Simba is a worldbeat band that writes and performs in a wide variety of World music styles. Reggae, funk, Afro-pop, Latin and more. Simba is known in the southern Vermont area for their semi annual dance parties, held at the Solstices that bring out the community in a celebration of love and togetherness. Featuring fiery percussion and 4 blazing horns, the band is legendary in Vermont.
Members are Johnny Yuma (drums, vocals), Wim Auer (bass), Dan DeWalt (keys, trombone and pan), Derrik Jordan (percussion, guitar, vocals), Charlie Schneewies (trumpet, vocals), Bob Stabach (sax, flute) Steve Leicach (percussion) and Steve Sonntag (trumpet).