Maurice James Simon (born March 26, 1929, Houston, TX) is a jazz saxophonist.
A high school classmate of Eric Dolphy (1945-6) Simon appears on an early 1945 Los Angeles recording in a band led by Russell "Illinois" Jacquet and which also included Teddy Edwards, Charles Mingus, Bill Davis and Chico Hamilton.
In the 1970s he was a member of the Duke Ellington orchestra.
- With B.B. King
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