Larry Simon (Brooklyn, NY) Guitarist, composer, writer. Recorded and toured with musicians including John Zorn, LaMonte Young, David Sanborn, Big Jay McNeely, Lester Bowie, Rosco Gordon, George Coleman & Bob Gaddy. Composer for dance, film, and theatre. Worked with poets Robert Pinsky, Ed Sanders, John Sinclair and others.
Larry authored New York City Blues, Post War Portraits from Harlem to the Village and Beyond. First book on the postwar NYC blues.
Recent CD’s: New York City Blues, The Dream Keeper (w/ David Amram & Eric Mingus)
Founded “Beat Night” music/spoken word series and “Jazzmouth, Seacoast poetry & Jazz Festival” (NH)