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EIGHTEEN time Grammy Award Winning, Corsicana, Texas born SPARKCHILD, Bobby Sparks II, is a multi-talented artist, musician, and producer who boasts a long list of career accomplishments. Having recorded and traveled the world with Prince, Tower of Power, Snarky Puppy, Herbie Hancock, Ray Charles, Nelly Furtado, Marcus Miller, Kirk Franklin, St. Vincent and a host of other notable artists and celebrities, his influence on music and personalities is far reaching.
“Bobby Ray Sparks II brings a compelling style of story telling and lyrical clarity to the organ that inspires me to create more spaces for him.” -Lizz Wright
“Bobby Sparks is one of the greatest [musicians] of this era,” -Don Was (President of Blue Note Records)
Karen Briggs is an American violinist. Briggs joined the Virginia Symphony Orchestra while still in college, but grew discontented with performing classical music and left the orchestra after four years. Since then, she has performed predominantly in the jazz and contemporary instrumental genres.
Best known for spending thirteen years on tour with contemporary instrumental musician Yanni, Briggs received the “Lady in Red” moniker while featuring as a soloist on Yanni’s Live at the Acropolis tour. After parting with Yanni in 2004, she toured with other groups including the short-lived jazz fusion group Vertú. Briggs has performed at such locations as Carnegie Hall and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and has performed or collaborated with Dave Grusin, Diana Ross, the Wu Tang Clan, En Vogue, and Chaka Khan.