Simon Spillett

Award Winning Saxophonist

Sunday January 5th

Riverside Arts, Sunbury-on-Thames, Surrey - guest appearance with the Terence Collie Trio: The Music of Tubby Hayes

Wednesday January 8th

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

Thursday January 9th

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

Saturday January 11th

Pete Long and Simon Spillett play the music of The Jazz Couriers

The Hunter Club, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk

Monday January 13th

The Spice of Life, Soho, London - guest appearance with Al Nicholls and the Jack Honeybourne Trio

Tuesday January 14th

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

Thursday January 16th

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

Sunday January 19th

The Chandos Arms, Colindale, London - guest appearance with the Rick Finlay Quartet

Thursday January 23rd

Tina May and Simon Spillett with the Graham Harvey Trio

The Jazz Bunker, Chorleywood, Hertfordshire

Thursday January 30th

Shepperton Jazz Club, Shepperton, Surrey - guest appearance with Pete Long's Jazz at The Philharmonic

Sunday February 2nd

The Ronnie Scott's Jazz Orchestra play the music of Tubby Hayes

Ronnie Scott's, London

Monday February 3rd

Heart and Soul Bar, Romford, London - guest appearance with the Joshua Walker-Martin Trio

Friday February 7th

The Simon Spillett Big Band play the music of Tubby Hayes

Mark Armstrong, Nathan Bray, Steve Fishwick, George Hogg (trumpets); Mark Nightingale, Ian Bateman, Andy Flaxman, Richard Henry (trombones); Pete Long, Bob Sydor (alto saxes); Alan Skidmore, Alex Garnett (tenor saxes); Jay Craig (baritone sax); Rob Barron (piano); Alec Dankworth (bass); Clark Tracey (drums)

The Black Horse, Atherstone, Warwickshire

Monday February 10th

The Red Lion, Isleworth, London - guest appearance with the Trevor Tomkins All-Stars

Wednesday February 12th

Pete Long and Simon Spillett play the music of The Jazz Couriers

The Electric Theatre, Guildford, Surrey

Thursday February 13th

Smokey Joe's, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire - guest appearance with the Alex Steele Trio

Saturday February 15th (afternoon)

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Rob Barron, Alec Dankworth and Clark Tracey: Tubby Hayes - A Celebration

The National Jazz Archive, Loughton, Essex

Saturday February 15th (evening)

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Rob Barron, Alec Dankworth and Clark Tracey: Tubby Hayes - A Celebration

Berkhamsted Jazz Society, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire

Sunday February 16th (lunchtime)

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

The Eagle Tavern, Rochester, Kent

Tuesday February 18th

Alan Barnes and Simon Spillett

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

Wednesday February 19th

Jazz at The Garage, Swansea, Wales - guest appearance with the Dave Cottle Trio

Thursday February 20th

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

Saturday February 22nd (afternoon)

Dave Browning's Jazz Cats, St. John's Arts Centre, Harlow, Essex

Thursday February 27th (lunchtime)

The Simon Spillett Trio featuring Ted Beament and Julian Bury

The Clocktower Cafe, Croydon, London

Thursday February 27th (evening)

Dominic Ashworth with the Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Rob Barron, Stuart Barker and Winston Clifford

The Jazz Bunker, Chorleywood, Hertfordshire

Tuesday March 3rd

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

Saturday March 7th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Rob Barron, Stuart Barker and Jim Bashford

Peggy's Skylight, Nottingham

Sunday March 8th (lunchtime)

Holiday Inn, Shepperton, Surrey - guest appearance with the Blue Notes 

Thursday March 19th

Hitchin Jazz Jam hosted by Simon Spillett

The George, Hitchin, Hertfordshire

Thursday March 26th

Art Themen with the Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Robin Aspland, Dave Green and Winston Clifford

The Jazz Bunker, Chorleywood, Hertfordshire

Friday March 27th

The Gull Inn, Norwich, Norfolk - guest appearance with Stella Goodey

Thursday April 2nd

The Future Inn, Bristol - guest appearance with trio TBC

Friday April 3rd

Pete Long and Simon Spillett play the music of The Jazz Couriers

Fleece Jazz, Stoke-by-Nayland, Essex

Sunday April 5th

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

Monday April 6th

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

Tuesday April 7th

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

Saturday April 11th

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

Thursday April 16th

Hitchin Jazz Jam hosted by Simon Spillett

The George, Hitchin, Hertfordshire

Sunday April 19th (lunchtime)

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Robin Aspland, Alec Dankworth and Pete Cater

The Oval Tavern, Croydon, London

Thursday April 30th

Ian Bateman with the Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Ted Beament, Alec Dankworth and Bobby Worth

The Jazz Bunker, Chorleywood, Hertfordshire

Sunday May 3rd

Simon Spillett and the Sussex Jazz Orchestra directed by Mark Bassey: The Music of Tubby Hayes

