Chris Botti

Chris Botti



Christopher Stephen "Chris" Botti (/ˈbti/ BOH-tee; born October 12, 1962), is an American trumpeter and composer.[1]

In 2013, Botti won the Grammy Award in the Best Pop Instrumental Album category.[2] He was also nominated in 2008 for his album Italia [3] and received three nominations in 2010 for the live album Chris Botti In Boston. Four of his albums have reached the No. 1 position on the Billboard jazz albums chart.

Coming to prominence with the 2001 recording of his Night Sessions CD, Botti established a reputation as a versatile musician in both jazz and pop music for his ability to fuse both styles together.



Italia is an album by Chris Botti that was released by Columbia Records on September 25, 2007.
Chris Botti in Boston
Chris Botti in Boston is a live album by American jazz trumpeter Chris Botti.
To Love Again: The Duets
To Love Again: The Duets is the eighth studio album by Chris Botti, released on October 18, 2005.
When I Fall in Love
When I Fall in Love is the seventh studio album by trumpet player Chris Botti.

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Trumpeter Chris Botti and his music just keep moving around
Berkshire Eagle  –  June 23, 2016
LENOX — According to musician Chris Botti, the talented trumpeter/bandleader has been on tour for a long, long time. "I've been touring for 12 years," he said, laughing. "Seriously. I own no property. I have no possessions. I live in an apartment in New ...
An Evening with Chris Botti Slated for The Kentucky Center This Month
Broadway World  –  August 1, 2016
Broadway in Louisville. A versatile trumpeter and composer, Chris Botti is a multiple Grammy Award-winning entertainer known for his ability to blend jazz and pop styles together in his music. With his uniquely expressive sound and soaring musical ...
Chris Botti and The Tenors  –  July 28, 2016
To Love Again, which is available as both a traditional CD and as a Dual Disc, showcases Chris Botti's inimitable velvet tone and sublime trumpet phrasings on 13 newly recorded pop and jazz standards featuring nine stand-out vocal performances by some of ...
TEMECULA: How Chris Botti figured out the Rubik's cube of a live concert
The Press-Enterprise  –  July 27, 2016
Every six months, jazz trumpeter Chris Botti would set a new musical goal for himself. Now multiply that by 21 years. “It sort of morphed into doing all these styles of music, and it has been an incredible learning experience for me,” said Botti ...
Trumpeter Chris Botti taking his mix of musical styles to Hard Rock Rocksino
The News-Herald  –  June 28, 2016
Tickets: $43.50 to $85 at Ticketmaster outlets. Info: There’s no doubt Chris Botti is atop the smooth jazz genre, with platinum albums and Grammy Awards to his credit. Yet despite the success, the trumpeter still feels as though his ...
Jazz Picks: Chris Botti brings smooth jazz to Carolina Theatre
The News & Observer  –  June 8, 2016
Since the release of his 2004 critically acclaimed CD “When I Fall In Love,” smooth jazz trumpeter and composer Chris Botti has become a top-selling American instrumental artist. His success has crossed over to pop music and his ongoing association ...

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