At just 16, Simon joined the armed forces as a musician and during a 7 year stint, gained the prestigious army A1 music qualification as well as the award for best woodwind player. He was also awarded the rank of Junior Band Sergeant Major, the highest attainable junior rank for an army musician.
In 1996, Simon left the armed forces and began a career as a musician and vocalist on various holiday park's and in 2000 made his first appointment as Entertainments Manager. Since then he has become a well-established and in-demand act., appearing at various mainstream holiday centres, hotels and casinos.
Simon is one of the most versatile acts around fusing humour, vocals and musicianship with a plomb.