Simon Kinny-Lewis ( SKL ) is the full package. His guitar playing is up there with the best guitarists of today " - BluesRockReview 2019
He has performed/ recorded with the cream of the crop of Blues, Chris Cain, Nate Ginsberg
( Herbie Hancock ), Christian Howes ( Robben Ford ), Simeon Cain ( Henry Rollins Band ) and many more.
He has produced 7 albums to date with his previous solo album “Catfish” and band album “ A Day In San Jose ” both reaching # 1 on The Australian Blues and Roots Airplay Charts and was recognized at the official Australian Blues Music Chain’ Awards 2019 as “ Best New Blues Artist ”
Simon's band is one of Australia's most respected and finest rhythm sections, Tony Boyd - Drums ( Josh Smith, Eric Stekles, Kate Lush ) and Rob Ewan ( Josh Smith, Eric Stekles, Karen Lee Andrews and more )
Not only a dedicated songwriter but a virtuoso on the guitar. Steve Lukather ( Guitarist from Toto, Michael Jackson ) comments on Simon Kinny-Lewis’s 2016 album “Street Blues” “Great man. Your voice has a little Bonnamassa in it...which is cool. Love the tune too. KILLER solo!
Christian Howes - leading jazz violinist and professor at the Berklee College of Music. His artistic collaborators have included Les Paul, Greg Osby, Robben Ford, to name a few writes.... “One of the most soulful Guitar Players on the planet!”
T.J. Helmerich - producer/engineer for artists Steve Vai, Victor Wooten, and Tribal Tech on Simon’s 2015 release “Strat Attack” “Simon’s releases never cease to amaze me! This one is my favorite I think... love the writing, and the players. Simon’s guitar talents truly shine on this, as he effortlessly navigates through tricky progressions with fire, grace and taste!”
Simon Cotsworth - Producer/Engineer (Seal, Santana, George Benson)
“What I look for is timing and performance..and Simon is top on both of those.”
Josh Smith - ( Internationally recognized Blues Guitarist ) on Simon's 2019 " A Day In San Jose Album " What a pleasure to hear my friends Simon and Tony cutting loose on a great set list of tunes while visiting Northern California. Besides the absolutely wonderful playing you can hear the smiles on their faces as they bust through this set. Great on all fronts. - Josh Smith