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A composer known for the soundtrack to the Lexx (a.k.a. Tales from the Parallel Universe) sci-fi TV series. Born in Montreal Canada and attended McGill University faculty of music. Jammed with Jimi Hendrix, and began career as drummer, keyboardist, recording artist, arranger and producer of pop, rock and r&b music before entering the world of composing for film and TV in late 80s. He toured and/or recorded with Allan Toussaint, Felix Pappilardi, Leslie West, Little Richard, Jimmy Page with Roy Harper, Gospel-rock singer Mylon Lefevre as opening act to The Who (Who’s Next tour 1973)…as well as recorded with Alvin Lee, Brian Greenway and April Wine among others.He has written songs for Celine Dion with Aldo Nova, and for Wilson Pickett, Long John Baldry, Michel Pagliaro, Patsy Gallant and collaborated with Serge Gainsbourg for songs by Julian Clerc in France. As composer he scored 25 films and made several soundtrack recordings of the Sci-Fi hit, Lexx. Simon continues to write music and play drums while expanding his knowledge into royalty management service for some of the best-known composers in Film by overseeing the collection of film and TV music royalties.

Edited by martysimon1 on 8 Sep 2012, 17:34

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from personal knowledge of Marty Simon and through several confirmed sources including LinkedIn and SOCAN where Marty Simon served as 1st Vice Chairman of the board of directors of this royalty collection society from 2006-2009.

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