Aug31

Edward Simon @ Open Studio Live - Edward Simon - Solo Piano

Open Studio Live - Edward Simon - Solo Piano, Saint Francisville, MO

No reserved seating. Doors open at 7pm. BYOB.

Edward Simon, a native of Venezuela, has made a name for himself over decades in America as a jazz improviser, composer-arranger, band leader and educator. DownBeat has called him “one of the strongest pianists of his generation, with intuitive empathy and drum-like ingenuity,” while Jazz Journal International has singled out “his deep emotional statements” as a composer and improviser. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area as a member of the all-star SFJAZZ Collective, he has been a Guggenheim Fellow along with being awarded multiple composition grants as part of the Chamber Music America’s New Jazz Works initiative. Simon, a Yamaha artist, has recorded 15 albums as a leader or co-leader.

Simon is on the faculty of the Roots, Jazz & American Music program at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and he has also served on the faculties of the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music, City College of New York and University of the Arts.
Nov13

Edward Simon @ Steel House featuring Edward Simon, Scott Colley & Brian Blade

Steel House featuring Edward Simon, Scott Colley & Brian Blade, Berkeley, CA

New Band featuring award winning, world class, master jazz artists:

Edward Simon-piano
Scott Colley-bass
Brian Blade-drums

New jazz trio Steel House is an absorbingly spirited band featuring three award winning world class master jazz artists. Each band member boasts an impressive resume, and together they create a unique musical chemistry exciting, innovative, spirited, and diverse.

Pianist Edward Simon has performed with Bobby Hutcherson, Terence Blanchard, David Binney, the SF Jazz Collective, and is a 2010 Guggenheim Fellow. Bassist Scott Colley has appeared with Herbie Hancock, Jim Hall, and Michael Brecker to name a few. And drummer Brian Blade has been featured with Wayne Shorter, Joni Mitchell, Joshua Redman, Bob Dylan, and countless others.
Nov14

Edward Simon @ Steel House featuring Edward Simon, Scott Colley & Brian Blade

Steel House featuring Edward Simon, Scott Colley & Brian Blade, Santa Cruz, CA

New Band featuring award winning, world class, master jazz artists:

Edward Simon-piano
Scott Colley-bass
Brian Blade-drums

New jazz trio Steel House is an absorbingly spirited band featuring three award winning world class master jazz artists. Each band member boasts an impressive resume, and together they create a unique musical chemistry exciting, innovative, spirited, and diverse.

Pianist Edward Simon has performed with Bobby Hutcherson, Terence Blanchard, David Binney, the SF Jazz Collective, and is a 2010 Guggenheim Fellow. Bassist Scott Colley has appeared with Herbie Hancock, Jim Hall, and Michael Brecker to name a few. And drummer Brian Blade has been featured with Wayne Shorter, Joni Mitchell, Joshua Redman, Bob Dylan, and countless others.
Nov15

Edward Simon @ Steel House featuring Edward Simon, Scott Colley & Brian Blade

Steel House featuring Edward Simon, Scott Colley & Brian Blade, Albuquerque, NM

New Band featuring award winning, world class, master jazz artists:

Edward Simon-piano
Scott Colley-bass
Brian Blade-drums

New jazz trio Steel House is an absorbingly spirited band featuring three award winning world class master jazz artists. Each band member boasts an impressive resume, and together they create a unique musical chemistry exciting, innovative, spirited, and diverse.

Pianist Edward Simon has performed with Bobby Hutcherson, Terence Blanchard, David Binney, the SF Jazz Collective, and is a 2010 Guggenheim Fellow. Bassist Scott Colley has appeared with Herbie Hancock, Jim Hall, and Michael Brecker to name a few. And drummer Brian Blade has been featured with Wayne Shorter, Joni Mitchell, Joshua Redman, Bob Dylan, and countless others.
Nov19

Edward Simon @ Steel House featuring Edward Simon, Scott Colley & Brian Blade

Steel House featuring Edward Simon, Scott Colley & Brian Blade, Portland, OR

All Ages | Bar w/ID

New Band featuring award winning, world class, master jazz artists:

Edward Simon-piano
Scott Colley-bass
Brian Blade-drums

New jazz trio Steel House is an absorbingly spirited band featuring three award winning world class master jazz artists. Each band member boasts an impressive resume, and together they create a unique musical chemistry exciting, innovative, spirited, and diverse.

Pianist Edward Simon has performed with Bobby Hutcherson, Terence Blanchard, David Binney, the SF Jazz Collective, and is a 2010 Guggenheim Fellow. Bassist Scott Colley has appeared with Herbie Hancock, Jim Hall, and Michael Brecker to name a few. And drummer Brian Blade has been featured with Wayne Shorter, Joni Mitchell, Joshua Redman, Bob Dylan, and countless others.

Previous events

Aug4

Brubeck Institute Summer Colony

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University of the Pacific, Stockton

May16

Residency at Hambidge Center

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Hambidge Center for Creative Arts, Rabun Gap

Edward Simon will be in residence at the Hambidge Center for Creative Arts where he will be composing music for Afinidad and the SFJAZZ Collective.

Mar5

Edward Simon

1071 Page St., San Francisco

Edward Simon -piano Peter Barshay -bass Alan Hall -drums Ticket price: $25