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NADIR SIMON

French Saxophone player, Composer and Producer from Paris, currently living in New York City.

MUSICIAN:

Nadir studied Jazz and Composition at the American School of Modern Music in Paris, with Brad Wheeler and Peter Giron before shifting to House Music.

He is definitely the inevitable saxophone player on the Champs Elysées club scene, The Queen, Maxim’s, l’Arc club, Milliardaire club, Madam club…what else?? Oh yeah, his club endeavors took him overseas to the finest clubs in New York city: Pink Elephant, Boom Boom Room, Mansion,Room Service, Griffin, and now resident at Kiss & Fly. In Miami he performed for several years at the Winter Music Conference @ Amika, Opium Garden, Delano Hotel

He participates actively in the French House Music scene playing in many clubs throughout the city, along with French DJs such as  Bob SINCLAR, Martin SOLVEIG, DJ Ignace KDS, Greg GAUTHIER ( Cheers Party, Paris). Then, he joined the SAVANNAH HOUSE BAND, a fresh concept of live musicians playing on House Music with the TROUBLEMEN: DJ Bruno BANNER & Dj FUDGE and also talented producer/percussion player Hedi Benromdan

Later on, he met DJ FUNKY CHOCOLATE and started the Underground Classics Parties, featuring world famous Guest DJs such as Kerri CHANDLER, Dennis FERRER, Little Louie VEGA, Danny KRIVIT, MOODYMAN, Roy DAVIS Jr., Mr V., Ron TRENT, John ACQUAVIVA, OSUNLADE, and more..

In 2006 he creates and launches the Animal House Party, a collective of parisian producers, DJ’s and musicians. The crew is composed of DJ Reverend P., DJ Fudge, DJ Emilomar from radio Nova, Alex Finkine, MC Dionysos from the Real Live Show. The party is a fine blend of soulful music, house, funk and disco, where Djs and musicians play together, making each night a unique experience for the crowd.

PRODUCER:

All along his path Nadir shifted naturally to composition and production, influenced by the finest deep house producers he played with.

His first project with Michael Gouron is called Jericho. The first release is a bootleg of Miss Dynamite’s ” A little Deeper”. Then Producer/DJ Greg Gauthier ask them a remix for gospel-diva-Michelle Week’s song “Movin’ on” released on french label KIF Recordings.

The second project with M. Gouron is called Jus’Dope. The first Ep is released on Soul Heaven/ Defected Music in 2006 and is internationally acclaimed, playlisted by many Djs and played all around the world.

in 2009, he releases a single for Universal Music France, with French artist Black Lovely, the song “100% décalé”  is a big success. It is a mix of Electro music and Afro-Caribbean vibes. The second single is awaited for winter 2010.

Under the nickname of Tone SWAAG, he releases a bomb remix for Danny Marquez on VENDETTA Records, the song is called ” Trust in Yourself” and is heavily supported by the DJ community.

In Summer 2010, Nadir meets Fataah T. Dihaan and Angela Cravens, directors of cultural and hype website Arcade44.tv. He produces and composes original music to emphasize the thematic content of each video clip, and is hired as Music Consultant for the website.

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