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Renowned for his awesome technique and versatility, Simon is as at home leading bands on TV shows as he is in a local jazz club - the reason that the Royal Marines asked him to become their Professor of Saxophone! Read more >

"Wonderful playing.  You stole the show!" John Dankworth


Book Simon & his bands | Email or call 07768 40 60 80 to find out more!...

Find a gig |
  • 16th June 2018 | West Green House Glenn Miller Evening | More >
  • 19th June 2018 | Loxwood Jazz & Blues Club - Simply Swing | More >
  • 28th June 2018 | Shepperton Jazz Club | More >
  • 17th July 2018 | Loxwood Jazz & Blues Club - The Boater's Project | More >

Simon Bates CD's and downloads - Available to buy online today!
Visit our shop page to view all available recordings and mercandise...
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BBC1's 'The One Show'!
Simon led Alexander Armstrong's band on The One Show, catch up on BBC iPlayer and find out more about what it's like behind the cameras...
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Simon's saxophone tips...

Thinking about playing a woodwind instrument?  Then think carefully about the instrument you choose.  Too cheap and it will easily bend and break, giving you the impression that you're rubbish when in fact it's the instrument you're playing.  Better to select good quality second hand rather than cheap new instruments, and they'll hold their re-sale value - you get what you pay for!
Latest News : read more

20th July 2018

Simon’s Big Band are the stars of the show at the wonderful West Green House......read more >

16th June 2018

Simon Bates Big Band will be playing the music of the great Glenn Miller Orchestra......read more >

22nd March 2018

Lincolnshire Music Service chose Simon......read more >
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