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An Evening with Karen Briggs

Friday, March 1, 2024
6:00 PM and 8:15 PM

Prepare to be spellbound as internationally renowned jazz violinist Karen Briggs takes the stage with the Ziad Jazz Quartet, led by Ziad Rabie, for an extraordinary evening of music. Making her debut Jazz at the Bechtler appearance, Briggs has enjoyed a distinguished career that spans over four decades as a performer and composer. Her performances have taken her to over 50 countries, captivating audiences with her stunning violin playing as a featured soloist. With her vast musical experience and captivating stage presence, Briggs promises an unforgettable performance that transcends genres and showcases the true power of jazz. Briggs has performed and/or recorded with everyone from The Royal Philharmonic to Yanni to Stanley Clarke to Diana Ross to Ledisi to Kirk Franklin to Annie Lennox to the Wu Tang Clan.

Upcoming Concerts

  • Smokin' Saxophone Returns ft. Danny Walsh and Emiko Ohara-Walsh
    Smokin' Saxophone Returns ft. Danny Walsh and Emiko Ohara-Walsh
    Fri, Apr 05
    Apr 05, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Apr 05, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    With the saxophone at the forefront, this month’s concert promises to be a celebration of the instrument's versatility and expressive power.
  • Smokin' Saxophone Returns ft. Danny Walsh and Emiko Ohara-Walsh
    Smokin' Saxophone Returns ft. Danny Walsh and Emiko Ohara-Walsh
    Fri, Apr 05
    Apr 05, 2024, 8:15 PM – 9:45 PM
    Apr 05, 2024, 8:15 PM – 9:45 PM
    With the saxophone at the forefront, this month’s concert promises to be a celebration of the instrument's versatility and expressive power.
  • A Tribute to Miles Davis ft. Al Strong and Kobie Watkins
    A Tribute to Miles Davis ft. Al Strong and Kobie Watkins
    Fri, May 03
    May 03, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    May 03, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Celebrate the enduring legacy of jazz legend Miles Davis with a remarkable tribute performance featuring the extraordinary talents of Al Strong and Kobie Watkins alongside The Ziad Jazz Quartet, led by Ziad Rabie.
  • A Tribute to Miles Davis ft. Al Strong and Kobie Watkins
    A Tribute to Miles Davis ft. Al Strong and Kobie Watkins
    Fri, May 03
    May 03, 2024, 8:15 PM – 9:45 PM
    May 03, 2024, 8:15 PM – 9:45 PM
    Celebrate the enduring legacy of jazz legend Miles Davis with a remarkable tribute performance featuring the extraordinary talents of Al Strong and Kobie Watkins alongside The Ziad Jazz Quartet, led by Ziad Rabie.
  • Latin Jazz
    Latin Jazz
    Fri, Jun 07
    Jun 07, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Jun 07, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    This unique fusion of cultures and musical traditions will transport listeners to a world where the boundaries of jazz are pushed and new artistic expressions emerge.
  • Latin Jazz
    Latin Jazz
    Fri, Jun 07
    Jun 07, 2024, 8:15 PM – 9:45 PM
    Jun 07, 2024, 8:15 PM – 9:45 PM
    This unique fusion of cultures and musical traditions will transport listeners to a world where the boundaries of jazz are pushed and new artistic expressions emerge.
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