Chieli Minucci & Special EFX

Contemporary Jazz

CHIELI MINUCCI is the leader of the Grammy-nominated contemporary jazz group Special EFX. Minucci and Special EFX have recorded a combined 26 CDs. In 1984, Minucci co-founded Special EFX with George Jinda and the group has been a force in the jazz and world music scenes ever since.

Special EFX’s latest release, Without You, is a diverse collection of jazz-fusion, Latin rhythms and the effortless guitar work that Minucci is known for. During the course of the band’s rise to the top of the jazz charts, songs such as “Daybreak,” “Cruise Control,” “Bella” and “Seduction” have been among their chart-topping hits.

Minucci has recorded and performed with top pop artists including Celine Dion, Lionel Richie, Jennifer Lopez, Jewel and more. Also known as a composer for television and film, Minucci has been nominated for 10 Daytime Emmy Awards and has won three. He has written music for well-known programs such as Good Morning America, The 700 Club, and others. He has also contributed music to the soundtracks of Bowfinger, Legally Blonde and Panic.

THU 10/13, 7:30pm click to purchase tickets

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“[Minucci's] captivating jazz fusion textures and progressive new age twists take listeners on an uplifting musical ride they’ll never forget.” – cduniverse.com

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