Click on the tracks below to hear Helen James playing classical guitar


Villa Lobos Prelude No1
Villa Lobos Prelude No2
Villa Lobos Prelude No3
Autumn Leaves
Villa Lobos Prelude No4

Helen James performs solo classical guitar for private dinner parties and concerts, special events and celebrations, weddings and corporate functions


Hear “Helen James Plays Classical Guitar”

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Helen James Classical Guitar

Prelude No 1 - Heitor Villa Lobos
Romanza - Anon
Prelude No 2 - Heitor Villa Lobos
Adelita - Francisco Tarrega
Prelude No 3 - Heitor Villa Lobos
Prelude No 5 - Heitor Villa Lobos
Lagrima - Francisco Tarrega
Prelude No 4 - Heitor Villa Lobos
Choros No 1 - Heitor Villa Lobos
Se Ela Perguntar - Dilermando Reis
Classical Gas - Mason Williams

Hear “In The Moment”

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Helen James guitar and vocals
Paul Barclay vocals
Alice Barclay violin

And then you smiled Tom Paxton
The leaving of Limerick Traditional
Dimming of the day Richard Thompson
My Lagan Love Traditional
Rosemary’s sister Huw Williams
The daughter of Megan J Dovaston/ Kate Rusby
The last veteran Helen James
Who now will sing me lullabies Kate Rusby
My lady’s a wild flying dove Tom Paxton
Farewell Traditional/Kate Rusby
Tanz der Washerin/ Hupfauf Hans Neusidler
Sister Josephine Jake Thackray

Hear “Carinhoso”


Dave Griffiths Mandolin and Cavaquinho
Mike Pryor Mandolin and Cavaquinho
Helen James Guitar
Andy Fuller Percussion

Camundongo - Waldir Azevedo
Vibracoes - Jacob do Bandolim
La Partida - Hector Quatromano
Nao Me Toques - Zequinha de Abreu
Doce De Coco - Jacob do Bandolim
Como Llora Una Estrella - Antonio Carrillo
Um A Zero - Pixinguinha
Libertango - Astor Piazzolla
Lua Branca - Chiquinha Gonzaga
Delicado - Waldir Azevedo
Adelina - Mario Alvares Conceicao
Carinhoso - Pixinguinha

Hear “La Llorona”


Dave Griffiths Mandolin
Mike Pryor Mandolin
Helen James Guitar
Andy Fuller Percussion

Diabinho Maluco - Jacob do Bandolim
Santa Morena - Jacob do Bandolim
El Grillo - Ricardo Mendoza
Juramento - Felipe Goyco
Brejeiro - Ernesto Nazareth
La Frontera - Mike Pryor
Lamentos - Pixinguinha
La Llorona - Traditional
Receita de Samba - Jacob do Bandolim
Quando mi Lembro - Luperce Miranda
Murmurando - Fon Fon, Mario Rossi
Jesusita en Chihuahua - Quirino Mendoza y Cortez

“Fortunes To Tell”

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Helen James Guitar and Vocals
Ali Nourse Violin and Vocals
John Hooper Piano and Vocals

The Seven Four Set - Ali Nourse and Helen James
Gypsy Girl - Helen James / traditional lyrics
Carn Ingli - Helen James / traditional
The Bank of Ireland Set - Traditional
Peacock/ Levi Jackson Rags - Traditional
Johnny Riley - Helen James / traditional
The Scottish Set - Traditional
Sit down you’re rocking’ the boat - Loesser
Jazzy Paddy - Traditional
Morenita do Brazil - Farruato
We have all the time in the world - Barry/David

“Just Keyna”

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Helen James Guitar and Vocals
John Hooper Piano and Vocals

We have all the time in the world Louis Armstrong
Keynsham John Hooper
Carrickfergus Traditional
Georgia on my mind Hoagy Carmichael & Stuart Gorrell
Y Gog Lwydlas Traditional arranged Helen James
Concerto de Aranjuez Rodrigo arranged John Hooper
What a wonderful world Bob Thiele, George D Weiss & George Douglass
He moved through the fair Traditional
Ah Sweet Dancer Michael O Suilleabhain
A nightingale sang in Berkeley Square Manning Sherwin
Lucky ol Sun Dizzy Gillespie & Beasley Smith
Bygone Days Eileen Ivers & Brian Keane
Romanza Anonymous 19th century
T’aint what you do Sy Oliver & James Young
John’s Senior Moment...

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