Simon Spillett

Award Winning Saxophonist

Monday January 8th

Tamworth Mainstream and Modern Jazz Club, Bolehall Manor, Tamworth, Staffordshire - guest appearance with the Keith Bill Trio

Wednesday January 10th

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

Wednesday January 17th

The Railway, Southend-on-Sea, Essex - guest appearance with Trevor Taylor

Sunday January 21st

The Rugby Hotel, Rugby, Warwickshire - guest appearance with Ian Hill's Jazz Jam (afternoon)

Thursday January 25th

The Blue Vanguard, Exeter, Devon - guest appearance with the Craig Milverton Trio

Friday January 26th

The Simon Spillett Trio featuring Stuart Barker and Mark Hale

Little Orchard, Chesham, Buckinghamshire

Sunday January 28th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Ted Beament, Alec Dankworth and Winston Clifford

The Eagle Tavern, Rochester, Kent (lunchtime)

Monday January 29th

The Paris House, Hove, Sussex - guest appearance with the Jason Henson Trio

Wednesday January 31st

The Spice of Life, Soho, London - guest appearance with the Jack Honeyborne All Stars (lunchtime)

Wednesday January 31st

Here Cafe, Crouch End, London - guest appearance with Bob Haddrell (evening)

Thursday February 1st

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Robin Aspland, Alec Dankworth and Spike Wells - A Tribute To The Tenors

The Albany Club, Coventry, Warwickshire

Friday February 2nd

The Perch, Marlow, Buckinghamshire - guest appearance with the Stuart Barker Trio

Sunday February 4th

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

Sunday February 11th

Joe's Bar and Grill, Summertown, Oxford - guest appearance with the Paul Jefferies Trio

Friday February 16th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Ted Beament, Stuart Barker and Mark Hale

Little Orchard, Chesham, Buckinghamshire

Sunday February 18th

The Chandos Arms, Colindale, London - guest appearance with Just East of Jazz

Tuesday February 20th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Robin Aspland, Simon Thorpe and Spike Wells - A Tribute To The Tenors

The Three Horseshoes, Knockholt, Kent

Friday February 23rd

Orpington Jazz Club, Orpington, Kent - guest appearance with the Buster Birch Trio

Saturday February 24th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring John Horler, Alec Dankworth and Spike Wells - A Tribute To The Tenors

The Bulls Head, Barnes, London

Sunday February 25th

The Retreat, Reading, Berkshire - guest appearance with the Stuart Henderson Quartet

Monday February 26th

The White Horse, Bedford, Bedfordshire - guest appearance with the Mark Hale Trio

Tuesday February 27th

The Oval Tavern, Croydon, London - guest appearance with Pete Long's Jazz At The Philharmonic (lunchtime)

Tuesday February 27th

Eastside Jazz Club, Leytonstone, London - guest appearance with the Ted Beament Trio (evening)

Thursday March 1st

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

Friday March 2nd

The Simon Spillett Trio featuring Alec Dankworth and Steve Wyndham

Little Orchard, Chesham, Buckinghamshire

Tuesday March 6th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Robin Aspland, Alec Dankworth and Clark Tracey - A Tribute to The Tenors

Olney Jazz Club, Olney, Buckinghamshire

Friday March 9th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Robin Aspland, Dave Green and Spike Wells - A Tribute To The Tenors

The Verdict, Brighton, Sussex

Sunday March 11th

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

Monday March 12th

The Paris House, Hove, Sussex - guest appearance with the Jason Henson Trio

Tuesday March 13th 

Annie's Jazz, Thorpe Hall Golf Club, Southend-on-Sea, Essex - guest appearance with the Ted Beament Trio

Wednesday March 14th

The Railway, Southend-on-Sea, Essex - guest appearance with Trevor Taylor

Thursday March 15th

The Futures Inn, Bristol - guest appearance with the Andy Novak Trio

Tuesday March 20th

The Hare and Hounds, Worthing, West Sussex - guest appearance with the Terry Seabrook Trio

