01/06/14 By Kimberly Chmura
KCC Productions presents Mino Cinelu's World Jazz Ensemble
Zinc Bar, 82 W 3, NYC; Jan 9 @ 9:45 and 11 pm
The quartet comprising Cinelu, keyboardist Jamishied Sharifi, bass guitarist Tony Grey and Ben Stapp on tuba, offers a unique repertoire of instrumental and vocal works, a mélange that bridges world and jazz orchestrations.
As a teenager, Cinelu toured and recorded with musical giants Miles Davis, Weather Report, Herbie Hancock, Sting, Stevie Wonder, Lou Reed and others. Cinelu’s multi-instrument collaborations and facility with a wide range of styles established him as a formidable talent. Today he is a renowned composer, producer and band leader. The World Jazz Ensemble showcases his maturity as a musician and his boundless passion for new sounds.
"With Mino Cinelu, any music swings."
"Mino can make anybody dance."
“The best percussionist in the World."
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