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Simon H. Fell

cb, *1959 GB, Dewsbury
Musician / Composer of Jazz

Simon H. Fell studied double bass under Peter Leah at Batley Grammar School and Huddersfield Polytechnic. By the age of 16 he was playing professionally, accompanying some of the world's most renowned cabaret performers at the legendary Batley Variety Club. He received his M.A. from Cambridge University in 1984, having studied at Fitzwilliam College. He is best known as a composer/performer in the fields of improvised music, contemporary composition and experimental jazz.

  • Double bass
  • Keyboards
  • Bass guitar
  • Piano
  • Bass
  • Jazz
  • Electronic
  • Rock
Popular Tracks   
Pre-Tea 1 on The Complete 15th August 2001 by Derek Bailey & Simon H. Fell
Pre-Tea 2 on The Complete 15th August 2001 by Derek Bailey & Simon H. Fell
Knotted Properties on The Knowledge of Its Own Making by Phil Minton & Simon H. Fell
Between the Clock and the Bed on Improvabilly by Paul Hession, Simon H. Fell & Charles Wharf
Piece 8b on Reconstructed Fragments by Paul Hession & Simon H. Fell
Első Jéték on Trois jeux by Alain Brühl, András Vigh & Simon H. Fell
Panazol 1B on Panazol by Richard Comte & Simon H. Fell
Ils improvisèrent on The Necessary and the Possible by Joe Morris, Simon H. Fell & Alex Ward
Strange Constrictions on The Knowledge of Its Own Making by Phil Minton & Simon H. Fell
Panazol 0B on Panazol by Richard Comte & Simon H. Fell

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Harmonic 2011Gail Brand / Tony Marsh / Percy Pursglove / Simon H. Fell2019Album
PanazolRichard Comte / Simon H. Fell2018Album
Continuous FragmentChris Burn / Simon H. Fell2018Album
Trois Jeux (Pour Daniel)Alain Brühl, András Vìgh, Simon H. Fell2018Album
Le Bruit De La MusiqueSimon H. Fell2016Album
The Knowledge Of Its Own MakingPhil Minton / Simon H. Fell2014Album
The Complete 15th August 2001Derek Bailey & Simon H. Fell2013Album
Frank & MaxSimon H. Fell2011Album
The Middle DistanceChris Burn / Philip Thomas / Simon H. Fell2010Album
The Necessary And The PossibleJoe Morris / Simon H. Fell / Alex Ward2009Album
Composition No. 62: Compilation IV - Quasi-Concerto For Clarinet(s), Improvisers, Jazz Ensemble, Chamber Orchestra & ElectronicsSimon H. Fell2005Album
Help PointAlex Ward / Luke Barlow / Simon H. Fell / Steve Noble2005Album
K3Ian Smith / Harris Eisenstadt / Simon H. Fell2005Album
Four CompositionsSimon H. Fell - SFQ2004Album
ImprovabillyPaul Hession / Charles Wharf / Simon H. Fell2002Album
15 August 2001Derek Bailey / Simon H. Fell2002Album
44.1 + 56Simon H. Fell2002Single
Composition No. 30: Compilation III For Improvisers, Bigband And Chamber EnsembleSimon H. Fell1998Album
9 Points In AscentGraham Halliwell & Simon H. Fell1998Album
Pure Water ConstructionMartin Archer & Simon H. Fell1998Album
FrankensteinCharles Wharf / Simon H. Fell1998Album
Music For 10(0)Simon H. Fell1995Album
Compilation IISimon H. Fell1990Album
Pride And PrejudiceCharles Wharf / Simon H. Fell1987Album
Compilation ISimon H. Fell1985Album
Kaleidozyklen: Composition No: 57 For Improvising Double Bassist, Clarinet, Piano And OrchestraSimon H. FellAlbum
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