Edward Simon will be composing House of Numbers, a work for jazz quartet and wind quintet. The project will feature his ensemble Afinidad and the classical ensemble Imani Winds. Visit the official House of Numbers page to learn more.
The CMA- New Jazz Works Commission "Word Circus" performed by The Frank Carlberg Quintet is being prepared for a CD release on Red Piano Records ( www.redpianorecords.com ). Expected realese date 9/15. The recording features Christine Correa, John O'Gallagher, Pascal Niggenkemper, Michael Sarin and Frank Carlberg.
Edward Simon will join distinguished colleagues to serve on the jury of the Jazz Fellowship Awards of the American Pianists Association. The winner will be named the Cole Porter Fellow in Jazz of the American Pianists Association and receive a prize worth over $100,000- the largest in the world for a young American jazz pianist.