Born in France, Simon Moullier was introduced to music at the age of 6. After 12 years of classical music studies, 7 years of Jazz Drumming and 4 years of African Percussions, he found his voice on the vibraphone.
It became his main focus and he started developing new articulation techniques on the instrument while searching for a new sound.
Simon performed in several Clubs and Jazz festivals around the world.
In France (Jazz a Vannes in 2011), U.S (Dizzy’s Club NYC in 2015, Beantown Jazz Festival in 2013), Sweden (Stockholm in 2012) , Panama (Jazz Festival in 2015 ), Spain (Valencia in 2015) and Indonesia (Bandung in 2015).
In fall 2012, Simon was accepted and granted with a scholarship to the performance program at Berklee where he got
to study at the Global Jazz Institute with Danilo Perez, John Patitucci, Joe Lovano, Terri Lyne Carrington, George Garzone, Dave Liebman, Antonio Sanchez and many more…
In November 2015, He appears on his mentor’s album Darren Barrett, “Trumpet Vibes” featuring well known vibraphonist Warren Wolf.
On this Album, Simon plays Vibraphone and also Chromatic Balafon (Mallet instrument from Burkina Faso, Africa) which he also plays in Lamine Touré Group Saloum. An Afro-beat band that Simon joined in April 2015.
As of Today, Simon is a versatile multi-instrumentalist on Vibraphone, Keyboards, Balafon and Drums.
Besides being an incredible instrumentalist and composer, he has also developed his field in producing Hip Hop, Neo Soul and EDM music, collaborating with several singers and rappers.
In February 2016, he was selected to be a part of the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz with renowned musicians Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter.
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