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Chieli Minucci

Chieli Minucci
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Genre: Jazz, World
Biography: For 14 years (1982-1996), guitarist Chieli Minucci was half of the popular world fusion band Special EFX, forming a musical partnership with percussionist George Jinda and creating accessible yet slightly unusual music. Minucci attended Ithaca College, playing guitar in a variety of rock and pop groups, ...Read full biography
Jewels
Released: 1994
Label: Samson Music
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Based on Special EFX's eclectic artistic output since switching from GRP to JVC in 1996, longtime followers of veteran pop-jazz/worldbeat duo Chieli Minucci and George Jinda are no doubt wondering what ...Read full review
Renaissance
Released: 1996
Label: JVC Compact Discs
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The founding Special EFX member and guitarist established his own identity as a solo artist with Jewels, which balanced fusion, funk, acid jazz, and the type of fiery playing the New York native is known ...Read full review
More Chieli Minucci albums: Main Albums (9), Singles & EPs (1), DVD/Video (1)
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