Simon Paul Goulding was born in October 1977 and raised in the county of Lancashire. NW United Kingdom.
After winning the performing arts school music prize on 2 consecutive years, Simon started working as a pro session musician at the age of 16 and has performed, toured & recorded with many top artists in the world of music & entertainment such as, The Bee Gees, Robbie Williams, Joe Longthorne, Freddie Starr, Neil Sedaka, Engelbert Humperdinck, Joe Brown, Rick Astley, Peter Kay, Ronan Keating, Lee Mead, David Essex, Tony Christie, The Temptations, Jane McDonald, The London Community Gospel Choir, Tavares, PP Arnold, Sheila Ferguson, The Snake Davis Band, Combination Head, The Drifters, The Four Tops, Martha Reeves & the Vandellas, Julian Clary, Cannon & Ball, Peter Grant, The Nolans, Billy Pearce, Rowetta, Dutch Vocalist Rene Froger, Richard Fleeshman, Debra Stephenson, Richard Shelton, Sonia, Bradley Walsh, Alan Stewart, Dave Evans, The Memphis Belle Orchestra, Jazz-Rock band Free Parking, The Kings Of Swing Orchestra, The Nelson Riddle Tribute Orchestra,
Clare Teal, The Salsa meets Jazz Collective, Julian Joseph, Jovenes Clasicos Del Son.
Simon's Debut solo album 'Familia' has & continues to be featured on worldwide Radio: JAZZ FM, BBC Radio 2 & 3, BBC GMR Radio, BBC Radio Lancashire, Creative Chicago Radio, Jazz in All Keys, Fiesta Jazz. 106.7 PBS FM in Melbourne, Australia, W.I.U.C. in Ponce, Puerto Rico. VID90.3FM 'Gala Jazz', Ponce, Puerto Rico. Radio Planichie 'Rumba y Son', Lima, Peru, WEMU Michigan USA. Also featuring in the publications Jazztimes (USA), Musician, Bass player (USA), Bass guitar, Music professor (Germany), Bajista (Spain), Descarga (Latin America). Simon is also a proud endorsing artist of Dalmedo custom guitars, Barker Basses, Taurus amplification & Rotosound music strings and has released, along with Samplephonics, The Live Funky Bass Guitar sample library.