SFJAZZ SPOTLIGHT: EDWARD SIMON (For Members)

SFJAZZ SPOTLIGHT: EDWARD SIMON (For Members)

SFJAZZ COLLECTIVE SPOTLIGHT highlights the original works of individual SFJAZZ Collective members.
Available free to SFJAZZ Members.

EDWARD SIMON | PIANO | SFJAZZ Collective Member 2010—Present

Edward Simon was born in the coastal town of Punta Cardón, Venezuela, where he grew up in a family of musicians. Settling in New York City in 1989, he played with numerous jazz masters, including Herbie Mann, Paquito D’Rivera, Bobby Hutcherson, Bobby Watson, Terence Blanchard and Don Byron. He has produced fifteen critically acclaimed albums as a leader for Sunnyside, CAM JAZZ, Criss Cross, and various other labels. His 2016 album Latin American Songbook won an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Jazz Album, and his 2018 release Sorrows and Triumphs was declared “unmissable” in Nate Chinen’s “Take Five” column at WBGO.org. His latest album is 25 Years, a curated career retrospective documenting his quarter century of music.

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SFJAZZ SPOTLIGHT: EDWARD SIMON (For Members)
  • SFJAZZ Collective performs "Venezuela Unida" (Edward Simon)

    Free to Members. Edward Simon's original composition, "Venezuela Unida", performed by the SFJAZZ Collective in Miner Auditorium on October 26th, 2017.

  • SFJAZZ Collective performs "Feel The Groove" (Edward Simon)

    Free to Members. Edward Simon's original composition, "Feel The Groove", performed by the SFJAZZ Collective in Miner Auditorium on October 22nd, 2016

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  • SFJAZZ Collective plays "Locura" (Edward Simon)

    Free to Members. Edward Simon's original composition, "Locura", performed by the SFJAZZ Collective in Miner Auditorium on October 26th, 2014.

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