Simon Frick
Instrument: violin

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Frick Simon

General Information

Year of Birth:  1983
Place of Birth:  Bludenz
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Simon Frick is a violinist with a penchant for rock energy, metallic sounds, and loudness. Which is why he is active in the genre of experimental jazz, progressive metal, and new music.

He recieved a classical education on his instrument, which can be recognized by his bow technique and the multifaceted sound. He also composes and gives private lessons.


PeriodEducationInstrumentTeacherEducation OrganisationLocation

lessons with Josef Sabaini

studies in music education (Werner Neugebauer)

studies in jazz and popular music

further lessons with Christoph Cech, Peter Madsen, Peter Herbert, Harry Sokal, Alan Praskin and many more



activities as a violinist in the field of experimental jazz, metal and in New Music

worldwide tours: concerts in New York, Santiago de Chile, Buenos Aires, Vienna, Hamburg, Tehran, Delhi and many more

private teaching in jazz and improvisation

activity in various formations such as Frick/Helbock, Le Noir, DEED, Collective of Improvising Artists

Discography, Projects


  • 2013: Live at Porgy & Bess - In The Pelagic Zone (Jazzwerkstadt Records)
  • 2012: Gravity Of Love - Peter Madsen’s Seven Sins Ensemble (Playscape Recordings)
  • 2012: Vogelperspektive Vol. 3 - Le Noir (Boomslang Records)
  • 2011: Diagonal - Frick/Helbock (Traumton Records)

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