Oct21

Edward Simon @ SFJAZZ Collective

SFJAZZ Collective, Folsom, CA

The SFJAZZ Collective celebrates the 50th Anniversary of two of the essential albums in popular music, Sly & the Family Stone’s Stand! and Miles Davis’ In a Silent Way, with new arrangements by the band, and featuring guest vocalist Martin Luther McCoy and guitarist Adam Rogers.

Martin Luther McCoy - vocals
David Sánchez - tenor saxophone
Etienne Charles - trumpet
Warren Wolf - vibraphone
Adam Rogers - guitar
Edward Simon - piano
Matt Brewer - bass
Obed Calvaire - drums
Oct25

Edward Simon @ Lisa Fischer & SFJAZZ Collective

Lisa Fischer & SFJAZZ Collective, Costa Mesa, CA

Grammy® winner Lisa Fischer returns to Segerstrom Center with her band, Grand Baton, to provide a soulful set to open the evening. Then, SFJAZZ Collective celebrates the 50th Anniversaries of two influential albums from 1969: In A Silent Way, regarded as Miles Davis' most influential works creating a sound world between jazz and rock, and Stand by Sly and The Family Stone, marrying funk and rock as well as deemed "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant" by the Library of Congress.
Oct31

Edward Simon @ SFJAZZ COLLECTIVE

SFJAZZ COLLECTIVE, San Francisco, CA

An all-star ensemble comprising the finest performer/composers at work in jazz today, the Collective assembles each year to create fresh arrangements of works by a modern master and newly commissioned pieces by each member of the band. Through this pioneering approach, simultaneously honoring music’s greatest figures while championing jazz’s up-to-the-minute directions, the Collective embodies SFJAZZ’s commitment to jazz as a living, ever-relevant art form. This year the Collective celebrates the 50th Anniversary of two of the essential albums in popular music, Sly and Family Stone’s Stand! and Miles Davis’ In a Silent Way, featuring guest vocalist Martin Luther McCoy and guitarist Adam Rogers — the first time the band has collaborated with guest artists during their residency.
Nov1

Edward Simon @ SFJAZZ COLLECTIVE

SFJAZZ COLLECTIVE, San Francisco, CA

An all-star ensemble comprising the finest performer/composers at work in jazz today, the Collective assembles each year to create fresh arrangements of works by a modern master and newly commissioned pieces by each member of the band. Through this pioneering approach, simultaneously honoring music’s greatest figures while championing jazz’s up-to-the-minute directions, the Collective embodies SFJAZZ’s commitment to jazz as a living, ever-relevant art form. This year the Collective celebrates the 50th Anniversary of two of the essential albums in popular music, Sly and Family Stone’s Stand! and Miles Davis’ In a Silent Way, featuring guest vocalist Martin Luther McCoy and guitarist Adam Rogers — the first time the band has collaborated with guest artists during their residency.
Nov2

Edward Simon @ SFJAZZ COLLECTIVE

SFJAZZ COLLECTIVE, San Francisco, CA

An all-star ensemble comprising the finest performer/composers at work in jazz today, the Collective assembles each year to create fresh arrangements of works by a modern master and newly commissioned pieces by each member of the band. Through this pioneering approach, simultaneously honoring music’s greatest figures while championing jazz’s up-to-the-minute directions, the Collective embodies SFJAZZ’s commitment to jazz as a living, ever-relevant art form. This year the Collective celebrates the 50th Anniversary of two of the essential albums in popular music, Sly and Family Stone’s Stand! and Miles Davis’ In a Silent Way, featuring guest vocalist Martin Luther McCoy and guitarist Adam Rogers — the first time the band has collaborated with guest artists during their residency.
Nov3

Edward Simon @ SFJAZZ COLLECTIVE

SFJAZZ COLLECTIVE, San Francisco, CA

An all-star ensemble comprising the finest performer/composers at work in jazz today, the Collective assembles each year to create fresh arrangements of works by a modern master and newly commissioned pieces by each member of the band. Through this pioneering approach, simultaneously honoring music’s greatest figures while championing jazz’s up-to-the-minute directions, the Collective embodies SFJAZZ’s commitment to jazz as a living, ever-relevant art form. This year the Collective celebrates the 50th Anniversary of two of the essential albums in popular music, Sly and Family Stone’s Stand! and Miles Davis’ In a Silent Way, featuring guest vocalist Martin Luther McCoy and guitarist Adam Rogers — the first time the band has collaborated with guest artists during their residency.
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.

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