Christmas with Watson & Edge "...like angels from the heavens, Watson & Edge have delivered a message with their inspiring performance of these classic holiday songs. The true meaning of Christmas is still alive..." (E.Reiner OnStage Magazine) It includes such favorites as Silent Night, Little Town of Bethlehem, Joy to the World, We Three Kings, plus a touch of medieval music. Guaranteed to become your most cherished Christmas CD. 15 Tracks.
Testimonials and reviews:
The intense joy of receiving and listening to my new CD's of your music rivals the celestial angelic choir and takes 2nd place ONLY to that - after all, one must always give 1st place to The Supreme Power!
For the last 7 yrs I have listened to the only CD of yours I had: Christmas With Watson & Edge. I play it all year, of course. I cannot tell you how soothing, how joyful an experience it has been for me and one of the few things from which I have been able to find any solace since my husband's death. It brings such peace into the turmoil I call my life...
Your music is not your gift but rather ours. Your audience's that is. Your gift is having found what it is you obviously do best. Thank you and now that I own all your CD's what have I to look forward to? Only heaven. I have taken the liberty of sending some of my artwork and I hope it will please you one-tenth as much as your violin pleases me. With heartfelt good wishes, D.Cutler." Houston TX
"...Malcolm Watson is an artist and performer of unique and phenomenal talent..." Dr Deepak Chopra
"Christmas with Watson & Edge...transcendentasl and romantic, angelic, inspiring and tender, and arranged in Watson's ubiquitous style...Truly all of Watson's music is exquisite, like the angels dancing with one's soul and leading it into the most delicate, memorable, timeless and ecstatic peaks any one could ever experience. Imagine that!... G.Ozimek Reviews & More
"...This is not the classical music you learned about in grade school, this is music with emotion, feeling and soul! This is music from someone who feels every note they play. Regardless of what genre of music you like, I think this is a must have for any music collection..." Fan JavaGuitar
"...I just wanted to close my eyes and drift on a cloud while your music filled my ears with pleasure! I never imagined a violin and guitar could sound so beautiful..." D.M. Heavy Metal Fan, Estes Park CO
"...and I can't begin to say how captivated I was by your music!...It freed me to cry like I needed to..." G.A. Dallas TX
Dancer of Grace
Reach for the Sky
This is the Place:
Your wings will Fly
Unfolding he is, WATSON.
Another BABYBOOMER on the "Long and Winding Road" to join the ranks of his contemporaries like Elton John, Eric Clapton, Phil Collins, Rod Stewart, Billy Joel, Paul McCartney, Santana ... Chicago, Fleetwood Mac, Supertramp... whom WATSON left (almost 30 years ago) when he felt their scene no longer nourished his Spirit.
WATSON had a passion - or rather ApassionatA - toward classical music.
English-born five year old WATSON stood on a Spring English morning holding his first violin. It was a gift from his uncle. Two years passed before his family found a teacher who would teach such "youthfullness". And WATSON - gentle, well spoken, and with glasses perched, discovered in those two years that there was no other consideration - he knew he was to be a violinist.
Lessons were on Saturday morning's, an hour's bus ride away, his violin case nestled between his knees. Trained at the Kent Junior Music School, performed solos at age 7, and with symphony orchestras at 10. His rise as a prodigy, which almost resembles that of Paganini 200 years earlier, Manifested in a FULL SCHOLARSHIP AT THE ROYAL ACADEMY OF MUSIC. He was just 16, already in full blossom as a performer/composer/interpreter of classical Masterpieces.
However, there was one part of this which he could not agree to his view of life: Classical music was taken too seriously, played too seriously, performed too seriously and presented too seriously, - very unlike the flamboyant romanticism of Paganini, the charm of Liszt, the playfulness of Mozart, the exuberant lightness of Chopin, the dreaming of Debussy, vigor of Vivaldi and dynamics of Pachebel.
Thus to free himself WATSON joined the exploding pop scene, where his sensual & playful violin became a trademark to many performers of the late sixties-into the early seventies. He became a CBS-Europe recording Artist, touring the World with zest, passion and enthusiasm.
British Television found his life so inspirational that a full movie was made - and his gift about to make him a Superstar in the constellation of the brightest ... when a recording deal turned so sour that WATSON decided to pack up the violin "forever"...To become a fisherman, - a C.E.O., - a Metaphysical Teacher, Lecturer, Counselor.
Early 90'ties WATSON falls in Love with the World - and the violin - again, and "forever" is broken. New compositions flow from new inspirations.
He moves to America. And he moves America.
Touring extensively with his "Company" of hand picked guitarists and pianists his blends - from "New Age", Joyful Jazz and light Classics take millions by storm. More than anything else his "Joie de Vivre" style, his rage of beauty and his dance of ecstasy, leaping and whirling barefoot, opens an entirely new market, creating a niche almost to himself: Holographic Healing Holistic...indeed!
Emotional Soulful Cathartic Infinite...absolutely!
Tears of pain, ego, fear, of Love ... Tears of Joy, STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART! His Universal, magical music is Mind-Body Medicine made manifest. Because:
WATSON DOES NOT PLAY NOTES ... HE PLAYS FEELINGS
Evoking sensual sensations and perceptions. Spiritual and sexual ones, too.
Thus "WATSONism" is taken to the next step. Hundreds of thousands of CD sales allow the experience to be echoed at home. Big Corporations, Resorts, Hospitals, Governments, Airlines . . . are quick to follow, realizing that WATSON's music brings harmony and Ease-of-Mind to customers / in work environments.
Performances range from intimate gatherings . . . festivals . . . to large audiences at Unity houses . . . to 10,000 people at the Gala-Opening of the Planetarium with a spectacular Sound, Light and Laser show.
His new COmpany is Colin McAllister whose innovative & creative mastery of the guitar is a perfect match to WATSON"s vivacity, - and together they create the sensational CD "Holographic Projections". Recently in concert at the Krishnamurti Pavilion California, WATSON & Company lifts the ceiling, expanding their music beyond L.A. ... the Mountains, ... Oceans ... Sky ... Universe.
Today - one of America"s most successful TV Producers offers WATSON to Star in a Universal WHAT ABOUT MUSIC Series. BBC producer Michael Pearce proposes to film "this incredible tale of a modern Paganini ... this RETURN OF THE WIZARD" ...
Recent News: WATSON plays at the Millennium Celebrations for Dr. Deepak Chopra in Palm Springs, filmed for broadcast to millions on PBS.
WATSON is Born May 1945 as Malcolm Hennermann Watson. He lives in Ojai, California.
Jivani (J.Bechmann is a writer, artist and Metaphysical Teacher. He is an international authority on Music for Body and Soul, and the Cofounder of EquilibriumJ Healing Arts Institute, California. Previously he was General Manager of Polydor Europe.
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1. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
2. Silent Night
3. Christmas Canon
4. Good King Wenceslas
6. We Three Kings (Vers.II)
7. The First Noel
8. O'Little Town of Bethlehem
9. Carol of the Bells
10. Laurel Lass
11. Wilson's Wilde
12. Angels we have Heard On High
13. We Three Kings (Vers.I)
14. What Child Is This?
15. Dance of the Washerwoman
16. Joy to the World