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  Diana Krall - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dr Diana Jean Krall, OC, DFA (born November 16, 1964) is a popular Jazz pianist and singer.
Krall was born into a musical family in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada.
Diana Krall and British musician Elvis Costello married in December 2003.
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 CanEHdian.com: Diana Krall
Diana's love affair with classic jazz ballads and with the pop music of earlier decades started when she was a toddler growing up in Nanaimo, British Columbia.
Diana and her family would gather at her grandparents' home on Sundays to make music together (her mother and father both played piano and her grandmother was a singer).
Diana won a Vancouver Jazz Festival scholarship to study at Berklee College of Music in Boston in 1981 and, after a year and a half of serious study, she returned to British Columbia.
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 Diana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Diana (mythology) was the Roman counterpart of the Greek goddess Artemis
Diana (crater) is a crater on the Moon
"Diana" (song) is a song by Paul Anka that was a No. 1 single in 1957.
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 umusic.ca :: diana krall
Krall's sensual approach to Tom Waits'; "Temptation," with its extraordinary introduction by Christian McBride, is balanced by Krall's own exquisite preface to a most tender rendition of Elvis Costello's "Almost Blue." A beautifully reflective version of a relatively obscure standard, "I'm Pulling Through," recalls the style of her teacher, Jimmy Rowles.
Krall was still a teenager when she was awarded a scholarship to the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston.
Krall had lived in Los Angeles for three years when she moved to Toronto, and it was a Canadian label that gave her a chance to record for the first time.
www.umusic.ca /dianakrall   (1369 words)

 CBC News Indepth: Diana Krall
Diana Krall performs during a free public concert at Union Station in Toronto, April 28, 2004.
Krall's no-charge public performance was a treat for the Torontonians who had gathered at the downtown landmark, which is the hub of the city's subway and rail system.
Krall is the latest in a growing line of musicians to see the virtue in giving their music away for nothing.
www.cbc.ca /arts/features/krall   (754 words)

 Diana Krall : The Girl in the Other Room - Listen, Review and Buy at ARTISTdirect
While the jazz fascists (read: purists) may be screaming "sellout" because Diana Krall decided to record something other than standards this time out, the rest of us can enjoy the considerable fruit of her labors.
Krall's read of Allison's tune rivals his and adds an entirely different shade of meaning, as does her swinging, jazzy, R&B-infused take on Smither's sexy nugget via its first hitmaker, Bonnie Raitt.
It begins in the noir-ish melancholy of the title track, kissed with bittersweet agony by Gershwin's "Summertime." The grain in Krall's pained voice relates an edgy third-person tale that is harrowing in its lack of revelation and in the way it confounds the listener; it features John Clayton on bass and Jeff Hamilton on drums.
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 DianaKrall.com - The Official web site of Diana Krall
Diana will be joined by her friends Tony Bennett, Elton John, husband Elvis Costello and former U.S. President William J. Clinton at a private sold-out fl tie charity benefit concert and auction at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver on Sunday, April 23, 2006.
It's the experience of a lifetime: an intimate evening with Diana Krall at a private residence in support of the cause to cure multiple myeloma, an incurable bone marrow cancer that took the life of her mother, Adella, in 2002.
Diana and her husband Elvis Costello are among the musicians and entertainers who will give a benefit concert on September 17th at the Rose Theater in Frederick P. Rose Hall, New York City.
www.dianakrall.com   (1078 words)

 Diana Krall - Live in Paris - NuEra Entertainment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Krall is actually very talkative during her shows and (as anyone who's had the pleasure of seeing here perform will tell you) the fact that the interaction with her audience is missing is a disappointment.
Krall is a Cole-descendant of the highest order and displays her piano virtuosity throughout this set.
Krall really gets the opportunity to show off her chops, as does guitarist John Pisano whose playing is excellent throughout.Let's be real, if you're preferred style of jazz is avant garde or free jazz, this isn't for you.
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 Diana Krall
Diana Krall began the concert with East of the Sun (West of the Moon), which she already had recorded on Only Trust Your Heart (1995) and on When I Look in Your Eyes (1999).
Diana Krall's words "if I fell under the spell of your call" were sung in the conditional, the audience (the writer of these lines included) had already unconditionally fallen under her spell.
Although I am a fan of the American, the way the atmosphere created by Diana Krall was suddenly and brutally destroyed, was a shame, especially considering that George Benson was to have his own show later in the evening.
www.cosmopolis.ch /english/cosmo9/krallconcert.htm   (1353 words)

 Diana Krall - The Girl In The Other Room   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Listeners used to Krall's intimate and seductive interpretations of standard ballads may be surprised at first by her present choice of composers.
Krall's sensual approach to Tom Waits' "Temptation," with its extraordinary introduction by Christian McBride, is balanced by Krall's own exquisite preface to a most tender rendition of Elvis Costello's "Almost Blue." A beautifully reflective version of a relatively obscure standard, "I'm Pulling Through," recalls the style of her teacher, Jimmy Rowles.
The bold and flowing solos from Krall and guitarist Anthony Wilson on Joni Mitchell's song of travel, "Black Crow," announce a series of original songs that speak of family and of love, but also of enduring the grievous loss of a parent.
www.dianakrall.com /music8.aspx   (754 words)

