Dec 05, 2013-
Dec 05, 2013
07:30PM - 10:00PM
Chris Botti with the San Francisco Symphony
Chris Botti joins the San Francisco Symphony for two special evenings of timeless jazz classics
Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall
Event Description

 Grammy® award-winning trumpet player Chris Botti joins the San Francisco Symphony for two special evenings of timeless jazz classics, conducted by Steven Reineke. Botti was persuaded to make a lifetime commitment to the trumpet when at 12 he heard Miles Davis play “My Funny Valentine.” After attending Indiana University and studying with David Baker, trumpet teacher Bill Adam, Woody Shaw and saxophonist George Coleman, he spent his early career crafting his skills in the Buddy Rich Big Band and playing with artists from Frank Sinatra to Natalie Cole and Joni Mitchell. Botti played extensively with Paul Simon and had an especially creative association with Sting. His his latest album, Impressions, a collection of romantic melodies from around the world, including “What A Wonderful World,” “Summertime” and “Over the Rainbow,” won a Grammy for Best Pop Instrumental Album.

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