Simon Spillett

Award Winning Saxophonist

Gigs 2017

Sunday January 1st

Beeston Jazz Club, Beeston, Nottinghamshire - guest appearance with the Ian Beestin Trio

Wednesday January 18th

Jazz Jam, Bedford Street, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire - guest appearance with the Wayne Matthews Quartet

Thursday January 19th

Here Cafe, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire - guest appearance with Bob Haddrell

Wednesday January 25th

Jazzland, Swansea, Wales - guest appearance with the Dave Cottle Trio

Thursday January 26th

Hedsor Social Club, Hedsor, Buckinghamshire - guest appearance with the Clive Burton Quartet 

Thursday February 2nd

The Future Inn, Bristol - guest appearance with the Andy Nowak Trio

Sunday February 5th 

Oxford Wine Cafe, Oxford - guest appearance with the Paul Jefferies Trio

Tuesday February 7th

The George and Dragon, Thames Ditton, Surrey - guest appearance with the Don Cook Trio

Wednesday February 8th

The Cricketers, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex - guest appearance with the Digby Fairweather Quartet

Thursday February 9th 

Robertsbridge Jazz Club, Robertsbridge, Sussex - guest appearance with the Pete Beament Trio

Saturday February 11th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring John Critchinson, Alec Dankworth and Clark Tracey

The National Jazz Archive, Loughton, Essex (afternoon)

Tuesday February 14th

Standard Miles featuring Henry Lowther, Simon Spillett, John Critchinson, Dave Green and Trevor Tomkins

Marlow Jazz Club, Marlow, Buckinghamshire

Wednesday February 15th

The Spice of Life, Soho, London - guest appearance with Clive Burton and the Jack Honeyborne Trio (lunchtime)

Thursday February 16th

The New Simon Spillett Quartet featuring David Ferris, Stuart Barker and Mark Hale

The Hideaway, Streatham, London - double bill with documentary film 'Tubby Hayes: A Man In A Hurry'

Saturday February 18th

The New Simon Spillett Quartet featuring David Ferris, Stuart Barker and Mark Hale

The Stables Theatre, Wavendon, Buckinghamshire - double bill with documentary film 'Tubby Hayes: A Man In A Hurry'

Monday February 20th

West Ruislip Golf Centre, West Ruislip, Middlesex - guest appearance with the Brian Knapp Trio

Thursday February 23rd

Eltham Jazz Club, Eltham, London - guest appearance with the Hugh Ockendon Trio

Sunday February 26th

The Retreat, Reading - guest appearance with the Stuart Henderson Quartet (afternoon)

Tuesday February 28th

The Oval Tavern, Croydon, London - Pete Long's Jazz at The Philharmonic (lunchtime)

Wednesday March 1st

St. Anthony's Club, Forest Gate, London - guest appearance with the John Parmeter Trio

Friday March 3rd

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring John Horler, Dave Green and Spike Wells

Guildford Institute, Guildford, Surrey - double bill with documentary film 'Tubby Hayes: Man In A Hurry'

Sunday March 5th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring John Horler, Tim Wells and Trevor Tomkins

Sunbury Cricket Club, Sunbury-on-Thames, Surrey (lunchtime)

Tuesday March 7th

The Highlander, Hitchin, Hertfordshire - guest appearance with the Russ Williams Trio

Thursday March 9th 

Googlies Jazz and Supper Club, Enfield, Middlesex - guest appearance with John Critchinson and co.

Sunday March 12th

The New Simon Spillett Quartet featuring David Ferris, Bill Coleman and Mark Hale

The Walnut Tree, Blisworth, Northamptonshire (lunchtime)

Tuesday March 14th

The George and Dragon, Thames Ditton, Surrey - guest appearance with the Don Cook Trio

Monday March 20th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring John Critchinson, Dave Green and Clark Tracey

The Reform Club, London

Sunday March 26th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring John Horler, Tim Wells and Trevor Tomkins

The Eagle Tavern, Rochester, Kent (lunchtime)

Tuesday March 28th

The New Inn, Westerleigh, South Gloucestershire - guest appearance with the Mike Slade Trio

Friday March 31st

The New Simon Spillett Quartet featuring David Ferris, Stuart Barker and Billy Weir

