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Highlights from Sing Jazz Day 1

The Singapore International Jazz Festival smoothed its way into audiences’ heart with performances by the Scandinavian All Stars, The Jazz Blues Brothers (J. Monteiro/ Alberto Marcisco), Ramsey Lewis, Bobby McFerrin and Chris Botti. Day 1 of Sing Jazz 2015 kicks off with the Scandinavian All Stars as the sun sets over the striking skyline of Singapore. Local jazz luminary Jeremy …

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Chris Botti at Sing Jazz 2015

Born in Portland, Oregon, Jazz trumpeter Chris Botti’s earliest musical influence was his mother, a classically trained pianist and part-time piano teacher. He started playing the trumpet at 9 years old, and committed to the instrument at age 12 when he heard Miles Davis play “My Funny Valentine.” Perhaps one of the most fashionable Jazz musicians around, Chris Botti stood …

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