Simon Lott
Simon Lott Simon Lott was born into a musical family in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He began playing gigs around age 15. Since then, Lott has played with many different ensembles. He is currently drumming for Charlie Hunter 's trio and plays with many fine musicians all around the United States. In addition to performing, Lott has also acted as a drum instructor at the University of New Orleans and teaches privately wherever he may be. He holds a B.A. in English Literature from LSU. Simon released his first record as a leader when he was 18. He is working on a follow-up called Simon Lott's Things to be released later this year. Other up-and-coming projects include recordings with Charlie Hunter Trio, Monika H. Band and Todd Sickafoose's Blood Orange. He has recently released an album on 8bells records called it's ok to sit in the middle of the road henry with the improvising collective renwicke (featuring artwork by his mother, Elizabeth Lott).