The Silent Sessions: Tomasz Zyrmont


The Silent Sessions

Yamaha Music Presents

The Silent Piano Sessions: Tomasz Zyrmont

7th September 2017, 6:30pm at Yamaha Music London

Hear the piano like never before. Performing on our highly acclaimed Silent Piano - a true acoustic piano with our pioneering Silent Technology - only by listening through the wireless headphones provided will you be able to hear the playing of exceptionally talented Jazz pianist Tomasz Zyrmont.

One of the UK's most dedicated Jazz pianists, Zyrmont's concerts are even more immersive with Silent Technology allowing you to forget the outside world.

Whilst the performance will be 100% Zyrmont, the sound you'll hear is that of the world-class CFX Concert Grand - a grand piano 19 years in the making with stunning clarity and pureness of tone. Places are limited and sure to fill up fast; book your free place now to avoid disappointment.

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Tomasz Zyrmont

Tomasz Zyrmont

Tomasz Zyrmont graduated from the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music, Katowice, Poland, having studied jazz piano with Wojciech Niedziela. He also attended the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London studying with acclaimed Jazz pianist Nikki Iles.

Zyrmont has gained recogniton participating at the London Jazz Festival, East European Jazz Festival, Yamaha Music Live, Wigmore Lates and on Jazz FM Discovery Show. He has played with many established artists from all over, such as: Tony Kofi, Piotr Wojtasik, Alex Hutchings, Mark Fletcher, Yaron Stavi, Adam Baldych, Laurie Lowe, Rick James, Wojciech Pilichowski, Ant Law, Kevin Glasgow, Flavio Li Vigni to name a few.

In 2011, he formed the Tomasz Zyrmont Trio, which was invited to perform at the Embassy of the Rupublic of Poland for the closing reception of London's Polish Presidency of the Council of the EU. Groove Razors, his quintet, produced their first cd in 2010; an album which showcased all his original compositions. This material has been broadcast on many radio stations including: Jazz FM, Polish Radio London, Belgrade 202, Resonance FM, RMG FM, Diverse FM, Peterborough FM, Near FM Dublin.

Zyrmont has performed concerts at a wide variety of venues in his native Poland, and also the United Kingdom (where he now resides) and Germany, USA, France, Belgium, Luxembourg, including the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Brussels, the World Travel Market in London, Ronnie Scott's, Boisdale of Canary Wharf, Yamaha Music London, the Tate Modern, the Devonia Concert Series in London, LuxExpo in Luxembourg, and Blueboat Jazz Festival in Germany. Tomasz has also been invited several times by the Union of Polish Students to perform at Oxford University.

Tomasz is the founder member of ZyrmontArtz.

Silent Piano with Headphones

What are Silent Pianos?

Silent Technology allows you to play a real acoustic piano with headphones at any time, day or night without being disturbed or disturbing others.

For our Silent pianos, our prime goal was to make a beautiful true acoustic piano, built with the knowledge and skill of over 100 years of Yamaha piano crafting. We then add our class-leading Silent Technology which allows you to play the piano using headphones - making the piano silent to anyone else in the room. Silent Technology, when activated, captures every movement and nuance of the piano keys, hammers and pedals as you play, using a highly sophisticated sensor-technology. Crucially, it also brings each hammer to a stop before it can strike the strings. All of those movements are instantly translated by the Silent Module which sends an authentic piano tone to your headphones.

The Silent pianos possess many other features, including a range of pre-installed sounds and connectivity to mobile devices with the latest apps.