and received three nominations in 2010 for the live album Chris Botti In Boston. He was born in Portland, Oregon and raised in Corvallis, although he also spent two years of his childhood in Italy.
Coming to prominence with the 2001 recording of his Night Sessions album, Botti established a reputation as a versatile musician in both jazz and pop music for his ability to fuse both styles together.
It is so important to hold on to the vision of what we want for ourselves, as she did. Be willing to do the heavy lifting which in this case means putting yourself out there.
Botti constructed the scenario so that he could also play at Portland clubs in the evening.
Mount Hood's program was headed by Larry Mc Vey, whose band had come to be a proving ground and regular stop for Stan Kenton and Mel Tormé when they were looking for new players.
Chris Botti Expresses His Love For Romantic Melodies From Across the World On His Grammy Winning Sony CD, “Impressions.” Playing with his uniquely expressive sound and soaring musical imagination, trumpeter Chris Botti is joined by featured artists Andrea Bocelli, Vince Gill, Herbie Hancock, Mark Knopfler, David Foster and Caroline Campbell in a warm, intimate celebration of melodic balladry.
Impressions, trumpeter Chris Botti’s new Sony CD, is the latest in a stellar parade of albums — starting with 2004’s When I Fall In Love and continuing with To Love Again, Italia and the CD/DVD Chris Botti In Boston — that have firmly established him as the world’s largest selling jazz instrumentalist.
The burgeoning couple were such a hit that they even caught the attention of Hillary Clinton, who was dining nearby in an intimate powwow with Lauren.