Simon Spillett Quartet play Tubby Hayes
14th January 2024, 12pm
Arguably the legendary figure of post-war British jazz, and an integral part of the story of Ronnie Scott’s jazz club, Hayes died tragically in 1973, but has left a rich legacy of recordings, compositions and arrangements which continue to inspire.
£15 – £25
ROB BARRON – pianoALEC DANKWORTH – double bassPETE CATER – drumsSIMON SPILLETT – tenor sax
None has been more inspired by Hayes than Simon Spillett. Multi-award-winning tenor saxophonist and author of the definitive Tubby biography, The Long Shadow of The Little Giant, who together with his quartet, featuring fellow British jazz heavyweights has put together this celebration of the genius of Tubbs, featuring compositions and arrangements from Hayes albums The Jazz Couriers In Concert, Tubbs in New York and Mexican Green, together with standards and ballads associated with the great man.