London Freelance Artist
Simon graduated through the orchestras of North London's 'Young Jazz' and then 'The National Youth Jazz Orchestra of Great Britain'.
Simon's first stop in the business was in the TV studio orchestras, working on shows like Morecambe And Wise, Surprise Surprise, New Faces, and other such light entertainment shows.
He then went on to tour with Buddy Rich, Frank Sinatra, The Who, Tom Jones, Cliff Richard and most recently Robbie Williams.
He has over the course of the last 30 years, performed or recorded with nearly every major artist in the world, including Elton John, Paul McCartney, Ella Fitzgerald, Sammy Davis, Barbra Streisand, Michael Buble, Rod Stewart, Tony Bennett, Stevie Wonder, Shirley Bassey, the Spice Girls, and many many more.
His work at present is mainly Studio and theatre. He is First trumpet in Dave Arch's orchestra for the BBC's Strictly Come Dancing, and is featured on Robbie Williams newest album, 'Swings both Ways'
In the future, Simon hopes to record his own album, and write a tutor book on the art of trumpet playing.