Greg Diamond: CD Release
Greg Diamond has recently emerged at the forefront of a new generation of contemporary Latin jazz guitarists and composers in the New York jazz scene. He has performed at numerous notable venues and clubs in the New York City area such as the Blue Note, Iridium, Smalls and Zinc Bar as well at numerous international festivals including: The Barranquijazz Festival, The Teatro Libre Jazz Festival, The Jazz al Parque Festival, and The Universidad de Los Andes Jazz Festival in Colombia. Other festival presentations include the Plaza Mayor in Salamanca, Spain, and the First Annual Nublu Jazz Festival in New York City. In 2007, he was a semi-finalist in the Gibson International Jazz Guitar Competition hosted by the Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland.
Greg's is making his debut at Joe's Pub celebrating ‘Conduit’ his new CD release on Dot Time Records. This is his sophomore album as bandleader. Greg's vibrant Latin-infused compositions converge with a dynamic all-star band for a highly entertaining set.
Greg Diamond - Guitar
Stacy Dillard - Tenor and Soprano Saxophone
Mike Eckroth - Piano
Edward Perez - Bass
Henry Cole - Drums
Mauricio Herrera - Percussion
"Diamond continues to explore and refine a distinctive modern sound, and Conduit serves as the perfect vehicle for interpreting his take on fusion, Latin and other modern sounds that comprise the jazz spectrum. One thing is certain: this a varied musical project energized by strong writing and superb musicianship, beginning with Diamond and extending to each member of his band." -Edward Blanco, All About Jazz