Simon Law joins DJ Ron Jon for the Son of Soul Radiothon
4 December 2017 Events
SIMON LAW aka THE FUNKY GINGER joins DJ Ron Jon on the 3rd annual Son of S.O.U.L
We are pleased to welcome back Simon Law to the iLive Radio studio to celebrate the life of Masimba aka Son of S.O.U.L on Sunday 10th December 8pm EST
From early childhood days in Trinidad in the 60s, to his time as head chorister at Hereford Cathedral in England in the 70s… From London’s dance/club/music culture and to the present day in Toronto, Simon’s diverse and eclectic Love of music has always shone through. His songs and productions have sold over 10 million albums and singles worldwide.
He was a regular club goer & dancer at the Africa Centre for Soul II Soul’s legendary Sunday night sessions which led to a lifelong friendship & collaboration with Jazzie B OBE and the creation of Soul II Soul’s long career.
He has been involved in all of their 7 album releases. In particular co-writing the Grammy winning, global No.1 hit Back II Life and also Keep On Movin’ , both from the seminal album Club Classics Vol 1. This worldwide multi-platinum album, including the Grammy Award winning instrumental African Dance were co-written by Simon.
He has produced and co-written hit tunes with many other artists including Maxi Priest, Chante Moore, Shabba Ranks, Johnny Gill, JT Taylor (Kool and the Gang), Joanna Law (his sister), Guru’s Jazzmatazz and The Jazz Warriors.
Three career highlights are his co-producing the late, very great South African reggae superstar Lucky Dube’s album ‘Victims’ in South Africa. Simon also worked with his mentor and hero Maurice White, Earth Wind and Fire’s founder in 1991. He contributed keyboards for Guru’s Jazzmatazz album and performed this album with Donald Byrd and Roy Ayers.