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Multiple GRAMMY® Award-winning jazz pianist and world-renowned singer, Diana Krall continues with the 4th North American leg of her international "Turn Up The Quiet World Tour" sponsored by ION Bank when it kicks off on October 3, pm at the Palace Theater.
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Among the many highlights of this tour leg are: New Orleans, Memphis as well as multiple dates in Texas including Austin’s ACL Live at The Moody Theatre.
I knew already that I had a feel for swing music, music that had that …' She clicks her fingers three times. But I heard a jazz concert and joined a jazz band at school and started improvising when I was around 13. Then I heard Ray Brown play and that was it for me …' Krall was certainly precocious.
So I smile and say: 'You don't like being interviewed much, do you? She sighs: 'I don't like talking about myself.'Does talking about Diana Krall make Diana Krall feel self-conscious? It sounds boring and nerdy but there was something about his phrasing that I loved.Tickets go on sale June 15 AM and can be purchased online at by phone at 203-346-2000, or in person at the Box Office, 100 East Main St. concert dates have just been announced for this October and November. Having previously visited Europe and South America, the "Turn Up The Quiet World Tour" has been wowing audiences with material from Krall's stunning latest album Turn Up The Quiet (Verve Records) and has now become the biggest in Ms. Earning critical praise, DOWNBEAT Magazinecalled the album "spellbinding...The tour has visited over 100 cities in Europe and North America thus far. Krall knows how to put her own distinctive stamp on decades-old standards, making them sound fresh and vibrant." Turn Up The Quiet holds significant importance as it was the last recording Krall made with her long-time mentor and collaborator, producer Tommy Li Puma, before his sudden passing last year and is dedicated to his memory.To date, her albums have garnered five Grammy® Awards, eight Juno® Awards and have also earned nine gold, three platinum and seven multi-platinum albums.Krall's unique artistry transcends any single musical style and has made her one of the most recognizable artists of our time. Did she worry that she might be taken less seriously because of those photographs? Part of the snobbery, I suspect, might have arisen because she made her name recording popular standards.