Sounds Like: Peter Kowald, William Parker, Jimmy Garrison
Label: FreeBass Productions
Bio: Thomas Helton is a composer and bassist who writes and performs music in both solo and ensemble settings. As a composer Mr. Helton was awarded a Houston Arts Alliance Individual Artist Fellowship Grant in 2007 for the commission and premiere of a new work for fifteen-piece ensemble, the Torture C... See Full BioMore Info
MKT BAR: A favorite new Houston brunch cool jazz hot spot. Join us for food and drinks and jazz. Thomas Helton, bass Karl Fulbright, sax Ryan Gabbart, trombone Joe Slezak, drums with Danielle Reich, vocals www.phoeniciafoods.com/locations/mkt-bar/ thomashelton.org inhorn.com ryangabbart.com daniellereich.com
Experience Galveston’s premier Mardi Gras Ball as you celebrate with live music, costumes, beads, amazing food, themed entertainment and the best view of the biggest Mardi Gras parade in Galveston. For thirty years, The Tremont House has hosted Galveston’s premier Mardi Gras Ball and Parade Viewing Party. The first of these breathtaking events was held to celebrate the grand opening of The Tremont House on February 16, 1985. Now this gala offers live entertainment by three bands, dinner, cocktails and a prime view of the Momus Grand Night Parade as it passes in front of the hotel. The entire hotel is transformed for the most opulent Mardi Gras Ball and Parade Viewing Party held in Galveston. Before the parade, enjoy music by renown Jazz artist Dr. Michael White and his Jazz Quartet from New Orleans and Singer Danielle Reich from Austin. Following the parade, the Ball continues in The Tremont Ballroom with live music by Retro-Swing Band Cherry Poppin’ Daddies, cocktails and a midnight breakfast. http://www.galveston.com/MardiGrasBall/
Great food, beverages, & music @ MKT Bar/Phoenicia Deli! I get to sing with the Thomas Helton Quartet! www.thomashelton.org www.daniellereich.com www.phoeniciafoods.com/locations/mkt-bar 1001 Austin Street Houston, TX 77010
Helton-Carter-Burtinovic/The Core Trio Chris Rozik / Luke Maguire Armstrong Daniel Carter sax Thomas Helton-bass Nicolas Letman-Burtinovic- bass Second set The Core Trio with Robert Boston featuring Steve Swell on trombone.