Saturday, September 26, 2009
The Helios Jazz Orchestra will perform at Peace Memorial Church on their Concert Series - Sunday, October 11 at 3 PM. With the sizzle of a solar flare, the Helios Jazz Orchestra will thrill you with its full sound and selections from Gershwin to Count Basie. This 20 piece Big Band is under the baton of trombonist David Manson of SPC. Some of its talented members have performed with the likes of Ella Fitzgerald, Mel Torme, Burt Bacharach and Henry Mancini. As Clearwater prepares for its big jazz fest the following week, come swing along with the sounds of the Helios Jazz Orchestra. Free will donation.
Saturday, September 12, 2009
The Helios Jazz Orchestra is performing its most difficult instrumental works on Tuesday, September 15 at the SPC Music Center. The concert begins at 7:30 PM.
The selections include arrangements and compositions by Charles Mingus, Steve Speigel, Tom Jobim and more. The SPC Music Center is located at the corner of 5th Ave. North & 66th St. in St. Petersburg.