Inspired by the legendary Gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt, Alex Simon imbues dazzling technique and lyrical, impressionistic expression with a twenty-first century sensibility.

Alex Simon has performed at The Guggenheim, B.B. King’s Main Stage, The Rainbow Room, as well as world-renowned cocktail lounges Milk & Honey, Bathtub Gin, NoMad, Happy Ending and many other of New York City’s finest venues.scene-bandPerformance for Gwyneth Paltrow

Simon’s repertoire includes Early Jazz and Musette Classics, Tangos, Bossas, Boleros, Rumbas, Mambos, Gypsy Valses, and original works. 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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NEWS: Alex Simon has composed an original score for “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari” Simon’s 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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The Alex Simon Gypsy Ensemble performs at St. Mazie (930pm) and Moto (9pm) Wednesday nights in Williamsburg Brooklyn.

The Leadbelly on Fridays at 730pm

Saturdays at Diviera Drive starting at 830pm

Every other Tuesday AOC (314 Bleeker St.) 7pm-10pm

Alex Simon also hosts the weekly Gypsy Jazz Jam Party at Fada on Thursdays from 9pm to 12am. All acoustic instrumentalists and different levels of musicians and enthusiasts are welcome to watch or play. 530 Driggs Ave in Williamsburg Brooklyn.




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