911 Pine St
Seattle, Washington 98101


Saturday, February 3, 2007

On Sale Saturday, December 16 at 11:00 AM

Seattle, WA – Live Nation welcomes Chris Botti to the paramount Theatre on Saturday, February 3, 2007 at 8:00 p.m.
Trumpeter Chris Botti is a gifted instrumentalist, a talented composer, and a charismatic performer who, since the release of his first solo album in 1995, has created a series of recordings that have made him a virtual genre-of-one in the realm of contemporary jazz. Through his singular combination of lush atmospheres and thoughtful improvisations, Botti has earned both critical acclaim and mainstream appreciation.

Botti's latest album, To Love Again, a collection of pop jazz standards from the acclaimed trumpeter and nine superstar guest vocalists, is a worthy successor to Botti's last RIAA gold-certified album, When I Fall In Love.

The album showcases Botti's inimitable velvet tone and sublime trumpet phrasings on 13 newly recorded pop and jazz standards featuring nine stand-out vocal performances by some of the greatest singers in modern pop, jazz, and rock. After the first week of release the album debuted in the Billboard Top 200 in the #18 chart position promising great things. Billboard Magazine has predicted it could be “an even bigger hit” than its predecessor which remains in the Top Five of the Traditional Jazz Chart.

Joining Chris on To Love Again are guest vocalists Sting ("What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life?"), Paula Cole ("My One And Only Love"), Michael Bublé ("Let There Be Love"), Jill Scott ("Good Morning Heartache"), Paul Buchanan ("Are You Lonesome Tonight?"), Gladys Knight ("Lover Man"), Renee Olstead ("Pennies From Heaven"), Rosa Passos ("Here Comes That Rainy Day"), and, yes, that Steven Tyler (on Charlie Chaplin's "Smile"). Rounding out To Love Again are the instrumental tracks "What's New?" "I'll Be Seeing You," "Embraceable You," and "To Love Again." As on his last album, Chris Botti is joined once again by the London Session Orchestra, who provide lush tonal coloration to the album's arrangements.

Tickets are $37.00, $42.50 and $47.00 and go on sale Saturday, December 16 at 11:00 a.m. at all Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster.com or hob.com, or charge by phone
(206) 628-0888. All tickets subject to applicable service charges and fees. Dates and times subject to change without notice.

Official Website: http://hob.com/tickets/eventdetail.asp?eventid=43008

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