Keys / Guitar
Simon Ross is a pianist / multi-instrumentalist that currently splits his time between Melbourne, Australia and Cologne, Germany. As a core founding member of Australia's country music group sensation Jetty Road, 2005 - 2012 Simon toured extensively through the USA, Canada, and European countries France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Denmark and Norway. But it was at home in Australia where the group won Best Group at the Golden Guitars (CMAA's) in 2010 and 2012. It was during these years Simon increased his repertoire of instruments played to include country elements such as mandolin, banjo, piano accordion and harmonica. As a pianist Simon has worked with many legendary Australian performers including James Blundell, Virginia Gay, Vanessa Amorosi, James Reyne, Renee Geyer and Natalie Bassingthwaighte through a range of genres. He also performed contracts at exclusive hotels in Dubai, UAE (1997) and Matsumoto, Japan (1998).