Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Helios with Jamie Perlow & Bryan Hughes - Oct. 29!

Helios Jazz Orchestra with Jamie Perlow & Bryan Hughes
Tuesday, Oct. 29

7:30 PM
Palladium Side Door

presented by EMIT & the St. Petersburg Jazz Festival


The 18-member Helios Jazz Orchestra, directed by Dr. David Manson, backs singers Jamie Perlow & Bryan Hughes in a big band show at the Side Door.

Jamie Perlow is an extraordinary area singer and songwriter with radio and television credits. Her expressive style, full voice and flawless intonation set her apart. She performs regularly with the Florida Bjorkestra project and is a favorite with the Helios Jazz Orchestra. Playing in clubs from the JazzKeller in Frankfurt, Germany to The Jazz Voyeur in Buenos Aires, singer/songwriter, Bryan J Hughes, has been a fixture on the bay area music scene for the past 10 years.

Jamie and Bryan revisit classic big band jazz favorites for an unforgettable evening of jazz in an intimate cabaret setting! For tickets, visit www.mypalladium.org.
 

Monday, August 5, 2019

Helios & Singer Scotty Wright - Sept. 10


presented by EMIT & the St. Petersburg Jazz Festival:

Helios Jazz Orchestra with Singer Scotty Wright
Tuesday, September 10 at 7:30 PM
 Side Door at the Palladium Theater



The 18-member Helios Jazz Orchestra, directed by Dr. David Manson, backs California vocalist Scotty Wright in a big band show at the Side Door.

Jazz vocalist Scotty Wright is a veteran musician with over 40 years of experience. With a warm, rich-toned voice, tremendous range and relaxed delivery, Scotty possesses a unique sound that is deeply rooted in the jazz tradition. A multifaceted jazz artist, Scotty is a gifted singer, pianist, actor, teacher and author who has traveled the world performing jazz in over 20 countries including China, Thailand, Japan, Dubai and Jordan.

The program will feature great jazz gems like “One for Daddy-O” by Nat Adderley, “What Is This Thing Called Love” by Cole Porter and the premiere of a new jazz composition by director David Manson.  It will be an unforgettable evening of great big band jazz in an intimate cabaret setting!

The Side Door at the Palladium is located at 253 5th Ave North in St. Petersburg, FL 33701. Admission is $25 general and $35 reserved. See www.mypalladium.org .

Saturday, October 13, 2018

License to Thrill with Helios Jazz Orchestra - November 20!


License to Thrill - Helios Jazz Orchestra
Tuesday, November 20

7:30 PM
Palladium Theater

The expanded 21-member Helios Jazz Orchestra presents a show of legendary spy music, joined by singers Jamie Perlow, Andrea Manson, Sonja Spence & Ronnie Dee. Presented by EMIT & the Palladium Theater.

Enjoy an evening of guilty musical pleasure as we revisit the theme music of the James Bond series, Mission Impossible, The Man from U.N.C.L.E., Austin Powers, The Prisoner and more, directed by arranger/conductor David Manson. It can be cheesy, silly and yet sublime, but you know that you secretly love the driving 60s grooves, fierce brass, sexy saxophones and hot percussion (with special guest Gumbi Ortiz). With Jamie, Andrea, Sonja and Ronnie singing their hearts out on favorites like Thunderball,” “Nobody Does It Better,” “Goldfinger,” and “Skyfall” with a massive jazz big band, you know that this will be a very special show!

See www.mypalladium.org for tickets.

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Helios Jazz Orchestra & Belinda Womack


Helios Jazz Orchestra & Belinda Womack
Tuesday, October 2 at 7:30 PM
Side Door at the Palladium Theater

Singer Belinda Womack joins the 18-member Helios Jazz Orchestra, directed by David Manson, in a program of great big band favorites!

Belinda began singing professionally at age 11 to help support her family in rural Georgia. From 1973 to 1981, Belinda was based in Nashville working as a singer at Combine Recording Studios and also touring with a popular band called Bodyheat. In ’79, she scored #12 Billboard disco hit called “Seabiscuit in the Fifth” as Belinda West. Soon after, she came to Tampa where she became a mainstay in the jazz scene with her group Kool Reflektions. In the mid-90s, she pursued musical ministry and motivational speaking, traveling from the Netherlands to Africa, to South America, the Caribbean and West Indies.

The Helios Jazz Orchestra, under the direction of David Manson, has been featured on the Clearwater Jazz Holiday, St. Petersburg Jazz Festival and Ybor Jazz Festival. It is comprised of top area jazz musicians who love the sound of a roaring jazz big band! See www.mypalladium.org for tickets.

Monday, April 23, 2018

Helios & Jamie Perlow - May 22




Jamie Perlow joins the Helios Jazz Orchestra as guest singer in a special program of big band favorites. Perlow is an extraordinary area singer and songwriter with radio and television credits. Her expressive style, full voice and flawless intonation set her apart. Selections include “Here’s To Life,” “Orange Colored Sky,” “Too Close for Comfort” and many more! The 18-piece big band Helios Jazz Orchestra, directed by David Manson, is comprised of some of the finest jazz musicians in the area.

The show is Tuesday, May 22 starting at 7:30 PM. For more information, see www.mypalladium.org .

RESERVED: $30.
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GENERAL ADMISSION: $20.
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Monday, October 16, 2017

Helios Jazz Orchestra plays on the Clearwater Jazz Holiday!



The Helios Jazz Orchestra plays on the Clearwater Jazz Holiday on Friday, October 20 from 4:15 - 5:15 PM. Jamie Perlow is our featured singer and the program includes "The Way You Look Tonight", "Too Close for Comfort", "I'll Be Seeing You" and many more!  See https://www.clearwaterjazz.com/

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Helios & Kirsten Joyer on November 21 at the Side Door!

The Helios Jazz Orchestra performs in the cabaret setting of the Side Door at the Palladium Theater on Tuesday, November 21 starting at 7:30 PM.

The guest vocalist is Kirsten Joyer, a sultry singer with a wide vocal range and eclectic repertoire. She currently sings with Off the Cuff, Show Biz Kids (a Steely Dan tribute) and was vocalist with the legendary Jazz Cellar Underground Orchestra. The Helios Jazz Orchestra is directed by David Manson and will be featured at the Clearwater Jazz Holiday this season. 


Tickets are $20 general and $30 for reserved seating available at https://www.mypalladium.org/box-office/