J D Simo
J D Simo performing with SIMO in 2014
J D Simo performing with SIMO in 2014
Background information
BornChicago, Illinois, United States
Occupation(s)Musician, singer, songwriter, producer
Instrument(s)Vocals, guitar, keyboards
Years active2000–present
LabelsMascot Label Group, Crowesfeet Music Group

J D Simo[1] is an American guitarist, singer-songwriter, producer, solo artist and former member of the rock band SIMO.


As a guitarist, songwriter and producer/engineer, Simo has worked with the Jack White (Beyoncé Lemonade sessions), Phil Lesh, Luther Dickinson, Cowboy Jack Clement, Dave Cobb, Chris Isaak and Baz Luhrmann on the soundtrack to his forthcoming Elvis biopic.

He was a member of the psychedelic rock band SIMO from 2012-2018. He has released three solo albums to date. He resides in Nashville with his wife and daughter.


  • Off at 11 (2019)
  • JD Simo (2020)
  • Mind Control (2021)

with SIMO:

  • SIMO (2011) (album)
  • Let Love Show The Way (2016) (album)
  • Rise & Shine (2017)


  1. ^ Lengel, Kerry (2000) "AZ SPINS: Burnin' Live!", Arizona Republic, August 3, 2000, p. 20

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