Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Helios Jazz Orchestra: Tonight in St. Petersburg

The Helios Jazz Orchestra, led by David Manson, returns to the Palladium Theater in St. Petersburg for a show tonight at 7:30. Tickets are $15.

Here are the details, courtesy of Manson:

"This 20-piece modern big band is director by David Manson and features some of the best jazz musicians in the Tampa Bay area. Members of Helios have worked with Johnny Mathis, Ella Fitzgerald, Bogus Pomp, Bootsy Collins and others. The Helios Jazz Orchestra has performed on the WMNF Jazz Jam and SPC Jazz Festival.

Rita Wilson, Andrea Moraes Manson and Paul Wilborn will be featured vocalists. Selections include Chega de Saudade, Too Close for Comfort, The Jody Grind and others in an assortment of Swing, Bebop, Fusion and Latin jazz.

General admission is $15. The Palladium Theater is located at 253 Fifth Ave. North in St. Petersburg (33701). Tickets are available at (727) 822-3590"

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