"We'd LOVE it if you vote for him" - Chris Botti supports Zaza Pachulia for NBA ALL-Star game
16 January, 2016
"We'd LOVE it if you vote for him" - Chris Botti supports Zaza Pachulia for NBA ALL-Star game
A famous American trumpet player and a Grammy award winner, Chris Botti has once again visited Georgia. This time, he and his band performed in Tbilisi Concert Hall together with Georgian opera singer, Oto Jorjikia.

Later, a message was published on Chris Botti´s Facebook page, where the band members thank Georgians for their support and say that, in return, they would like to support Zaza Pachulia to help him play in the NBA All-Stars game. Chris Botti Facebook page calls on everybody to vote for the Georgian basketball player:

“So, one of the things we love about Tbilisi and our Georgian friends in general is how welcome they make us feel every time we come here. Every Georgian person we know seems to know every other Georgian person we know... no matter where in the world we are. The Georgian people have ALWAYS been supportive of us and we'd love to
return the favor. Our good friend Zaza Pachulia who is currently having a stellar year is in the running to make the NBA All Star Team this season. We'd LOVE it if you vote for him. It's easy, it's quick, you don't even need to leave your app. Just post the following line in your favorite social media app(s).
‪#‎NBAVOTE‬ Zaza Pachulia
If we (yes all of us) can get him into the top 5 he's automatically in,” Chris Botti’s Facebook page says.

Chris Botti with Zaza Pachulia and his spouse
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"Always happy to be back in Tbilisi. 2 packed shows"
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