Jan Simson is a London-based drummer and musical director. He routinely records drums and percussion for various clients at the iconic Abbey Road Studios and performs live at renowned venues in and around London as well as internationally.
Jan started drumming at the age of three and stuck with it ever since. He played drums in many different bands during his school years and eventually started teaching privately at the age of sixteen. His practical knowledge of a variety of genres also enabled him to hone his craft as a recording artist with sessions in some of the world’s best studios. He studied BMus Popular Music Performance at BIMM London from 2016 – 2018, during which time he became a skilled MD for multiple bands.
Jan has received praise for his drumming by some of the world’s most renowned musicians such as Matt Garstka and Tosin Abasi (Animals As Leaders), Navene Koperweis, Yussef Dayes, Siros Vaziri, Luke Holland, and Jesus Molina.
Currently, he performs live with London-based artists Selin and Tadhg Daly and is consistently booked for recording sessions by Dooley Records at Abbey Road Studios.
For bookings and rates, please use the contact form below or email info(at)jansimson(dot)com.