Simon Currie has been playing the saxophone since he was 11 years old, at the age of 20 he joined the National Youth Jazz Orchestra (uk) and played with them for 4 years, working with big names in jazz such as GEORGE SHEARING, MEL TORMÉ, PEGGY LEE, ROSEMARY CLOONEY, SHORTY ROGERS, KAY STARR, BROOK BENTON, AL MARTINO, JOHN WILLIAMS, JIMMY WITHERSPOON, VIC DAMONE and JOHNNY DANKWORTH.
He then worked in Monte Carlo with American musical GEORGE BENSON, STEVIE WONDER, DONNA SUMMER, LIZA MINELLI, THE THREE DEGREES, SAMMY DAVIES JNR, THE TEMPTATIONS, THE FOUR TOPS.
In 2001 he joined PAUL JONES AND THE MANFREDS (ex MANFRED MANN), and has been touring with them, backing guests such as CHRIS FARLOWE, PAUL YOUNG, ALLAN PRICE and PP ARNOLD.
Simon has released two solo albums entitled Monochrome To Colour and Time Lapse and two albums with Mike Hugg from the Manfreds, Sanctuary and Walk Through Tomorrow.
Since 1995 he has taught jazz and improvisation and has built up many great teaching techniques, creating an ever increasing list of professional musicians.