Simon Spillett

Award Winning Saxophonist

Thursday January 3rd

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

Sunday January 6th

The Princess of Wales, Primrose Hill, London - guest appearance with the Kate Williams Trio

Tuesday January 8th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Rob Barron, Alec Dankworth and Winston Clifford

The Three Horseshoes, Knockholt, Kent

Wednesday January 9th

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

Thursday January 17th

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

Friday January 18th

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

Tuesday January 22nd

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

Spike's Place Jazz Club, Brentwood, Essex

Thursday January 24th

Arundel Jailhouse, Arundel, West Sussex - guest appearance with the Mike Carey Trio

Friday January 25th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Rob Barron, Alec Dankworth and Spike Wells

The Verdict Jazz Club, Brighton, Sussex

Sunday January 27th

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

Wednesday January 30th

The White Lion, Little Chalfont, Buckinghamshire - guest appearance 

Friday February 1st

The Bebop Club, Bristol - guest appearance with the Andy Hague Trio

Sunday February 3rd

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Ted Beament, Alec Dankworth and Dave Barry

The Eagle Tavern, Rochester, Kent (lunchtime)

Tuesday February 5th

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

Friday February 8th

Mycenae House, Blackheath, London - guest appearance with the Geoff Mason Quintet

Saturday February 9th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Ben Lee, Stuart Barker and Jim Bashford

The Angel Alehouse, Atherstone, Warwickshire

Monday February 11th

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

Tuesday February 12th

The George and Dragon, Thames Ditton, Surrey - guest appearance with the Lester Brown Quartet

Wednesday February 13th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Al Gurr, Stuart Barker and Jim Bashford

Stratford Jazz, Stratford Playhouse, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire

Thursday February 14th

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

Sunday February 17th

The Forest Tavern, Forest Gate, London - guest appearance with the Gaetano Di Giacomo Trio

Friday February 22nd

Lilly's Cafe, Windsor, Berkshire - guest appearance with Stuart Barker

Saturday February 23rd

Southend Jazz Co-Op, Hadleigh Fire Station, Hadleigh, Essex - guest masterclass (morning)

Tuesday February 26th

The Long Dog, Waddesdon, Buckinghamshire - guest appearance with the Steve Vintner Trio

Wednesday February 27th

Rhodes Arts Centre, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire - guest appearance with Pete Lemer's Que Pasa

Tuesday March 5th

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

Friday March 8th

The Simon Spillett Trio featuring Stuart Barker and Miles Levin

The Bonded Warehouse, Stourbridge, Worcestershire

Sunday March 10th

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

Market Harborough Jazz Club, Market Harborough, Northamptonshire (lunchtime)

Tuesday March 12th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Rob Barron, Alec Dankworth and Spike Wells

Twickenham Jazz Club, The Cabbage Patch, Twickenham, London

Wednesday March 13th

The Spike of Life, Soho, London - guest appearance with Jack Honeybourne's All-Stars (lunchtime)

Thursday March 14th

Robertsbridge Jazz Club, Robertsbridge, Sussex - guest appearance with the Mike Hext Quartet

Sunday March 17th

Neighbourhood Cafe Yukari, Kew, London - guest appearance with Marco Marconi

Friday March 22nd

Lilly's Cafe, Windsor, Berkshire - guest appearance with Stuart Barker

Tuesday March 26th

Eastside Jazz Club, Leytonstone, London - guest appearance with Robin Aspland, Alec Dankworth and Buster Birch

Friday April 5th

Ilminster Arts Centre, Ilminster, Somerset - guest appearance with the Ronnie Jones Trio

Saturday April 6th

Swindon Jazz and Soul Festival, Christ Church, Old Town, Swindon, Wiltshire - guest appearance 

Sunday April 7th

Ashburton Arts Centre, Ashburton, Newton Abbot, Devon - guest appearance with the Ronnie Jones Trio

Monday April 8th

Bolehall Manor Jazz Club, Tamworth, Staffordshire - guest appearance with the Al Gurr Trio

Tuesday April 9th

Tubby Hayes: Beyond The Shadow - a presentation by Simon Spillett

Stamford Jazz Society, Stamford, Lincolnshire

Thursday April 11th

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

Sunday April 14th

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

Monday April 15th

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

Thursday April 18th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Ted Beament, Stuart Barker and Buster Birch

The Saffron Hotel, Saffron Walden, Essex

Thursday April 25th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Ted Beament, Stuart Barker and Rod Brown

Clocktower Cafe, Croydon (lunchtime)

Thursday April 25th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Ted Beament, Stuart Barker and Winston Clifford

Spike's Place Jazz Club, Beckenham, Kent (evening)

Monday April 29th

The Milford Arms, Isleworth, London - guest appearance with the Trevor Tomkins All Stars

Friday May 3rd

The Gala Theatre, Durham, County Durham - duo with Paul Edis (lunchtime)

Friday May 3rd (evening)

Ushaw College, Durham, County Durham - guest appearance with the Paul Edis Trio (evening)

