Simón Jano, was born Simon Gomez in Caracas, Venezuela. At age five, he showed interest in music by taking classes with Magdalena Frómeta, daughter of “El Maestro Billo”, a famous composer and popular music Director in his home country.
Simón began his music career in 1989 as keyboard player for the underground Latin Rock band “La Maquina Azul”. After several live concerts and various appearances on television shows such as "SonoClips" and "A Toque", he was awarded the “Premio A Toque” as “Most popular Keyboard Player” in 1990. During that time, he studied several years of Contemporary Harmony with Maestro Gerry Weil, a renowned Venezuelan piano player. After completing his studies, he moved to Miami, FL in 1999.
Once in United States, he started producing music for several artist, TV and film. Also, as songwriter, he was nominated for the 2014 American Songwriter Awards with the song "Here's My Soul" in the Latin category, a song he wrote with Debby Jelenkiewics.
Simon has worked with a roster of musicians of great talent, such as legendary bass player Tony Levin, who collaborated on his album “Campo de Fuerza” as well as Latin Grammy nominated Manu Manzo.
He has included elements of progressive rock, soundtrack, and pop and Latin in his music