In 2012, Botti returned with the studio album Impressions.Focusing on his love of melody, Impressions features Botti collaborating with such artists as jazz pianist Herbie Hancock, guitarist Mark Knopfler, country singer Vince Gill, composer/pianist/producer David Foster, and more.A native of Oregon, he started playing at the age of ten, and began performing professionally while still in high school.After studying in the prestigious Indiana University music program under noted jazz educator David Baker, Botti relocated to New York, where he served with saxophonist George Coleman and trumpet great Woody Shaw.After scoring the 1996 film Caught, Botti resurfaced in 1997 with his second LP, Midnight Without You, which was followed by Slowing Down the World in 1999.Two years later, he was a featured soloist on Sting's Brand New Day world tour, and that time allowed Botti to rediscover old musical passions and create new ones.
Another Top 40 placement, Italia, followed in 2007, with the live album Chris Botti in Boston following in 2009.
The sound is just so dark and beautiful, with a really soft and inviting tone.
I’m thrilled to own this particular trumpet.” Botti came into prominence with his 2001 recording, "Night Sessions." He has performed with artists such as Paul Simon, Sting, Michael Bubl and John Mayer.
You might be very common with the one who rocks with a trumpet all day and night long. Chris Botti is a very popular and well-renowned composer and trumpeter.
Also, he has won the Grammy Award in the category Best Pop Instrumental Album for the album "Impressions".