Jan Simson is a London-based drummer, musical director, and CEO of The Sesh People Ltd, a music collective. He 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 and acquainted himself with running backing tracks for larger performances.
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. He also signed an Artist Agreement with Roland in early 2020.
Currently, he performs live with and records for Selin Gecit and Tadhg Daly, is consistently booked for recording sessions by Dooley Records at Abbey Road Studios, and manages the operations of The Sesh People Ltd.
For bookings and rates, please email info(at)jansimson(dot)com.
For business inquiries, please email jan(at)theseshpeople(dot)com.