SIMON QUINN

Biography

2008–Today lives and is active as a bass player in Berlin, one of Europe's most prolific metropolis

2015 he is invited to join the European Broadcasting Union Jazz Orchestra conducted by Ohad Talmor

2008–2012 Bachelor of Music at the Jazz Institut Berlin where he studies double bass with Greg Cohen and Marc Muellbauer, piano with Reggie Moore and ensemble courses with David Friedman, John Hollenbeck, Ludwig Nuss, Ed Partyka, Gerard Presencer and Kurt Rosenwinkel

2009 he is granted the scholarship of Live Music Now of Yehudi Menuhin

2007 studies classical double bass with Enrico Fagone

2002–2006 preparatory courses at the Scuola di Musica Moderna in Lugano, Switzerland where he studies piano with Mario Rusca and Double Bass with Marco Antonio Ricci

1998 starts playing piano taking lessons with Aubert "Puli" Crovato

1988 born in Lugano, Switzerland

His musical activity brought him to share the stage with (selection) Bill Carrothers, Tino Derado, Olivier Ker Ourio, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Ohad Talmor, Tino Tracanna.

He has played on festivals and in clubs in Austria, Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Germany, Italy, Moldavia, the Netherlands, Spain, Romania, Turkey and Switzerland.

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Discography

→ Dunkelgold / with Drej's Quintet / 2017
→ Just like Mary did before you / with TreMeandy / distributed by QFTF / 2016
→ Dreaming Of A Place Unseen / with Nolan Quinn / distributed by Unit Records (UTR 4471) / 2014
It's Only a Paper World / with Q3 / 2009
Introducing Q3, live and on tour (DVD) / with Q3 / distributed by Altrisuoni Records (as9025) / 2007
→ On Cue / with Q3 / distributed by Altrisuoni Records (as195) / 2005
Q3 / with Q3 / 2004