Tuesday May 7th

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

Friday May 10th

The Bebop Club, Bristol - guest appearance with the Andy Hague Trio

Sunday May 12th

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

The Oval Tavern, Croydon, London (lunchtime)

Sunday May 12th

Sidcup and Foots Cray United Services Club, Sidcup, Kent - guest appearance (evening)

Sunday May 19th

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

Monday May 27th

Simon Spillett with the Paul Jefferies Trio

Phyllis Court, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire (lunchtime)

Thursday May 30th

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

Friday May 31st

Coopers Trading Company, Marlow, Buckinghamshire - guest appearance with Lucinda Fosker and Stuart Barker

Monday June 3rd

The Snowdrop, Lewes, East Sussex - guest appearance with the Terry Seabrook Trio

Wednesday June 12th

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

Saturday June 15th

Chipping Sodbury Festival, Chipping Sodbury, South Gloucestershire - guest appearance with Cass Caswell's Jazz Master

Sunday June 23rd

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Rob Barron, Alec Dankworth and Spike Wells

The Eagle Tavern, Rochester, Kent (lunchtime)

Tuesday June 25th

The George Hotel, Chipping Sodbury, South Gloucestershire - guest appearance with the Mike Slade Trio

Sunday June 29th

Simon Spillett with Alex Hutton, Chris Dodd and Saleem Rahman

The Oval Tavern, Croydon, London (lunchtime)

Saturday July 6th

Brookfest, Brook Cottage Farm, Furneux Pelham, Hertfordshire - guest appearance with Pete Lemer's Que Pasa (afternoon)

Sunday July 7th

The Love Supreme Jazz Festival, East Sussex (afternoon)

The Original British Jazz Explosion: Tubby Hayes - panel discussion chaired by Kevin Long

Thursday July 11th

Hitchin Jazz Jam hosted by Simon Spillett

Bogart's Chill-Out Lounge, The George, Bucklersbury, Hitchin, Hertfordshire (jam session)

Saturday July 13th

Village Green Festival, Chalkwell Park, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex - guest appearance with the Harrison Dolphin Trio (afternoon)

Saturday July 13th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring John Horler, Alec Dankworth and Spike Wells: A Celebration of Tubby Hayes

The Bull's Head, Barnes, London (evening)

Sunday July 14th

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

Wednesday July 17th

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

Saturday July 20th

Tubby Hayes: Beyond The Shadow - a presentation by Simon Spillett

The Jazz Centre UK, Beecroft Centre, Southend-on-Sea, Essex (afternoon)

Monday July 22nd

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

Thursday July 25th

Ealing Park Tavern, Ealing, London - guest appearance with Dave Boraston Quartet

Saturday July 27th

Birmingham, Sandwell and Westside Jazz Festival 

Halesowen Jazz Stage, Halesowen - guest appearance (afternoon)

Saturday July 27th

Birmingham, Sandwell and Westside Jazz Festival

Marmalade, The Rep Theatre, Birmingham - guest appearance (evening)

Tuesday July 30th

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

Wednesday July 31st

Simon Spillett Saxophone Masterclass and Workshop (6.30pm)

plus guest appearance with the Roger Lewin Trio (8.30pm)

St. Anthony's Club, Forest Gate, London

Please note: the masterclass is a ticketed event

Thursday August 1st

Hitchin Jazz Jam hosted by Simon Spillett

Bogart's Chill-Out Lounge, The George, Bucklersbury, Hitchin, Hertfordshire (jam session)

Sunday August 4th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Terry Seabrook, Stuart Barker and Jason Reeve

The Oval Tavern, Croydon, London (lunchtime)

Tuesday August 13th

The Long Dog, Waddesdon, Buckinghamshire - guest appearance with the Steve Vintner Trio

Thursday August 15th

Hitchin Jazz Jam hosted by Simon Spillett

Bogart's Chill-Out Lounge, The George, Bucklersbury, Hitchin, Hertfordshire (jam session)

Saturday August 17th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Steve Melling, Stuart Barker and Miles Levin

Peggy's Skylight, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Sunday August 18th

The Princess of Wales, Primrose Hill, London - guest appearance with the Kate Williams Trio

Friday August 23rd

Ronnie Scott's 'Pop Up', 52 Dean Street, Soho, London - Pete Long and Simon Spillett with the James Pearson Trio: Salute to Tubby Hayes and Ronnie Scott

Sunday August 25th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Robin Aspland, Arnie Somogyi and Spike Wells

The Boaters Inn, Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey

Tuesday September 3rd

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

Wednesday September 4th

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

Thursday September 5th

Hitchin Jazz Jam hosted by Simon Spillett

Bogart's Chill-Out Lounge, The George, Bucklersbury, Hitchin, Hertfordshire (jam session)

Friday September 6th

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

Sunday September 8th 

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

The Cramphorn Theatre, Chelmsford, Essex (lunchtime)

Thursday September 12th

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

Saturday September 14th

The Bloomsbury Hotel, London - guest appearance with the Bobby Allen/Jack Honeyborne Duo

