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biography

CHIELI MINUCCI – guitarist, producer, composer – is the leader of the Grammy-nominated contemporary jazz group SPECIAL EFX, which formed in 1982.

Minucci & Special EFX have recorded a combined 27 CD’s, 8 of those being solo releases. In addition Minucci has recorded and performed with top pop artists such as Celine Dion, Lionel Richie, Jennifer Lopez, Jewel, Mark Anthony, Jessica Simpson, Anasta-sia and others..

Jazz artists such as Bobby Caldwell, Chuck Loeb, Paul Jackson Jr., Marion Meadows, Jay Beckenstein/ Spyro Gyra, Kim Waters, Alex Bugnon, Gerald Veasley, Lao Tizer, Nestor Torez, Bob Baldwin, Jeff Lorber and many others.

His father, Ulpio Minucci (concert pianist/composer) wrote the now ’standard’ 1955 hit song “Domani,” as well as “A Thousand Thoughts of You,” and “Felicia” (both sung by Nat King Cole).

Also known as a composer for television and film, Minucci was nominated for 10 Daytime Emmy Awards and has won 3, in 1998, 2007, and most recently in 2008, for his eclectic compositional work on CBS’s The Guiding Light. He has written music for well-known programs such as Good Morning America (theme), Bloomberg Radio (theme), Access Holly-wood, The 700 Club, and others. He has written music for well-known programs such as Good Morning America (theme), Bloomberg Radio (theme), Access Holly-wood, The 700 Club, and others. He also contributed music to the sound-tracks of Bowfinger (1999), Legally Blonde (2001). and Panic (2000), as well as most recently to ‘Lifted’ (2007).
Minucci composed and produced the soundtrack for the Broadway Across America/Nickelodeon live stage productions of the hit TV series, Dora the Explorer (‘Dora’s Pirate Adventure’, ‘The City of Lost Toys’ and currently ‘Return to the City of Lost Toys’) which are currently touring interna-tionally. He also wrote and recorded original songs for the live stage production of Thomas & Friends Live™, (both ‘Thomas Saves The Day!’ and most currently, ‘A Circus Comes to Town’).

Minucci composed and produced the soundtrack for the Broadway Across America/Nickelodeon live stage productions of the hit TV series, Dora the Explorer (‘Dora’s Pirate Adventure’, ‘The City of Lost Toys’ and currently ‘Return to the City of Lost Toys’) which are currently touring interna-tionally. He also wrote and recorded original songs for the live stage production of Thomas & Friends Live™, (both ‘Thomas Saves The Day!’ and most currently, ‘A Circus Comes to Town’).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ozone Alert (from Global Village) // Chieli Minucci
  1. Ozone Alert (from Global Village) // Chieli Minucci
  2. Genesis (from Genesis) // Chieli Minucci
  3. Nasir di Nuevo (from Night Grooves) // Chieli Minucci
  4. Across the Seven Seas (from the upcoming 2017 release, Deep as the Night) // Chieli Minucci
  5. Gentle Hands (from Inspire Me – Gotham Music GM194) // Chieli Minucci
  6. New Bop (from Sweet Surrender) // Chieli Minucci
  7. Dance on the Delta (from the upcoming 2017 release, Deep as the Night) // Chieli Minucci
  8. Gathering Wind (from Without You) // Chieli Minucci
  9. Guitarzzz (from Sweet Surrender) // Chieli Minucci
  10. Sad Senorita (from World Journeys – Gotham Music GM174) // Chieli Minucci
  11. Deep as the Night (from the upcoming 2017 release, Deep as the Night) // Chieli Minucci
  12. Love Is Always Young (from Got It Goin’ On) // Chieli Minucci
  13. Good Times Ahead (from Got It Goin’ On) // Chieli Minucci
  14. The Gift (from It’s Gonna Be Good) // Chieli Minucci
  15. Stars in Your Eyes (from Got It Goin’ On) // Chieli Minucci
  16. Far Away (from Genesis) // Chieli Minucci
  17. The Haunting (from Genesis) // Chieli Minucci
  18. Two Hearts (from Butterfly) // Chieli Minucci
  19. Global Village (from Global Village) // Chieli Minucci
  20. Without You (from Night Grooves) // Chieli Minucci
  21. The Effect (from Confidential) // Chieli Minucci
  22. Garden of Eden (from the upcoming 2017 release, Deep as the Night) // Chieli Minucci
  23. So It Begins (from Genesis) // Chieli Minucci
  24. Masterpiece (from Masterpiece) // Chieli Minucci
  25. The Juice (from Got it Goin’ On) // Chieli Minucci
  26. Journeys (from Travels) // Chieli Minucci
  27. Gamelan Games (from East of the Sun) // Chieli Minucci
  28. Mystical (from Sweet Surrender) // Chieli Minucci
  29. Yesterdays Memories (from Slice of Life) // Chieli Minucci
  30. Crazy Eights (from // Chieli Minucci
  31. Jewels – part 1 (from Jewels) // Chieli Minucci
  32. Till the End of Time (from Genesis) // Chieli Minucci
  33. Mi Amore (from Party) // Chieli Minucci
  34. Endless Us (from the upcoming 2017 release, Deep as the Night) // Chieli Minucci
  35. Mirage (from Genesis) // Chieli Minucci
  36. Beautiful Gold (from the upcoming 2017 release, Deep as the Night) // Chieli Minucci
  37. One Day (from Just Like Magic) // Chieli Minucci
  38. Never Ending Love (from the upcoming 2017 release, Deep as the Night) // Chieli Minucci
  39. Happy Happy (from Party) // Chieli Minucci
  40. Kickin’ It Hard (from Night Grooves) // Chieli Minucci
  41. Native Rivers (from World Journeys – Gotham Music – GM174) // Chieli Minucci
  42. Islands (from Mystique) // Chieli Minucci
  43. Hot 100 (from Sweet on You) // Chieli Minucci
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