Tom Hulett

Tom Hulett, 55, concert promoter and personal manager, died July 30 in Los Angeles of cancer.

Hulett co-founded the national concert promotion company, Concerts West, in 1967.

He was instrumental in establishing the national concert promotion business , beginning with tours by Jimi Hendrix and Creedence Clearwater Revival.

In the 1970s, Concerts West, headed by Hulett, promoted more than 500 events a year and worked with artists such as Elvis Presley, Eric Clapton and the Rolling Stones, among others.

Hulett also supervised the promotion of several closed-circuit TV championship fights, including two Muhammad Ali-Joe Frazier bouts. He also promoted several touring off-Broadway productions including “The Odd Couple.”

Hulett established Tom Hulett and Associates, a management company, in the 1980s. He guided the careers of various artists, among them the Beach Boys, Earth, Wind & Fire, the Moody Blues, Three Dog Night and Frank Zappa.

Survived by his wife, Charlene, a daughter and son.

Services will be held Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. in the Old North Church at 6400 Forest Lawn Drive in Burbank. The family requests that donations be made to the USC Norris Cancer Center, 1420 San Pablo Street, L.A., 90033.

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