Joe Simon’s Jazz Band has been performing traditional New Orleans music for over 50 years. When Joe retired in 2014, he passed the torch to two long-time members: guitarist Vic Shepherd & trumpeter Chuck Brackman.

The band specializes in playing traditional jazz and New Orleans classics. They have traveled throughout the country performing for the likes of: Presidents Bush (both) & Clinton, US Senators, the NFL, NCAA, NBA, & numerous celebrities. Currently, Joe Simon’s Jazz provides the Jazz Brunch Trios at Commander’s Palace, Muriel’s on Jackson Square and the Palace Cafe.