The Louis Armstrong “Satchmo Show” featuring Dean Simms!
Dean Alan Simms is a trumpeter/bandleader/vocalist/entertainer/playwright. Started performing at the age of 2, and the trumpet at the age of 9. Has performed all over the USA and Europe. Former lead trumpeter for the Rock-Roll Hall of Fame Ohio Players, and back up musician band leader for Peabo Bryson has toured with many famous acts and musicians.
His current project Satchmo the Rebirth of Louis Armstrong is doing performances all over America. His musical play 1st American Rock Star is gearing up for a tour in the fall of 2014.
Dean Alan Simms was inducted into the R&B Music Hall of Fame with the Ohio players in 2013, Male Jazz Artist of the Year award by the National Coalition of 100 Black women (Columbus chapter) Ohio Finest Citizen Award by Rep Ross Mc Gregor and the Ohio Speaker of the House William G. Batchelder, Certificate of Achievement by Columbus Ohio Mayor Michael Coleman.