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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


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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!
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5th February 2016

Simon is currently touring as Musical Director for TV presenter and comedian Alexander Armstrong whose album A Year of Songs......read more >

5th November 2015

As Alexander Armstrong's Musical Director, Simon appeared live and led the band and on the BBC 1's 'The One Show'.......read more >

2nd November 2015


Simon has a busy and exciting time over the next few
days in the media spotlight as Musical Director and woodwind......read more >
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