JOE RODWELL - Trumpet / Flugel

JON SPANYOL - Trombone


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Ace Horns is a London based horn section with core members, Joe Rodwell on trumpet/flugelhorn and Jon Spanyol on trombone. Together they have recorded with artists including Shy FX, Ms Dynamite, Yasmin, Katy Shotter, Ed Sheeran, Liam Bailey, Charlie Winston and many more. Their session work can also be heard on several Sony Computer Entertainment games, as well as programmes broadcast on Channel 4.


Their live work has taken them to many festivals across the UK and Europe, including Latitude, Greenbelt, and countless European Harley Davidson events. They have also performed at prestigious functions/events including BBC Sports Personality of the year, the "Attack the Block" film premiere and the London 2012 Olympics. In October 2013, they performed at the MOBO awards in Glasgow with Ms Dynamite, broadcast live on BBC television.


Ace Horns are available for live performance and studio recordings, as well as remote recording at the Ace Horns studio. We can also arrange bespoke horn arrangements for your projects, and can always invite our saxophonist friends if needed.

Jon was awarded a scholarship to the Royal College of Music in 2002, where he studied with Peter Bassano, Byron Fulcher and Richard Edwards.


Since graduating in 2006, Jon has been performing extensively as a trombonist, pianist and songwriter around London, the UK and Europe.

Joe is a composer/arranger, producer & trumpeter based in West London.


Since leaving the London College of Music in 2007, Joe has become a successful freelance musician, composing for short films and library companies, arranging for various ensembles, and performing as both a live and session musician.

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Photo by Rob Brooks

Photo by Rob Brooks