Chris Botti is a smooth jazz trumpeter. His famous muted trumpet is the same model that was once used by Miles Davis. He plays a Martin Committee trumpet made 1940 Handicraft and a mouthpiece from Bach made in 1921 by Mt. Vincent Bach Corp 3C. He has performed with artists such as Sting, Paul Simon, Josh Groban, Dave Koz, Jeff Lorber, Jill Scott, Michael Buble, John Mayer, and Brian Culbertson. In 2013, Botti won the Grammy Award in the Best Pop Instrumental Album category, for the album Impressions.