Wednesday September 18th

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

Thursday September 19th

Hitchin Jazz Jam hosted by Simon Spillett

Bogart's Chill-Out Lounge, The George, Bucklersbury, Hitchin, Hertfordshire (jam session)

Sunday September 22nd

Hitchin Priory, Hitchin, Hertfordshire - guest appearance with Ted Beament and Stuart Barker (afternoon)

Monday September 23rd

The Milford Arms, Isleworth, London - guest appearance with the Roger Beaujolais Quartet

Sunday September 29th

The Voodoo Room, Edinburgh, Scotland - guest appearance with JazzMain featuring Nick Gould

Monday September 30th

The Jazz Bar Big Band featuring special guest Simon Spillett: The Music of Tubby Hayes

The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh, Scotland

Thursday October 3rd

The Plough, Ealing, London - guest appearance with the Dick Esmond Trio

Sunday October 6th

Holiday Inn, Shepperton, Surrey - guest appearance with the Stephane Booroff Quartet (afternoon)

Wednesday October 9th

Pete Long and Simon Spillett with the James Pearson Trio: Salute to Tubby Hayes and Ronnie Scott (late show)

Ronnie Scott's Club, London

Friday October 11th

Jo Harrop with the Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Robin Aspland, Stuart Barker and Bobby Worth

The Jazz Experience, Court Garden House, Marlow, Buckinghamshire

Sunday October 13th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Robin Aspland, Simon Thorpe and Spike Wells

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

Tuesday October 15th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Rob Barron, Simon Thorpe and Winston Clifford

Eastside Jazz Club, Leytonstone, London

Thursday October 17th

Hitchin Jazz Jam hosted by Simon Spillett

Bogart's Chill-Out Lounge, The George, Bucklersbury, Hitchin, Hertfordshire (jam session)

Friday October 18th

Stella Goodey Sings Billie Holiday with Simon Spillett and the Phil Brooke Trio

The Cottage, Thorpe St. Andrew, Norwich, Norfolk

Wednesday October 23rd

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Ron Barron, Alec Dankworth and Spike Wells

Growlers and Cans, Guildford, Surrey

Thursday October 24th

Dereham Jazz Society, Dereham, Norfolk - guest appearance with the Mark Hale Trio

Friday October 25th

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

Sunday October 27th

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

The Eagle Tavern, Rochester, Kent (lunchtime)

Tuesday October 29th

The Ronnie Scott's Jazz Orchestra

Ronnie Scott's Club, Frith Street, London

Wednesday October 30th

A Night at Ronnie Scott's: 60th Anniversary Gala featuring Kurt Elling, Courtney Pine, Madeline Bell, Imelda May, Nigel Kennedy, Van Morrison, Georgie Fame, Pee Wee Ellis and the Ronnie Scott's Jazz Orchestra

The Royal Albert Hall, London

Sunday November 3rd

Jazz East, The Alex, Felixstowe, Suffolk - guest appearance with the Rob Palmer Trio

Monday November 4th

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

Tuesday November 5th

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

Thursday November 7th

Hitchin Jazz Jam hosted by Simon Spillett

Bogart's Chill-Out Lounge, The George, Bucklersbury, Hitchin, Hertfordshire (jam session)

Friday November 8th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Rob Barron, Alec Dankworth and Spike Wells

Fleece Jazz, Stoke-By-Nayland, Suffolk

Sunday November 10th

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

The Oval Tavern, Croydon, London (lunchtime)

Monday November 11th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Rob Barron, Stuart Barker and Jason Reeve

The Somerville Arms, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

Tuesday November 12th

The Jazz Couriers Revisited: Pete Long and Simon Spillett play Scott and Hayes

Watermill Jazz, Dorking, Surrey

Thursday November 21st

Hitchin Jazz Jam hosted by Simon Spillett

Bogart's Chill-Out Lounge, The George, Bucklersbury, Hitchin, Hertfordshire (jam session)

Tuesday November 26th

Simon Spillett and Ian Bateman present Bebop: a Birthday Salute to David Knight

The Royal Oak, Swindon, Wiltshire

Wednesday November 27th

Bledlow Jazz Club, Village Hall, Bledlow Ridge, Buckinghamshire - guest appearance with the Paul Jefferies Trio

Thursday November 28th

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

Sunday December 1st

G.C.'s Jazz Club, The Woolpack, Chelmsford, Essex - guest appearance with the Graeme Culham Trio

Tuesday December 3rd

The Jolly Coopers, Epsom, Surrey - guest appearance (lunchtime)

Thursday December 5th

Hitchin Jazz Jam hosted by Simon Spillett

Bogart's Chill-Out Lounge, The George, Bucklersbury, Hitchin, Hertfordshire (jam session)

Thursday December 12th

The Gardener's Retreat, Boothen Green, Stoke-on-Trent - guest appearance with the Jazz Syndicate Trio

Thursday December 19th

Hitchin Jazz Jam hosted by Simon Spillett

Bogart's Chill-Out Lounge, The George, Bucklersbury, Hitchin, Hertfordshire (jam session)