Born in England, Simon is a graduate of the University Of London. He has studied trombone with Roger Brenner, Denis Wick and Chris Mowat. After cruising the Mediterranean, South America and the Caribbean with Cunard and Holland America Cruise Lines, Simon now lives in Plano Texas.
A busy freelancer, he has performed with groups such as the Dallas Summer Musicals, Dallas Wind Symphony, Dallas Chamber Orchestra, Plano Symphony, Irving Symphony, Dallas Jazz Orchestra, Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra, Les Elghart Big Band and the Four Freshmen. Simon has performed and recorded for the BBC and PBS and also with many artists ranging from Andrea Bocelli to Wayne Bergeron and Phil Woods.
As a Low Brass Specialist for the Plano ISD, Simon greatly enjoys educating young musicians.