Tuesday, December 12, 2006

Canadian of the Week; Dec, 11, 2006

Today's Canadian was born in Nanaimo, British Columbia. At the age of 4 she began playing the piano. While in high school she played in local restaurants. She won a scholarship from the Vancouver International Jazz Festival and attended the Berklee College of Music in Boston, where she completed 3 terms. Returning to British Columbia she was discovered by bassist Ray Brown and Drummer Jeff Hamilton. They encouraged her to move to Los Angeles and study with Pianist Jimmy Rowles. In 1990 she relocated to New York City. In 1993 she released her first album. On Wednesday Dec 6 she gave birth to twins. Congratulations to Diana Krall and her husband Elvis Costello.


1 Comments:

At 12:22 PM, Anonymous Sweet said...

Love her! Her music is so soothing and warm.

 

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