Simon Gardner is one of Brisbane’s premier rock guitarists and pre-eminent guitar teachers. Simon is now a freelance teacher at the Independent Music Academy, Windsor, JMC Academy and also presents private tuition.
As an artist, Simon has released 5 solo albums and has produced numerous albums for other artists. As a performer, he has supported artists such as Joe Satriani and is first call guitarist with the Queensland Pops Orchestra. Simon is also a guitar examiner for the AMEB and Rockschool as well as regularly performing live with a variety of bands and artists ranging from acoustic jazz to his own progressive instrumental band The Big Sky. This year has seen Simon perform on more regular basis with The Big Sky including supports for Phil Emmanuel, Tim Gaze, Kevin Borich and the 2017 Melbourne Guitar Show.
In August this year, Simon Gardner and his band The Big Sky performed at the 2017 Melbourne Guitar Show. Here they are performing a rockin’ version of the Coldplay song ‘Clocks’

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