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Special EFX All-Stars: Featuring Chieli Minucci, Eric Marienthal, Gerald Veasley, Lao Tizer, Karen Briggs, and Gene Coye

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"Extraordinary range and technical finesse." —JazzTimes

"Chieli Minucci is both an influential elder statesman and true innovator." —JAZZIZ

"Chieli Minucci . . . a fire-breathing dragon on guitar." —DownBeat

This Grammy-nominated jazz-fusion group paved the way for contemporary jazz and continues to set the standard today.

Guitarist, composer, and arranger Chieli Minucci is longtime leader of the Grammy-nominated jazz-fusion group Special EFX.

Saxophonist Eric Marienthal played with famed New Orleans trumpeter Al Hirt and won two Grammy Awards as a member of the Chick Corea Elektric Band.

Karen Briggs, also known as the “Lady in Red,” is an American violinist performing predominantly in the jazz and contemporary instrumental genres.

Keyboardist Lao Tizer is one of today’s rising stars of the world fusion genre.

Gerald Veasley’s musical odyssey has taken him to the top of the contemporary music world as a bassist, bandleader, composer, producer, educator, and curator.

Gene Coye is a celebrated drummer who has toured with Santana, Los Lonely Boys, Robert Randolph and the Family Band, and Ozomatli.

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)

4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ
Phoenix
An unparalleled setting for your distinctive occasion. As an event destination, MIM offers a variety of options that can harmonize with any occasion. The versatility of the space, combined with its…