Simon Moullier

Simon Moullier

Independent

œHis music is fresh, it speaks to everyone. Never heard anyone play vibes like that before. - Herbie Hancock

œBest vibes player Ive heard... - Quincy Jones

Vibraphonist, producer, composer, and bandleader, Simon Moullier has distinguished himself as one of the leading voices of his generation. After studying classical percussion and drum set extensively throughout his formative years in France, he quickly became recognized for his entirely new approach and sound on the instrument. Moullier went on to complete an undergraduate degree from Berklee College of Music followed by a Masters degree from the Thelonious Monk Institute.

He has since shared the stage with such jazz luminaries as Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Jimmy Heath, John Patitucci, Danilo Perez, Gerald Clayton, Logan Richardson, and is featured on recording with Mark Turner, Kendrick Scott, Miguel Zenon, Dayna Stephens. Simon is an active touring musician, having performed worldwide at many of the most-respected jazz clubs and festivals, including Blue Note Tokyo/Beijing, Dizzys Club at Jazz at Lincoln Center NYC, The International Jazz Day Festival in Cuba and Russia.

In the fall 2020, he releases his debut album œSpirit Song on the New York City label Outside In Music.

Besides his work as a performer, Moullier is an active educator and spent many hours doing community outreach in Cuba, Indonesia, Panama and India.

œMoulliers finesse on vibraphone is fully apparent, instilling the music with elegance

- Downbeat

œHe is a lyrical voice on vibes {¦} Moullier understands that the notes he strikes with his mallets can resonate sympathetically with the human heart.

- Jazz Times

œDelivering limpid lines which surprise and soar, his mallets cut to the heart of purpose and possibility.

- All About Jazz