The Lighthouse Arts Centre, Poole, Dorset

Tuesday April 4th

The New Simon Spillett Quartet featuring David Ferris, Stuart Barker and Billy Weir

Baker Street, Swindon, Wiltshire

Thursday April 6th

Hedsor Jazz Club, Hedsor, Buckinghamshire - guest appearance with the Clive Burton Quartet

Friday April 7th

Witney Jazz Club, Witney, Oxfordshire - guest appearance with the Paul Jefferies Trio

Tuesday April 11th

The George and Dragon, Thames Ditton, Surrey - guest appearance with the Don Cook Trio

Wednesday April 12th

The New Simon Spillett Quartet featuring David Ferris, Stuart Barker and Billy Weir

Stratford Jazz, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire

Wednesday April 19th

The Concorde Club, Eastleigh, Hampshire - guest appearance with the Richard Pite's Concorde Legacy Band

Friday April 21st

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring John Critchinson, Dave Green and Spike Wells

The Verdict, Brighton, Sussex

Sunday April 23rd

The Princess of Wales, Primrose Hill, London - guest appearance with the Pete Chapman Trio (lunchtime)

Thursday April 27th

The Clocktower Cafe, Croydon, London - guest appearance (lunchtime)

Sunday April 30th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring John Horler, Tim Wells and Spike Wells

The Oval Tavern, Croydon, London (lunchtime)

Thursday May 4th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring John Critchinson, Arnie Somogyi and Clark Tracey

St. Mary's Church, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

Sunday May 7th

The Bell Hotel, Clare, Suffolk - guest appearance with the Jazz Nights Trio

Wednesday May 10th

The Simon Spillett Quartet play Harry South featuring John Horler, Tim Wells and Trevor Tomkins (evening)

The Spice of Life, Soho, London 

Thursday May 11th

Here Cafe, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire - guest appearance with Bob Haddrell

Sunday May 14th

The Oval Tavern, Croydon - guest appearance with the Geoff Mason Quintet (lunchtime)

Tuesday May 16th

The Hare and Hounds, Worthing, Sussex - guest appearance with the Alex Eberhard Trio

Wednesday May 24th

Jazz Jam, Bedford Street, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire - guest appearance with the Wayne Matthews Quartet

Thursday May 25th

The Future Inn, Bristol - guest appearance with the Andy Nowak Trio

Friday May 26th

Henry Lowther, Simon Spillett and the Dave Newton Trio 

Illminster Arts Centre, Illminster, Somerset

Sunday May 28th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring John Critchinson, Alec Dankworth and Clark Tracey

Herts Jazz, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire

Monday May 29th

Standard Miles featuring Henry Lowther, Simon Spillett, John Critchinson, Dave Green and Trevor Tomkins

The Red Lion, Isleworth, Middlesex

Tuesday May 30th

The Oval Tavern, Croydon, London - Pete Long's Jazz at The Philharmonic (lunchtime)

Tuesday May 30th

Simon Spillett with John Critchinson, Alec Dankworth and Clive Fenner

Eastside Jazz Club, Leytonstone, London (evening)

Wednesday May 31st

Peggy Sue's, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex - guest appearance with Natalia Farran-Graves

Friday June 2nd

The Good Intent, Rochester, Kent - guest appearance

Sunday June 4th

The Plough Inn, Swindon, Wiltshire - guest appearance with the David Ferris Duo

Sunday June 11th 

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring John Horler, Tim Wells and Trevor Tomkins

Boaters, Kingston-on-Thames, Surrey

Monday June 12th

The Paris House, Brighton, Sussex - guest appearance with Jason Henson

Tuesday June 20th

The Open Hearth, Griffithstown, Pontypool - guest appearance with the Martin Fisher Trio

Tuesday June 27th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring John Horler, Tim Wells and Trevor Tomkins

The Oval Tavern, Croydon, London (lunchtime)

Tuesday June 27th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Ted Beament, Tim Wells and Trevor Tomkins

The Three Horseshoes, Knockholt, Kent (evening)

Sunday July 2nd

The New Simon Spillett Quartet featuring David Ferris, Stuart Barker and Mark Hale

Ronnie Scott's, London (lunchtime)

