George Thomas Simon (May 9, 1912 – February 13, 2001) was an American jazz writer and occasional drummer. He began as a drummer and was an early drummer in Glenn Miller's orchestra. He wrote about that orchestra in 1974 with Glenn Miller and His Orchestra, known for being the most comprehensive writing on Glenn Miller and his big band.
Birth and Death Data: Born May 9, 1912 (New York City), Died February 13, 2001 (New York City)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1924 - 1937
Roles Represented in DAHR: drums, tenor vocal, composer
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-29555||10-in.||2/28/1924||Zourooni bel-sena marra||George Simon||Male vocal solo, with violin, oud, and vocal chorus||vocalist, tenor vocal, composer|
|Victor||B-29556||10-in.||2/28/1924||Zourooni bel-sena marra||George Simon||Male vocal solo, with violin, oud, and vocal chorus||vocalist, tenor vocal, composer|
|Victor||B-29557||10-in.||2/28/1924||Balade and balade||George Simon||Male vocal solo, with violin, oud, and vocal chorus||vocalist, tenor vocal, composer|
|Victor||B-29558||10-in.||2/28/1924||Asmor louin||George Simon||Male vocal solo, with violin, oud, and vocal chorus||vocalist, tenor vocal|
|Decca||62058||10-in.||3/22/1937||Peg o' my heart||Glenn Miller Orchestra||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||62059||10-in.||3/22/1937||Wistful and blue||Glenn Miller Orchestra||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||62060||10-in.||3/22/1937||How am I to know?||Glenn Miller Orchestra||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||62061||10-in.||3/22/1937||Anytime, anyday, anywhere||Glenn Miller Orchestra||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||62062||10-in.||3/22/1937||Moonlight Bay-1||Glenn Miller Orchestra||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||62063||10-in.||3/22/1937||I'm sittin' on top of the world||Glenn Miller Orchestra||instrumentalist, drums|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Simon, George," accessed January 24, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/209457.
Simon, George. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 24, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/209457.
"Simon, George." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 24 January 2022.
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