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Primary Instrument: Composer/conductor

Born: May 20

Randy Simon was born and raised in Los Angeles. Although he had piano lessons for a year as a child, and took classical piano lessons for a period while in graduate school, music took a back seat for many years as he built up a successful career as a physicist. “I did not come back to the piano until about 12 years ago when I inherited the grand piano that I grew up with. I had it shipped to the East Coast, completely restored, and I started taking jazz piano lessons. After several years of study with jazz pianist Adrian Cohen, it occurred to me that I was a much more creative writer than I was a pianist. The lessons I took morphed into composition lessons and after a year, I had a handful of tunes that I had written.” His teacher suggested that he record the songs with some top local musicians, and that was the beginning of the Randy Simon Jazz Project....
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”Simon's compositions and arrangements are extraordinary. Complex yet completely accessible, he paints dazzling portraits in sound, creating perfect launching points for his soloists. Light It Up, Simon's fourth album since 2008, continues a run of exceptional albums that present modern jazz at its best.”

“Awakening, the third recording of Simon's compositions, not only features outstanding performances by the cream of New York's Capital Region jazz scene, but also well-written, memorable tunes that make this album an exciting listening experience.

Randy Simon's Jazz Project is a rousing success...

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Featured recording “Nyhavn Live”

Nyhavn Live

Self Produced
2013
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    Nyhavn Live

    Self Produced
    2013
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    Light It Up

    Self Produced
    2010
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    Awakening

    Self Produced
    2009
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