A Performance Bio
Simon Paul Goulding was born in October 1977 and raised in the county of Lancashire. NW United Kingdom.
BTEC National Diploma in Performing Arts. 1995-1997 Wigan & Leigh College.
After winning the performing arts school music prize on 2 consecutive years, Simon started working as a pro session musician at the age of 16 and has performed, toured, appeared on albums & recorded with many top artists in the world of music & entertainment such as:
The Bee Gees
Sir Tim Rice
The Real Thing
Gwen Dickey (Rose Royce)
The London Community Gospel Choir
Spice Fusion Big Band
Martha Reeves & the Vandellas
Plus MANY more......
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Simon’s Debut solo album ‘Familia’ and his 2nd album ‘Open Window’ has & continues to be featured on worldwide Radio: JAZZ FM, BBC Radio 2 & 3, BBC GMR Radio, BBC Radio Lancashire, BBC Radio Lincolnshire, Creative Chicago Radio, Jazz in All Keys, Fiesta Jazz. 106.7 PBS FM in Melbourne, Australia, W.I.U.C. in Ponce, Puerto Rico. Atlanta Smooth Jazz, VID90.3FM ‘Gala Jazz’, Ponce, Puerto Rico. Radio Planichie ‘Rumba y Son’, Lima, Peru, WEMU Michigan USA. Also featuring in the publications Jazztimes (USA), Musician, Bass player (USA), Bass guitar, Music professor (Germany), Bajista (Spain), Descarga (Latin America). Simon is also the 3rd year bass guitar tutor at the Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) in Manchester UK.
Familia (2010) SGM Records.
Open Window (2013) SGM Records.
Recuerdos Volume 1 (2018) SGM Records.
Recuerdos Volume 2 (2018) SGM Records.
Bass Workshop Volume 1. E-Book
Bass Workshop Volume 2. E-Book
Developing Songo Bass. E-Book
Latin Influences. E-Book
The Bassists Guide To Reading Standard Notation. E-Book
Scale & Modes Etudes For The Bassist (Exercises in tonality and applying harmonic language). E-Book
Scale Tables. E-Book
Dalmedo Custom Guitars (SG Signature 6 String Bass).
Taurus Amplification & Pedals.
Producer Loops Packs.
Simon Goulding ‘Live Funky Bass Guitar’ Sample Pack. Samplephonics.
Masterclass in Bass Guitar & Music Technology at the RNCM 2015.
Bass Guitar Masterclass at the university of Chester 2013.
Musicianship Masterclass at Middlesborough College 2012.
Latin Jazz/Afro Cuban Masterclass at the university of York 2005.
Ensemble & Band Performance Masterclass at the Hereford College of Arts 2016.
Session Musicianship Masterclass at the University of Wolverhampton 2016.
Bass Guitar Masterclass at Hereford College of the arts 2017.