Presented in true Musical Instrument Museum style, the public is invited to a spectacular concert July 31 at 7:30 p.m. featuring vibrant Spanish guitarist Benise and virtuoso Karen Briggs.
An evening with Benise is a portal into the vibrant world of Spanish guitar. The famed guitarist blends styles from Spanish flamenco, Cuban salsa, Brazilian samba, African tribal drumming and more to create his own redefined brand of flamenco.
Along with his world-class band and flamenco dancers, Benise is joined by Karen Briggs, whose four-decade career as a violinist has seen her master numerous genres and styles.
In this show, classic songs from the Rolling Stones, Queen and the Eagles are married to Spanish themes as Benise channels his passion for Spanish guitar and classic rock. Benise has been lauded for his PBS production, “Nights of Fire!” which won an Emmy Award and was hailed for its blending of theater and music in Spanish styles.
Karen Briggs, on top of releasing three albums, has...