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Dianne Reeves in Moscow

April 20 2006
07:40

Dianne Reeves (Dianne Reeves) was born in 1956 in Detroit. Solo career she started in 1982, and before that to improve their skills, speaking in a modest academic staff as the vocalist of high school University of Colorado. Since 1976 she works in-session singer in different bands with musicians such as Harry Belafonte and Sergio Mendes.

The singer performs classic jazz and rhythm and blues, however, not limiting himself to any stylistic barriers. She refuses to participate in concerts classical music, for example, performs with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Berlin Philharmonic and Maestro Simon Rattle. In addition, she has experimented with performing new works of English poets, for example, Ervin Drake and many interesting composers.

The singer is involved in many prestigious festivals such as Jazz Festival, held in Vienna in 1999. And the Jazz Festival Down Town Toronto she has performed with such renowned artists as Ray Charles and Molly Johnson. That Dianne was invited to perform the song during the closing of the Olympic Games in Salt Lake City. The vocalist is engaged in the diversified activities, so a few years ago, Dianne was the director of jazz programs Philharmonic Society of Los Angeles.

Despite his employment, diva finds time to rest - rides, skiing and hiking. She loves to be in the mountains and enjoy the picturesque landscapes. When driving, listening to a lot of rock music and, in her words, most appreciated records of those people who no one else like and have their own individual, unique sound.

She appears on stage and in studio in the most varied music company, so the 12 international jazz festival, held in Istanbul in the summer of 2005, Diana was declared in the program along with the Tories of ISO, Elvis Costello and Charlie Haden. A disk devoted to the Brazilian pop-jazz composer aivan Linsey, she was among the guest artists such as vocalist and guitarist for Sting, singer Chaka Khan, bassist Marcus Miller, drummer Vinnie Kolayuta, pianist Joe Sample and many others.

Of course, the singer releases solo album, and so, her latest disc «Good night, and good luck» («Good Night, and Good Luck") resulted in rave reviews of music critics. This album is a collection of fifteen songs recorded for the movie George Clooney was named best jazz sound-track of recent decades. And one of her previous discs - «The Calling» the singer devoted to their idol - the peerless Sarah Vaughan.

Dianne Reeves concert will be held in Moscow on 26 April. The legend of the world of jazz will perform with two famous guitarists: Russell Malone and Romero Lubambo.

Maria Pavlikova

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