Chieli Minucci /

Guitarist, composer, and arranger Chieli Minucci is longtime leader of the Grammy-nominated jazz-fusion group SPECIAL EFX, a major force on the jazz and world music scene for 30 years. Besides writing and performing his own music, Chieli shares his guitar brilliance throughout the entertainment world.
He has recorded and performed with many top artists, such as Celine Dion, Lionel Richie, Jennifer Lopez, Jewel, Mark Anthony, Anastasia, as well as such jazz artists as Jeff Lorber, Marion Meadows, Jay Beckenstein, Paul Jackson Jr., Chuck Loeb (Fourplay), Gerald Veasley and many others.

The band's live-concert music style varies from melodic jazz/world fusion to high energy rock-fusion.  Chieli Minucci is well-known in many parts of the world from his longtime experience touring, which started in the mid-1980s. First known from his affiliation with the prestigious GRP Records and their Digital Sampler CD's, Chieli has since recorded 27 titles under the Special EFX banner, as well as his own name!   The group also has 2 live-concert DVDs and is presently completing their new CD, "Genesis", which will mark 30 years as a touring & recording act!

Although renowned in the jazz and pop world, Chieli is also a gifted television and film composer. He has won 3 Emmy Awards and been nominated 10 times for his eclectic compositional work. His music can also be heard on the soundtracks of the films Bowfinger, Legally Blonde, Panic, No Country For Old Men, and others. Chieli Minucci will release his 30th anniversary CD in 2013. - photos Walter Goyen

Inge Wenzel Music Productions -
+31 654248093

Management Chieli Minucci
Axis Management
Nelly Neben
(818) 998-2595

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