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“British composer/pianist Simon Lasky is the real deal.”

— Judy Carmichael
host of U.S NPR’s weekly ‘Jazz Inspired’ show

Award winning artist

Recipient of a 2019 Fellowship to study jazz composition with Chuck Owen at the University of South Florida, and winner of the 2018 British Composer Award for ‘Jazz Composition for Small Ensemble, Simon Lasky juggles a busy career as a composer, pianist, NPR jazz host and recording artist on both sides of the Atlantic.

“Lasky has a classical grounding and it shows but he also understands jazz and there is a freshness to this music which is lacking in many contemporaries.” 

— Sammy Stein, Kind Of Jazz

Releases

“Uplifting improvisational grooves, classy chops and exotic percussion, there’s no shortage of beautifully striking moments”

All About Jazz 

NPR Jazz Host

Simon is presenting ‘All Night Jazz’ on WUSF 89.7 every Monday and Tuesday at 1am EST, plus Thursday prime time at 9pm EST, featuring performances and interviews from jazz artists both local and national.

At Home with...

 In 2020 Simon developed his acclaimed ‘At Home With’ interview series for ‘All Night Jazz’. His in-depth conversations with jazz greats Vince Mendoza, Bob Mintzer, John McLaughlin, Bob James, Joe Locke and others have garnered accolades from jazz enthusiasts the world over.

Bob Mintzer in cobversation with Simon Lasky
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