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  • GRAMMY-WINNER DIANA KRALL RETURNS TO THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL FOR A WEEKEND OF JAZZ STANDARDS AND BALLADS
  • Aug. 22, 2012
  • Conductor Alan Broadbent Leads the Los Angeles Philharmonic in the Program

    FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, AUGUST 24 AND 25, 2012, AT 8 PM

    The Aug. 24 Concert is Generously Sponsored by Fidelity Investments, Preferred Financial Services Company of
    the Hollywood Bowl

    The Aug. 25 Concert is Generously Sponsored by Acura, the Official Automotive Partner of the Hollywood Bowl

    August 25 Media Sponsor: 94.7 The Wave

    August 25 Promotion Partner: Hollywood + Highland Center

    WHAT:  

    Jazz artist Diana Krall returns the Hollywood Bowl for the first time since 2009, for a weekend performing jazz standards and ballads, Friday, August 24, and Saturday, August 25, at 8 pm. The first half of the program features the Los Angeles Philharmonic, led by conductor Alan Broadbent, performing selections arranged and orchestrated by Broadbent – Charlie Parker’s My Little Suede Shoes, Lionel Bart’s Where is Love?, Broadbent’s The Children of Lima and Miles Davis’ Milestones. The second half of the program features Krall with her quartet members Anthony Wilson, guitar, Karriem Riggins, drums, and Robert Hurst, bass, along with Broadbent and the LA Phil performing renditions of some of Krall’s own songs as well as other favorites.

     Krall grew up in a music family, attended Berklee School of Music, then moved to Los Angeles, where she continued her studies with bassists Ray Brown and John Clayton, drummer Jeff Hamilton, and pianist Jimmy Rowles, who convinced her to focus on singing as well. In 1999, Krall signed to Verve and her career exploded with When I Look in Your Eyes, which won a Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal and became the first jazz disc to be nominated for Album of the Year in 25 years. Her newest release, Glad Rag Doll, which includes songs from the 1920s and ’30s, is due out in October of this year.

    Alan Broadbent has toured as musical director for Diana Krall and appears on her Live in Paris DVD. He has been nominated for Grammy awards twice for Best Instrumental Performance, in the company of such artists as Herbie Hancock, Sonny Rollins and Keith Jarrett. Whether working as a composer, arranger, conductor or pianist, he is widely respected and admired.

    For full artist biographies, please visit http://hollywoodbowl.com/Dianakrall

    WHO:   

    DIANA KRALL
    LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC
    ALAN BROADBENT, conductor

    WHEN:  

    Friday, August 24, 2012, at 8 PM
    Saturday, August 25, 2012, at 8 PM

    WHERE: 

    HOLLYWOOD BOWL
    2301 N Highland Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90068

    HOW TO PURCHASE TICKETS: 

    Tickets for the Hollywood Bowl 2012 summer season are available now at HollywoodBowl.com or via credit card phone order at 323.850.2000. For more information, please call 323.850.2000.

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  • contact:

    Sophie Jefferies, 213.972.3422, sjefferies@laphil.org
    Lisa White, 213.972.3408, lwhite@laphil.org