The albums of Canadian jazz singer and pianist Diana Krall have been purchased by 15 million people worldwide, a remarkable achievement in the jazz genre. He also has three Grammy Awards and eight Juno Awards. His debut album, Stepping Out, was released in 1993, and was a worldwide hit in 1999 with the album When I Look In Your Eyes. He also sang with Tony Bennett, Barbra Streisand and Paul McCartney.
Krall has been to Hungary five times already, and in 2013 he was a smash hit at the Veszprem festival. This year, on July 11, it will be presented to the public again in the History Park in Veszprem.
Not only jazz lovers can enjoy the performance of English pop and jazz singer Jamie Cullum. His music mixes pop, rock and jazz, making this genre popular in circles where they don’t listen to jazz anyway. He is a famous actor at the Hollywood Bowl, Carnegie Hall, Fuji Rock, and Glastonbury Festival. He played with famous singers such as Amy Winehouse and Billy Joel.
He will go on stage at the Veszprém Festival on July 12.
British pop star James Blunt will sing on the last day of the festival, and will visit Hungary as a stop for The Stars Beneath My Feet Europe tour.
The singer served in the British Army in 2002, where he also reached the rank of Scout Squadron. Since then, he’s lived solely for music, and released his debut album, Back to Bedlam, in 2004. You’re Beautiful became a worldwide hit.
He has also won two British Awards, two MTV Video Music Awards, two Ivor Novello Awards and has been nominated for a Grammy Award five times.
Isabelle Jaffroy, better known as Zaz, is an artist who became famous all over the world for her songs sung in French. His music is jazzy pop with soul rhythm. She exploded into the public consciousness in 2010 with her song Je veux. He studied music from the age of six and attended the Conservatory of Tours with his brothers. At first, he sang as a street musician in French cities, then with his first band they toured festivals with the band Fifty Fingers, along with smaller tours. His style has also been influenced by Edit Piaf and Ella Fitzgerald.
Fabulous fado singer Anna Mora will perform at the six-day festival and will also prepare the Gypsy Kings concert with flamenco pop legend Nicolas Reyes with a fierce party.
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