Critic Peter Hum includes Venezuelan Suite among his 2014 Jazz List Bliss. Read more here.
WelcomeWelcome to the official site of multi-award-winning Venezuelan pianist and composer Edward Simon. Simon is considered one of the strongest pianists on the jazz scene, part of a new generation of "multilingual" musicians who have grown up studying classical, jazz and Latin-American music and who has garnered a unique voice both as composer and instrumentalist. Edward is inventing a language that transcends any rigid genre.
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Best Latin Releases of 2014 - New York City Jazz Record
Venezuelan Suite receives 4 and 1/2 stars from Downbeat!
Trio Live in New York Available Now!
"Best Releases of 2013" - AllAboutJazz.
Some artists maintain a busy release schedule, putting out an album a year—sometimes, in the case of musicians like guitarist Bill Frisell, even more frequently—while others, for a variety of reasons, are less prolific. Pianist Edward Simon has, in recent years, been issuing albums with broader distribution under his own name—which automatically discounts 2010's independently released but undeniably fine Danny Boy—about once every three years on labels ranging from The Netherlands' Criss Cross to Italy's Cam Jazz".
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