Wednesday March 21st

Jazz at St. Ant's, St. Anthony's Club, Forest Gate, London - guest appearance with the Hilary Cameron Trio

Thursday March 22nd

Eltham Jazz Club, Eltham Warren Gold Club, Eltham, Kent - guest appearance with the Hugh Ockendon Trio

Friday March 23rd

Karen Sharp and Simon Spillett with the Dave Newton Trio

Ilminster Arts Centre, Ilminster, Somerset

Tuesday March 27th

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

The Oval Tavern, Croydon, London (lunchtime)

Tuesday March 27th 

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

Wednesday March 28th

Splashpoint Jazz Club, The Fisherman's Club, Eastbourne, East Sussex - guest appearance with the Mark Edwards Trio

Thursday March 29th

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

Thursday March 29th

Hedsor Jazz, Hedsor Social Club, Hedsor, Buckinghamshire - guest appearance (evening)

Friday April 6th

The Simon Spillett Trio featuring Dave Green

The Little Orchard, Chesham, Buckinghamshire

Tuesday April 10th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Robin Aspland, Alec Dankworth and Clark Tracey

Herts Jazz, The Maltings Theatre, St. Albans, Hertfordshire

Saturday April 14th

The Chris Coull Quintet featuring Simon Spillett

The Verdict, Brighton, Sussex

Sunday April 15th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Ben Lee, Arnie Somogyi and Clark Tracey

The Walnut Tree, Blisworth, Northamptonshire (lunchtime)

Tuesday April 17th

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

Southampton Jazz Club, Talking Heads, Southampton

Tuesday April 24th

Jazzland, Swansea, Wales - workshop and jam session

Wednesday April 25th

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

Tuesday May 1st

The Royal Oak, Swindon, Wiltshire - guest appearance with the Tom Berge Trio

Friday May 4th

Simon Spillett and Ted Beament Duo, The Little Orchard, Chesham, Buckinghamshire 

Monday May 7th

The Paris House, Hove, Sussex - guest appearance with the Jason Henson Trio

Wednesday May 9th

Bedford Street Bar, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire - guest appearance at Wayne Matthews' Jazz Jam

Thursday May 10th

Smokey Joe's Jazz Club, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire - guest appearance with the Paul Jefferies Trio

Friday May 11th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring John Horler, Alec Dankworth and Spike Wells

Reading University, Reading, Berkshire - double bill with documentary film Tubby Hayes: A Man In A Hurry

Saturday May 12th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring John Horler, Alec Dankworth and Spike Wells - A Tribute to The Tenors

The Bulls Head, Barnes, London

Sunday May 20th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Ted Beament, Alec Dankworth and Trevor Tomkins

The Eagle Tavern, Rochester, Kent (lunchtime)

Wednesday May 23rd

The Apex, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk - guest appearance with the Chris Ingham Duo (lunchtime)

Thursday May 24th

Googlies Jazz and Supper Club, Botany Bay, Enfield, Middlesex - guest appearance with the Hilary Cameron Quartet

Friday May 25th

Simon Spillett and The Remix Big Band play the music of Tubby Hayes

Finchampsted Village Hall, Finchampsted, Berkshire 

Sunday May 27th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Robin Aspland, Alec Dankworth and Clark Tracey - A Tribute To The Tenors

Ronnie Scott's Club, London (lunchtime)

Monday May 28th

The Milford Arms, Isleworth, London - guest appearance with Trevor Tomkins Quintet

Wednesday May 30th

The Railway, Southend-on-Sea, Essex - guest appearance with Trevor Taylor

Thursday May 31st

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

Friday June 1st

The Simon Spillett Trio featuring Chris Dodd and Mark Hale

The Little Orchard, Chesham, Buckinghamshire

Tuesday June 5th

Karen Sharp and Simon Spillett

Marlow Jazz Club, Marlow British Legion, Marlow, Buckinghamshire - guest appearance with the Frank Toms Trio

