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Chieli Minucci & Special EFX concert recap October 1, 2010

Posted by Mike C. in Jazz, Music, Personal.

Wednesday night, Chieli Minucci & Special EFX performed at S.O.B.’s (Sounds of Brazil) in the South Village section of Manhattan, New York.  The performance marked 25 years of concert touring.

Chieli Minucci was on electric guitar…

…and acoustic guitar:

Jay Rowe on keyboards:

Jerry Brooks on bass:

Philip Hamilton on percussion…

…and vocals:

And Lionel Cordew on drums:

Uptown East
Originally heard on: “Slice Of Life,” 1986

2. Daybreak
Originally heard on: “Global Village,” 1992

3. Courageous Cats
Originally heard on: “Jewels,” 1995 (Chieli solo album)

4. Ascension
Originally heard on: “Sweet Surrender,” 2007

5. The Night Is Ours
Originally heard on: “Without You,” 2010

6. Cause We’ve Ended As Lovers
Originally heard on: “Renaissance,” 1996 (Chieli solo album)

7. Mountina Jameroon
Originally heard on: “Without You,” 2010

8. Kickin’ It Hard
Originally heard on: “Night Grooves,” 2003 (Chieli solo album)

9. Cruise Control
Originally heard on: “Butterfly,” 2001

Let’s now take a pictorial trip through the night:

The final note:

That’s it!

After the band left the stage, I mingled with Chieli and Jay.

Here I am with Jay:

And with Chieli:

Here’s to 25 more years!



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