In addition leading his band, Tizer has performed worldwide alongside Isaac Hayes, Boney James, Zappa Plays Zappa, Wayne Shorter, George Benson, The Commodores, The Rippingtons, Bruce Hornsby, Jethro Tull, and Spyro Gyra. Karen Brigg's virtuoso violin adds an intensity to the band's performances.
The quartet presented at ETJ will also include Cuba-born percussionist Raul Pineda and Senegal-born bassist Cheikh N'Doyed. Pineda has performed with prominent leaders including by Michel Camilo, Giovanni Hidalgo, Claudio Roditi, Jimmy Haslip, Bobby McFerrin, Chico Freeman, Luis Conte, Juan Pablo Torres, Tata Guines and David Sanchez. NDoye is heavily influenced by the style of Jaco Pastorius and has performed with Russell Ferrante, Eric Marienthal, Dean Brown, Leni Stern, Frederic Yonnet and Randy Brecker. Another often member of TIZER, Chieli Minucci, will not be appearing, but he and his band will be hitting the ETJ stage on December 3rd (Tizer and Briggs also appear with Minucci's band Special EFX).
Here's a video of TIZER performing live in September of this year:
For this concert, Exodus to Jazz returns to the Lutheran Church of the Reformation. Doors open 7:00 pm. Showtime will be 8:00 pm, with 2 one-hour sets. Ticket pricess: Patron , $35; Premium seating, $25; General Admission, $20. Tickets may be purchased online through BrownPaperTickets.com or at all That's T.H.E. Ticket locations.