April 8th putting the French back in French Quarter Festival

Helen Gillet and the Wazozo Zorchestra back together in New Orleans! FRENCH QUARTER FESTIVAL APRIL 8th, 2017 @ 12:30pm  — Morris Bart Stage (on Royal St. between Conti and St. Louis) CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS  


in process… RSVP tephrasound@helengillet.com for invitation to exclusive live recorded house show on March ~7th and *8th 2017 TEPHRA SOUND Helen Gillet, cello/effects Nikki Glaspie, drums Brian Haas, piano/melodica ~Jessica Lurie, saxophone/clarinet/flute *Alex Massa, trumpet *Rex Gregory, reeds/melodica new orleans shows 3/3 HI-HO LOUNGE  8pm  Nikki Glaspie, Helen Gillet, Brian Haas, Jessica Lurie 3/5 GASA GASA 9pm…

BELOIT COLLEGE 2016 Victor E. Ferrell Artist Residency

Happy to be back on campus at Beloit College (’00) as Artist in Residence September 16-24th, 2016 Saturday September 24th, 2016 Eaton Chapel 7:30pm It Goes Without Saying – Collaborative Multi Disciplinary work by Artist in Resident Helen Gillet, Film professor Aaron Gurlly, Dance professor Chris Johnson and Beloit College students.

Instigation Orchestra + Djasporas

I had a blast hanging and playing with four of my favorite musical badass friends from New Orleans in Chicago last weekend! Improviser, Steve Marquette (guitar) and dancer/writer Marie Casimir bring together an impressive group of musicians and performers in a new collaboration of the The Instigation Orchestra and Djasporas. Inspired by the ongoing exchange of music…

Helen Gillet presents + 1 Music Series First Wednesdays at the Ace Hotel (600 Carondolet St. New Orleans)

8:30pm  – doors open NO COVER 9m – solo set 10:30pm – + 1 special guest April 5th, 2017:  Aurora Nealand – Multi-instrumentalist and Composer “Aurora Nealand is all over the current New Orleans music scene.  She seemed to emerge out of nowhere.  Some of her appeal is  that she has a humble nature, coupled with…

Thanks New Orleans JAZZ FEST!

Thursday April 28th, 2016 3:05pm @ The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival: Armed only with her cello and the electronic loops she manipulates so skillfully Gillet, dressed in shorts and a Chazfest t-shirt, turned in a magnificent set. She layered loops of cello lines and rhythm patterns to the point where she sounded like…


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New Live Album available TODAY

THE WIND SHAKES THE TREES VINYL ONLY FREE CONCERT @ Antieau Gallery JULY 21st 2016 8pm Original music by Helen Gillet on cello, loops and vocals Artwork by Chris Roberts-Antieau $30 (shipping included)  



RELEASE DATE for “The Wind Shakes the Trees” APRIL 12th 2016!

FIRST VINYL RELEASE! Join me at one of my 4 Free Shows to celebrate this new album recorded at the beautiful Antieau Gallery in October 2015. Available in local music stores on April 12th, 2016! WED APRIL 13th Ace Hotel New Orleans 3 Keys Room – 8pm THU APRIL 14th The Foundation Gallery (1109 Royal St) – 7:30pm FRI APRIL 15th…