George T. Simon

Real Name:
George Thomas Simon
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American jazz writer, critic and occasional drummer.
Born: May 09, 1912 in New York City, New York.
Died: February 13, 2001 in New York City, New York.

George began as drummer in the orchestra of Glenn Miller, subsequently he collaborated as musical critic and writer for specialized magazines of music as "Metronome" (from 1939 to the 1955), for which he was also editor, and for newspapers as "New York Herald Tribune" and "New York Post". Author of "The Big Bands" and "The Music Makers".

Conceived the Metronome All-Star series and has been A&R compilation consultant for RCA.
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Instruments & Performance

AH 143 George T. Simon - The Swing - Happy Years album art Glenn Miller & His Orchestra* / Jan Savitt & His Orchestra* Glenn Miller & His Orchestra* / Jan Savitt & His Orchestra* - The Swing - Happy Years(LP, Comp, Mono) Ace Of Hearts AH 143 UK 1967 Sell This Version
XANADU 186 George T. Simon - At Jerry Newman's album art Roy Eldridge Roy Eldridge - At Jerry Newman's(LP, Album, Mono, RM) Xanadu Records XANADU 186 US 1982 Sell This Version
72333-80062-6 George T. Simon - America's Musical Hero album art Glenn Miller Glenn Miller - America's Musical Hero(Laserdisc, 12", Comp, S/Edition, NTSC, CLV) BMG Video 72333-80062-6 US 1992 Sell This Version
BBR 8072, BBR.8072 George T. Simon - Glenn Miller album art Glenn Miller And His Orchestra Glenn Miller And His Orchestra - Glenn Miller(10", Comp) Philips, Philips BBR 8072, BBR.8072 UK Unknown Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

