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Gypsy Jazz Guitarist Alex Simon evokes Django Reinhardt’s vintage Swing music with dazzling technique and lyrical impressionism. Alex Simon has performed at The Guggenheim, The Rainbow Room, The Roxy, The Breslin, St. Mazie, and many other of New York City’s finest venues.

Featured in VOGUE magazine at a performance for Gwyneth Paltrow

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Music:

Inspired by the legendary guitar master Django Reinhardt, Simon’s repertoire includes Early Jazz and Musette Classics, Tangos, Bossas, Boleros, Rumbas, Mambos, Gypsy Valses, and original works.

For booking, contact alexsimon1@gmail.com

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Current Performance Schedule:

Alternating Wednesdays at St. Mazie
8-10pm, 345 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY

Thursdays Gypsy Jazz Jam Session at BistroSo
8-11pm, 530 Driggs Ave 11211

Fridays at Moonrise
730-9pm, 1329 Willoughby Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11237

Saturdays at Fandi Mata
1-4pm, 74 Bayard St, Brooklyn, NY 11222

Saturdays at Terasa North Ninth
6-9pm, 145 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211

Sundays at Terasa North Ninth
6-9pm, 145 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211

While his core ensemble consists of an acoustic guitar duo, he also performs with trios or quartets that include either upright bass, violin, vocalists, and more.
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Performance at The Roxy

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For private lessons, email alexsimon1@gmail.com

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NEWS

Alex Simon has composed an original score for “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari”

Simon debuted the score with a live performance to a sold out house at St. Mazie. More screenings to come.


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“Alex Simon’s ensemble had everyone tapping their feet and feeling good.. it was like being in Paris in the 1930’s. They didn’t use drums, synthesizers, pianos, or saxophones.. like Fred Astaire unloosening his tie and having a stiff drink.”

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