Happy Birthday Diane Schuur. ‘Deedles Day’

This day (December 10, 1953), in Tacoma, Washington, is born Diane Schuur (nicknamed ‘Deedles’), an American jazz singer and pianist.

Tracklist :

Nomos Jazz Festival (2017) . w/ Torino Jazz Orchestra (2014) . Lousiana Sunday Afternoon (2013) . On Sesame Street . Live @ The Place . Interviewed By Mr. Robinson . w/ Ray Charles – You’D Be So Nice To Come Home To (1999) . w/ Maynard Ferguson – It Don’T Mean A Thing . w/ The Count Basie Orchestra – I Just Found Out About Love .

Tracklist :

Speak Low . The Man I Love . Love Dance . I Can’t Stop Loving You . Meet Me, Midnight . As .


Released on September 26, 2000, Friends for Schuur is an album by Diane Schuur, featuring duets with Ray Charles and Stevie Wonder. >>


[2010] Diane Schuur plus Scott Steed (b), Reggie Jackson (d) and Randy Porter (p) – will be at Blue Note Milano in Milan, Italy >> 7 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2008] the Diane Schuur Quartet performs at Moody Jazz Cafè in Foggia, Italy >> 5 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2013] Diane Schuur sings with a big band at Torino jazz festival in Turin >> 22 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2005] Diane Schuur accompanied by Rodney Fleeman (g), Scott Streed (b) and Reginald Jackson (d) sings at Jazzwoche Burghausen in Wackerhalle, Germany >> 56 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1982] American president Ronald Reagan has invited a few top jazz players to the White House – that is Diane Schuur, Stan Getz, Chick Corea, Miroslav Vitouš, Roy Haynes, Dizzy Gillespie, Jon Faddis next to classical violonist Itzhak Perlman – for a private concert >> 19 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1984] GRP artists – Dave Grusin (kb), Lee Ritenour (g), Diane Schuur (voc), Dave Valentin (fl), Ivan Lins (kb, voc), Larry Williams (kb, s), Abe Laboriel, Jr. (b) and Carlos Vega (d) – record a live album at the Record Plant in Los Angeles >> 77 MINUTES on RVM >>


Wikipedia : This day (December 10, 1953), in Tacoma, Washington, is born Diane Schuur (nicknamed ‘Deedles’), an American jazz singer and pianist.

Official Website : She was still a toddler when she learned to sing the Dinah Washington signature song, “What a Difference a Day Makes.” Armed with the rare gift of perfect pitch, Schuur taught herself piano by ear and developed a rich, resonant vocal style…

@allmusic : The turning point in her career occurred when she sang Amazing Grace at the 1979 Monterey Jazz Festival, greatly impressing Stan Getz. After Getz featured her singing at a televised concert from the White House in 1982,..

@last.fm : While still a student at the Washington State School for the Blind, a 16-year-old Schuur was performing original material and wowing audiences with her playful and distinctive voice….

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