Diana Krall, (conceived November 16, 1964, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada), Canadian jazz artist who made hybrid progress with her sultry, unforced contralto voice and her piano playing.
As a tyke, Krall played traditional piano, sang in a congregation ensemble, and figured out how to play and sing the Fats Waller tunes in her dad’s record accumulation. She started playing piano expertly at age 15 and later learned at the Berklee College of Music in Boston and secretly with jazz musician Jimmy Rowles. Performing in the United States and Canada, she built up a collection that included inconspicuous, advanced tunes and extra backup—a cool jazz mood segment highlighting her very own piano, once in a while enlarged by careful string-symphony foundations.
Krall’s first collection, Stepping Out, was discharged in 1993, and her leap forward came three years after the fact with All for You, a tribute to Nat King Cole that went through over a year on the jazz blockbuster records. She picked up a more extensive group of spectators with When I Look in Your Eyes (1999), for which she likewise gotten her first Grammy Award. Later collections incorporate The Look of Love (2001) and the show recording Live in Paris (2002). The last won a Grammy for best jazz vocal collection. On The Girl in the Other Room (2004), Krall just because incorporated her very own portion creations just as tunes composed or cowritten by British artist lyricist Elvis Costello, whom she had hitched in 2003. Her later collections incorporate Christmas Songs (2005); From This Moment On (2006), an aggregation of guidelines; Quiet Nights (2009), a trial with bossa nova; Glad Rag Doll (2012), an investigation of lesser-realized jazz tunes darling by her dad; and Wallflower (2015), a gathering of light shake covers.
Krall showed up also. She eminently sang the Cole Porter tune “Only One of Those Things” in De-Lovely (2004), about Porter’s life.