Two Grammy Award-Winning Artists Share the Stage Combining
Jazz, Pop & Rock
Dubai, 25 November 2015: Chillout Productions continues its quest to host world-class attractions as it proudly presents “CHRIS BOTTI featuring STING” on February 25 at the 14th edition of the Emirates Airline Dubai Jazz Festival® 2016 at Dubai Media City Amphitheatre.
Grammy Award-winning master trumpeter Chris Botti, is the best and largest selling jazz instrumental artist in the U.S. today. Together with his virtuoso band, he will bring his superb musicianship for one night of can’t miss musical thrills, featuring the world-renowned British singer and songwriter Sting. For the first time in the region, these two great musicians will share the stage and perform arrangements of favorites like “When I Fall In Love,” “Concierto de Aranjuez”, “The Very Thought of You” and a variety of greatest hits from Sting’s repertoire including “Desert Rose”, “Every breath You Take” and “Shape of My Heart” just to name a few.
“This outstanding show marks a first time appearance of an iconic Pop Jazz artist like Chris Botti and the return of Sting after his sell out gig in 2015, to perform together in a rare live performance. It’s definitely a once in a lifetime opportunity to watch a stellar show by these two Grammy Award-winning artists. Don’t miss out on being one of the thousands of guests to witness this special concert event next February as they prove why they hold multiple Grammys and the hearts of millions of music lovers” stated Anthony Younes, CEO and Founder Chillout Productions.
ABOUT CHRIS BOTTI:
After the release of his 2004 critically acclaimed CD 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. Most recently, his latest album Impressions won the Grammy for Best Pop Instrumental Album at the 2013 55th Grammy Awards. 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.
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.
Grammy Award-winning musician, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, activist, actor, and philanthropist, Sting was the principal songwriter, lead singer, and bassist for the new wave rock band The Police from 1977 to 1983, before launching a successful solo career. As a solo musician and a member of The Police, Sting is one of the world’s best-selling music artists. He has received 16 Grammy Awards, his first for best rock instrumental in 1984, three Brit Awards, including Best British Male in 1994 and Outstanding Contribution in 2002, a Golden Globe, an Emmy, and three Academy Award nominations for Best Original Song. He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2002 and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of The Police in 2003. Most recently, he received a TONY nomination for his score written for the Broadway musical, The Last Ship.
Tickets are on sale starting TODAY Wednesday, November 25 at 12:00 pm exclusively from Ticketmaster on www.ticketmaster.ae or 800-TM-UAE at the following categories and prices: Regular Standing – AED 395, Golden Circle – AED 795, Fan Pit – AED 995 and VIP – AED 1,450.
Tickets are expected to sell out quickly due to the unique opportunity it presents this show abd the high demand from Chris Botti and Sting fans. Patrons are advised to purchase tickets at their earliest convenience to avoid disappointment and while supplies last. For more information, visit www.dubaijazzfest.com