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Midwest Trust Center to Present Chris Botti at Yardley Hall This Month

Whether he’s performing with illustrious symphonies or at renowned venues around the globe, his unparalleled crystalline and poetic sound transcends musical boundaries.

Midwest Trust Center to Present Chris Botti at Yardley Hall This Month

Johnson County Community College's Midwest Trust Center will present Chris Botti August 24, 2022, 7:30 p.m.

For over two decades, Grammy Award-winning master trumpeter and composer Chris Botti has amassed a spectacular variety of honors, including multiple Gold and Platinum albums, to become the largest selling instrumental artist in the United States.

There's nothing like a Chris Botti concert. He's the complete package: a dazzling trumpeter at home in everything from jazz to pop to rock, a brilliant bandleader who lets his players shine, and a born showman whose joy at being onstage is infectious. See him live and you'll understand why some of the world's biggest musical stars have been eager to share his stage.

His mesmerizing performances with a stunning array of legends such as Sting, Barbra Streisand, Tony Bennett, Yo-Yo Ma, Frank Sinatra, Paul Simon and Andrea Bocelli have cemented his place as one of the most brilliant and inspiring forces of the contemporary music scene. Whether he's performing with illustrious symphonies or at renowned venues around the globe, his unparalleled crystalline and poetic sound transcends musical boundaries.

Since the release of his 2004 critically acclaimed CD When I Fall In Love, 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. His latest album, Impressions, won the Grammy for Best Pop Instrumental. Performing worldwide and selling more than four million albums, he has found a form of creative expression that begins in jazz and expands beyond the limits of any single genre.

Impressions, Botti's 2012 Columbia Records and Grammy winning release, is the latest in a stellar parade of albums - including When I Fall In Love (2004), To Love Again: The Duets (2005), Italia (2007) and the CD/DVD Chris Botti in Boston (2009) - that has firmly established him as a clarion voice in the American contemporary music scene.

TICKETS:

Tickets are on sale now through the Midwest Trust Center Box Office. Purchase online here or call the Box Office Monday-Friday 10am-5pm at (913) 469-4445.

For more information Chris Botti and the Midwest Trust Center at Johnson County Community College, visit www.jccc.edu/MidwestTrustCenter.

Midwest Trust Center Series 2022-2023 Season


Sept. 16-17 New Dance Partners The Ultimate Collaboration
Sept. 25 The Opus 76 Quartet Glass, Beethoven and Mendelssohn*
Sept. 29 DEAFinitely Dope with Mathew Maxey*
Sept. 30 Verona Quartet
Oct. 2 Winterlude - Vine Street Rumble
Oct. 15 Disney's Winnie the Pooh: The New Musical Stage Adaptation
Oct. 16 Soweto Gospel Choir Hope
Oct. 21 Kansas City Jazz Orchestra and the Hanover Big Band (Germany)
Oct. 22 An Evening with Jon, Jon and Efren - Napoleon Dynamite Film Screening and Conversation
Oct. 28 The Four Freshman
Oct. 30 Piff the Magic Dragon & Puddles Pity Party Misery Loves Company
Nov. 12 Legally Blonde the Musical
Nov. 19 An Evening with Nigella Lawson
Dec. 2 tenThing Brass Ensemble
Dec. 4 Winterlude - Doug Talley Quartet*
Dec. 9-10 Mesner Puppet Theatre Cirque de Wiener Dog*
Jan. 15 Winterlude - Bobby Watson Quartet
Jan. 22 Oran Etkin Open Arms*
Jan. 29 Opus 76 Quartet Amadeus (recital + film)*
Feb. 4 Cenicienta: A Bilingual Cinderella Story
Feb. 5 The Small Glories*
Feb. 11-12 L.A. Theatre Works - Lucy Loves Desi: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Sitcom*
Feb. 11 Voices of Mississippi
Feb. 18 Emerson Quartet: Farewell Tour
Feb. 19 Winterlude - Trent Austin Quartet*
Feb. 24 DakhaBrakha*
Feb. 26 Opus 76 Quartet Haydn and Schubert
Mar. 2 It's OK to be Different
Mar. 3 Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Orchestra
Mar. 5 Brooklyn Rider Variations on a Theme*
Mar. 10 Danú St. Patrick's Celebration
Mar. 11 John McCutcheon*
Mar. 12 Opus 76 Quartet with Ramona Pansegrau, piano*
Mar. 19 Winterlude - KC Jazz Disciples*

Mar. 26 Curtis on Tour The Nina von Maltzahn Global Touring Initiative of the Curtis Institute of Music
Featuring David Shifrin, clarinet; John de Lancie, narrator; Soovin Kim, violin*
Mar. 31 A Moving Sound*
Apr. 1 Masters of Percussion featuring Zakir Hussain
Apr. 15 Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain
May 19 Cirque Kalabanté Afrique en Cirque
* Events held in Polsky Theatre, JCCC




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