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uk saxophonist simon willescroft

UPCOMING SHOWS

Duran Duran: The Paper Gods Tour

No shows booked at the moment.

SIMON NOW PROVIDES ONLINE SESSIONS!

Just email him your music and he can add a professional quality saxophone track. It can then be sent back to you either as a finished product, or as a plain AIFF/WAV file so that you can mix or use your own effects as you wish.

Simon records using a Mac with Logic 9 software, a Focusrite Saffire Pro 14 audio interface/pre-amp and an sE R1 ribbon microphone.

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biography

PERFORMED LIVE/RECORDED WITH:
DURAN DURAN  •  KATIE MELUA  •  MICHAEL BUBLE  •  PALOMA FAITH  •  JOSS STONE  •  CHAKA KHAN  •  INCOGNITO  •  SEAL  •  LEVEL 42  •  TONY HADLEY  •  BEVERLEY CRAVEN  •  GARY BARLOW  •  ROBBIE WILLIAMS  •  BARRY MANILOW  •  JOOLS HOLLAND  •  MUSE  •  HEATHER SMALL  •  JOHN NEWMAN  •  JAMES MORRISON  •  DUFFY  •  LEMAR  •  MARK RONSON  •  ALESHA DIXON  •  RUMER  •  THE NOISETTES  •  OMAR  •  THE BRAND NEW HEAVIES  •  JOHN PARR  •  ROLAND GIFT  •  ALEXANDRA BURKE  •  DIONNE BROMFIELD  •  RICK ASTLEY  •  MICA PARI  •  ABC  •  MARIO BIONDI  •  THE ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA  •  LUCIE SILVAS  •  JACK SAVORETTI  •  THE FEELING  •  JAMES INGRAM  •  THE CHRISTIANS  •  PEABO BRYSON  •  LULU  •  THE MACCABEES  •  CLARE MAGUIRE  •  JOY DIVISION  •  BEVERLEY KNIGHT  •  SANDY SHAW  •  ANASTACIA  •  DONNY & MARIE OSMOND  •  HARD-FI  •  GO WEST  •  THE GUILLEMOTS  •  THE JAMES TAYLOR QUARTET  •  ZERO 7  •  JAMIE CULLUM  •  BONNIE TYLER  •  CANDI STATON  •  TONY CHRISTIE  •  ROSE ROYCE  •  JIMMY SOMERVILLE  •  JOEY NEGRO & THE SUNBURST BAND  •  NIK KERSHAW  •  CAROL DECKER  •  HAIRCUT 100  •  KID CREOLE  •  HAMISH STEWART  •  KYLE EASTWOOD  •  JANE McDONALD  •  SINITTA  •  PERCY SLEDGE  •  JIMMY RUFFIN  •  BILLY PAUL  •  MARTHA REEVES  •  DENIECE WILLIAMS  •  THE TEMPTATIONS  •  THE STYLISTICS  •  JULIAN PERRETTA

TV PERFORMANCES WITH:
DURAN DURAN  •  MARK RONSON  •  MICHAEL BUBLE  •  PAUL ANKA  •  KATHERINE JENKINS  •  CARO EMERALD  •  CRAIG DAVID  •  GARETH GATES  •  HARD-FI  •  VITTORIO GRIGOLO  •  NIKKI YANOFSKY  •  KATIE MELUA  •  SEAL  •  DUFFY  •  DONNY & MARIE OSMOND  •  THE GUILLEMOTS

TV & RADIO (UK):
X FACTOR (ITV)  •  PARKINSON (BBC)  •  THE ROYAL VARIETY PERFORMANCE (BBC)  •  LATER WITH JOOLS HOLLAND (BBC)  •  DAYBREAK (ITV)  •  THIS MORNING (ITV)  •  LOOSE WOMEN (ITV)  •  FRIDAY NIGHT WITH JONATHAN ROSS (BBC)  •  DES AND MEL (ITV)  •  THE GRAHAM NORTON SHOW (BBC)  •  THE ALAN TITCHMARSH SHOW (ITV)  •  STRICTLY COME DANCING (BBC)  •  CHILDREN IN NEED (BBC)  •  LIVE FROM ABBEY ROAD (CHANNEL 4)  •  LIVE EARTH (BBC)  •  DURAN DURAN – FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY (ITV)  •  THE MERCURY MUSIC PRIZE (BBC)  •  SONGBOOK (SKY ARTS)  •  GUILTY PLEASURES (ITV)  •  AN AUDIENCE WITH DONNY & MARIE (ITV)  •  DURAN DURAN LIVE! (VH1)  •  REWIND FESTIVAL 2010 (SKY ARTS)  •  WAKE UP WITH WOGAN (BBC RADIO 2)  •  KEN BRUCE SHOW (BBC RADIO 2)  •  RADIO 1 BIG WEEKEND (BBC RADIO 1)  •  RADIO 2 IN CONCERT – DURAN DURAN (BBC RADIO 2)

