MAGAZINE 5 STARS *****
"This shimmering jewel of style and substance is jazz at its most exalted, and simply has to be heard. Here's a crude and approximate map reference, but one that gets close to the buried treasure. Imagine guitarist Pat Metheny's trio masterpiece, Day Trip (Nonesuch, 2007), add a pianist of commensurate genius, and you are banging on the disc's front door. It is that good".