537 George T. Simon - You'll Never Walk Alone / The Charm Of You / Bakery Blues album art Frank Sinatra With Axel Stordahl And His Orchestra* / Jo Stafford And Her V-Disc Play Boys* Bakery Blues (as Simon) Frank Sinatra With Axel Stordahl And His Orchestra* / Jo Stafford And Her V-Disc Play Boys* - You'll Never Walk Alone / The Charm Of You / Bakery Blues(12") V Disc 537 US 1945 Sell This Version
582 George T. Simon - I'll Never Smile Again / Two Sleepy People album art Frank Sinatra / Martha Tilton And Jack Leonard Two Sleepy People (as Simon) Frank Sinatra / Martha Tilton And Jack Leonard - I'll Never Smile Again / Two Sleepy People(12") V Disc 582 US 1946 Sell This Version
C872 George T. Simon - Speaking Of Angels / Willie album art Elliot Lawrence And His Orchestra Willie (as Simon) Elliot Lawrence And His Orchestra - Speaking Of Angels / Willie(Shellac, 10") Columbia C872 Canada 1947 Sell This Version
745 George T. Simon - Willie / Bugle Call Rag album art Elliot Lawrence And His Orchestra / Former Musician 1/c Sam Donahue* Willie (as Simon) Elliot Lawrence And His Orchestra / Former Musician 1/c Sam Donahue* - Willie / Bugle Call Rag(12") V Disc 745 US 1947 Sell This Version
919 George T. Simon - Vieni Qui / Fascinating Rhythm album art Joe Bari And Pat Easton Vieni Qui (Come To Me) (as Simon) Joe Bari And Pat Easton - Vieni Qui / Fascinating Rhythm(Shellac, 10") Leslie Records, Inc 919 US 1949 Sell This Version
G.A. 33-322 George T. Simon - A Musical History Of Jazz album art Various Various - A Musical History Of Jazz (Album) Grand Award G.A. 33-322 US 1955 Sell This Version
CAL 426 George T. Simon - The Metronome All-Star Bands album art The Metronome All-Star Bands* The Metronome All-Star Bands* - The Metronome All-Star Bands (Comp) RCA Camden, RCA Camden CAL 426 US 1958 Sell This Version
MEP 468 George T. Simon - Sermonette album art Siw Malmkvist The Preacher Siw Malmkvist - Sermonette(7", EP) Metronome MEP 468 Europe 1959 Sell This Version
CB 1486 George T. Simon - Sermonette / The Preacher album art Siv Malmkvist* With Harry Arnold And His Orchestra* The Preacher Siv Malmkvist* With Harry Arnold And His Orchestra* - Sermonette / The Preacher (Single) Oriole CB 1486 UK 1959 Sell This Version
MEP 468 George T. Simon - Sermonette album art Siw Malmkvist The Preacher Siw Malmkvist - Sermonette(7", EP) Metronome MEP 468 Europe 1959 Sell This Version
MEP 468 George T. Simon - You Can't Get To Heaven On Roller Skates / There's Never Been A Night / The Preacher / Sermonette album art Siw Malmkvist With Harry Arnold And His Orchestra* The Preacher Siw Malmkvist With Harry Arnold And His Orchestra* - You Can't Get To Heaven On Roller Skates / There's Never Been A Night / The Preacher / Sermonette(7", EP) Metronome MEP 468 Sweden 1959 Sell This Version
665 016 George T. Simon - Bing & Satchmo album art Bing Crosby & Louis Armstrong Preacher (as Simon) Bing Crosby & Louis Armstrong - Bing & Satchmo (Album) MGM Records 665 016 Germany 1960 Sell This Version
A-30 George T. Simon - Duke Ellington & John Coltrane album art Duke Ellington & John Coltrane The Feeling Of Jazz (as George Simon) Duke Ellington & John Coltrane - Duke Ellington & John Coltrane (Album) Impulse! A-30 US 1963 Sell This Version
45-6324 George T. Simon - Ringo Bells album art Three Blonde Mice Ringo Bells Three Blonde Mice - Ringo Bells(7", Single) ATCO Records 45-6324 US 1964 Sell This Version
MAS-90220 George T. Simon - Everybody Loves A Lover album art Shirley Scott The Feeling Of Jazz (as George T. Simons) Shirley Scott - Everybody Loves A Lover (Album) Impulse! MAS-90220 US 1964 Sell This Version
ASH-9285-2 George T. Simon - Ellingtonia, Volume Two - The Impulse Years album art Various The Feeling Of Jazz (as George Simon) Various - Ellingtonia, Volume Two - The Impulse Years (Comp) ABC Impulse! ASH-9285-2 US 1974 Sell This Version
P-10260A George T. Simon - Duke Ellington's Jazz Violin Session album art Duke Ellington The Feeling Of Jazz (as George Simon) Duke Ellington - Duke Ellington's Jazz Violin Session (Album) Atlantic P-10260A Japan 1976 Sell This Version
IA-9350/2 George T. Simon - The Great Tenor Encounters album art Duke Ellington With Coleman Hawkins & John Coltrane The Feeling Of Jazz (as George Simon) Duke Ellington With Coleman Hawkins & John Coltrane - The Great Tenor Encounters (Comp, Album) Impulse!, ABC Records IA-9350/2 US 1978 Sell This Version
213.004 George T. Simon - Schotten - Rock album art Siw Malmkvist The Preacher Siw Malmkvist - Schotten - Rock(LP, Comp) Look Back 213.004 Germany 1983 Sell This Version
AK 40359 George T. Simon - New Mood Indigo album art Duke Ellington The Feeling Of Jazz (as G.T.Simon) Duke Ellington - New Mood Indigo(CD, Album, Comp, RE, RM) Signature (4) AK 40359 US 1985 Sell This Version
BLCD760123, BLCD 760123 George T. Simon - The Feeling Of Jazz album art Duke Ellington The Feeling Of Jazz (as Simon) Duke Ellington - The Feeling Of Jazz (Comp, Album) Black Lion Records, Black Lion Records BLCD760123, BLCD 760123 Europe 1988 Sell This Version