The Hendrik Helmer Trio
The Hendrik Helmer Trio is comprised of Geoff Burke, George Papageorge and Hendrik Helmer.Geoff Burke is Saxophonist that has performed with Harry Connick, Jr., Wynton Marsalis, the Artie Shaw Orchestra, Natalie Cole, Fred Thomas, and Dispatch. As an arranger he has written for the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra. He can be seen weekdays performing on Harry Connick Jr.'s new daytime talk show, HARRY.George Papageorge is a jazz blues funk and rock piano player and organist based in New York City. He has performed on stage and on 25 recordings, and has toured and recorded with and co written music for soul singer Mighty Sam Mc Claim and soul/jazz guitar legend Melvin Sparks. Papageorge’s debut album Snowstorm Blues was released in SeptemberHendrik Helmer is a electric and acoustic guitarist who incorporates a wide range of Blues and Jazz styles into his own playing and songwriting. Hendrik performed from a young age on and toured extensively in Europe until his late 20’s. Moving to NYC in 1998 has led him to play with artist such as Carly Simon, Maxwell, Paul Shaeffer and - to his Carnegie Hall debut in 2014. In 2015 he started working for Madonna’s children as the “house” guitar teacher!
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