|Thanks for your article on Mr. Jeff Majors. I am absolutely thrilled to have
found his music and your site. His music is wonderful for engaging in
routine day to day endeavors. I would be interested in his future
engagements, in particular in the Atlanta, Georgia area, and
I tell everyone who will listen about this young man's music. The "Harp" is
a virtual secret waiting to be exposed, and Mr. Majors has done an excellent
release of a most profound sound. His music is excellent, soothing and has
the spiritual sounds to guide one beyond the veil during their meditation.
There is another artist that I have heard little about. I would like to know
if you have any information regarding Ms. Karen Meeks. I think this is the
correct name. At any rate she is a violinist that plays with Yanni. She is
Again, thanks for allowing me to make these requests and for your time.
Ms. Dee Brandon
M.C.: Jeff Majors is certainly helping to introduce new audiences to the
beauty of the harp. And in naming his harp Hanifa, he also makes it clear
that it an instrument rooted in African culture.
The violin virtuoso who has performed with the likes of Wynton Marsalis,
Vinx, Stanley Clarke and Yanni is Karen Briggs who hails from Portsmouth,
Va., about three hours down the road from the nation's capital. Her last
performance in the area was at the Kennedy Center, part of the Billy Taylor
Jazz Series. Then she was shared that she was working with the group VERTU
(which includes Briggs, Stanley Clarke, Lenny White, Rachel Z and Ritchie
Kotzen) on a self-titled album. She has also appeared on the following
recordings: "Music of the Heart", Soundtrack, (1999); Concerto in D mi. for 2
vlns, Bach, with Joshua Bell, Itzhak Perlman, Isaac Stern, Mark O'Connor,
Sandra Park; San Rafael 560, Daniel de los Reyes, (1999); Tribute, Yanni,
Virgin Records (1997); Crossroads, with Nicholas Gunn- Real Music(1996);
Afro-Latin Jazz & Salsa (1994); From The Edge: Afro-Latin Jazz, Vol. IV
(1994); Live At The Acropolis, Yanni, (1994); In My Time, Yanni, (1993) and
Summer Rapture (1990). Her solo recording Amazing Grace (Dimi Music) was
released in 1996.