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June 24, 2021


Chris Botti - Trumpet

Lee Pearson - Drums

Reggie Hamilton - Bass

Leonardo Amuedo - Guitar

Holger Marjamaa - Piano

Andy Snitzer - Sax

Caroline Campbell - Violin

Sy Smith - Vocal

Jonathan Johnson - Vocal

is one of the most appreciated contemporary instrumentalists, who moves equally freely within JAZZU and popular music. His work goes far beyond one genre. He sells his records in millions of copies, and his name can also be seen on many albums recorded with other artists or on film music tracks. Over the past thirty years, Chris Botti has collaborated with some of the biggest stars around the world. This elite includes: Sting, Lady Gaga, Michael Bublé, Paul Simon, Steven Tyler, and Frank Sinatra. He has performed on the biggest stages in the world. He recorded nine albums, and for "Impressions" he received the Grammy Award in 2013 in the category "Best Pop Instrumental Album".

Special guests will perform in Chris Boti's music show:


Sy Smith is referred to as "the queen of the underground soul". This Los Angeles-based singer, songwriter, and producer has cultivated the city's nu-soul scene and is one of the genre's most progressive artists. Gifted with an unusual voice, she effortlessly moves from a loud, harsh alto to a stratospheric register of soprano whistles. a very distinctive rhythmic swing) and her ability to tell musical stories.

Smith's career began with participation in the realization of the largest concerts of the American music industry. She sang backing vocals from Whitney Houston, Sheila E., Meshell Ndegeocello, Chaka Khan, Usher, Macy Gray and The Rickey Minor Band (and on American Idol for six seasons and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno). Recently, however, she has caught the attention of jazz enthusiasts as a special guest performing with Grammy Award-winning trumpeter Chris Botti. Audiences around the world admire the harmonies of Smith's extraordinary voice and the enchanting sounds of Botti's trumpet.

Caroline Campbellperforms solo in the most prestigious concert halls in the world. Her performances can be seen, among others at Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center and Sydney Opera House. Thanks to her virtuosity and the scope of cooperation with artists of the classical and entertainment scene, she was nicknamed the "star violinist" and was often invited to collaborate in duets with big names.

Caroline has performed and recorded for many world famous artists such as: Sting, Black Eyed Peas, Carrie Underwood, Paul McCartney, Barbra Streisand, Beyoncé, Norah Jones, Justin Timberlake, Andrea Bocelli, Herbie Hancock, TI, Diana Krall, Alicia Keys , Rod Stewart, Rihanna, Neil Diamond, Seal, Lionel Richie, Natalie Cole, Michael Bublé, Jaime Foxx, Avril Lavigne, Kelly Clarkson, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Carlos Santana, Queen Latifah, Josh Groban, John Legend, Adam Sandler or Gnarls Barkley.

He regularly performs with the jazz trumpeter Chris Botti, with whom he will also perform at our Zadymka festival.

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