Midnight Creeper – Norman Simmons

This riff blues is right in the pocket, characteristic of Norman's songs at this tempo. A solo piano arrangement is available with Norman's own voicings as well as audio & video of him playing a duo with bassist Daryl Johns.

Norman Simmons

born on October 6, 1929

Accomplished soloist, accompanist, composer and educator, Norman Simmons is well known as a pianist with an great ability to connect with jazz singers. Born in Chicago, Simmons taught himself piano and at age sixteen enrolled in the Chicago School of Music. He formed his own group in 1949 and began recording in 1952 when he worked as a house pianist for Chicago clubs The BeeHive and the C&C Lounge. During this period, his first recordings were under the leadership of tenor saxophonists Claude McLin, Paul Bascomb and Coleman Hawkins. Read more...

9 songs available.