Diana Krall returns to the Lucca Summer Festival. The concert will be on July 15

Lucca, November 20, 2023 – The rich program of the Lucca Summer Festival 2024 has added another big name, the fourth. On July 15, Diana Krall returns to Lucca after 11 years of absence. The Canadian artist will present her achievements together with songs from her latest album, This Dream of You, released in 2020. This latest album sees Krall in a quartet with colleagues and historical collaborators: John Clayton, Jeff Hamilton and Anthony Wilson in ” Almost Like Being in love” and “That’s All”, as well as a trio with Christian McBride and Russell Malone on “Autumn in New York” and “There’s No You”.

Duets include the extraordinary first ‘I Wished On The Moon’ with Krall and John Clayton and two recordings – ‘More Than You Know’ and ‘Don’t Smoke In Bed’ – on piano by Alan Broadbent, who also orchestrated ‘But Beautiful’ and also a string arrangement for “Autumn In New York”. The final recording of this album took place at Capitol Studios with an ensemble including guitarist Marc Ribot, Stuart Duncan on violin and a rhythm section consisting of Tony Garnier on double bass and Karriem Riggins on drums.

Diana Krall is the only jazz singer to debut nine albums at the top of the Billboard Jazz Albums chart. To date, his albums have won five Grammy Awards, ten Juno Awards, and nine gold, three platinum, and seven multi-platinum records. Born in British Columbia, Canada, Diana Krall grew up in an arts-loving environment and imbibed a love of music from an early age. At a very young age, she discovered the works of various musicians thanks to a hand-wound gramophone.

At 15, he got his first job as a pianist at a club in his town; from that moment she got more and more opportunities to come into contact with great musicians who taught her a lot over the years: however generous they were, today she remembers these figures from whom she learned a lot and with whom she had good experiences. opportunity to play and pays tribute to them with his art and music.

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