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From This Moment on
Diana Krall
From This Moment on
Genres: Jazz, Pop, Broadway & Vocalists
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From This Moment On is an 11-song collection that captures the Canadian-born sensation in full swing, in great company, and at the top of her game. It could also be called her strongest, most cohesive release to date. Kral...  more »


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All Artists: Diana Krall
Title: From This Moment on
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 4
Label: Verve
Original Release Date: 1/1/2006
Re-Release Date: 9/19/2006
Genres: Jazz, Pop, Broadway & Vocalists
Styles: Swing Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Vocal Pop, Traditional Vocal Pop
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
Other Editions: From This Moment On, From This Moment On
UPCs: 602517037120, 0602517266094


Album Description
From This Moment On is an 11-song collection that captures the Canadian-born sensation in full swing, in great company, and at the top of her game. It could also be called her strongest, most cohesive release to date. Krall--for the few still unknowing--is the 41-year old sensation whose cool, heavy-lidded vocals and strikingly sensitive piano-playing has helped her transcend barriers of genre to become a popular artist of the first order who has carved herself a permanent position at the top of the jazz charts. In songs, mood, and delivery, From This Moment On reveals Krall's personal ardor for that golden era of song-making, when Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, and (especially) Nat "King" Cole were in their prime. It's musical territory that Krall has often explored, but this album was certainly not a case of simply repeating past formulas: Krall's A-team of support--producer Tommy LiPuma, engineer Al Schmitt, and arranger/bandleader John Clayton--were on hand to ensure that inspiration was kept on an edge, unhindered by the studio environment. More Diana Krall

All for You: A Dedication to the Nat King Cole Trio
Live in Paris
Love Scenes
The Girl in the Other Room
Christmas Songs
Stepping Out

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Katcha S. (Jain) from FORT JONES, CA
Reviewed on 6/5/2010...
While I have greatly enjoyed her singing and style, there is just something 'off' on this album? Rather too much harking back to a 1960's 'lounge' sound for my taste. However, it one wants and appreciates a more original 'Sinatra' sound - this could suit well.
0 of 2 member(s) found this review helpful.
Paul K. (Archer) from BUCKHORN, NM
Reviewed on 2/18/2007...
Same cover but slightly different track list. Go here to see correct list.
0 of 2 member(s) found this review helpful.

CD Reviews

Diana Crawls from this moment on
Michael Janocik | Louisville, KY | 10/04/2006
(2 out of 5 stars)

"To establish my credentials as a long-time Diana Krall fan, My wife and I bought airline tickets and hotel room to see her in Washington, D.C. I have all her CDS, and have seen her live twice. Her last three outings - Room, Christmas, and this CD have been huge disappointments. Diana seems to lack the sparkle she had as Trio and Live in Paris. The band revs up, but she doesn't come along. She is bending her notes like a bad carnival ride at most every turn. Her range is compressed. All in all, a very dissapointing CD with few thrills and a lot of mediocrity. My earlier reviews had compared DK with Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughn. I see now those comparisions were grossly premature and I wish to apologize to these late greats. I truely hope Diana finds her form again, but it all seems down hill from after Live in Paris. I wish her well with her new family and miss her earlier outstanding output."
Joyous celebration of life.
music4yourears | London-New York | 12/10/2006
(4 out of 5 stars)

"It was the 2004 album 'The Girl In The Room' that showcased Krall's own songwriting talents, inspired by her own collection of records and artists she admired such as Tom Waits and Joni Mitchell and highlighting the melancholic side of life and its complex ambiguities.

This proved to be one of the critical successes of the year and a surprise at that.

Krall returns to more familiar territory this time with a collection of standards, enlisting once again the talents of Jeff Hamilton and Jeff Clayton as part of her regular trio (and adding their big band) and the contemplative guitar licks of Anthony Wilson, son of orchestral maestro Gerald.

The melancholy of the previous album has dissipated to be replaced by a joyous celebration of life.

This is reflected in tunes such as 'Isn't This A Lovely Day' and 'Come Dance With Me', while 'Exactly Like You' is given a mid-tempo latin feel.

On the reflective side Jobim's 'How Sensitive' receives a Claus Ogerman-style arrangement. In general the trio playing is near flawless and the Basie-esque big band swings to good effect.

A recording guaranteed to appeal to audiophiles of jazz sensibility. While awaiting more challenging and eclectic musical explorations from Diana Krall in the future, for the present this will do just fine.