Edward Simon Is a Jazz Explorer With a Big Itinerary

BY ANDREW GILBERT , December 26, 2019 Self-possessed, soft spoken, and professorial, Venezuelan-born pianist, composer, and bandleader Edward Simon radiates quiet intensity. He’s not so much a musical radical as a persistent explorer who has spent his career expanding jazz’s frontiers as part of a wave of conservatory-trained Latin American musicians immersed in jazz, the European classical tradition,[…]

Internationally acclaimed pianist/composer Edward Simon joins Ridgeway Arts – Music Monthly

Simon will serve as Associate Artistic Director and release albums on Ridgeway Records including Edward Simon 25 in May 2020 The non-profit Bay-area Ridgeway Arts is brainchild of world renowned jazz bassist/vocalist/composer/educator Jeff Denson Ridgeway Arts, Inc. the Bay-area nonprofit run by world renowned bassist/vocalist/composer/educator Jeff Denson, has named acclaimed Venezuelan pianist/composer Edward Simon as Associate Artistic Director.  In this new role, Simon will[…]