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Reception of Diana Krall, Unique Jazz Phenomenon

Zuzana Ben Lassoued-Balazsházyová

Reception of Diana Krall, Unique Jazz Phenomenon tracks Diana Krall’s piano and vocal interpretation from early to advanced development. Author analyzes her music compared to the major jazz pianists and vocalists and traces her European roots combined with North American influence. Musicality, aesthetics, and original interpretation are defined factors for the communication between the listener and the performer and the main characteristics of Diana Krall’s interpretation. Described are also influences of social media, management, marketing and the position of the woman in this society.

Piano and vocal interpretation, improvisation, jazz and popular music, social and cultural aspects, management, marketing, gender, races, sexuality, perception and reception of music, philosophical and aesthetical aspects