THU | John David Simon

Thu Apr 25 2024 at 05:30 pm to 08:30 pm

Swing 46 | New York

Swing 46 Jazz and Supper Club
Publisher/HostSwing 46 Jazz and Supper Club
THU | John David Simon

About this Event
Early Set | Jazz Quartet

5:30 – 8:30: John David Simon

Saxophonist and flutist, John David Simon, has performed extensively on the national and international jazz scene. Simon has worked with numerous luminaries including Ella Fitzgerald, Jason Marsalis, Chaka Khan, James Carter, T.S. Monk, Pat Martino, Clark Terry, Ray Charles, Charles Earland, J.J. Johnson, Shirley Scott, and Houston Person. John’s big band credits include Lionel Hampton, Illinois Jacquet, Artie Shaw, Jimmy Dorsey, Harlem Renaissance and Cotton Club orchestras. He has toured Japan, Europe, Scandinavia, Canada and the United States performing at major festivals including Monterey, Montreal, Playboy, North Sea, JVC, Pori, Grande Parade du Jazz (Nice, France), and Newport Jazz Festival. Some of the venues John has played include Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Radio City Music Hall, The Kennedy Center, The Hollywood Bowl, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Ravinia, The Village Vanguard, The Blue Note, Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola, and Jazz Standard. Currently Simon appears on over ten CD albums, including three critically acclaimed as a leader, his debut on Muse Records, Legacy: The John Simon Trio Featuring Don Patterson, his second, John David Simon And Friends With Clark Terry & Etta Jones, and latest CD album, Phantasm, both on WarmGroove Records. As a sideman, Simon can be heard on Introducing The CJ Heptet with Cleave Guyton Jr. on Consolidated Artists Productions, The Joe Sudler Swing Machine & Clark Terry on TJA Records, Born to Swing with Buddy DeFranco on Satellite Records and The Ponderer with the Odean Pope Saxophone Choir on Soul Note Records. John also appears in the documentary film, Texas Tenor: the Illinois Jacquet Story, shown on the Bravo TV network.


Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Swing 46, 349 W 46th Street, New York, United States


USD 15.00

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