Simon Fletcher Duo

Friday, August 23, 2024 - 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Peace Garden

Simon Fletcher is a versatile guitar player, composer, and educator based in Upstate New York.  He received his BA in music theory and jazz performance from the Eastman School of Music and continued his musical training at N.Y.U,  studying under John Scofield and Peter Bernstien, where he received a Master’s degree in jazz performance. He is a veteran teacher of 13 years and is currently at Herman Badillo Bilingual Academy in the city of Buffalo.

The Simon Fletcher Trio has been working in Upstate N.Y. for 20 years, playing at festivals and clubs/restaurants in and outside of Rochester, New York. The band currently holds a bi-weekly residency at Studio Lounge in Rochester. 

Simon released his first record of original, through-composed, short pieces entitled, Soundtrack To The Season’s: Upstate New York, in June of 2022.  He is currently working on completing a second record with his jazz trio with hopes of a release date before the trio’s performances at RIJF concert series, 12pm, June 26th, Rochester Public Library. Fletcher is thrilled to be playing Lewiston Jazz Festival this year in a duo setting with upright bass and Fletcher on guitar.