Chris Botti went to Mount Hood Community College in Gresham, Oregon and began performing professionally since his high school days.
After studying music at the prestigious Indiana University under popular jazz educator David Baker, he relocated to New York.
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The record has the combination of the sounds of contemporary pop-jazz with the textures of art-rock. He was introduced to Columbia by Bobby Colomby, who is a drummer and founding member of Blood, Sweat & Tears.
Chris's first Columbia release was in 2001 titled as Night Sessions, which was followed by December, a holiday album in 2002.
In 1990, Chris was asked to join Paul Simon's band where he remained as a band member for the next five years.
Finally, in the year 1995, Chris recorded his first solo First Wish. Thanks so much for spending your night with us @chrisbottimusic #boone #soldout #trumpet #warmup #chrisbotti A post shared by Chris Botti (@chrisbottimusic) on In 1997, Chris Botti released his second single 'Midnight Without You', which was a collaboration with Blue Nile vocalist Paul Buchanan.Similarly, he has released several solo albums and has ruled the music industry since then.For several years, he hosted a radio show called Chill with Chris Botti, which mainly focused on chill music.However, the couple broke up because of their personal differences.It was also rumored that Botti was dating Lisa Gastineau.You always have the choice to experience our sites without personalized advertising based on your web browsing activity by visiting the DAA's Consumer Choice page, the NAI's website, and/or the EU online choices page, from each of your browsers or devices.