Diana Krall: Wallflower February 03, Canadian Tour Announced
DIANA KRALL TO RELEASE WALLFLOWER FEBRUARY 03
2015 CANADIAN DATES ANNOUNCED FOR WALLFLOWER WORLD TOUR24 NOVEMBER 2014 (Toronto, ON) – Eight-time JUNO® and five-time GRAMMY® Award-winning jazz pianist and world-renowned singer Diana Krall has announced the February 03 release of Wallflower via Verve/Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company. The 14-city Canadian leg of her ‘Wallflower World Tour’ will kick off in Edmonton, AB, on May 11 at The Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium and will include performances with local symphony orchestras in select cities (detailed below). Produced by 16-time GRAMMY® Award-winning producer David Foster, Wallflower finds Krall breaking new ground with her interpretations of some of the greatest pop songs of all time. The album features popular classics from the late ‘60s to present day which have inspired Krall since her early years, as well as an unreleased composition from Paul McCartney (If I Take You Home Tonight). The ‘Wallflower World Tour’ will feature Krall performing pop classics such as The Mamas and the Papas' California Dreamin’, the Eagles' Desperado, and Bob Dylan's Wallflower (which inspired the upcoming album's title track), among others. Krall will be accompanied onstage by Anthony Wilson (guitar), Dennis Crouch (bass), Stuart Duncan (fiddle), Karriem Riggins (drums) and Patrick Warren (Keyboards). Fan club pre-sale for the tour begins Wednesday, November 26, with public on sale November 28th and December 1st. More details are available at Diana Krall’s site. In June of this year, Diana Krall headlined The Montreal International Jazz Festival performing to over 100,000 of her most loyal fans. She is the only jazz singer to have eight albums debut at the top of the Billboard Jazz Albums chart, earning nine gold, three platinum and seven multi-platinum certified albums in both Canada and the United States. Her unique artistry transcends any single musical style and has made her one of the most recognizable artists of our time.