|Place||Montréal, Québec, Canada|
|Appearances||60 episodes, 1996-2002|
He is an accomplished Musician, Songwriter, Producer, Arranger, and Music Director having over 25 years of experience in the music industry. The Montreal born Simon began his musical journey at the Faculty of Music at McGill University.
His musical career ranges from jamming with such musicians as Jimmy Page and Jimi Hendrix and session work with Mick Jagger and ENO to composing dozens of soundtrack scores for film and television. Simon's journey brought him to London, England where he was a founding member of Island Record's band The Sharks in 1973. He then branched out to work at the opposite end of the music industry as a record producer for Atlantic Records, EMI and various Quebec based record labels. Simon has also co-written hit records for such artists as 'Celine Dion', Wilson Pickettand Julien Clerc. His versatility and experience in all facets of the music industry have made him a talented composer who has been recognized for his efforts. Simon has received two Anik Awards for music arrangements on Follement Votre, Diane Dufresne, L.P., and four Felix Awards (Quebec's Grammys) for music direction on 'best live show-of-the-year'. Among the dozens of film and television soundtrack scores he has composed since 1987 include: George's Island (1989), which won Best film in 1990 at the Chicago Festival of Children's Films, and the 1992 film Quiet Killer (1992), and Life with Billy (1993), which won a Canadian Gemini Award for Best TV movie in 1994.
Marty Simon was also nominated in 1996 for a Canadian Gemini Award for best musical score for a series for the Telescene production of Sirens (1993). Simon was nominated for a Gemini Award in 1998 for his futuristic sci-fi score to the Showtime Networks movie-series Lexx (1997).