On the all-acoustic Meant to Be, their first collaboration since The Two of Us in 1984, pianist Ramsey Lewis and singer Nancy Wilson, both 1937 babies, offer another document of the musical magnetism that makes them click. Wilson, in superb voice, sings five tracks. These include three signature ballads -- Brenda Russell's "Piano in the Dark," Patti Austin's "First Time Love," and the summational "Did I Ever Really Live" -- that are as fine as anything in her recent oeuvre. There's a medium-swing cover of Van Morrison's "Moondance," and a delightfully vampy "Peel Me a Grape," at the conclusion of which she and Lewis dissolve into well-earned giggles at the audacity of it all. Wilson's presence isn't the only selling point here; spurred by his first-rate Chicago-based trio, Lewis stretches out a bit on five reflective originals, all containing considerable harmonic meat beneath the characteristic melodic hooks that are his trademark. Not too heavy, not too light, everything's just right on this strong effort.