BMus (Jazz), GradDipEd (Secondary)
Simon Jeans is an established performer and tutor in Perth
As well as private tuition he is currently teaching contemporary guitar in the WA Ed Dept (School of Instrumental Music), and Jazz and Contemporary guitar at ECU/WAAPA
A finalist in the 2007 Wangaratta National Jazz awards, Simon Jeans has been active on the Perth music scene since the early 1990’s as a guitarist in multiple styles, performing with artists such as James Morrison, Ernie Watts, Dale Barlow, Dave Samuels, the Pointer Sisters, Tom Burlinson, as well as WA Youth Jazz Orchestra, the Perth Jazz Orchestra and of course the West Australian Symphony Orchestra.
Simon has recorded CDs with Memory of Elements, Michael Pigneguy, Thrust, Graham Wood, Hip Mo’ Toast, Salamander, Johannes Luebbers Dectet, Sian Brown, and is featured on “With A Little Help From My Friends” (charity album) and numerous JazzWA compilations (Simon Jeans Trio, SJ Quartet, Frames of Minds).
These details were last updated on February 24, 2014