The Brunswick, Hove, Sussex

Wednesday May 6th

The Bedford Bar, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire - guest appearance with the Wayne Matthews Quartet

Saturday May 9th

Tuckers Jazz Club, Dalwood, Axminster, Devon - guest appearance with the Martin Dale Quartet

Sunday May 10th

Plymouth Jazz Club, Plymouth, Devon - guest appearance with the Martin Dale Quartet

Monday May 11th

The Beaver Inn, Appledore, Devon - guest appearance with the Martin Dale Quartet

Tuesday May 12th

The Simon Spillett Big Band play the music of Tubby Hayes

Mark Armstrong, Nathan Bray, Freddie Gavita, George Hogg (trumpets); Mark Nightingale, Ian Bateman, Andy Flaxman, Richard Henry (trombones); Pete Long, Sammy Mayne (alto saxes); Alex Garnett, Simon Allen (tenor saxes); Alan Barnes (baritone sax); Rob Barron (piano); Alec Dankworth (bass); Clark Tracey (drums)

The 100 Club, London

Friday May 15th

The Flavel Theatre, Dartmouth, Devon - guest appearance with the Martin Dale Quartet

Thursday May 21st

Tina May with the Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Rob Barron, Simon Thorpe and Winston Clifford

The Pantiles, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent

Thursday May 28th

Bruce Adams with the Simon Spillett Quartet featuring John Pearce, Simon Thorpe and Winston Clifford

The Jazz Bunker, Chorleywood, Hertfordshire

Sunday May 31st (lunchtime)

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

The Eagle Tavern, Rochester, Kent

Wednesday June 3rd

Loughborough College, Loughborough, Leicestershire - guest appearance with Lizzie Cooper

Wednesday June 10th

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

Thursday June 25th

Alan Barnes with the Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Robin Aspland, Paul Morgan and Bobby Worth

The Jazz Bunker, Chorleywood, Hertfordshire

Sunday July 5th (lunchtime)

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

The Oval Tavern, Croydon, London

Tuesday July 8th

Tina May and Simon Spillett with the Ted Beament Trio

Annie's Jazz, Thorpe Bay, Southend on Sea, Essex

Saturday July 11th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Rob Barron, Alec Dankworth and Clark Tracey: Tubby Hayes - A Celebration

The Swanage Jazz Festival, Dorset

Sunday July 12th

The Simon Spillett Big Band play the music of Tubby Hayes

Mark Armstrong, Henry Lowther, Steve Fishwick, George Hogg (trumpets); Mark Nightingale, Ian Bateman, Liam Kirkman, Richard Henry (trombones); Pete Long, Sammy Mayne (alto saxes); Art Themen, Karen Sharp (tenor saxes); Alan Barnes (baritone sax); Rob Barron (piano); Alec Dankworth (bass); Clark Tracey (drums)

The Swanage Jazz Festival, Dorset

Friday July 17th

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

Marine Theatre, Lyme Regis, Dorset

Wednesday July 22nd

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

Sunday July 26th (lunchtime)

The Eagle, Rochester, Kent - guest appearance with the Geoff Mason Quintet

Tuesday July 28th

The Royal Oak, Swindon, Wiltshire - guest appearance with trio TBC

Thursday July 30th

Digby Fairweather with the Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Ted Beament, Alec Dankworth and Bobby Worth

The Jazz Bunker, Chorleywood, Hertfordshire

Thursday August 27th

Karen Sharp with the Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Rob Barron, Arnie Somogyi and Steve Brown

The Jazz Bunker, Chorleywood, Hertfordshire

Thursday September 24th

Pete Long with the Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Robin Aspland, Alec Dankworth and Pete Cater

The Jazz Bunker, Chorleywood, Hertfordshire

Sunday October 4th (lunchtime)

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

The Eagle, Rochester, Kent

Sunday October 11th (lunchtime)

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

The Oval Tavern, Croydon, London

Sunday October 11th (evening)

The Simon Spillett Big Band play the music of Tubby Hayes

Mark Armstrong, Henry Lowther, Steve Fishwick, George Hogg (trumpets); Mark Nightingale, Ian Bateman, Liam Kirkman, Richard Henry (trombones); Pete Long, Sammy Mayne (alto saxes); Art Themen, Karen Sharp (tenor saxes); Jay Craig (baritone sax); Rob Barron (piano); Alec Dankworth (bass); Clark Tracey (drums)

Herts Jazz Festival, Hertfordshire

Thursday October 15th

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

Friday October 16th

The Speakeasy Jazz Club, Portishead, Somerset - guest appearance with the Craig Milverton Trio

Thursday October 29th

Tina May with the Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Rob Barron, Simon Thorpe and Winston Clifford

The Jazz Bunker, Chorleywood, Hertfordshire

Thursday November 26th

Allison Neale with the Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Kate Williams, Julie Walkington and Buster Birch

The Jazz Bunker, Chorleywood, Hertfordshire