 Diana Krall. An Interview with Diana Krall @ Playcenter.com - Musical Artist Interviews & Profiles
With her clear-as-a-bell vocal phrasing and tasty, Nat "King" Cole-inspired piano improvisations, Diana Krall has lit a quiet fire in the music world.
Born in Nanaimo, British Columbia, into a musical family, Krall was classically trained at the age of 4, played Fats Waller tunes in grade school, and had her first professional gig at 15.
In 1995 Krall released her debut on the GRP label, Only Trust Your Heart (her earliest cuts are available on Steppin' Out: The Early Recordings).
www.playcenter.com /Music/Artists/diana_krall_interview.htm   (711 words)

 Evening at Pops 2004: Biographies: Diana Krall
Diana Krall comes from the British Columbia town of Nanaimo, where she was surrounded by music and musicians.
In 1984 Diana Krall settled in Toronto, where she studied with bassist-pianist Don Thompson.
Krall's earlier albums include Stepping Out (1993); Only Trust Your Heart (1995); All For You (1996), her breakthrough recording on Impulse!, which remained on Billboard's Traditional Jazz chart for nearly 70 weeks and earned Krall a Grammy nomination; and Love Scenes (1997), which was certified gold and garnered another Grammy nomination.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/pops/background/bios/krall.html   (324 words)

 AskMen.com - Diana Krall
Diana has broken ground as a female jazz musician, the same way Shania Twain (a fellow Canadian) has set records as a female country singer.
Diana Krall is the new female superstar of jazz music.
Diana Krall was born in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada, on the 16th of November, 1964.
www.askmen.com /women/singer/56_diana_krall.html   (296 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: A Night In Paris [Enhanced] [Live]: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Krall is backed by a quicksilver combo of bassist John Clayton, drummer Jeff Hamilton and guitarist John Pisano and her jazz heritage comes through loud and clear on this programme of standards, ballads and bossa novas.
On this record Krall showcases her sensitive and spirited interpretations of jazz and contemporary standards by the likes of Cole Porter, Harold Arlen, the Gershwins, Joni Mitchell and Billy Joel, accompanied by such jazz luminaries as Michael Brecker, Jeff Hamilton and Christian McBride.
Diana Krall clearly subscribes to the school of acoustic performance that says that anything live is always twice as fast and three times as good as a recording.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/B00006RHOF   (1160 words)

 Diana Krall
Years after the '90s, the decade will be remembered for the rise of pianist-vocalist Diana Krall.
All of a sudden, it seems, Diana Krall is everywhere.
The sticks and brushes on Lewis Nash and Jeff Hamilton's drum work are perfect with her voice, especially on one of my fav's "Popsicle Toes".Just look at the cover photo shot--a glimmering talent to swing, sway, and simply sexy jazz your night away to.
web.telia.com /~u52305192/krall.html   (247 words)

 USATODAY.com - Diana Krall, Elvis Costello wed outside of London   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
TORONTO (AP) — Jazz singer Diana Krall has tied the knot with her beau of one year, Elvis Costello, in a wedding outside London.
Diana Krall and Elvis Costello married Saturday night in a ceremony at Elton John's castle.
Krall's management company, Sam Feldman and Associates, did not return a call, and her music label declined comment on the report.
www.usatoday.com /life/2003-12-10-costello-weds_x.htm   (221 words)

 Amazon.com: The Girl In The Other Room: Music: Diana Krall   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Singer/pianist Diana Krall breaks new ground interpreting modern standards by Tom Waits, Mose Allison, and Joni Mitchell, as well as compositions by herself and new husband, Elvis Costello.
Krall's piano-jazz cred comes through loudly and clearly on her Count Basie-styled version of the Bonnie Raitt staple "Love Me Like a Man" (written by folk-bluesman Chris Smither).
The originals are all written by Diana Krall and Elvis Costello, though Costello has only contributed to the music on the majestic title track, otherwise he has stuck to the words.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000148KK2?v=glance   (1416 words)

 Diana Krall
Diana Krall's last album, All for You (Impulse!), a tribute to the Nat King Cole Trio, earned a Grammy nomination and quickly thrust the British Canadian singer/pianist into the smoky spotlight.
McBride's full-toned walking lines complement Krall's rich alto perfectly, and he's rhythmic enough to compensate for the absence of a percussionist.
She handles the mid-tempo swingers with a smart sense of phrasing and delivers a deadpan rendition of "Peel Me a Grape." This is Krall at her very best — sexy, comical, and a bit sinister, articulating each word with theatrical flair.
www.citypaper.net /articles/090497/article006.shtml   (146 words)

