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Jacques Helmus

Born: August 15, 1954    Primary Instrument: Saxophone

Jacques Helmus

From the age of five, he studied music theory, then the traditional clarinet in Paris followed by saxophone studies at the conservatory of Lyons (the Lyons school of French classical saxophone) where he achieved a gold medal.

Essentially self-taught in jazz and deeply influenced by classical and religious music, his musical education has been supplemented with great jazz musicians such as Bill Dobbins, Ramon Ricker at Eastman school and David Liebman in New York.

The professional career of Jacques Helmus is strewn with varied and enriching collaborations. He has played with Liane Foly, Francis Lalanne, Thierry Durbet (arrangeur), Nicolas Peyrac, Thierry Pastor, Michel Leeb....
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LETTING GO cristal records /wmp Jacques Helmus : soprano, tenor saxophones Arrangements keyboards 3 Andy Barron : Drums Didier Del Aguila : electric and acoustic bass Julien Jussey : Keyboards, programming sequence Manu Katche : drums Alfio Origlio : piano Jerome Regard : bass 1. . 3. 4. 8. 9 Arrangement : 4 Mario Stantchev : piano 2. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10 Arrangements : 8. 9. .10 Ishi's Chant (fairplay/wmp) Jacques Helmus saxophones sop/ten, keyboards, programmation musicians : Armand reynaud piano keyboards François Lubrano : bass Isabbelle Gospodinov : voice Richard Montségu, Michael Boudoux : percussions all titles by Jacques Helmus exept Demidim me (trad.) "LUNA" TOUCH (instant present)Jacques Helmus saxophones sop/ten programmation musicians : John taylor/brian Bennett piano brian Bennett: Steve Swallow: bass François verly : Drums percussions Davis Chevallier : guitar Isabelle Vuarnesson : Cello(s) titles by Brian Bennett and Jacques Helmus MONDES SECRETS (instant présent) Jacques Helmus saxophones sop/ten musicians : Mario Stantchev piano brian Bennett : bass François verly : Drums percussions Jean Louis Almosnino : guitar Pierre Lafrenaye : trumpet titles by Brian Bennett, Jacques Helmus and Mario Stantchev UN AVEC (lazer prod musidisc) Jacques Helmus saxophones sop/ten, keyboards programmation musicians : Christopher Azzara piano - Gilbert Grilli Keyboards brian Bennett : bass - Jean Pierre Comparato acoustic bass Jeff Williams : Drums - Jean Pierre Jussey/Alain Chaleard : percussions Jean Louis Almosnino, Alain Alarcon, Michel Perez : guitar titles by Jacques Helmus, Brian Bennett,and Jean Dé Antoni

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Primary Instrument:
Saxophone

Location:
69210 lentilly

Willing to teach:
Advanced students only.

Credentials/Background:
Lyon Conservatory sax jazz class

Clinic/Workshop Information:
jazz clinic for beginners or advanced player

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