Music review: Chris Botti in Manila—best concert we've ever seen

Music review: Chris Botti in Manila—best concert we've ever seen

BY AYA YUSON: GMA NEWS

You know you're in for a night of top-flight music when from the opening notes, the very air around you seems to change, becoming charged with divine energy of The Spheres.

That's what it was like at the Chris Botti concert at Resorts World Manila's Newport Performing Arts Theater last June 19.

From the opening bars of front act Richard Merck's "You Are The Sunshine of My Life" to the closing strains of Chris Botti's "Over The Rainbow," the air around us was transformed by jazz alchemy into much needed soul food.

The air tasted palpably sweeter. And the hairs on the back of our neck were standing from beginning to end.

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