Johnny Helms

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Birthday
10, 1935
Birthplace
Columbia, SC
Death Date
Mar 27, 2015 (80)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
10, 1935
Birthplace
Columbia, SC
Death Date
Mar 27, 2015 (80)

About

Bandleader and jazz trumpeter, as well as festival organizer and a teacher.

Before Fame

As a high school student, he played for the University of South Carolina Band.

Trivia

He was invited to be a soloist for the 1977 Spoleto Festival USA in Charleston.

Family Life

He was born in Columbia, South Carolina.

Associated With

He claimed his first inspiration was the playing style of Chet Baker.