By Mimi Andaya Martin
12 October 2014
Last night, at The Music Museum, a star was born: Chorus Juris! This is THE boy band for mature women! These kick-ass lawyers crooned and danced to the delight of their relatives, clients and very excitable middle-aged classmates.Had Mommy D and Ai-Ai de las Alas been in the audience, their paramours would have felt threatened by the stellar performance and oozing sex appeal of Chorus Juris. I mean, Ariel Rivera had so much of it that it rubbed off and blanketed the stage. Sheesh! The entire show was executed professionally. “The Illegal Concert” opened with a bang as the group burst unto the stage dressed like wiseguys in shiny sharkskin suits.
The escaped mobsters storyline was reinforced by mugshot backdrops (with the height thingie), yellow and black crime scene tapes, and Keith Haring body outlines on the floor. Batch ’87’s Rhoda Santos’ direction single-handedly upped the performance level to the pro category.
It was a ton of fun! Very good. Bernie Lopez was a revelation. His jeans had orange stitching that matched his orange shirt. And that guy can sing and move and sweat. Hehe. Ariel Magno’s droll humor and quick wit was a major hit. And he could definitely hold his own against Ariel Rivera in their deliciously pang matinee idol duet. Al also had a solo na pati si Danny Javier napaiyak na yata. Juor had this minty clear voice that tickles the ears. He also had an extra turn this time tickling the pseudo ivory keys of the electric keyboard. It was as if David Foster was there. Mario’s voice was very earthy and had a thrilling rasp to it and his thick shock of salt and pepper hair was shampoo commercial worthy.
These guys were so good they even made Justin Beiber’s Baby sound good. My favorite song for the evening was Eric Clapton’s Change the World closely followed by all the APO ditties. Speaking of APO, my golly, Danny Javier can truly still mesmerize a crowd and Buboy Garovilla is still as cute as ever. They were also gracious enough to donate their talent fees to the causes of Batch ’89. Buti na rin kasi lata ng biskwit lang din naman. So many, many law school buddies came and enjoyed the concert. Special mention goes to one of our most notable classmates, beställa diazepam who came with his wife and an entire baranggay to cheer on his classmates. Pag naging presidente si GiBO siguradong magiging CJ na talaga sila köpa lasix. levitra köpa Al Oxales ritalin beställa, var kan man köpa viagra receptfritt, Bernie Lopez. Well done Chorus Juris! I think it is time to open an FB fan page! Of course, that means billig renova, the photographer du juor has to work double time so I can swipe more of his photos.