Special EFX featuring Chieli Minucci

Special EFX featuring Chieli Minucci

Guitarist, composer, and arranger Chieli Minucci is longtime leader of the Grammy-nominated jazz-fusion group SPECIAL EFX featuring Chieli Minucci, a major force on the jazz and world music scene for over 35 years. Chieli recently released his 35th anniversary CD, “Deep as the Night”. The title track, “Deep as the Night”, enjoyed Billboard Magazine’s 2018 top honors, winning best-song-of-the-year category.

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, Lou Reed, Lionel Richie, Jennifer Lopez, Jewel, Mark Anthony, Michael Bolton, Eartha Kitt, Eddie Fisher, Anastasia, as well as jazz artists Kirk Whalum, Jeff Lorber, Norman Brown, Bernie Williams, Marion Meadows, Lao Tizer, Mindi Abair, Rick Braun, Gerald Veasley, Omar Hakim, and many others. 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, and others. Chieli's original scoring work can be heard in live stage productions of Peter Pan, Dora the Explorer, Thomas the Tank Engine, and others.

Special EFXMusic.com
The official Chieli Minucci website

Additional biographical and discography information can be viewed at:

International Movie Database


Chieli Minucci - guitars
Joel Rosenblatt - drums
Jay Rowe - keyboards
Jerry Brooks - bass
David Mann – saxophone, flute
Emedin Rivera - percussion

Grammy nomination for "Modern Manners" - Chieli Minucci & Special EFX
Winner of three Emmy Awards (1998, 2007, 2008) CBS's "The Guiding Light"
Nominated for 10 Daytime Emmy Awards for his compositional work on CBS's Guiding Light

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