Brisbane based Independent and unsigned singer\songwriter.
In February 2008 Simon independently released his
album ‘Between The Noise’, which features three award
winning songs plus eight equally compelling and passionately delivered
Simon appeared every Thursday night on the Channel 9 footy show
in 2008 as Singer\bass player for the house band.
In September 08 Simon received more recognition winning ‘Best
Pop Song’ and ‘Best Live performance’ at the 2008
ASA awards. The same month Simon performed in stadiums around Australia
to thousands of fans.
2007 was a productive and successful year for Simon
Simon won The APRA Songwriters Award in November 2007 at the Musicoz awards for ‘What a Day’, and was also nominated for Best Pop artist.
In August 2007, ‘Anything to Anyone’, won best Rock\Indie song at the 27th ASA (Australian songwriters association) awards, where Simon also won the major award being named ‘Songwriter of the year’.
Simon’s debut solo album, ‘Between
the Noise’ has been a labour of love for Simon and
renowned producer Lindsay Rimes for the past year, and was released
independently early 2008.
‘City Talks’, from 'Between The Noise'
features in Helicon Arts production ‘YESTERDAY WAS A LIE’,
a full-feature noir film from award winning American writer\director
James Kerwin. This ground breaking classic detective mystery
meets new age sci-fi which won over 20 awards in 2008.
On the live scene, Simon played seven shows to thousands of people at this years Royal Easter show and was support act for ‘The Spencer Davis Group’ on their Australian tour, as well as numerous guest performances warming up for Australian legends Richard Clapton, Colin Hay(Men At Work)and Max Merritt.
For much of 2006, Simon was in L.A recording tracks with his band, Jeapster, with Rudy Haussermann (Engineer for Match Box Twenty, Fiona Apple), and acclaimed producer Adam Kviman (Eagle Eye Cheery, Jewel, Maria Carey).
Other achievements to date include four songs short listed at 2007 ASA awards, chosen as one of the top ten pop artist in 2006 ‘MUSICOZ’ awards.
Represented Australia in the international children’s festival held in Shang Hai, 1993
Performed as half-time entertainment for 40,000 fans at last years NRL semi-finals.
As a musician and singer, Simon has performed and toured with some of Australia’s’ finest artists including Tommy Emmanuel, Glenn Shorrick, Richard Clapton, Jenny Morris, Sophie and Kia(The Saddle Club)and more.
Simon is finally breaking out on his own with a debut solo album full of songs that tell the stories of his own experience of the world.