Chris Botti

  1. Roadwork: This Week in Tours

    July 19, 2012 5:35 PM EDT Smooth sailing: With a show at the Mann Center for Performing Arts in Philadelphia alongside the Philadelphia Orchestra (July 19), American trumpeter Chris Botti embarks on a U.S. summer tour supporting his 2012 release, "Impressions" ( ...

  2. Year-End Chart Analysis: Voices Carry On Jazz Charts

    December 10, 2009 12:00 AM EST More than a decade after his death, The Chairman of the Board remains a heavy hitter on the charts. Frank Sinatra occupies two slots within the Top Traditional Jazz Albums chart for 2009: “Seduction: Sinatra Sings of Love” (Frank Sinatra Enterpris ...

  3. Sonny Rollins To Headline Newport Jazz Festival

    May 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Saxophonist Sonny Rollins will headline this year's jazz festival in Newport, Rhode Island. The JVC Jazz Festival Newport will be held August 8 through August 10 at Fort Adams State Park and at the International Tennis Hall of Fame. More than ...

  4. Monk Institute To Honor Hancock, Readies Talent Contest

    October 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Herbie Hancock will be honored by the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, for his contributions to the genre and the music industry, with an all-star tribute concert October 28 at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles. The tribute concert -- which will ...

  5. Playboy Jazz Festival Lineup Unveiled

    February 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST The lineup for the 29th annual Playboy Jazz Festival was revealed today (Feb. 22), with such acts as Etta James, Buddy Guy, trumpeter Chris Botti and the Phil Woods Quintet slated to perform during the June 16-17 event at Los Angeles' Hollywo ...

  6. WEA, LRSmedia Form Pact

    February 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST First release to be 'Legends of Jazz.' WEA has signed a deal to serve as U.S. distributor for LRSmedia’s DVD, CD, digital and wireless music products. LRSmedia, founded by venture investor, Lee Rosenberg, music industry producer/entrepre ...