LOUIS SIMAO (double bass) is an upright bassist and pianist who works
mostly in the jazz idiom, notably with Rita di Ghent, MarteEisenman, Bonnie
Brett and Sean Bray. He has made forays into world music with Ashkaru, plays
piano with the latin-jazz group One Step Beyond and Portuguese folk music with
Alvorada. A BFA graduate from York, Luis also plays accordion and acoustic
Louis Simão has also performed and recorded with several groups as well as
composing and performing soundtracks for film.
just recently had completed a CD with saxophonist/songwriter David French entitled Faia. It is a mixture of original, Portuguese, and Brazilian songs, sung in Portuguese
Louis Simão é músico de formação "jazzista" que lidera presentemente o grupo "Pedras da Rua" de Toronto.