Taught by John Ruocco and Ferdinand Povel, he finished his conservatory studies with honours in 1997. He gave concerts in Holland, Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg, Denmark, Israel and Jamaica. Down Beat (Sept.’98) calls him a “strong tenor saxist”. In Holland he was heard seven times in the prestigious live radio program TROS Sesjun, and countless times live for Radio West. He played with virtually all prominent jazz musicians in The Netherlands, and is co-leader of the quintet Buddies in Soul with the renowned pianist and jazz veteran Cees Slinger. In 1999 Simon played a live concert with trombonist Curtis Fuller (cf
Willing to teach
Advanced students only.
Codarts institute, Artez institute.