TV & RADIO (AMERICA):
THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JIMMY FALLON (NBC)  •  THE TODAY SHOW (NBC)  •  THE ELLEN DEGENERES SHOW (NBC)  •  LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON (NBC)  •  JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! (ABC)  •  GOOD MORNING AMERICA (ABC)  •  AMERCIAN MUSIC AWARDS (ABC)  •  PRIVATE SESSIONS (A&E)

HOWARD STERN SHOW (SIRIUS XM RADIO)

discography

JOOLS HOLLAND–“THE GOLDEN AGE OF SONG” (WARNER BROS 2012)
JOHN NEWMAN – “LOVE ME AGAIN” (ISLAND 2013)
LUMINITES – “DO SOMETHING” (SONY/SYCO 2013)
JACK SAVORETTI – “LIFETIME” (FULLFILL 2013)
DURAN DURAN – “A DIAMOND IN THE MIND” (EAGLE RECORDS 2012)
KHARI CABRAL – “CLEMENTINE SUN” (2011)
DIONNE BROMFIELD – “GOOD FOR THE SOUL“ (ISLAND 2011)
DUFFY – “ENDLESSLY” (A&M 2010)
INCOGNITO – “TRANSATLANTIC RPM” (DOME 2010)
JULIAN PERRETTA – “STITCH ME UP” (POLYDOR 2010)
FLORENCE RAWLINGS – “A FOOL IN LOVE” (DRAMATICO 2010)
MOVIE SOUNDTRACK – “NINE” (GEFFEN 2009)
ALEXANDRA BURKE – “OVERCOME” (SYCO 2009)
ALESHA DIXON – “THE ALESHA SHOW: ENCORE” (ASYLUM 2009)
CHRIS MOYLES – “THE PARODY ALBUM” (SONY 2009)
THE ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA – “I HEAR A SYMPHONY” (SILVA SCREEN 2009)
JANE McDONALD – “JANE” (ABSOLUTE 2008)
JOEY NEGRO – “MOVING WITH THE SHAKERS” (Z RECORDS 2008)
ABC – “TRAFFIC” (2008)
DANIEL TSE – “INNER SENSE” (HI-LI SONGS/MCS 2008)
DURAN DURAN – “RED CARPET MASSACRE” (EPIC 2007)
KATIE MELUA – “PICTURES” (DRAMATICO 2007)
PETER COX – “MOTOR CITY MUSIC” (CURB 2007)

SAX ASSAULT – “SAX OF GOLD” (ANDY SCOTT 2007)
ELLIOTT HENSHAW BAND – “IS THAT NOT WHAT YOU WANTED?”(2007)
ZERO 7 – “THE GARDEN” (ATLANTIC 2006)
JOEY NEGRO – “THE MANY FACES OF JOEY NEGRO”(Z RECORDS 2006)
VARIOUS ARTISTS – “FOR THE LOVE OF HOUSE Vol.3” (ITH 2006)
THE SUNBURST BAND – “UNTIL THE END OF TIME” (Z RECORDS 2006)
JANE McDONALD – “YOU BELONG TO ME” (DEMON 2005)
MARTIN SOLVEIG – “ROCKING MUSIC” (DEFECTED 2004)
COPYRIGHT – “RELEASE YOURSELF” (COPYRIGHT RECORDINGS 2004)
3D – “SOULRIDE” (215 RECORDS 2004)
NYJO – “JASMINE” (STANZA 2003)
METTLE MUSIC – MOODSWINGS (BAR DE LUNE 2003)
DAEWON OH – “CONTROL & BEYOND” (SONY 2002)

DVD:
DURAN DURAN – “A DIAMOND IN THE MIND” (EAGLE ROCK 2012)
BEVERLEY CRAVEN – “LIVE IN CONCERT” (CRC RECORDS 2010)
CLASSIC ALBUMS – “DURAN DURAN: RIO” (EAGLE VISION 2008)
“CONCERT FOR DIANA” – DURAN DURAN (UNIVERSAL 2007)
TONY HADLEY Vs MARTIN FRY & ABC (BLUEPRINT 2005)