Chris Botti & The Dallas Symphony Orchestra

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Jazz trumpeter and multiple GRAMMY® Award-winner Chris Botti joins the Dallas Symphony Orchestra for an evening of jazz, pop and well-loved standards in this new concert special. Recorded live at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas, Texas, Botti and the DSO, conducted by Albert-George Schram, are joined by vocalists Veronica Swift and Sy Smith, violinist Caroline Campbell, guitarist Leo Amuedo and saxophonist Chad Lefkowitz-Brown.

Since the release of his 2004 critically-acclaimed album When I Fall In Love, Chris Botti has become the largest-selling American instrumental artist. His success has crossed over to audiences usually reserved for pop music and his ongoing association with PBS has led to four #1 jazz albums as well as multiple Gold, Platinum and GRAMMY® Awards.

Over the past three decades, Botti has recorded and performed with the best in music, including Sting, Barbra Streisand, Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga, Josh Groban, Yo-Yo Ma, Michael Bublé, Paul Simon, Joni Mitchell, John Mayer, Andrea Bocelli, Joshua Bell, Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler and even Frank Sinatra. Hitting the road for as many as 300 days per year, the trumpeter has also performed with many of the finest symphonies and at some of the world’s most prestigious venues from Carnegie Hall and the Hollywood Bowl to the Sydney Opera House and the Real Teatro di San Carlo in Italy.

Songs featured in this program include “Sevdah,” “When I Fall in Love,” “There Will Never Be Another You,” “Moanin,’” “Somewhere Over the Rainbow,” “In the Wee Small Hours,” “Embraceable You,” “Hallelujah,” “You Don’t Know What Love Is” and “Shining Star.”

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Sunday, August 14, at 11pm on ThinkTV16
Wednesday, August 17, at 9:30pm on ThinkTV14

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