Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Two great music acts are about to return to Manila next year. World renowned jazz trumpeter Chris Botti will perform with the rock icon Sting at the Marriott Grand Ballroom, Marriott Manila, Resorts World Manila on March 3, 2016, 8:00 pm.

Chris Botti is an American trumpeter and composer. In 2013, Botti won the Grammy Award in the Best Pop Instrumental Album category. He was also nominated in 2008 for his album Italia and received three nominations in 2010 for the live album Chris Botti In Boston. Four of his albums have reached the No. 1 position on the Billboard jazz albums chart. Coming to prominence with the 2001 recording of his Night Sessions CD, Botti established a reputation as a versatile musician in both jazz and pop music for his ability to fuse both styles together.

Emmanuel, Chris Botti

Sting is an English musician, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, activist, actor, and philanthropist. He was the principal songwriter, lead singer, and bassist for the new wave rock band The Police from 1977 to 1983, before launching a solo career.

He has included elements of rock, jazz, reggae, classical, new-age and worldbeat in his music. As a solo musician and a member of the Police, he has received 16 Grammy Awards (his first in the category of best rock instrumental in 1980, for Reggatta de Blanc, 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. In 2000, he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for recording. In 2003, Sting received a CBE from Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace for services to music, and was made a Kennedy Center Honoree at the White House in 2014.

With the Police, Sting became one of the world’s best-selling music artists. Solo and with the Police combined, he has sold over 100 million records. In 2006, Paste ranked him 62nd of the 100 best living songwriters. He was 63rd of VH1’s 100 greatest artists of rock, and 80th of Q magazine’s 100 greatest musical stars of 20th century. He has collaborated with other musicians, including Rise & Fall with Craig David, All for Love, with Bryan Adams and Rod Stewart, and introduced the North African music genre raï to Western audiences by his international hit Desert Rose with Cheb Mami.

Englishman in New York, Sting

Ticket Prices:

Stage Seats — P64,716

SVIP — P43,144

VIP — P36,672.40

Gold — P30,200.80

Silver — P18,336.20

Bronze — P11,864.60

Tickets are now available at all Ticketworld outlets nationwide and online at

Call 891-9999 for ticket inquiries.

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