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Diana Krall: Three into One

Diana Krall
Diana Krall

By the conclusion of her performance at this year’s North Sea Jazz Festival, Diana Krall left each member of the audience with the impression that she was singing and playing the piano solely for them.

During the three-day Dutch musical marathon, easily the most comprehensive assembly of jazz talent known to man, I had the opportunity to hear dozens of exceptional performances yet it was Krall’s remarkable rapport with guitarist Russell Malone that lingers, months after the fact. Krall’s relaxed manner immediately established a bond with the audience that she quickly magnified with the intensity and concentration of her piano and vocals.

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