Archive for June 2, 2010

CareFusion Jazz Festival New York presents An Evening with Chris Botti with special guest Nikki Yanofsky at Carnegie Hall, Seventh Avenue & 57th Street, on Saturday, June 19, at 8:00 pm.

Joining Botti at Carnegie Hall are Billy Kilson, drums; Mark Whitfield, guitar; Tim Lefebvre, bass; Billy Childs, piano; Geoffrey Keezer, keyboard; Lucia Micarelli (from the hit HBO series Treme), violin; and Lisa Fischer, vocals.

Sponsored by CareFusion, a leading global medical device company, and produced by George Wein’s New Festival Productions, LLC, the festival takes over New York June 17 – 26 with 47 concerts at 22 venues across four boroughs. The concert is presented in partnership with The Bowery Presents and Carnegie Hall.

Botti is also scheduled to perform at the CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, RI, on Sunday, August 8.