Superstar trumpeter Chris Botti is acclaimed for his uniquely expressive sound and soaring musical imaginations.
Botti has thoroughly established himself as one of the important, innovative figures of the contemporary music world.
Since the release of his 2004 critically acclaimed CD When I Fall In Love, Botti has become the largest-selling American instrumental artist with more than four million albums sold.
His success has crossed over to audiences usually reserved for pop music and has led to four No. 1 jazz albums, as well as multiple Gold, Platinum and Grammy Awards.
His album Impressions won the 2013 Grammy for Best Pop Instrumental Album.
Performing worldwide, he has found a form of creative expression that begins in jazz and expands beyond the limits of any single genre.
Audiences love not only Botti’s musical brilliance but also his unprecedented charisma and charm.
Over the past three decades, Botti has recorded and performed with the best in music, including Sting, Barbra Streisand, Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga, Josh Groban, Yo-Yo Ma, Michael Bublé, Paul Simon, Joni Mitchell, John Mayer, Andrea Bocelli, Joshua Bell, Steven Tyler and Frank Sinatra.
Hitting the road for as many as 300 days per year, the trumpeter has also performed with many of the finest symphonies and at some of the world’s most prestigious venues from Carnegie Hall and the Hollywood Bowl to the Sydney Opera House and the Real Teatro di San Carlo in Italy.
Botti last performed in Reading on Boscov’s Berks Jazz Fest Night on October 20, 2017 at the Santander Performing Arts Center. Botti last performed during the Berks Jazz Fest in 2010.