 UltimateDianaKrall.com : The Official Verve Records Site
Krall also credits her long-standing bond with bassist John Clayton and drummer Jeff Hamilton, who, with saxophonist Jeffrey Clayton, are celebrating twenty years co-leading the renowned Clayton-Hamilton Orchestra.
For the few who may still be unaware, Krall is the 39-year old sensation whose cool, heavy-lidded vocals and strikingly sensitive piano-playing has helped her transcend barriers of genre to become a popular artist of the first order.
Krall's arrival has been rapid: in '99, her breakthrough When I Look in Your Eyes won a Grammy for best jazz vocal and was the first jazz disc to be nominated for Album of the Year in twenty-five years.
www.vervemusicgroup.com /artist.aspx?aid=2701   (1576 words)

 Diana Krall   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
They were both deeply impressed and convinced Krall to go to Los Angeles, which she did with help from a Canadian Arts Council grant.
In 1984 Krall returned to Canada from Los Angeles, this time settling in Toronto and she appeared in New York in 1990.
Although forward thinking and alert to contemporary musical thought in jazz, Krall's heritage is such that she brings echoes of earlier swinging simplicity to her work.
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 CANOE -- JAM! Music: Live Review: Diana Krall in Toronto
TORONTO - When Diana Krall began touring in support of her latest album The Girl In The Other Room in April 2004, she started with a special mini-concert at Union Station with hubby Elvis Costello nearby.
Krall, wearing a fl dress, kept herself planted on her piano bench in front of her ebony Steinway for most of the evening, often stomping one foot while tapping the other.
Later on in the evening, Krall mentioned how she had completed a Christmas album recently that will be released shortly.
jam.canoe.ca /Music/2005/06/28/1108399-sun.html   (491 words)

 Diana Krall News
Last month The Kansas City Star called Chris Botti "the most popular jazz musician in the world, with the exception, perhaps, of Kenny G." The comparison of Botti to the poodle-haired, smooth sax man may be a...
Jazz vocalists Diana Krall and Michael Buble are among the most-nominated artists for the Juno Awards, Canada's equivalent of the Grammys.
Since the rise in popularity of Norah Jones and Diana Krall, a revival of romantic jazz singing has been afoot.
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 Borders - Feature - Love Letters: A Conversation with Diana Krall
That album earned Krall one of her several Grammy nominations in the 1990s, and she won the award for Best Jazz Vocal Performance in 1999 for When I Look in Your Eyes.
On her latest release, The Look of Love, Krall continues her fruitful association with producer Tommy LiPuma and guitarist Russell Malone, putting her own splendid stamp on ballad and bossa nova standards.
In this interview, Krall discusses the thrill of simply listening to music, the importance of maintaining control over one's career, and why she encourages fans at her concerts to explore work by other performers.
www.bordersstores.com /features/feature.jsp?file=krall   (1443 words)

 CANOE -- JAM! Music - Pop Encyclopedia - Krall, Diana
Diana Krall is a Nanaimo, British Columbia, native and was part of very a musical family.
After releasing her first album 'Stepping Out' on Justin Time Records in 1993, Krall was signed to GRP for her second, 'Only Trust Your Heart' in 1994.
By the mid-90s Krall jazz fans began discovering her talents and even the non-jazz media started to take notice.
jam.canoe.ca /Music/Pop_Encyclopedia/K/Krall_Diana.html   (405 words)

 Amazon.com: The Look of Love: Music: Diana Krall,Diana Krall   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Here is Krall singing one gorgeous love song after another, accompanying herself, as always, on the piano with a small jazz combo and backed by a studio orchestra and the London Symphony.
Diana Krall, riding a huge wave of popularity, probably has her pick of musicians, arrangements, and producers.
Krall sounds overmiked, with a resulting diminishment of her generally superb tone, dynamics, and coloration.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00005N9CV?v=glance   (1402 words)

 O.B.C. Biography - Diana Krall
From childhood Sunday sing-a-longs around the piano with her family in Nanaimo, Diana Krall has become a jazz superstar who performs all over the world.
The greatest talent in the jazz field to come along in a generation, Diana Krall won a Grammy this year for best jazz vocal performance for her song "When I Look In Your Eyes" and was nominated for album of the year.
British Columbians follow Diana Krall's accomplishments with great pride, knowing she is one of our province's finest citizens.
www.protocol.gov.bc.ca /protocol/prgs/obc/2000/2000_DKrall.htm   (234 words)

 Diana Krall - biography - english - Hopper Management
Diana and her family would gather at her grandparents' home on Sundays to make music together.
Ray Brown's interest in Diana's musical development is reflected in the liner notes for her first recording, Stepping Out, where she was joined by their mutual friends, Jeff Hamilton and John Clayton.
Further evidence of Diana's promise as a brilliant new talent came in 1996 with invitations to perform in tributes to Ella Fitzgerald at Carnegie Hall and to Benny Carter at Lincoln Center, as well as performing with Ray Brown for his 70th Birthday Celebration at the Blue Note in New York.
www.hopper-management.com /dk_bio_e.htm   (725 words)

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