Summer Arts Festival presented by Huntington Arts Council
Guitarist, composer, and arranger Chieli Minucci is the leader of the Grammy-nominated jazz-fusion group Special EFX. A major force on the jazz and world music scene for 25 years and showcasing truly incredible musicianship, Special EFX’s captivating jazz fusion textures and progressive new age twists take listeners on an uplifting musical ride they’ll never forget.
Winner of HAC’s 2012 “Got Talent? Long Island,” Curtis attended the prestigious High School of Performing Arts, Berklee College of Music and is currently pursuing a Masters in Music Therapy at Molloy College in Hempstead. Curtis’ influences include Grover Washington Jr., David Sanborn and Kirk Whalum and his namesake King Curtis.