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 guitar. 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.