The Bottesini Project
Tickets: $15 General, $10 Members Buy Tickets Online Tickets also available at the door The Bottesini Project, Colorado's premiere free improvisation ensemble creates intricately woven, fully improvised compositions in a contemporary jazz-based setting. From this basis, the music may take off to the fringes into a myriad of stylistic and sonic portals. The journey is the key - beautifully melodic, captivatingly rhythmic, Bottesini excels at harnessing the drama of risky experimental musical process into surprisingly accessible, powerful music for mainstream audiences. Founded by Saxophonist Paul Riola, Bottesini has featured a range of world-renowned artists including Tortoise guitarist Jeff Parker, guitarist Nels Cline, DJ Olive, drummer Scott Amendola and trumpeter Ron Miles. The current lineup features Riola (saxophones), Glenn Whitehead (trumpet), Mark Clifford (Vibraphone), Scott Walton(bass) and Scott Amendola (drum set).