Chris Botti - Discography (13 Albums) - 1995-2012 ((TOP))
chris botti's 2014 album, close to the edge, received a grammy nomination for best pop instrumental album, winning a fan vote in the category. close to the edge features a combination of the grammy nominated title track and the grammy nominated hymn of love, both of which he performs with the grammy nominated liev schreiber.
Chris Botti - Discography (13 Albums) - 1995-2012
chris botti's 2007 album, i believe, was also nominated for a grammy. i believe features a composition by lenny kravitz called birth of a dream, which botti performs with the grammy nominated david sanborn on saxophones. the grammy winning producer for the cd was bob curnow, the recording engineer was edward leonard. i believe was well received by the critics: glenn hauser said in the washington post: "botti is one of the most affecting and expressive musicians on the current scene, and his music grows steadily in complexity and emotional depth.. the album is the kind of beautiful, self-contained pop statement we badly need." the release was on columbia records. his third grammy-nominated project, the talented mr. ripley, was released on may 18, 2011 and features a composition by noam pikelny on harmonica and terry stills on banjo. the grammy nominated title track of the talented mr. ripley, features the legendary burt bacharach on piano.
chris botti's first grammy-nominated album, from 2000, is "look what i found." look what i found features a composition by the legendary david sanborn, and it was recorded on the album swing by the sweets. it won the grammy in the category of best contemporary jazz album.