Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Helios Opens Jazz Festival!

The Helios Jazz Orchestra will open the St. Petersburg College Jazz Festival on Thursday, January 29. The big band (directed by David Manson) will feature guest artist Sue Terry on saxophone along with the regular members of the band.

Sue Terry has performed with Dr. Billy Taylor, Clark Terry, Al Jarreau, Walter Bishop, Jr., Chaka Khan, George Duke, Hilton Ruiz, Irene Reid, Juan Carlos Formeil, Dr. John, Teri Thornton, Mike Longo, and Dianne Reeves, among others. She has appeared as a jazz soloist with the National Symphony, The Brooklyn Philharmonic, and The New York Pops conducted by Skitch Henderson.

The concert begins at 7:30 PM at the Music Center at SPC. Admission is $10 at the door. Call (727) 341- 4301.

Thursday, October 23, 2008

Helios concert November 18

The Helios Jazz Orchestra will perform at the St. Petersburg College Music Center on Tuesday, November 18 at 7:30 PM. The big band will feature vocalists Rita Wilson and Joanna Rose.

Admission is only $5 at the door. The Music Center at St. Petersburg College is located at the corner of 5th Ave North and 66the St. in St. Petersburg. Call (727) 341-4363 for more information.

Saturday, October 18, 2008

concert October 21

The Helios Jazz Orchestra is featured on a Jazz in the Stacks concert - Tuesday, October 21 at 7:30 PM at the West St. Petersburg Public Library. This free concert features vocalists Rita Wilson and Joanna Rose.

The library is located at the St. Petersburg College - Gibbs campus at 66th St. & 5th Ave. North in St. Petersburg. For more information, call (727) 341-7199