Tuesday July 4th

The George and Dragon, Thames Ditton, Surrey - guest appearance with the Don Cook trio

Saturday July 15th

The Simon Spillett Trio featuring Simon Thorpe and Spike Wells

Swanage Jazz Festival, Swanage, Dorset

Sunday July 16th

The Spa Centre, Leamington Spa, Warkwickshire - guest appearance with the John Patrick Trio

- double bill with documentary film 'Tubby Hayes: Man In A Hurry'

Friday July 21st

The New Simon Spillett Quartet featuring David Ferris, Stuart Barker and Mark Hale

Col-Jazz, The Anchorians Rugby Club, Gillingham, Kent

Saturday July 22nd

The Birmingham International Jazz Festival - The Mailbox, guest appearance with trio TBA (lunchtime)

The Birmingham International Jazz Festival - The Shakespeare - guest appearance with trio TBA (evening)

Sunday July 23rd

The Birmingham International Jazz Festival - Oak House, West Bromwich, guest appearance with trio TBA (lunchtime)

The Birmingham International Jazz Festival - The Lord Clifden, guest appearance with trio TBA (evening)

Thursday July 27th

Curtis Stigers and the Ronnie Scott's Jazz Orchestra - Cadogan Hall, London

Friday July 28th

Curtis Stigers and the Ronnie Scott's Jazz Orchestra - Harrogate, Yorkshire

Saturday July 29th 

Curtis Stigers and the Ronnie Scott's Jazz Orchestra - Ronnie Scott's, London

Sunday July 30th 

Curtis Stigers and the Ronnie Scott's Jazz Orchestra - Ronnie Scott's, London (lunchtime)

Sunday July 30th

Curtis Stigers and the Ronnie Scott's Jazz Orchestra - Ronnie Scott's, London (evening)

Monday July 31st

Curtis Stigers and the Ronnie Scott's Jazz Orchestra - Ronnie Scott's, London

Tuesday August 1st

Curtis Stigers and the Ronnie Scott's Jazz Orchestra - Ronnie Scott's, London

Wednesday August 2nd

Curtis Stigers and the Ronnie Scott's Jazz Orchestra - Ronnie Scott's, London

Thursday August 3rd

Curtis Stigers and the Ronnie Scott's Jazz Orchestra - Ronnie Scott's, London

Friday August 4th

Curtis Stigers and the Ronnie Scott's Jazz Orchestra - Ronnie Scott's, London

Saturday August 5th

Curtis Stigers and the Ronnie Scott's Jazz Orchestra - Ronnie Scott's, London

Sunday August 6th

The Eagle Tavern, Rochester, Kent - guest appearance with the Geoff Mason Quintet (lunchtime)

Tuesday August 8th

Simon Spillett and John Critchinson

Baker Street, Swindon, Wiltshire

Sunday September 3rd

The Blue Ball, Braunston, Leicestershire - guest appearance with the Brian Dee/Bill Coleman duo (lunchtime)

Sunday September 10th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring John Horler, Tim Wells and Trevor Tomkins

The Oval Tavern, Croydon, London (lunchtime)

Saturday September 23rd

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring John Horler, Chris Dodd and Spike Wells

Windsor Festival, Windsor, Berkshire

Sunday September 24th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring John Critchinson

The Eagle Tavern, Rochester, Kent (lunchtime)

Tuesday October 3rd

The Highlander, Hitchin, Hertfordshire - guest appearance with the Russ Williams Trio

Friday October 20th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring John Critchinson, Tim Wells and Spike Wells

The Guildford Jazz Festival, The Keep, Guildford, Surrey

Friday October 27th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Ted Beament, Simon Thorpe and Winston Clifford

Marigolds Jazz Club, Harlow, Essex

Friday November 10th

Jazz at The Keys, Huddersfield, Yorkshire - guest appearance with the Ben Crosland Trio

Sunday November 19th

The Black Boy, Bridgnorth, Shropshire - guest appearance with the Paul Sawtell trio (lunchtime)

Sunday December 3rd 

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring John Horler, Tim Wells and Trevor Tomkins

The Oval Tavern, Croydon, London (lunchtime)

Sunday December 3rd

The Woolpack, Chelmsford, Essex - guest appearance with the Graeme Culham Trio (evening)