Chris Botti Makes His Blue Note Debut With ‘Vol. 1’

Trumpeter Chris Botti has released Vol. 1 via Blue Note, a ballad collection that presents new renditions of favorite standards including “Old Folks,” “Bewitched, Bothered & Bewildered,” “My Funny Valentine,” and “Someday My Prince Will Come,” as well as a cover of Coldplay’s “Fix You” and the vocal feature “Paris” with John Splithoff. This marks his first release with the label.

The album was produced by David Foster and features performances by violinist Joshua Bell, pianist Taylor Eigsti, guitarist Gilad Hekselman, drummer Vinnie Colaiuta & others.

Botti is touring across the U.S. this Fall including the return of his Annual Holiday Residency at Blue Note New York where he’ll be performing from December 11, 2023 to January 7th, 2023.