John Fumasoli and The Jones Factor
featuring Chieli Minucci
Friday, March 2 at 8:00 pm
CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER
General: $35 in advance / $40 at the door
Member: $30 in advance / $35 at the door
The Jones Factor, under the direction of John Fumasoli presents Grammy-nominated, Emmy-Award-winning guest artist Chieli Minucci in concert.
The Jones Factor draws its players from diverse musical backgrounds who have played with a range of musicians including: Frank Sinatra, Elton John, The Village Vanguard, Diana Ross and so many more.
The 10-piece funk, fusion, jazz ensemble formed in 1986 will back up guitar/composer Chieli Minucci performing some of his original works as well as Jones Factor classics. The Jones Factor is presently at work on their upcoming CD release "The Time Is Now".
Guitarist, composer and arranger Chieli Minucci is a longtime leader of the Grammy-nominated jazz-fusion group CHIELI MINUCCI & SPECIAL EFX, a major force on the jazz and world music scene for over 30 years. Besides writing and performing his own music, Chieli shares his guitar brilliance throughout the entertainment world. He has recorded and performed with top artists such as Celine Dion, Lionel Richie, Jennifer Lopez, Jewel, Mark Anthony, Michael Bolton, 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. His new CD, "Deep As the Night" on Trippin N Rhythm Records has already had a #1 on Billboard's radio charts. The title track was just released as the 2nd single. This is Chieli's 29th release as a bandleader.
Although renowned in the jazz and pop world, Chieli is also a gifted television and film composer. He has won 3 Emmy Awards and has 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's original scoring work can be heard in live stage productions of Peter Pan 360, Dora the Explorer, Thomas The Tank Engine and others.