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Diana Krall: Live in Rio
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6) Walk On By
7) Frim Fram Sauce
8) Cheek To Cheek
9) You're My Thrill
10) Let's Face The Music And Dance
11) Every Time We Say Goodbye
12) So Nice
13) Quiet Nights
14) Este Seu Olhar
15) The Boy From Ipanema
16) I Don't Know Enough About You
18) Exactly Like You
"Quiet Conversations" - interviews with Diana and her band in Rio de Janeiro.
"The Boy From Ipanema" - promotional film for the track from her new album filmed in Rio.
Top Customer Reviews
To those pseudo-techie critics, I recommend you pull your heads out of your iPods and really listen to the fantastic performances here. As a life-long jazz musician myself, I have better ears and probably better electronics than most of you. I find no basis for your negative reviews. As the witty Mose Allison once wrote, "Critics... they can't swim and they can't even float. They just stand at the shore and wave at the boat."
Pay no attention to the "amateur opinion havers" and blog-trogs. This is an exceptional Diana Krall concert and DVD recording. If you like her work, you'll probably love this video.
How often can you experience up close, intimate performances from your favorite artist without the overlay of many instruments? Half of Disc 2 features 36 minutes of Diana singing solo at the piano for a benefit in Toronto (broadcast across Canada) on Heart Health for Women. She's pretty gutsy, pulling this off in an intimate, bare bones performance that left me so floored I had to hit the review button and watch it again! This tune list is; "Where or When," "Exactly Like You," "Walk on By," "Deed I Do," "Quiet Nights," "Frim Fram Sauce," "A Case of You," and "I Don't Know Enough about you." On "Frim Fram," she jokingly changes certain of the lyrics (since this was a benefit on heart health) and then stops the song momentarily after she confessed that substituting "margarine" for "sha fafa" was over the top! It's clear she enjoys performance!
The Madrid Session comprises two songs, the first being a ten minute romp of "Deed I Do" followed by "So Nice" and "P.S. I Love you" (NOT the Beatles tune, of course). The crowd here appears more tepid or restrained in response. Anthony Wilson is the only member of her quartet from Rio to play with her. The others are different musicians.
The Lisbon Session is a favorite of mine. The combo is set up in a room and her band members--none from Rio--do exquisite work. Wow! I had to watch it again right away. Lovely ambiance and choreography.
The Rio Rooftop features Anthony Wilson on acoustic guitar, Jeff Hamilton playing brushes on what appears to be a rimmed, circular serving platter and Diana singing solo with no piano.Read more ›
The first disc is the same as the original release. Disc 2 has an additional 70 minutes of material, including a benefit performance in Toronto done solo by Diana, informal sessions from Madrid and Lisbon, a "rooftop session" from Rio, and the video for "Quiet Nights."
I won't detail the track listing because other reviewers already have. The most intriguing track, for me, was the version of the old standard "P.S. I Love You," recorded in Madrid. Although not as well-known as The Beatles' first B-side of the same name, I'm surprised that Diana didn't get Paul McCartney to record the other "P.S." on Kisses On The Bottom. That would have been interesting! Someday, someone will do a medley of the two.
The booklet for the Special Edition also includes the lyrics for the songs on Disc 1; the original edition had only photographs.
This Special Edition is a definite buy, whether or not you own the earlier DVD.
and the Bossa Nova beat on some selections delights the audience as you might expect since Brazil was it's birthplace.
They are backed by a full orchestra and have some interesting additional sidemen (bongo player) etc.
The whole performance is a pleasure to watch and if you enjoy Diana and the marvelous trio that accompanies her,
you will be very pleased with this outstanding performance. Nice way to unwind and relax after a hard day's work.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
It won't play on any of my cd players or in any either car stereo's.Published 20 days ago by Amazon Customer
We like Diana Krall...but this concert was not as good as the Paris concert.Published 1 month ago by Norman Stuard
I love Diana Krall and this concert was wonderful. The scenes from Brazil are beautiful and artistic. Enjoy! I am.Published 2 months ago by Mary Ann
Wonderful arrangments , marvelous content.! Klaus Ogerman arrangments really showcased the whole concert !Published 5 months ago by Lee Coleman
Great show. Wish I had been there. My only wish for the near future, when will a CD of the show be available. Would love to listen to this in my car.Published 7 months ago by bill lawrence
Love this dvd! Diana is one of my favorite musicians and this concert is quite enjoyable to watch. Worth owning!Published 10 months ago by Carol V.
DIANA KRALL: LIVE IN RIO  [Blu-ray] [UK Release] Join Diana Krall in the city of Rio De Janeiro for an evening of classic songs and standards in bossa nova style. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Amazon Customer
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