Simon Bray


  • Band Role
  • Sam Isaac Band Drummer


YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2019Creative Producer
Arts Organisation
MIF19Manchester International Festival
2009 - 2014Artist Management
Artists Management
Tall ShipsIdlehands Management
  • About me

    Bio: S.J. Bray is a musician based in Manchester, UK. Having spent many years performing as a session musician, touring across the UK, US and EU at festivals such as SXSW, Latitude and Manchester International Festival, recording sessions for Radio 1 at Maida Vale, XFM and Channel 4. For the first time, has begun working on his own music.

    Simon previously studied music at Manchester University, majoring in performance as an orchestral percussionist and composition and subsequently worked in music management, looking after Tall Ships and Deafkid.

    Additional Skills

    Simon has spent the past 5 years working as a photographer, with his work being exhibited across the UK and featured by The Guardian, National Geographic and BBC Breakfast TV. He has worked with MIF, Manchester Art Gallery, The Southbank Centre and artists Martin Parr and Samson Young.

  • Skills

    Musical Style
    • Ambient
    • Classical
    • Experimental
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    Home Studio
    • Yes
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Years in industry
    • 6+ years
    Primary Instrument
    • Piano
    DBS checked
    • Yes
    Interested in
    • Composing/Arranging
    • Film
    • Music Library
    • Publishing
    Musical Skills
    • Drums
    • Marimba
    • Piano
    • Snare drum
    • Timpani