Fareed Simpson has been committed to paying it forward and continuing the great lineage of musicians who came before. Being fortunate enough to have mentors such as Wynton Marsalis, Jon Faddis and Terell Stafford, he has a lot to share. Some of the worlds greatest musicians and pedagogues have instilled invaluable knowledge into him. He frequently works with large educational institutions, such as Temple preparatory music program and non-profit organizations like Jazz Lives Philadelphia and Developing Excellence. There, he has given masterclasses, been a guest clinician, lecturer, and guest private trumpet teacher. He is also a current Teaching Artist with the Kimmel Center.
Within the current world pandemic, Fareed is available for virtual lessons and masterclasses.