At the age of 6 years he began playing the Cello. After 10 years of Cello lessons and a 2-year stay at the State Music High School Montabaur, he put the Cello aside and picked up the electric Bass. After he gained his first experience in Rock / Metal Bands, he discovered the Jazz / Funk / Fusion Music for himself and decided to apply for Jazz studies at the Hochschule für Musik Saar. Then he started playing the Bass in many formations in the Saarland and beyond. This was followed by appearances at the Jazz Rally Dusseldorf , at the North Sea Jazz Festival and with the Orchestra of the Saarland State Theatre. He was also hired as a support act for Pee Wee Ellis, Kyle Eastwood, Ali Haurand quintet, etc. His teachers include: Kai Eckhardt, Stefan Scheib and Marius Goldhammer. Simon's most played Basses include his Hot Wire Fretless Bass and his Fender 75 ' Vintage Jazz Bass . He preferably plays his Markbass Mini CMD 15 " Amp, DR Strings and Vovox Cable.