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Edward Simon 1969- (piano) John Patitucci 1959- (basgitaar) Brian Blade  (drums)
Cam Jazz, 2007
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73 - Jazz (NBLC) J1 - Jazz (Flemish music schema)

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About Edward Simon

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Edward Simon (born July 27, 1969) is a Venezuelan jazz pianist and composer.

Early life

Simon was born in Punta Cardón, Venezuela. When he was ten years old, he went to the United States of America to study at the Performing Arts School in Philadelphia. After graduating, he attended the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, where he studied classical piano, then the Manhattan School of Music, where he studied jazz piano.

Later life and career

In 1988, he recorded as a sideman with Greg Osby, then worked as a member of the band Horizon led by Bobby Watson. For the next eight years he was a member of Terence Blanchard's band. He has also worked with Herbie Mann, Paquito D'Rivera, Bobby Hutcherson, Jerry Gonzalez, John Patitucci, Arturo Sandoval, Manny Oquendo, and Don Byron. Simon recorded Beauty Within (AudioQuest, 1994), his first album as a bandleader, with Hora…Read more on Wikipedia