Friday June 8th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Brian Dee, Alec Dankworth and Clark Tracey

Royal and Derngate Theatre, Northampton, Northamptonshire 

Sunday June 10th

The Bell Hotel, Clare, Suffolk - guest appearance with the Roger Odell Trio

Tuesday June 12th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Robin Aspland, Alec Dankworth and Spike Wells

Twickenham Jazz Club, The Cabbage Patch, Twickenham

Friday June 15th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Robin Aspland, Alec Dankworth and Clark Tracey

Cadogan Hall, London (lunchtime)

Sunday June 17th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Ted Beament, Alec Dankworth and Winston Clifford

The Oval Tavern, Croydon, London (lunchtime)

Thursday June 21st

Diss Jazz Club, Diss, Norfolk - guest appearance with the Chris Ingham Trio

Sunday June 24th

THE APPLE JAM JAZZ FESTIVAL hosted by SIMON SPILLETT

Six hours of world class straight-ahead jazz featuring an all-star line-up: ART THEMEN, ALAN BARNES, HENRY LOWTHER, NIGEL PRICE, TED BEAMENT, DAVE GREEN, ALEC DANKWORTH, STU BARKER, MARK HALE and TREVOR TOMKINS

The Little Orchard, Chesham, Buckinghamshire (afternoon/evening)

Sunday July 1st

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

Monday July 2nd

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

Tuesday July 3rd

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

Tuesday July 10th

The Ian Bateman Quintet plays J. J. Johnson and Frank Rosolino

The Royal Oak, Swindon, Wiltshire

Saturday July 14th

The Ian Bateman Quintet Plays J. J. Johnson and Frank Rosolino

The Swanage Jazz Festival, Swanage, Dorset (afternoon)

Saturday July 14th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Robin Aspland, Alec Dankworth and Clark Tracey

The Swanage Jazz Festival, Swanage, Dorset (evening)

Sunday July 22nd

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

Sunday July 22nd

The New Wimbledon Theatre, Wimbledon, London - guest appearance with Verona Chard (evening)

Tuesday July 24th

The Birmingham, Solihull and Sandwell Jazz Festival - The Mailbox, Birmingham (afternoon)

Tuesday July 24th

The  Birmingham, Solihull and Sandwell Jazz Festival - Hotel Du Vin, Birmingham (evening)

Sunday July 29th 

The  Birmingham, Solihull and Sandwell Jazz Festival - Park Regis, Birmingham (afternoon)

Sunday July 29th 

The  Birmingham, Solihull and Sandwell Jazz Festival - Slug and Lettuce, Brindleyplace, Birmingham (evening)

Thursday August 2nd

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

Thursday August 2nd

Hedsor Social Club, Bourne End, Buckinghamshire - guest appearance with the Martin Hart Quartet (evening)

Wednesday August 8th

Jazz at St. Ant's, St. Anthony's Club, Forest Gate, London - guest appearance with the John Withers Trio

Friday August 10th

La Havana, Chichester, West Sussex - guest appearance with the Nic Saunders Trio

Tuesday August 14th

Spike's Place Jazz Club, Brentwood, Essex - guest appearance with the Ted Beament Trio

Wednesday August 15th

Rhodes Arts Complex, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire - guest appearance with Pete Lemer's Que Pasa

Friday August 17th

The Simon Spillett Trio featuring Dave Green and Mark Hale; special guest Alan Barnes

The Little Orchard, Chesham, Buckinghamshire

Saturday August 25th

The Perch, Marlow, Buckinghamshire - guest appearance with Lucinda Fosker and Stuart Barker

Tuesday August 28th

The Oval Tavern, Croydon, London - guest appearance with Pete Long's Jazz At The Philharmonic (lunchtime)

Friday September 7th

The Good Intent, Rochester, Kent - guest appearance with Ted Beament

Monday September 10th

The Old Duke, Bristol - guest appearance with Jeremy Huggett

Tuesday September 11th

Simon Spillett and the Capital City Jazz Orchestra play the music of Tubby Hayes

St.David's Hall, Cardiff, Wales

Wednesday September 19th

Bedford Street Bar, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire - guest appearance at Wayne Matthews' Jazz Jam

