I loved my four years at “belwah!” ~ Helen
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Marcello Benetti “Shuffled” 4et featuring Helen Gillet, Jeff Albert & Rex Gregory.
Thursday June 19 – Robbies House of Jazz – st Louis -7.30pm – Friday June 20 – H&R Block Artspace at the Kansas City Art Institute -Kansas City – 7pm – Friday June 20 – The Brick – Kansas City -10pm – Saturday June 21 – Filament Theatre Ensemble – Chicago -8pm – Sunday June 22 – Hungry Brain -Chicago -10pm
Celebrate the world premiere of a full-length work created with the dynamic force that is New Orleans cellist Helen Gillet. Memory Palace delves into the complex process of how memories are constructed, and what happens to people when memories begin to deteriorate.
Helen Gillet, who has been accused of coaxing energy and lifting the spirits into dynamic and dazzling displays of artistry, will be accompanied by Kansas City’s Cox/Owen Dance Company, Choreographed by Jen Owen, saxophonist and horn sculptor Mark Southerland, composer and arranger Brad Cox, and artist Peregrine Honig.
Tickets cost $10-$20. Tickets are available at the UMKC Central Ticket Office and online.
4949 Cherry St.
Kansas City, MO 64110
Join the New Orleans Film Society for their sixth installment of our Moonlight Moviesseries with the silent masterpiece Metropolis. Live musical accompaniment provided by Helen Gillet, Javier Gutierrez, and Pascal Valcasara. Presented in partnership with the U.S. Mint, Louisiana Museum Foundation, Alliance Francaise de la Nouvelle Orleans, the European Commission, and the World Trade Center of New Orleans.
April 18 at sundown (7:45 p.m.)
NOFS/Alliance Francaise/Louisiana Museum Foundation/ Friends of the Cabildo Members: $3
Rain Date: May 16
“Helen Gillet opens New Orleans Jazz Fest with a passionate performance. It’s not easy to put a label on experimental cellist Helen Gillet’s sound. She rarely adheres to musical borders. If her art was more visual than musical, you could imagine her coloring way outside the lines.”
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THANK YOU ALL FOR BEING SUCH A MAGICAL AUDIENCE!!
I HAD SO MUCH FUN!
Come to the ALLWAYS LOUNGE for an evening of spectacular musical treats:
9pm Debbie Davis
11pm Gloryoskis: Helen Gillet/Myshkin/Debbie Davis
12am FERDINAND DUO w/ HELEN GILLET & JAMES SINGLETON + MARK SOUTHERLAND!
This year marks my first SOLO appearance at the 2014 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival on Saturday May 3rd! And I have a really fun line-up of shows around town.
Hope to see you out there and happy Jazz Fest season!!
Sunday April 20th DBA 10pm Helen Gillet and the WAZOZO ZORCHESTRA – French Big Band w/ Doug Garrison (drums), Rex Gregory (flute, clarinet and melodica), Gregory Good (guitar) and Jon Gross (sousaphone) and Helen Gillet (cello, loops, vocals)
April 24th Chickie Wah Wah 9pm Solo Show + Helen Gillet James Singleton Duo + WAZOZO ZORCHESTRA featuring Rex Gregory, Derrick Freeman, Daron Douglas (violin) and Jon Gross (sousaphone)
April 27th Siberia 10pm Sweet Ghosts (Calexico) + The Deslondes + Helen Gillet
April 28th Bacchanal 7:30pm Helen Gillet and the Wazozo Zorchestra w/ special guest Mark Southerland on saxophones and “hose-a-phone,”
Wazozo Zorchestra includes Doug Garrison (drums), Luke Brecthlesbauer (harp), Helen Gillet (cello, loops and lead vocals)
Rex Gregory (flute, clarinet and melodica), Gregory Good (guitar) and Jon Gross (sousaphone) and Daron Douglas (violin)
April 30th Allways Lounge Theatre 9pm TRIBUTE TO CHAZ FEST with The OTHER INSTRUMENT BAND featuring members from this year’s Offbeat Magazine “Best Other Instrument” category Beth Patterson (basouki), Seva Venet (banjo), Chaz Leary (washboard), Helen Gillet (cello and vocals), Jason Marsalis (vibraphone) and guest Mark Southerland (horn sculptures)
May 1st Carrolton Station 10pm Helen Gillet solo show w/ DEBAUCHE
May 2nd New Orleans Jazz Fest – Heritage Stage 2:30pm Helen Gillet Music and Interview by John Swenson (rolling stones, downbeat and offbeat magazines)
May 2nd Allways Lounge 11pm Glorioskis w/ Debbie Davis, Helen Gillet and Myshkin
12am Helen Gillet James Singleton DUO + Mark Southerland
May 3rd NEW ORLEANS JAZZ and HERITAGE FESTIVAL – LAGNIAPPE STAGE 11:30am - HELEN GILLET SOLO SHOW w/ Looped Cello and Vocals.