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Simon Johnson is a producer, songwriter and sought-after session musician. His talents have seen him play for the likes of Sir Tom Jones, Lulu and Lana Del Rey as well as working on several hit film soundtracks.

 

ABOUT 

Simon Johnson is a producer, songwriter and sought after session musician. At 20 he signed with Rak Publishing, working alongside legendary producer Mickie Most, an apprenticeship that led to a multitude of collaborations and opportunities. His talents have seen him play for the likes of Sir Tom Jones, Lulu, Lana Del Rey, Ella Eyre, Mark Knopfler, James Morrison, Sir Cliff Richard, Rudimental and Van Morrison. Alongside this, he has also worked within the music department on several films including Wild Rose (2018), 

Fisherman’s Friends (2019) and Blithe Spirit (2020). He resides in the New Forest. 

GUITAR

Between working in the studio and on the road, Simon has toured the world performing alongside numerous iconic performers. He is available for online sessions in his studio, with an extensive equipment list, as seen here. Please get in contact for more information. 

PRODUCTION / SONGWRITING

After 25 years in the industry, Simon has now moved his expertise into the world of film, most recently being Music Consultant for Blithe Spirit (2020). He not only wrote several songs for the film but also produced the soundtrack - working with Gregory Porter, Imelda May, Alfie Boe and Micheal Ball. 

 

He is published through Mighty Village Records.

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Simon has recorded guitar and written songs for the soundtracks of numerous box office hits including Wild Rose (2019), Fisherman's Friends (2019) and Blithe Spirit (2020). The latter stars Judi Dench, Isla Fisher, Dan Stevens and Leslie Mann and is set to be released on the 25th of December 2020.

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CONTACT

Please get in contact regarding Simon’s services and rates at

 

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info@simonjohnsonmusic.net

 

STUDIO EQUIPMENT

Guitars

Fender Stratocaster

Fender Telecaster, maple and rosewood boards

Gibson Les Paul

'62 Gretsch 6120

'60 Gibson ES330

'55 Gibson ES125

Coodercaster

Teisco SS4 flatwounds

Danelectro Baritone

'42 Epiphone FT79

Waterloo WL14

'67 Martin D12

Beard Resonator

Armin Hanika Nylon Classical

Highstrung acoustic

Martin D16

Harmony H22 Bass

Fender Jazz Bass

Breedlove Mandolin

Fender Banjo

Ukulele 

Amplifiers

'64 Fender Deluxe Reverb

'68 Fender Princeton

'72 Marshall PA20

'60 Gibson GA5

'62 Ampeg B15

'64 Gretsch 6159

'64 Selmer Treble'n'Bass 50

Benson Chimera

Preamps

Chandler TG2

UTA MPDI4

CAPI v28 x 2

AML 1073

Analogue Addicts EMI valve preamp

Outboard

Lynx Aurora converters

Retro STA Level

UA 1176

Smart C1

Roger Mayer 456

Benson Tall Bird spring Reverb

Pioneer 202w spring reverb

Great British Spring stereo

Microphones

Flea U47

Chandler TG 

Mercenary Audio KM69 pair

Shure SM7

Unidyne sm57

Unidyne 545 x 2

AKG D20

Beyer M160

Coles 4038 pair

Sennheiser 421 pair

AKG D190

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