Watch What Happens is precisely that when Charito meet Michel Legrand. This collection sparkles with intimacy, intricate performances, and a zest for life that make for enjoyable listening entertainment.
Charito, based in Japan, has become over the years a major presence in jazz throughout the world. In this memorable recording, she sings the songs of French composer, Michel Legrand. Legrand plays the piano as part of the jazz combo and performs three outstanding duets with Charito. These songs are "Summer Me, Winter Me," "Pieces of Dreams," and the intricate "Quand On S'Aime."
There are thirteen tracks on the CD. Songs include: "Watch What Happens," "Summer me, Winter Me," "The First Time," "Pieces Of Dreams," "Once Upon A Summertime," "How Do You Keep The Music Playing?." "What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life?," "Quand On S'Aime," "Ask Yourself Why," "You Must Believe In Spring," "I Will Wait For You," "The Windmills of Your Mind," and "The Summer Knows." Charito sings each song with intimacy and inspiration.
If you like the music of Michel Legrand, this is a keeper. If you like the music of Charito, this is a keeper. A perfect match in all respects, this is a wonderful collection of songs. This would be an ideal gift for a friend or lover, and a nice item to have your local librarian place in the public library in your area.
Outstanding. Perfect. Classic recording. That sums up this memorable recording. Highly recommended.