Simon Jermyn is an electric bassist / guitarist and composer from Ireland living in NYC.
Simon’s debut album “Trot A Mouse” was released on Fresh Sound New Talent in 2008 featuring Chris Speed and Loren Stillman. Since then he’s appeared on a number of albums including guitarist’s Ryan Blotnicks album “Everything Forgets” on Songlines as well as his solo album entitled “Hymni” of which Downtown Music Gallery said “By far, this is the best solo electric bass effort I’ve heard since Hugh Hopper’s classic solo album ’1984′ from 1973.” – Bruce Lee Gallanter.
Simon is a member of a number of ensembles including his own group featuring Tom Rainey, Ingrid Laubrock and Mat Maneri, a collaborative trio with Allison Miller and Jerome Sabbagh, Pinto ( w/ Robin Fincker and Sean Carpio), Large Detective ( w/ Kirk Knuffke, Curtis Hasselbring and Vinnie Sperazza), the Pete Robbins Transatlantic Quartet and indie folk rock chamber group Briars of North America. He tours Europe regularly and was recently featured on BBC Radio 3 a number of times for his composition for guitar, saxophone and string quartet.
Since moving to New York Simon has the opportunity to perform with Bill McHenry, Ben Monder, Jim Black, John Hollenbeck, Oscar Noriega, Tony Malaby, Dan Tepfer, Ches Smith, Loren Stillman, Jonathan Finlayson, Jeff Williams, Jeff Davis, Eivind Opsvik, Tommy Crane, Tyshawn Sorey and Glass Ghost amongst others.