Friday September 21st

The Sarratt Festival, Sarratt, Hertfordshire - guest appearance with Pete Long's Jazz at The Philharmonic

Monday September 24th

The Paris House, Hove, Sussex - guest appearance with the Jason Henson Trio

Tuesday September 25th

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

The Oval Tavern, Croydon, London (lunchtime)

Thursday September 27th

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

Sunday September 30th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Rob Barron, Alec Dankworth and Clark Tracey

Peterborough Jazz Club, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Tuesday October 2nd

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

Wednesday October 3rd

The Art Themen and Simon Spillett Quintet

Ruislip Golf Club, Ruislip, Middlesex 

Friday October 5th

The Herts Jazz Festival, Broadway Theatre, Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire - guest appearance with Pete Long's Jazz At The Philharmonic

Sunday October 7th

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

The Eagle Tavern, Rochester, Kent (lunchtime)

Monday October 8th

The Milford Arms, Isleworth, London - guest appearance with Trevor Tomkins Quintet

Wednesday October 10th

Rhodes Arts Complex, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire - guest appearance with Pete Lemer's Que Pasa

Thursday October 11th

The Futures Inn, Bristol - guest appearance with the Andy Novak Trio

Sunday October 14th

The Map Cafe, Kentish Town, London - guest appearance with the Derek Coleman Trio (afternoon)

Monday October 15th

The White Horse, Bedford, Bedfordshire - guest appearance with the Mark Hale Trio

Thursday October 18th

Googlies Jazz and Supper Club, Botany Bay, Enfield, Middlesex - guest appearance with the Hilary Cameron Quartet

Sunday October 21st

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Rob Barron, Simon Thorpe and Clark Tracey

Boaters, Kingston-on-Thames, London 

Wednesday October 24th

Loughborough College, Loughborough, Staffordshire - guest appearance with the Lizzie Cooper Quartet

Thursday October 25th

Hedsor Social Club, Hedsor, Buckinghamshire - guest appearance with the Martin Hart Quartet

Sunday October 28th

Tasty Affair, Worcester Park, Surrey - guest appearance with the Verona Chard Quartet (afternoon)

Wednesday October 31st

The Railway, Southend-on-Sea, Essex - guest appearance with Trevor Taylor

Thursday November 1st

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Brian Dee, Alec Dankworth and Tristan Maillot

Karamel, Wood Green, London 

Sunday November 4th

The Rugby Hotel, Rugby, Warwickshire - guest appearance with Ian Hill's Jazz Jam (afternoon)

Monday November 5th

The Paris House, Hove, Sussex - guest appearance with the Jason Henson Trio

Tuesday November 6th

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

Wednesday November 14th

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

Thursday November 22nd

The Jazz Syndicate, The Gardeners Retreat, Boothen Green, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire - guest appearance 

Sunday November 25th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Robin Aspland, Simon Thorpe and Trevor Tomkins

The Oval Tavern, Croydon, London (lunchtime)

Friday November 30th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring John Horler, Darrio Di Lecce and Spike Wells - A Tribute To The Tenors

The Bulls Head, Barnes, London

Sunday December 9th

The Black Boy Inn, Bridgnorth, Shropshire - guest appearance with Paul Sawtell

Wednesday December 12th

Chapel Arts, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire - guest appearance with Tommy Scott

Thursday December 13th

The Wine Vaults, Bath - guest appearance with the Wade Edwards Trio

Wednesday December 19th

Bedford Street Bar, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire - guest appearance at Wayne Matthews' Jazz Jam

Saturday December 29th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Ted Beament, Alec Dankworth and Winston Clifford

Spike's Place Jazz Club, The Jazz Centre UK, The Beecroft Centre, Southend-on-Sea, Essex (lunchtime)