Diana Krall’s ‘Live in Paris’ is her first live album recorded on November 29 & December 2, 2001 at Theatre de L’Olympia in Paris and released on October 1, 2002 By Verve.
Track Listing : 1.I Love Being Here With You (Peggy Lee, William Schluger) – 05:12 . 2.Let’S Fall In Love (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) – 04:34 . 3.’Deed I Do (Walter Hirsch, Fred Rose) – 05:17 . 4.The Look Of Love (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) – 05:00 . 5.East Of The Sun (And West Of The Moon) (Brooks Bowman) – 05:58 . 6.I’Ve Got You Under My Skin (Cole Porter) – 07:24 . 7.Devil May Care (Bob Dorough, Terrell Kirk) – 06:52 . 8.Maybe You’Ll Be There (Rube Bloom, Sammy Gallop) – 05:47 . 9.’S Wonderful (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 05:59 . 10.Fly Me To The Moon (Bart Howard) – 06:05 . 11.A Case Of You (Joni Mitchell) – 07:04
Musicians : Diana Krall – Piano, Vocals, Fender Rhodes . Michael Brecker – Tenor Saxophone . Alan Broadbent – Conductor . John Clayton – Bass . Paulinho Da Costa – Percussion . Jeff Hamilton – Drums . Christian Mcbride – Bass . Rob Mounsey – Keyboard . Lewis Nash – Drums . John Pisano – Acoustic Guitar . Luis Quintero – Percussion . Anthony Wilson – Guitar
Production : Produced By Tommy Lipuma . Al Schmitt – Engineer
Recorded On November 29 – December 2, 2001 At Paris Olympia (Paris, France); Avatar Studios (Manhattan, New York).
Released On October 1, 2002 By Verve.
All About Jazz
Plenty of other jazz musicians and singers did it when it was au courante; Krall’s version adds nothing and simply looks like a case of looking for a surefire pop hit. That isn’t going to sit well with those who maintain that Krall has long ago ceased to be a jazz musician of any standingand that’s unfortunate because there is plenty of evidence on Live In Paris that says otherwise. […]
I’m guessing that producer Tommy LiPuma, sage pulse-taker that he is, recognized it was high time for Krall to get back to basics. If so, 10 points for Tommy. Apart from the presence, on two of the album’s 11 tracks, of the syrupy but subdued Orchestre Symphonique Europeen […]
Though the entire disc is mesmerizing, the most outstanding tracks are the ultra-swinging opener “I Love Being Here with You” (which features a quick “shout-out” to Ray Brown in the closing notes), a hypnotizing rendition of Cole Porter’s “I’ve Got You under My Skin”and the only studio track, a cover of Billy Joel’s “Just The Way You Are”. […]