Helena May has been singing across the UK and internationally since 2008, performing extensively in a multitude of genres honing her skills in Jazz, Funk, & Soul.
Bushy-tailed & blue-eyed energy bundle and pop soulstress meets the Funk! In the footsteps of Jay Kay Jamiroquai conjuring her own stew of Acid Jazz in the now.
Vocal credits: British 70's Soul pioneers Kokomo, (Ronnie Scott's, The Half Moon, Royal Festival Hall, Colston Hall), Incognito's - Imaani (606 Club, BV's - EFG Jazz Festival), 1940's vintage trio, The Siren Sisters (Camp Bestival, BBC Radio Wales, Bestival) and Think Floyd (UK Tour 2014, 2016, 2017, Rhodes Rock Festival, Greece).
Helena May is a member of jazz-funk fusion band Redtenbacher's Funkestra often performing at the prestigious Chelsea's 606 Jazz Club as well as Ziggy’s World Jazz Club and Fulham Palace, London.
In 2017 Jazz Funk band the Redtenbacher's Funkestra teamed up with newly in-town, high energy vocalist Helena May for their regular live shows at the 606 Club. This was so well received that the next logical step was to record together.
Strudel Funkateers meet bushy-tailed soulstress funkifying the Britney Spears pop classic
Since moving to London in 2016 Helena May has been crowned London Gay Big Band's Jazz Idol where she performed at 2016 & 2017's Pride in London in Trafalgar Square, Sitges Pride in Spain, British Summertime Festival in Hyde Park. and reguarly performs with Boogie-Blues jivers, The Red Stripe Band (Edinburgh Jazz, Fife Jazz, Marlborough Jazz, The Hideaway, Derry Jazz).