“I Felt the Love!” Diana Krall’s “Turn Up the Quiet” Tour LIVE! at the State Theatre

New Jersey Stage: October 26th 2018

Moving on to another cut from Turn Up the Quiet, Krall and Co. perform “L-O-V-E.” Opening with a stride piano intro, Krall’s voice enters singing the famous “L is for the way you look at me” lyric. The soft tinkling of her piano playing is restrained, and her choice of silences say as much as the sounds she uses to create an enchanting mood. After the tune meanders with piano, bass, and drums all functioning as a single coherent unit, the song switches over to an upbeat rhythm and Krall plays a dynamic chordal piano solo as the trio gives a master class in the use of dynamics in jazz.

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