Simon grew up in Martigues (close to Marseille). He plays bass and double bass regularly on French stages and festivals. This includes shows with Dré Pallemaerts, Olivier Témime, Eric Lelann, Rick Margiza, Hugo Lipi, Yaron Herman, Nicolas Folmer, Pierric Pedron and Rémi Vignolo. With the group Newtopia, he won the Jazz de la Défense competition in 2005, and then again in 2006 with the group In&Out. He has a degree from the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Paris. He wears brand runners since he was 18 and had his first thrill in Madrid, looking at a Goya.