Jane Glitre

managing director

Former managing director of The Spitz music venue in Spitalfields Market in East London, Jane founded the Spitz Charitable Trust in January 2014

Arthur Lea


Blues and jazz pianist and singer Arthur Lea studied at the Royal Academy of Music and has played everywhere from Ronnie Scott’s to the Olympic Stadium

Henrik Jensen


Danish double-bassist Henrik Jensen moved to the UK to study at the Royal Academy of Music. He leads his own jazz quartet and has been a Spitz musician since 2019  


Tanya cracknell


a.k.a the Grime Violinist. Tanya is involved both on stage, serenading residents with her violin and behind the scenes working tirelessly on funding applications 

Emilia Martensson


Swedish vocalist Emilia, one of the most exciting young vocalists on the UK Jazz scene was awarded  ‘Vocalist of the Year-2016′ at The Parliamentary Jazz Awards. 


Jay phelps


Canadian Trumpeter Jay Phelps is at the forefront of the young and creative generation of jazz musicians in the UK

Emine pirhasan


Vocalist and guitarist Emine has performed with The Spitz for many years, including at our Return To Spitalfields event in 2016


Mussinghi Brian Edwards 


Brian is one of the UK's top tenor saxophonists and we love welcoming him and his horn to our live sessions

Laurence Corns


Singer, songwriter and guitarist Laurence Corns brings a unique blend of swing, jazz and African music to our live sessions  

Dom pipkin 


Piano from London, soul from New Orleans. Dom is the UK's best-kept piano secret and always puts on a great show 

sara oschlag


Vocalist Sara’s honest stage presence, expressive voice and effortless sense of swing have made her a firm favourite with musicians and the public alike

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mette Slot Johnsen

charity co-ordinator (p/t)

Mette and Jane worked together at the Spitz venue and she now assists with developing ideas as well as administrative tasks and documenting our music sessions

Thom Rowlands

Charity co-ordinator (p/t)

Thom assists with the day-to-day running of The Spitz and also stands in on piano and guitar during our sessions

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Hannah lovell

photographer and film maker

Hannah often photographs our sessions and has made a number of short films about The Spitz for our website and for use in funding applications

marvin Browne

chair of trustees

Clothing designer and Spitalfields stalwart Marvin became a trustee after meeting Jane during The Spitz's time in the East London market

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dr. Sarah rutherford


Writer, researcher, consultant on gender in the workplace. Sarah became a trustee of The Spitz Charitable Trust in March 2016

Saleah Micci


IT specialist for the NHS, Saleah has been a long-time supporter of The Spitz and a trustee for just as long

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The Spitz Charitable Trust 

Charity Number 1155033