Archive for April 19, 2011

Botti’s style ranges from the cool grace of Miles Davis to the soaring trumpet solos that ushered him into the spotlight while touring with Sting. Mr. Botti is known for showcasing talented artists in concert to create a deeper musical experience for concertgoers. But you don’t have to be a jazz fan to appreciate an afternoon on the College Green with this talented instrumentalist….just bring a beach chair, a few friends and enjoy Chris Botti in the perfect outdoor environment.

A musician with finesse and technique, Chris Botti is respected both as a jazz and pop artist. With a smooth, lyrical style and impeccable taste, Mr. Botti has recorded with stars such as Aretha Franklin, Natalie Cole, Joni Mitchell, Sting and many more. On Sunday, May lst, Botti and his band take the stage for one of Ventura’s more popular
outdoor concerts. Bring a lawn chair and a few friends. The College Green is a great place to spend a relaxing afternoon with the extraordinary artist, Chris Botti.

For online ticketing, visit our website at www.venturamusicfestival.org.

Don’t miss this chance for a perfect musical outing this spring!

Band Personnel

Chris Botti – Trumpet

Billy Kilson – Drums

Mark Whitfield – Guitar

Billy Childs – Piano

Andy Ezrin – Keys

Carlos Puerto – Bass

Lisa Fischer- Vocal

Caroline Campbell – Violin

Jeremy Plotnikoff – Tour Manager

Steve Guest – Audio Engineer

Ventura Music Festival, Ventura College Green, 4667 Telegraph Rd, Ventura, California 93003

Sunday, May 01, 2011 – 2:00 pm