Looking for artistic opportunities to perform and record with other music professionals.
San Diego Bassist John Simons has performed with Gary Hoey, Robben Ford, Paul Gilbert, Rob Paparozzi, Bernard "Pretty" Purdie, John Nemeth, Kara Grainger, "Mighty" Mike Shermer, Deanna Bogart, and many other artists... John currently lives in Encinitas, CA (just north of San Diego).
While living in Southern California he's performed and recorded a variety of music with local and regionally touring bands (cover and original material) with styles ranging from Acoustic, Blues, Country, Flamenco, Funk, Fusion, Hip-Hop, Improvisational, Instrumental, Jazz, Latin, Motown, R&B, Rock, and many Singer/Songwriters.
Bass influences - Duck Dunn, James Jamerson, Jack Bruce, Jaco. Musical influences - instrumental music, Funk, Blues-Rock, Rock, Country, African Pop, R&B, Motown, Reggae.