Simon Spillett

Award Winning Jazz Saxophonist

Gigs 2022

Friday January 7th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Liam Dunachie, Simon Thorpe and Pete Cater

The Bull's Head, Barnes, London

Monday January 10th (afternoon)

The Spice of Life, Soho, London - guest appearance with the Richard Pite Trio

Thursday January 13th

The Thomas Kemp, Kemptown, Brighton - guest appearance with the Jason Henson Duo

Friday January 14th

The Better Half, Brighton - guest appearance with the Jason Henson Duo

Thursday January 27th

Pete Long and Simon Spillett play The Jazz Couriers with Rob Barron, Marianne Windham and Pete Cater

Guildford Jazz Club, Guildford Cricket Club Pavilion, Guildford, Surrey

Sunday January 30th (afternoon)

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Rob Barron, Alec Dankworth and Pete Cater

The Walnut Tree, Blisworth, Northamptonshire

Thursday February 3rd

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Liam Dunachie, Alec Dankworth and Pete Cater

Eltham Jazz Club, Eltham, London

Saturday February 5th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Rob Barron, Alec Dankworth and Pete Cater

The Legion, Atherstone, Warwickshire

Sunday February 6th (afternoon)

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Sam Dunn, Alec Dankworth and Pete Cater

The Oval Tavern, Croydon

Wednesday February 9th

The Simon Spillett Big Band plays the music of Tubby Hayes

Mark Armstrong, Nathan Bray, Freddie Gavita, George Hogg (trumpets); Mark Nightingale, Andy Flaxman, Ian Bateman, Pete North (trombones); Alan Barnes, Simon Allen, Robert Fowler, Alex Clarke, Karen Sharp (saxes); Rob Barron (piano); Alec Dankworth (bass); Pete Cater (drums)

The Concorde Club, Eastleigh, Hampshire

Thursday February 10th

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

Tuesday February 15th

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

Thursday February 17th

Simon Spillett and the Ronnie Scott's Jazz Orchestra plays the music of Tubby Hayes

Ronnie Scott's, London

Wednesday February 23rd

Waddesdon Jazz Club, Five Arrows Hotel, Waddesdon, Buckinghamshire - guest appearance with the Steve Vintner Trio

Thursday February 24th

The Hen and Chickens, Bristol - guest appearance with the Andy Hague Trio

Wednesday March 2nd

Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire - guest appearance with the Lizzie Cooper Quartet

Thursday March 26th

Karen Sharp, Simon Spillett and the Craig Milverton Trio

Ilminster Arts Centre, Ilminster, Somerset

Sunday April 3rd (afternoon)

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Pete Billington, Simon Thorpe and Pete Cater

The City Wall, Rochester, Kent

Monday April 11th

M&M Jazz Club, Bolehall Manor, Tamworth, Staffordshire - guest appearance with trio TBC

Monday April 25th

The George Payne, Brighton - guest appearance with the Oli Howe Duo

Tuesday April 26th (afternoon)

The Woolpack, Bansted, Surrey - guest appearance with the Al Nicholls Quartet

Wednesday April 27th

The Wick Inn, Brighton - guest appearance with the Chris Coull Trio

Thursday April 28th

The Thomas Kemp, Brighton - guest appearance with the Jason Henson Duo

Friday April 29th (afternoon)

The Better Half, Hove - guest appearance with the Jason Henson Duo

Sunday May 1st (afternoon)

The Albion, Brighton - guest appearance with the Jason Henson Duo

Sunday May 1st (evening)

The Hand, Brighton - guest appearance with the Jason Henson Duo

Wednesday May 4th

Biggleswade Jazz Club, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire - guest appearance with the Steve Vintner Trio

Friday May 6th

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

The Lighthouse Arts Centre, Poole, Dorset

Saturday May 7th

The Simon Spillett Big Band plays the music of Tubby Hayes

Mark Armstrong, Nathan Bray, Freddie Gavita, George Hogg (trumpets); Barnaby Dickenson, Andy Flaxman, Ian Bateman, Richard Henry (trombones); Sammy Mayne, Pete Long, Alex Garnett, Simon Allen, Karen Sharp (saxes); Rob Barron (piano); Alec Dankworth (bass); Pete Cater (drums)

Coventry Jazz Festival

Sunday May 8th (afternoon)

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Rob Barron, Alec Dankworth and Pete Cater

Dawkes Music Live Sessions, Dawkes Music, Maidenhead, Berkshire

Wednesday May 11th

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

Saturday July 2nd

Kidderminster Jazz Club, Kidderminster. Worcestershire - guest appearance with the John MacDonald Quartet

Friday July 8th

The Simon Spillett Big Band plays the music of Tubby Hayes

Mark Armstrong, Nathan Bray, Freddie Gavita, George Hogg (trumpets); Mark Nightingale, Andy Flaxman, Ian Bateman, Pete North (trombones); Sammy Mayne, Pete Long, Robert Fowler, Simon Allen, Karen Sharp (saxes); Rob Barron (piano); Alec Dankworth (bass); Pete Cater (drums)

The Wigan Jazz Festival, Wigan, Lancashire

Sunday July 10th (afternoon)

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Rob Barron, Alec Dankworth and Pete Cater

The Swanage Jazz Festival, Swanage, Dorset

Sunday July 10th (evening)

The Simon Spillett Big Band plays the music of Tubby Hayes

Mark Armstrong, Nathan Bray, Freddie Gavita, George Hogg (trumpets); Mark Nightingale, Andy Flaxman, Ian Bateman, Pete North (trombones); Sammy Mayne, Pete Long, Alex Garnett, Simon Allen, Alan Barnes (saxes); Rob Barron (piano); Alec Dankworth (bass); Pete Cater (drums)

The Swanage Jazz Festival, Swanage, Dorset

Friday September 9th

The Simon Spillett Quartet featuring Liam Dunachie, Alec Dankworth and Pete Cater

The Bonded Warehouse, Stourbridge, Worcesteshire