A journey of hits
David ‘Hitman’ Foster shows us why he remains a musical legend at his recent Foster & Friends concert.
WHEN you have five talented singers from all generations belting out numerous number one songs, accompanied by a musical legend on the piano, a concert cannot be anything but entertaining.
That aptly describes the David Foster & Friends - Live in Asia Tour 2011 concert held at Stadium Putra, Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur last Saturday. The concert was brought to Malaysia by Enrich, Malaysia Airlines’ frequent flyer and loyalty programme, in collaboration with JAG Concerts and Events.
Canadian hitmaker Foster (who has 16 Grammies) teamed up with popular balladeer Michael Bolton, 58, funk soul artiste Philip Bailey, 60, of Earth, Wind & Fire fame, British tenor Russell Watson, 44, R&B singer Ashanti, 30, and young Filipina pop starlet Charice, 19, for an extraordinary night of music. His Foster & Friends franchise had finally made it to these shores.
The concert started late but when the band played the introduction to St Elmo’s Fire, the crowd forgot the