Simon picked up his first pair of drumsticks 18 years ago and has continually been inspired to pursue drums since then. After achieving a grade 8 with distinction from Rockschool Simon continued to strive for excellence throughout university and in his career working as a teacher, bandleader and musician in the vibrant London music scene. Simon has worked toward becoming a highly competent and well-rounded drummer in an eclectic mix of styles. A high level of technical expertise and an excellent theoretical understanding have underpinned this.