rickhlzr-sm-1JazzFresno presents pianist Rick Helzer in concert, Friday June 4th at 8:00 PM at the Club One Casino Showroom. A native of the San Joaquin Valley, Rick is an acclaimed jazz pianist, and is Associate Director of Jazz Studies at San Diego State. This special reunion concert features Rick with longtime Fresno friends Brian Hamada, John Lauffenberger, and Gary Newmark. You won't want to miss this special musical reunion.

JazzFresno presents Rick Helzer & Friends
Friday June 4th, 8:00 PM
Club One Casino Showroom
1033 N. Van Ness Ave.
Fresno, CA 93721

Cover: $10 JazzFresno members / $12 general.
Free parking is available directly below Club One in the Underground Garage (enter at Van Ness & Tulare), and simply take the elevator into the Club One lobby.

In addition to his concert performance, Rick will also be the subject of a "Conversation With the Artist" Saturday June 5th, 2010 at 1:00 p.m., at The Revue, located at 620 E. Olive Avenue Fresno, CA 93728.  Brian Hamada will moderate an open discussion with Rick, which will feature an overview of Rick's musical roots and influences, and his opinions on jazz education and composition. This is a FREE event!