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Charito

Born: June 15    Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Charito

Distinctively a most prominent jazz vocalist in Japan with multi-awarded albums recorded and released internationally, Charito's artistry continues to establish its global presence with her recent and forthcoming tours in Europe, Asia, North and Latin America. Her highly personal and expressive vocal style incorporates the breadth of her musical interests, from straight-ahead soulful ballads to hard-swinging grooves and improvisational adventures. Her approach is fresh and invigorating, paying tribute to the jazz tradition while interacting and exploring, always seeking to express herself in the moment. In Ms. Nancy Wilson's words, “The first time I heard Charito, I physically and emotionally embraced her and thought myself BEAUTIFUL, that came from the heart and the soul. She has a warm way of presenting a song and she represents what a singer really is, a song stylist.” This Girl (1990)...
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Awards:

Swing Journal Gold Disk - Watch What Happens 2008 Swing Journal Jazz Disc Awards 2006
Best Vocal Swing Journal Gold Disk- Nica's Dream
Swing Journal Jazz Disc Awards 2004 Best Vocal
Swing Journal Gold Disk - Non-Stop to Brazil (2004 DDCJ-1002/CTmusic)
Watch What Happens(2008 CTmusic) NOW AND ALWAYS(2007 CTmusic) Nica's Dream(2006 CTmusic) Non-Stop to Brazil(2004 CTmusic) They Say It's Wonderful(2003 CTmusic) To the Beat of Your Heart(1999 TOP CHART) A Time for Love(1998 LOST CHART) Forever More(1995 LOST CHART) Love of My Life(1993 NIPPON CROWN) Shades of Love(1992 NIPPON CROWN) Swing My Way(1991 NIPPON CROWN) This Girl(1990 CROWN RECORD)

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Primary Instrument:
Vocalist

Location:
Tokyo

Willing to teach:
Advanced students only.

Credentials/Background:
The Voice Workshop Tokyo

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